Sydni Deveraux

Sydni Deveraux: On body modification, elective surgery and the joys of changing your body in the age of the Internet.

Sydni Deveraux, by Kaylin Idora. ( Burlesque Performers: Get Paid. Stop Working for Free! - 21st Century Burlesque Magazine)Read more

A little post about body modification, elective surgery and the joys of changing your body in the age of the Internet. This was spurred by comments I see on Instagram on people’s accounts, Facebook, society’s response to Bruce Jenner, body builders, the burlesque community, debates over black women’s hair, etc… So I’m kind of a […]


Interview: Doc Wasabassco – 10 Years in Burlesque (Part Two)

Interview: Doc Wasabassco – 10 Years in Burlesque (Part Two)Read more

As their spectacular 10th Anniversary Extravaganza approaches, Sydni Deveraux‘s interview with burlesque producer Doc Wasabassco continues. Read Part One here. Often our conversations around all of this turn to pay. I’ve been an advocate of raising the pay in Seattle, and now that I’m in New York I feel it’s the same issue in a […]

Sydni Deveraux’ BurlyCon Diary 2012

Sydni Deveraux' BurlyCon Diary 2012Read more

BurlyCon V: November 2012 Every year, strippers from all over the world come to BurlyCon with the hopes of meeting their heroes, learning a new technique or two, and having a 4-day slumber party. I feel like BurlyCon’s secret mission this year was that old adage: leave it better than you found it. This year, […]

Stripper Talk with Sydni Deveraux: Un-Booking Bad Burlesque Behaviour

Stripper Talk with Sydni Deveraux: Un-Booking Bad BehaviourRead more

Sydni Deveraux gives advice on bad burlesque behaviour to someone dealing with an unprofessional performer… Hello world! It’s Stripper Talk time again! This is a place where I field questions and answer them to the best of my ability, hopefully giving anyone who’s interested in burlesque some insight. This week’s question comes from another anonymous […]

Stripper Talk with Sydni Deveraux: Unwelcome Criticism

Stripper Talk with Sydni Deveraux: Unwelcome CriticismRead more

Sydni Deveraux advises an anonymous writer on unwelcome criticism… Hello world! It’s Stripper Talk time again! This is a place where I field questions and answer them to the best of my ability, hopefully giving anyone who’s interested in burlesque some insight. This week’s question comes from Anonymous: Hello Sydni! Huge fan of your blog […]

Stripper Talk with Sydni Deveraux: Family Friendly Burlesque?

Stripper Talk with Sydni Deveraux: Family Friendly Burlesque?Read more

Welcome to the new edition of Stripper Talk! Sydni and Holli-Mae have decided to join forces to bring you Sydni’s popular question and answer series to 21st Century’s audience! To ask Sydni a question about anything pertaining to being a fancy lady (or mancake) in our shining world of burlesque, please email GlitterWonderland@gmail.com. This edition […]