Michael A. Burdick, Co-Owner
Michael grew up in Hamburg, Iowa and is co-Owner of Sidewinders; in his spare time, he helps produce shows with the Southwest Arts Group. He has over 20 years of management level experience across various industries. His experience includes Interim General Manager and Director of Marketing for San Felipe's Casino Hollywood, Director of Marketing and Database Marketing for Santa Ana Star Casino, Sr. Marketing Operations Manager for PRIMEDIA Enthusiast Publication, and Operations Manager and Executive Account Manager for Palm Coast Data. He is also a recipient of the Cumbre Public Relations Awards; Best of Show for New Mexico Open, Gold Award Relationship Management, and Silver for Branding Campaign; New Mexico American Marketing Association Marketer of the Year Award, best multi-media branding campaign (company received); Barona/VCAT Marketing Excellence Award - Branding and Multi-channel Marketing; and over 25 Romero Casino Marketing Awards - "Large Casino" - in Promotional, Multi-Media, E-Marketing, and Public Relations. Michael is based out of Albuquerque New Mexico.
Photo Courtesy of Aba Ortiz
Renée Michèle Toya-Bouvier, First Lady of Sidewinders, Artistic Director of the Cabaret Theater
She would like to thank her family (Mom and Dad) and friends, especially her mother Martinique Bouvier, Jacquêsán Taylor-Stratton, Diamond Rico-Stratton, the staff of Sidewinders and her children for being wonderful parts of her life. She also would like to thank the more than 100 individuals it took to open the cabaret and the more than 300 who have performed there since it has opened.
Hannah Bernal-Cooper, Head Stage Manager
Born in Santa Fe, New Mexico, raised in Michigan. Lived in Albuquerque on and off most of her adult life. Former Arts & Crafts Director at Rose Lake Youth Camp in LeRoy, Michigan Attended Cadillac Institute of Cosmetology in Cadillac, Michigan, as well as Central New Mexico Community College. Aries. Friends are her world. Music is her air. Art is love. Photography is her mistress. Wanderlust consumes her. Throughly enjoying getting to meet and work with all of the amazing performers they have met since starting at Sidewinders Bar in March of 2016.