Kalani Kokonuts – The Showgirl of Burlesque

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Kalani Kokonuts – The Showgirl of BurlesqueDouglas was hired by Kalani Kokonuts to create a digital media kit that included an EPK, as well as a new sizzle reel. The challenge was to show the various routines, highlight the countries and cities around the world she has performed, and include accolades and quotes from the press. With so many gorgeous costumes and photos to chose from, it was hard make the EPK less than 50 pages!

Kalani also wanted to bring focus to certain unique aspects of her burlesque world, like owning the world’s largest champagne glass that a showgirl can get fit in. She also was featured in the show Absinthe at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, where she performed the famous Bubble Act. After watching Kalani Kokonuts on stage once, it is easy to understand why she has been one of the most sought after burlesque performers for the last 15 years.

Kalani Kokonuts – The Showgirl of BurlesqueTake one look at Kalani Kokonuts and it’s clear: She’s all Glamour. Her productions are as elaborate as the expensive costumes she designs, and her approach to burlesque can be epic. But she’s also a self-described hippie snowboarder known for performance art as much as burlesque.

The former centerfold model, who grew up in Hawaii and later Alaska, went on the road as a featured entertainer and later turned to burlesque for something that would be creative but not “extremely risqué.”

She tours Europe with stops at the Koko in London, and has even taken her talents down under, for a month long stint in Australia at the Crown Casino in Melbourne. In 2009, Kalani was honored to win the highest honor in the burlesque world, the title Miss Exotic World.

Kalani Kokonuts – The Showgirl of Burlesque

Kalani Kokonuts – 2014 Burlesque Show Reel


Douglas has worked on many shows up and down the Las Vegas strip. He has worn many different hats, from being a creative director, lighting designer, set designer, and production / technical director having worked with Wayne Newton, Frank Marino, Human Nature, and Recycled Percussion to name a few.