Grace Gotham at the 2nd Annual Caput Mundi International Burlesque Award in Rome, 2014. ©Alberto Guerri

Grace Gotham’s Caput Mundi International Burlesque Award Diary: Part Two

Enjoy Part Two of an epic 2nd Annual Caput Mundi International Burlesque Award Diary by Grace Gotham. You can now apply for the 2015 Caput Mundi International Burlesque Award here.   Saturday October 18, 2014 On Saturday, Mr Gotham and I got together with BooBoo Darlin’ and Lil Steph to check out the Pantheon and (perhaps more importantly) to […]

Grace Gotham's Caput Mundi International Burlesque Award Diary: Part One

Grace Gotham’s Caput Mundi International Burlesque Award Diary: Part One

Enjoy this epic two-part 2nd Annual Caput Mundi International Burlesque Award Diary by Grace Gotham. You can now apply for the 2015 Caput Mundi International Burlesque Award here. I first met Albadoro Gala (Producer of the Caput Mundi Burlesque Award) where I live, NYC, when she was on a US tour in the spring of 2014.  We […]

Mrs Mystique ©Sally Van Tassel

Burlesquers of the World: Mrs Mystique, Italy

Click the link below to tell your burlesque story… In 2012 I attended my first burlesque festival in Lindau (Germany), so before leaving Italy I thought to ask for some good advice from a burlesque performer living overseas (she’s not with us anymore so I prefer to keep her name anonymous). She gave me this great piece […]

Tina Topago's Guide to Burlesque Stage Kittening

Tina Topago’s Guide to Burlesque Stage Kittening

Martina Naccari – aka Tina Topago – who has worked with Italian burlesque agency Voodoo De Luxe since 2013, shares her tips for becoming a sought after stage kitten… I wasn’t born a stage kitten and no one ever taught me how to do it, but in my experience of ‘kittening’ I’ve seen the weirdest things […]

Miss Vampfire at Michelle L'amour's Stripper's Holiday 2014

Miss Vampfire at Michelle L’amour’s Stripper’s Holiday 2014

An Italian in Chicago: Stripper’s Holiday 2014 report from Miss Vampfire… I first heard about Stripper’s Holiday in 2012 and I was immediately intrigued by it. Just the thought of taking classes with one of the best performers in the world, living at her place with other ladies from all over the US, sounded fabulous […]

Minnie Tonka's European Tour Diary, Spring 2013.

Minnie Tonka’s European Tour Diary, Spring 2013.

The fabulous Minnie Tonka shares her European burlesque adventures… This spring, I embarked on a month-long European tour. I’ve been touring extensively nationally and internationally since 2010, but this was my first time performing in Europe and my first time touring on my own. I was so excited! Germany, Italy, and Finland – let’s ROCK! […]