Perle Noire: A Beautiful Imperfection

In 1984 Dick Clark of American Bandstand asked a very young, very ambitious Madonna what her dreams were, to which she paused for a beat before replying in total seriousness: "To rule the world." As anyone who knows international burlesque star Perle Noire can attest, the...

Burlesque dancer Perle Noire with her new troupe, House of Noire. Photo by David L. Byrd

Perle Noire Builds Her House

To see Perle Noire is to be instantly dazzled. You can tell she’s a rock star simply by the way she enters the stage. She combines her natural talent with relentless hard work and investment, and has become one of the most desireable stars on...

Perle Noire in a burlesque tribute selfie to Ray Gunn

Burlesque Match Game, BHoF Edition: Perle Noire

For this year's pre-BHoF contender profiles, the Miss Exotic World hopefuls were asked to play a burlesque edition of Match Game, with an added challenge - inspired by RuPaul's Snatch Game version - to create a tribute selfie to one of their burlesque heroes. Next...

Burlesque Match Game, BHoF Edition: Gin Minsky

Burlesque Match Game, BHoF Edition: Gin Minsky

For this year's pre-BHoF contender profiles, the Miss Exotic World hopefuls were asked to play a burlesque edition of Match Game, with an added challenge - inspired by RuPaul's Snatch Game version - to create a tribute selfie to one of their burlesque heroes. Next...