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Joy Rider, by Marisa Parisella
21 Questions with Joy Rider – Burlesque Hall Best Debut 2022

Joy Rider is an award winning burlesque performer who just won Best Debut at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend. Based in Montreal, Canada she is also the co-founder of AMPLIFY BIPOC…

Cleopantha by Veronika Marx
21 Questions with Cleopantha – Burlesque’s Breakout Star

Everybody is talking about Cleopantha – the exciting British rising star who combines a high energy dance style with burlesque striptease and hip-hop. In 2020 she debuted at 29 on the Burlesque…

Red Tongued Raven by Quinton Cruickshanks
Video Tutorial: Burlesque Makeup for Brown Skin

Hi! My name is Red Tongued Raven. I’m so thrilled to partner with 21st Century Burlesque Magazine to bring you my burlesque makeup tutorial for brown skin. When I first started doing…

Mika Romantic, by Grainne Images.
21 Questions with Burlesque Bombshell Mika Romantic

Described as ‘Pinup in Motion’, Mika Romantic is the epitome of classic burlesque entertainment. She was named one of the Sexiest Acts to Follow by GQ Magazine and won a title in…

Lola Coquette, by Miss Pryss
21 Questions with Latinx Burlesque Star Lola Coquette

Lola Coquette is a multi-award winning burlesque performer, producer and instructor based in Portland. A passionate activist for BIPOC and Latinx rights, Lola is a founding member of The Bees’ Knees Burlesque Revue…

Zyra Lee Vanity by Marisa Parisella.
21 Questions with Zyra Lee Vanity

Canadian burlesque sensation Zyra Lee Vanity started performing burlesque in 2013 via the Toronto School of Burlesque, and quickly became a multi-award winning entertainer. Voted number 31 in the Burlesque Top 50…

Jessabelle Thunder, by Jason Kamimura
21 Questions with Jessabelle Thunder

Jessabelle Thunder has been dancing joyously across burlesque stages since 2009. With a wink of her eye and a thrust of her hips, she’ll have you hooked. In 2018, Jessabelle was awarded…

Foxy Lexxi, by Pierre Josten
21 Questions with Foxy Lexxi

Originally from Montreal, Canada, Foxy Lexxi attended a live burlesque show seven years ago and it was love at first strip. After studying under The Lady Josephine and BonBon Bombay, she went…

Flowerbomb, by Robert Michael Evans
Seoul Burlesque: The Fight to Survive

It’s been almost 18 months since coronavirus reared its ugly head and brought the world to its knees – and Seoul’s burlesque scene along with it. While many places slowly reopen as…

Briq House by Jessica Ry’cheal
Standing Strong: The Black Magick of Briq House

The first time I saw Ms. Briq House perform, she was the headlining act at the one year anniversary dance party of erotic boutique WinkWink in Bellingham, WA. After the gorgeous but…

Betty Q by Klaudia Balazy
Betty Q: The Radical Grand Dame of Polish Burlesque

Betty Q has never been one to shrink from a challenge. Even as we talk, she’s in the endocrinology ward of a women’s hospital in Warsaw, Poland. She’s there for some routine…

Jeanie Wishes by Veronika Marx, featured in Showgirl Shutdown: Posing in the Pandemic
Top Marx for Lockdown Inspired Burlesque Book

Spring 2021 brings renewed confidence that live performance can return after a year of Covid closures. Burlesque photographer Veronika Marx is celebrating with a new book, showcasing some of the brightest stars…