BIO (english)

Manuela Cuadra, aka Racy Ros, was born in Barcelona (Spain) in 1985.

At just 5 years she discovers flamenco, the first experience related to the world of dance. During her years in Andalusia she always cultivates this discipline by participating in numerous events. Over the years, Caribbean and Oriental rhythms complete her training.
In 2011 she moved to Italy and a year later she met the burlesque course given by a great Italian artist in Ferrara, the city where she has lived since.

Some call she “giunonica“. Typical Mediterranean woman, of amazing curves, on stage is pure passion, character and complicity. Lover of the creative part of burlesque creates every costume, from design to decoration, headgear and other accessories.
She defines herself as a woman who loves vintage, elegance and romance. In each of her acts, atmospheres of other times are breathed in, from that origin of burlesque in here gloves, corsets, feathers and crystals were the protagonists, combined with sensuality, passion and irony.

Head of the Ferrara Pin Up School, her main objective is to bring women closer to their “lost” or “hidden” femininity, preparing the ground for those who, with those in charge, want to enter the world of entertainment.

Today she is also a producer of evenings combining various artistic disciplines, such as the review of erotic literature, music and performance.

During these years she has participated in various workshops held by great international artists such as Medianoche, Bella Blue, Cleo Viper and Milena Bisacco, Albadoro Gala, Russell Brunner, Vibrissa, Betty Crispy, Amber Topaz, Aleksei Von Wosylius, Dirty Martini.

Since 2017 she has participated in numerous national and international festivals such as Taormina and the Amazing Flamingo Burlesque Cabaret Festival (Turin). Dancer in the Fringe Festival (Edinburgh, 2018) and guest at numerous industry events such as the Oslo, Toulouse, London, Extravaganza (Barcelona) or Frankfurt festivals.

Since 2019 she has been Producer of the Burlesque Fight Night, a monthly contest that promotes, in a prestigious location, the new generations of burlesque from all over Europe. In 2022 she made his debut as co – producer of the Ferrara Burlesque Festival 2022, together with Nuit Blanche.