About

Callista, Maria Callista! Hailed as Iceland’s queen of classic burlesque, this fierce temptress is one of the crown jewels of the Icelandic burlesque scene. She is known for her sizzling bumps, grinds and shimmies, mixed with humour, elegance and vintage glamour. 

Maria Callista has been performing on stage since 2002, both nationally and internationally. She was first introduced to burlesque while living in London during the years of 2005-2008 and in 2009 she began performing with troupes. In 2017 she burst onto the new born Reykjavik burlesque scene and has been charming the audience ever since. 

Maria is the co-producer of burlesque ensemble Ladies and a Gentleman, a member of burlesque group Túttífrútturnar and she has graced the stage at some of Iceland renowned burlesque shows including Reykjavík Kabarett and Búkalú. 

Dare to be seduced by this Icelandic temptress!