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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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…

Exotic World & the Burlesque Revival: An Urgent Appeal to the Community
Exotic World & the Burlesque Revival: An Urgent Appeal to the Community

This beautiful film is a labour of love that had the entire theatre in tears when it premiered at BHoF. But if it does not receive the final funding it needs within 6 days, you will never get to see it. Please give something – whatever you can give – and support the team that have worked so hard, and ensure that everyone can enjoy and be inspired by this film. Let’s make this a community effort – many of us would not be where we are if it were it not for the individuals documented in this film and the people who document our history…

Holli-Mae and Team x

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.