Ernie Von Schmaltz
Ernie Von Schmaltz is an internationally known drag-king persona embodying “male” burlesque. As “The Man, The Myth, The Mustache”, his absurd stereotyped portrayal of masculinity has been delighting and probably confusing audiences since 2005.
As a highly sought after entertainer, Ernie has many career highlights including; both performing and emceeing three times at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas, IvaFiero Productions, The Atomic Bombshells, The Seattle Boylesque Festival and head lining and emceeing the Edmonton Burlesque festival. He is also an invited favorite of the Moisture Festival.
Ernie is also a lead instructor at Miss Indigo Blue’s Academy of Burlesque, where he helps young Boylesque types find their way. Watch, enjoy and picture yourself in the back of his van.