Interviews

Enjoy a collection of burlesque interviews, including in-depth conversations with many of our striptease titans…

Ursula Martinez, starring in La Soiree at Christmas in Leicester Square. Photo by Prudence Upton
Ursula Undressed: The Magic of Martinez

Like the fabled, festive Coca Cola truck, five star smash La Soiree has rolled into London…

Perle Noire: A Beautiful Imperfection

In 1984 Dick Clark of American Bandstand asked a very young, very ambitious Madonna what…

Angie Pontani: From Showgirl to Showmom
Angie Pontani: From Showgirl to Showmom

New York burlesque star Angie Pontani (Miss Exotic World, Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2008) is…

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…

Julie Atlas Muz, by Roxi D'Lite Photography
From Root Canals to Bukaki: A Conversation with Julie Atlas Muz

While I had every intention of conducting a very earnest, professional and polite interview with…

Dita Von Teese at Crazy Horse Paris 2016, by Ali Mahdavi
Dita Von Teese: Making Her Mark

Since our previous interviews in 2012, Dita Von Teese’s career has been a breathtaking trajectory of achievements…

Kitten LaRue and Lou Henry Hoover, by Marco Felix.
Cocktails, Costume and Concept with Kitten LaRue and Lou Henry Hoover

Burlesque costume queen Viv Clicquot sat down with Burlesque TOP 50 No. 1 2015 Kitten…

Claudine Van Den Bergh, Moulin Rouge showgirl. ®Moulin Rouge-« S.Wells
Together We Can-Can: Life as a Moulin Rouge Showgirl

I am thrilled to present this special feature about sensational showgirl Claudine Van Den Bergh, who I…

Cece Sinclair by My Boudoir Photography
Interview: Cece Sinclair – Blossoming British Burlesquer

In the second of three interviews, sensational British burlesque newcomer Cece Sinclair is interviewed by…

Interview: Felicity Furore – Blossoming British Burlesquer

Felicity Furore is the first of three outstanding newcomers to British burlesque we would like…

Trixie Little and The Evil Hate Monkey Reveal All in 'Us, Naked' Documentary
Trixie Little and The Evil Hate Monkey Reveal All in ‘Us, Naked’ Documentary

Superstar burlesque duo Trixie Little and The Evil Hate Monkey have long been darlings of…