21st Century Burlesque Magazine

21st Century Burlesque Magazine

21st Century Burlesque Magazine has documented the contemporary burlesque scene since 2007. Founded and edited by Holli-Mae Johnson.

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INTERVIEW: Melody Sweets
INTERVIEW: Melody Sweets

I am pleased to present an interview with the beautiful, charming and incredibly talented Melody…

Race and Burlesque: The curious case of the performer of colour.
Race and Burlesque: The curious case of the performer of colour.

Race and Burlesque: The curious case of the performer of colour, by Chocolat The Extraordinaire.…

REVIEW: The Hurly Burly Show: Naughty But Nice (Starring Miss Polly Rae).
REVIEW: The Hurly Burly Show: Naughty But Nice! (Starring Miss Polly Rae.)

The Hurly Burly Show: Naughty But Nice!, reviewed on Tuesday 10th July. It has been…

RESULTS BHoF 2012 Tournament of Tease
*** RESULTS *** BHoF 2012 Tournament of Tease

Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2012   Imogen Kelly First Runner-Up:Ophelia Flame Second Runner-Up:Trixie Little Best…

BHoF 2012 – The Road to Reigning Queen: Ophelia Flame [11/11]
BHoF 2012 – The Road to Reigning Queen: Ophelia Flame [11/11]

As we count down to the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, let’s find out more…

BHoF 2012 - The Road to Reigning Queen: LouLou D'vil [10/11]
BHoF 2012 – The Road to Reigning Queen: LouLou D’vil [10/11]

As we count down to the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, let’s find out more…

BHoF 2012 - The Road to Reigning Queen: Scarlett James [9/11]
BHoF 2012 – The Road to Reigning Queen: Scarlett James [9/11]

As we count down to the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, let’s find out more…

BHoF 2012 – The Road to Reigning Queen: Coco Lectric [8/11]
BHoF 2012 – The Road to Reigning Queen: Coco Lectric [8/11]

As we count down to the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, let’s find out more…

On the Road with Dangerous Curves Ahead: Week Three
On the Road with Dangerous Curves Ahead: Week Three

Greetings from Brooklyn! We’re back home safe and sound! Read all about our last week…

On the Road with Dangerous Curves Ahead: Week Two
On the Road with Dangerous Curves Ahead: Week Two

Click here to meet the troupe and read Minnie’s introduction… Greetings from the road! We…

Beatrix von Bourbon: Doing Your Research (Part Two)
BVB: Doing Your Research (Part Two)

There’s so much information out there that it’s impossible to ever reach a point where you’ve read, seen and heard everything there is to know about burlesque. By keeping engaged with your art, you keep your ideas moving, you keep your inspiration fresh and you keep your passion alive. By sharing your research you also help to inspire others to do the same, to keep learning, growing and becoming a better performer.