Perle Noire

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Black Burlesque Queen Perle Noire Makes History with POC Pageant

In a 2016 interview with Jessica Price, burlesque powerhouse Perle Noire remarked that “any time…

Musette the Mistress of Mischief, awarded Best Debut at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017. Image by Honey Beavers, exclusively for 21st Century Burlesque Magazine
PHOTOS: Winning Performances at Tournament of Tease (Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2017)

The RESULTS are in! The winners have been crowned! Now get a glimpse of the…

Perle Noire: A Beautiful Imperfection

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

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…

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…

Perle Noire in House of Verlaine's Nightcap: L'Edition Noire, Seattle. ©Ernie Sapiro Photography
House of Verlaine Delivers ‘Haute Burlesque’ Ballet

Crystal Tassels describes House of Verlaine’s latest production in Seattle, starring Lily Verlaine, Perle Noire,…

Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Tournament of Tease: QUEEN
Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015 Tournament of Tease: QUEEN

Kitty Bang Bang reports candidly on the 2015 battle for the ultimate burlesque title: Miss…

Kitten 'N' Lou 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.
Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend 2015: Small Groups and Large Groups

Hello, darlings! C’est moi, Frenchie Kiss, Temptress of Twirl, Chicago Starlet, one half of the…

Red Hot Annie in the Viva Las Vegas 2015 burlesque showcase. ©Tim Hunter
Kitten ‘N’ Lou’s Viva Las Vegas 2015 Burlesque Diary

Kitten ‘N’ Lou do Viva Las Vegas! When we first got the email from the…

PHOTOS: Perle Noire Wins 1st Runner Up in Burlesque Hall of Fame Reigning Queen Contest

  At The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend Tournament of Tease, ten incredible women competed…

Perle Noire in a burlesque tribute selfie to Ray Gunn
Burlesque Match Game, BHoF Edition: Perle Noire

For this year’s pre-BHoF contender profiles, the Miss Exotic World hopefuls were asked to play…