A dancer with passion; Doe Demure is known for her dramatic fusion belly dance style, having studied with master teachers from across the world; from glamorous Vintage fusion reminiscent of the golden era of belly dance, to Gothic, Contemporary or Urban fusion. Doe Demure began performing professionally in 2009 belly dancing in restaurants, and for weddings and events. She has since performed extensively as a burlesque showgirl, hula hoop dancer, fire performer and as part of Chaines Dance Company's Moulin Rouge, Vegas showgirl, Cancan, Charleston duo, Bollywood, Hawaiian hula and Belly dance troupes.
An experienced instructor, Doe trains performers, encouraging dancers to reach their highest potential, aswell as introducing beginners through her classes and workshops. Based in Leicester, England, Doe Demure is choreographer to established dance troupes Chicas Locas Burlesque and Skytribe Fusion Bellydance. She has created choreographies for Bijoux Burlesque for their instructors to teach in classes across England and teaches workshops for specialist dance festivals, fitness conventions and retreats including This Girl Can and GothlaUK. Doe also founded and owned Skytribe Dance Studio for 6 years, managing the venue and a team of 5 instructors until 2021; she now offers an online studio program aswell her in person classes, and has taught and performed for a number of online festivals and events.
Doe Demure's performance experience includes fire hula hoop at the Miss Great Britain finals, a solo show as an opening act for American rock band The Eels and internationally at Hoop Gathering in Banyoles, Spain. She has performed for music videos, modelled for pin up and fantasy themed photoshoots and catwalks such as Americana International, Catriona Stewart Latex, and has been published in FEMME Rebelle, BOMBSHELL and American Gothesque Magazine. She has travelled the UK performing in cabaret shows, including The Cat’s Pyjamas Grimsby, Night Train Revue Rotherham and Nozstock Festival's Velveteen Valley late night cabaret.
Doe Demure runs regular burlesque shows at Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester, the yearly Grand Cabaret show at Barefoot Festival in their Big Top circus tent, and pop up shows for venues and events, such as the Mountsorrel Revival. She has also organised Flash Mobs for Tutti Rouge Lingerie and Mecca Bingo.
Doe Demure is known for her musicality, freedom of movement and ability to create a magical atmosphere on any stage. She is a versatile performer and a generous teacher who aims to instill confidence in and inspire her students.