Holli Mae Johnson

Holli Mae Johnson

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The Rise of Nox Falls - Jane Kratochvil
The Rise of Nox Falls

Have you ever made a bad decision you’ve always regretted? I know I have. But…

Vancouver Burlesque Co teachers and students, by FUBARFOTO
Vancouver Burlesque Co: Teaching, surviving and serving in a pandemic

How do you juggle a burlesque teaching business, hoards of students, newborn babies, and manage…

Burlesque Top 50
Burlesque Top 50 2019 WILL go ahead after voting surge

Before the 10th round of the Burlesque Top 50 voting process began in November 2018,…

Dirty Martini by Steven Menendez
Dirty Martini: Past, Present and Future

After over a decade of conversations with Dirty Martini – burlesque icon, New York legend…

Dita Von Teese: Enter the Glamonatrix

After 11 years of interviewing Dita Von Teese, her constant reinvention, evolution and endurance never…

Review: Stars and Strippers - An All American Burlesque Revue (Underbelly Festival 2017)
Review: Stars and Strippers (Underbelly Festival 2017)

[wp-review id=”28184″] The Folly Mixtures put on quite a show last year in the London…

Blaze in the Miss Viva Las Vegas burlesque competition 2017. © Tim Hunter.
Review: Miss Viva Las Vegas 2017 (Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend)

I was delighted to attend the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend at Easter for a…

Dita Von Teese: The Art of the Tease
Dita Von Teese Reborn in The Art of the Teese

In March, I visited Dita Von Teese at The Crazy Horse Paris during her sold…

Ginger Valentine at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Tournament of Tease in The Orleans Showroom, Las Vegas. ©Chris Harman/Harman House Photography for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine. Not to be used without permission.
10 Steps to Classic Burlesque Superstardom – The Ultimate Masterclass

Classic burlesque striptease, when done well, captivates and excites me as much as it did…

A NOTE ON PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT IN BURLESQUE AND CABARET (OR, WHY ATTACKS ON CRITICS ARE AN EMBARRASSMENT TO OUR ART FORM)
A Note on Professional Conduct in Burlesque and Cabaret (or, why attacks on critics are an embarrassment to our art form)

I realise we’ve already had quite a tempestuous weekend in the burlesque universe, but I…

Tweets, presumably by What Katie Did founder Katie Thomas, now deleted.
What Katie Did Questions Need For International Women’s Day. Keeps Digging.

The founder of retro lingerie brand What Katie Did decided to celebrate International Women’s Day…