Penny Starr Jr.

Burlesque 101: Costume Fastenings
Burlesque 101: Costume Fastenings

In a new series on 21st Century Burlesque Magazine, Burly Baker Jenni Fleur Silver guides…

GLITTER CRASH: Burlesque Festivals, and how to survive post art-um depression
GLITTER CRASH: Burlesque Festivals and how to Survive Post Art-um Depression

The fabulous Penny Starr Jr. is back with a piece on why you should go…

Jessabelle Thunder's Hollywood Burlesque Festival Diary
Jessabelle Thunder’s Hollywood Burlesque Festival Diary

The luscious Jessabelle Thunder is your guide for the first annual Hollywood Burlesque Festival, which…

BURLESQUE-INOMICS: THE FINANCES OF BURLESQUE, by Penny Starr Jr.
BURLESQUE-INOMICS: THE FINANCES OF BURLESQUE, by Penny Starr Jr.

Being in a tight economy can really take a hit on a budget showgirl or…

Penny Starr Jr.: Navigating the Collaboration with a Costume Designer
Penny Starr Jr: Navigating the Collaboration with a Costume Designer

As we all know, burlesque is very much a DIY community.  Part of what draws…

Penny Starr Jr: BURLESQUE LEGENDS
Penny Starr Jr: Burlesque Legends – Compare and Contrast Stripping from Mid-century to Today.

This weekend I got to do something that no one else (that I know of)…

BHoF 2012: Friday Night SHOW PHOTOS
BHoF 2012: Friday Night SHOW PHOTOS

21st Century Burlesque Magazine has teamed up with Orangeroads Photography to bring you exclusive and…

The Return of Tease-O-Rama
The return of Tease-O-Rama

“…I knew that I wasn’t alone, and more than that, I knew that burlesque was…

Penny Starr Jr: 10 Things You Can Do to be a Better Burlesque Dancer.
10 Things You Can do to be a Better Burlesque Dancer

Burlesque dancers all fall into ruts. We get booked consistently, put on a good local show,…