The Devilettes at Tease-O-Rama 2005

Burlesque Festivals: A History

Burlesque Festivals! They are the structure behind our scene, the canvas against which we can most fully display our artistry. They give us stages big enough for our most elaborate props, our fanciest choreography and our biggest costumes. We are well lit, photographed and filmed, feted by the audience and noticed by our peers. This […]

Dita von Teese and Catherine D'Lish (Partnerships Series)

INTERVIEW: Dita von Teese and Catherine D’Lish (Partnerships Series)

Introducing the first online interview in my new ‘Perfect Partnerships’ series. When I sat down to think about the burlesque partnerships that I wanted to examine and celebrate, two exceptional women were at the top of the list, and when Dita suggested the interview herself a short time afterwards I couldn’t wait to get started. […]

Bobbie Burlesque's Tease-O-Rama Diary

Bobbie Burlesque’s Tease-O-Rama Diary

Bobbie Burlesque relives his Tease-O-Rama 2012, Friday to Sunday experience… Saturday April 21st, 12:30pm Dear Diary, What a beautiful day in this wonderful city. Took time to go sight-seeing and explore Fisherman’s Wharf with friends and hotel room mates, Ruby Champagne and Drea Dillinger. We had a great lunch with an amazing view of the […]

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 more than a fluke; it was a true revolution and we were the generals of this new army…” Dirty Martini Tease-O-Rama is, in many ways, the reason you are reading this right now, on this website. I decided to create […]