Burlesque: Tricks of the Trade Part 4

This week our Tricks of the Trade blog is back, with some very special guest advice. Professional Scottish burlesque performer (and former ABC student, many years ago!) Vendetta Vain has spent the last few years training as a circus artist in New York and London, and we’ve been lucky enough to catch her somewhere between […]

Burlesque: Embarrassing Confessions Part 3

Our embarrassing moments blog is back. We’ve got fan dance fiascos and costume calamities aplenty. Forgive us as we strip back the glamour, forego the tease and tell it like it is; this is what happens when burlesque goes tits up…. FAN DANCE FIASCOS “I was doing a private show one time for a posh […]

For the Love of Burlesque

Burlesque might seem like the perfect career. Forget a boring old 9 to 5: suits, offices, meetings, customer service and the humdrum of a ‘normal’ job. Instead, you picture glitz, glamour, getting paid to dress up in beautiful costumes and exciting travels to exotic places. Sounds like the dream, right? However, all is not as […]

Burlesque Hall of Fame

The Burlesque Hall of Fame. Miss Exotic World. These titles invoke a sense of grandeur and opulence, and rightly so. With its roots on a farm in Helendale, California, the Exotic World Museum (now known as Burlesque Hall of Fame) has become the most highly-renowned burlesque organisation in the world. Founded in 1990, the BHoF […]