Audra is a writer, editor, actor, & filmmaker with an MFA from Mills College. She is the co-writer/director of the short film Souls of Splendor, which is about gay comic book fans in San Francisco. Audra is also known as Odessa Lil: Mistress of Ceremonies. Ever since she ran SpeakEasily, the first-ever weekly neo-burlesque show in Oakland back in 2004, Odessa Lil has been whipping audiences into shape all around the Bay. Catch her burlesque talk show SPEAKEASILY on YouTube!
Hey Southern California! Tight and Nerdy: The First and Only All Weird Al-inspired Burlesque Troupe’s Al-Stravaganza with Odessa Lil, Pickles Kintaro, and so many more awesome weirdos is coming for you!