Margrét is one of the elite international cabaret curators. Not only is her on-stage wit, charisma, and crowd-captivation impressive; but she also really understands how to bring together a stellar cast of complimentary personalities.
The Luminous Pariah
"The Undisbuted First Lady of Icelandic Burlesque," Margrét Erla Maack or Miss Mokki is an Icelandic entertainer and media personality. After living and performing in New York in 2007 she is a pioneer in Icelandic burlesque and the country's only full time burlesque performer. She is the founder of Reykjavík Kabarett, Iceland's first burlesque show that has sold out every single show since their premiere in 2016. She is a regular performer at The Slipper Room in New York. She has also performed at The House of Yes in New York, Riding Room in Glasgow, Melt Bar in Stockholm, with Tähtisumu in Helsinki, Kellerdirk in Copenhagen; Juliette's, The Conservatory and Pink Door in Seattle. Summer 2018 Mokki did a 7 week Europe tour with Icelandic Drag Sensation Gógó Starr, where she performed in 27 shows in 7 cities. In 2018 Mokki is a part of the ensemble of the renowned production of Rocky Horror Show at Reykjavík City Theater.
Outside of burlesque, Maack is a known media personality in Iceland and has two Icelandic TV awards under her belt for best news magazine show Kastljós, where she was a journalist and host for five years. Maack hosted the Icelandic Theater Awards in 2017 with her burlesque collaborator Þórdís Nadia. She’s been an advocate for body positivity and is a popular columnist and essayist. She’s been teaching bellydance, Bollywood dance, Burlesque and pop choreography at Kramhúsið dance studio since 2004 and has choreographed music videos and commercials, and won the Icelandic Dance Awards for best teacher in 2014. She also a part of the fun and flare duo Hits & Tits with her best friend, Ragnheiður Maísól Sturludóttir, and they host DJ events, karaoke and cabarets. You can book her, solo or with some of her collaboratiors of fun through here.