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London Burlesque is Getting Even Sexier and Here’s Why

Jennifer Taylor explains how a new taste for tease has shaped the face of London burlesque… Things are getting raunchier in London’s burlesque scene. A new sexual revolution has helped fuel the mainstream popularity of burlesque, once considered alternative entertainment – audiences now are sassier and more sexed-up, thanks to a glut of naked flesh […] Read more…

Bella Blue, Headmistress of the New Orleans School of Burlesque

Inspirational Instructors: Bella Blue, New Orleans School of Burlesque

As burlesque has grown, so has its educational base. The teachers of burlesque make a distinct mark on the development of burlesque in their respective regions, and often help students not just with performing basics but with an understanding of the history and business of burlesque. New Orleans performer, instructor and entrepreneur Bella Blue began […] Read more…

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Burlesque TOP 50 2015: Non-Performing Charts

Deepest apologies are offered for the delay on releasing the Burlesque TOP 50 2015 Non-Performing charts. The Burlesque TOP 50 always encourages votes for non-performing burlesque figures because their influence and contribution is just as important as the performers. This year there is a TOP 10 Non-Performing Women and a TOP 10 Non-Performing Men list, as […] Read more…

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Burlesque Hall of Fame Line-Up 2016: A Pre-Announcement Statement

We’re pleased to announce that application results for The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender 2016 will be coming out soon. With hundreds of applications from performers around the world, there will be plenty of joy but, of course, disappointment as well. We encourage everyone who submitted to feel proud of their efforts, and we thank […] Read more…

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