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‘Move of the Week’ Amelia Kisses (Week 4)

Posted 16th October, 2017 by

Week 4 of Sugar Blue Burlesque’s ‘Move of the Week’ comes from Amelia Kisses with her Burlesque Move ‘Grind Around Down’. Please try this move with knee pads on or practised on a soft surface like pillow to reduce any damage to your knees. If you enjoyed this clip, feel free to share. Check out our instructional DVDs here: http://sugarblueburlesque.com/shop/dvds/ or try out our vintage... • read more •

‘Move of the Week’ Penelope Pop (Week 3)

Posted 9th October, 2017 by

Week 3 of Sugar Blue Burlesque’s ‘Move of the Week’ comes from Penelope Pop​ with her advanced Burlesque Move ‘Spring Point Head Flick into a shimmy’. Please note, that this is an advanced move, care should be taken to warm up before attempting move and beware of flicking head up too quickly as this can cause neck injury. If you have enjoyed this clip, feel... • read more •

‘Move of the Week’ Fifi Fontaine (Week 2)

Posted 3rd October, 2017 by

Week 2 of Sugar Blue Burlesque’s ‘Move of the Week’ comes from Fifi Fontaine with her burlesque move ‘ Dip Bump!’ If you have enjoyed this this clip, feel free to share. Check out our instructional DVDs here: http://sugarblueburlesque.com/shop/dvds/ or try out our vintage dance or Burlesque courses in one of our 7 locations around Perth and Mandurah http://academy.sugarblueburlesque.com   • read more •

‘Move of the Week’ A’dora Derriere (Week 1)

Posted 26th September, 2017 by

Here is the first in Sugar Blue Burlesque’s  ‘ Move of the Week ‘ weekly series. Today’s inspiration comes from Sugar Blue Burlesque’s Director A’dora Derriere, with her burlesque move ‘ The Round, Round, Down..’ 🙂 If you have enjoyed this this clip, feel free to share. Check out our instructional DVDs here: http://sugarblueburlesque.com/shop/dvds/ or try out our vintage dance or Burlesque courses in one... • read more •

Inspirations within Burlesque

Posted 5th December, 2013 by

I draw inspiration from all genres of dance and fellow artists. From the revolutionary women of the day who started it all, through to the revival with Dita Von Teese. Some of the most recent performances that I have had the privilege to watch up close and personal from side of stage, would have to be Perle Noire and Miss Betsy Rose. Truly breathe taking... • read more •

Too old to dance? Think again!!

Posted 19th September, 2013 by

Bologna – the Italian province and city made famous by its delicious spaghetti sauce – at a swing dance camp, is where I first encountered Frankie Manning in person. He shuffled into the hall, leaning on a cane, put down his walking aid and taught a dance class to 5 dozen enthusiastic lindy – hoppers. He was 93 years old. His son, Chazz Young, a... • read more •

The Inimitable Chester Whitmore.

Posted 16th September, 2013 by

This year was the first year in five that I was not able to make it to the Herrang Dance Camp in Sweden. This is an extraordinary event that takes place in a tiny town outside of Stockholm. It is essentially a ‘swing dance’ camp which encompasses everything that comes under that umbrella term, and no, this does not in any way refer to the... • read more •
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