Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière, aka Lauren Ashley Jiles, is a Afro-Indigenous internationally renowned neo-burlesque dancer, teacher, and activist hailing from the Mohawk territory of Kahnawake, Quebec.
She began her burlesque career in 2005 in Montreal with troupe Blue Light Burlesque. She has since headlined shows across North America and has performed in New Orleans, Las Vegas, New York, Texas, Detroit, and Chicago.
She has been thrice voted into the Burlesque Top 50 by 21st Century Burlesque
In September 2018 she was crowned New Orleans Queen of Burlesque. She also holds titles at the 2019 Burlesque Hall of Fame (2nd Runner up and Most Innovative)
Her advocacy work has been the subject of documentaries
2005, Rezolution Pictures/National Film Board of Canada
2007, Rezolution Pictures/National Film Board of Canada
2018, VICE Video