10 Tips for Choreographing A Burlesque Performance

Creating choreography can be one of the most intimidating things for brand new performers, especially if they don’t have a lot of dance training.    If you’re performing a burlesque striptease, your act already has a built in framework to begin with: Start with little reveals and build toward your finale! You’ll also want to think…

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Why I Perform Burlesque

I always thought I would like burlesque. I was the typical child that didn’t like to be watched dancing at parties but loved dance classes. Fine with direction, terrified to be out there on my own! A small ginger kid with terrible teeth (not kidding- can you say “head brace”?) I didn’t exactly exude confidence!…

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Burlesque 101

Many of us aspire to be a “professional”, but you really need to ask yourself if you’re willing to do the work, hours upon hours of work rehearsing, taking classes, getting mentorship, researching, costuming, networking, writing emails, applying to festivals, contributing to community, attending shows, etc. This is also a big investment of money. If…

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