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Monday Night Sugar Blue Drop-In Classes

Posted 15th July, 2011 by

Sugar Blue Burlesque has started up here in London now and we are teaching gogo, burlesque and charleston on a Monday night for only £8 per drop in class. A’dora Derriere is away next week in Belgium so I am taking the classes and have just choreographed a cute little cabaret chair dance to this version of Puttin’ On The Ritz. I hope lots of... • read more •

Peekaboo Pointe – Tassel Twirling

Posted 8th July, 2011 by

I had the pleasure meeting Peekaboo Pointe in Perth when she was on tour with the Australian Burlesque Festival last year. Here is a video showing off her tassel twirling skills. I love the massive backbend she does – I need to work on my flexibility in that area!   • read more •

Sponsor Satan’s Angel: The Movie

Posted 14th June, 2011 by

Satan’s Angel is one of my personal heroes of burlesque for obvious reasons; without her inspiration I would never have got into fire tassel twirling!  She is a true legend having performed since the 60s and having become one of the most well-known burlesque performers of the 20th century with a truly unique and novel talent. Right now there is a Kickstarter project going to... • read more •

Burlesque Vs Stripping (Aren’t They The Same Thing?)

Posted 12th June, 2011 by

I came across this article and thought it raised an interesting point. Burlesque has an interesting relationship to stripping in that it was the stripping of its day, back in the first half of the 20th century.  That all changed with the sexual revolution of the 60s and 70s when the strip clubs that we know today started to come into existence.  In these clubs the girls would take... • read more •
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