Burlesque: Embarrassing Confessions Part 2

Burlesque: Embarrassing Confessions returns. Back by popular demand, we have a host of musical mishaps, gravitational failures and toilet traumas to make you giggle or cringe. Forget the glamour, rhinestones and glitter and join us for our latest round-up of burlesque boobs (pun intended). SKIPPED A BEAT… OR ALL OF THEM “A few years ago, […]

Burlesque Party, Perth

This week’s Party of the Week is one with a difference; not a hen party, but a baby shower (ABC Burlesque Workshops: perfect for any occasion!) Strutting their stuff in the fair city of Perth, were mum-to-be, the aptly rechristened Blooming Belle and her friends. A fantastic group of ladies from the start, they took […]

Burlesque: Embarrassing Confessions Part 1

We’re rolling out the red carpet for a brand new blog series here at the ABC, but do watch your step, you wouldn’t want to take a tumble in front of the audience now, would you? (Can you guess where we’re going with this?) Well, if you haven’t worked it out already, welcome to the […]

Burlesque: Tricks of the Trade Part 3

The ABC’s Tricks of the Trade blog is back this week with two Scottish stars of the burly scene: Glasgow’s own shimmy-shaking temptress and bird lover Kim Khaos, and Edinburgh-based performer, model and photographer Hettie Heartache. First up, Kim has some general tips for starting out your burlesque career. Recently returned from competing in the […]

Burlesque Hen Party, Melrose

Last weekend ABC teacher Daiquiri Dusk headed off to the Borders to bring a little bit of burlesque glam to the sleepy, countryside town of Melrose. It was a fabulous setting for the party of ladies and gents, strutting their stuff in a beautiful old Victorian house. The actual hen party took place in the […]

The ABC Performance Guide: Fans & Fan Dancing Part 3

So we reach the final installment in the ABC Performance Guide Fans & Fan Dancing series. So far, we’ve looked at the many different kinds of fans used in burlesque performance and the differing styles and visual effects which can be achieved depending on the type of fans you have. In this final blog, we’re […]