Burlesque Hen Party, Edinburgh

With surprisingly summer-like weather in Scotland’s capital city last weekend, our sizzling burlesque hen party in Edinburgh succeeded in sending the temperature soaring through the roof! Our beautiful bride-to-be Laura (rechristened ‘Tequila Tease’ as her burlesque alter-ego) and friends were excited for their burlesque hen party. A couple of the ladies had previously attended one […]

The ABC Guide to Burlesque Festivals 2015: Europe

Our festival guide is back once more, this time with a whirlwind guide to some of Europe’s burlesque festivals taking place in 2015 and 2016. The Polish Burlesque Festival Dates: 11-13 September 2015 Location: Warsaw, Poland Years running: first year Organisers: Betty Q About: In its first year this year, applications are currently open for […]

The ABC Guide to Burlesque Festivals 2015: UK

In last week’s blog we offered some advice on applying for your first big burlesque festival. Following on from that, we’re hot on the trail of upcoming festivals in 2015 and early 2016, which we’ve put together in a guide to help you get started. This week we’re looking at UK-based ones; we’ll be covering […]

The ABC Guide to Burlesque Festival Applications

Burlesque festival season is underway once more, so we thought it only fitting to dedicate a blog mini-series to these key events in the annual burly calendar. Since the launch of Miss Exotic World 25 years ago, dozens of other burlesque festivals have taken root across the world, bringing together performers from a wide range […]

Burlesque: Dealing with Stage Fright – Part 2

In last week’s blog we looked at how good organisation and preparation can help in dealing with pre-show nerves. This week as promised, we’ll be talking through some techniques and ideas on how to deal with your stage fright on the night. Get into Character Step out of your everyday clothes and into your costume […]