Meet The Performer: Odelia Opium, Performing at All Shook Up 20 August

With our next show just around the corner we thought you might like to meet the performers! Beginning with the most decedent Odelia Opium…  Odelia Opium is intoxicating! Addictive! And those who have been regulars at our shows across the years will recall her appearances at our Clwb Kaboom! and Dangerous Dames shows. As it […]

Contracts – the minefield…

We know what a minefield this can be, especially for fledgling performers who may worry about signing away their life for a show, but with the right knowledge, contracts can protect you and your rights. If you are a producer, they can also protect you too… Here’s a quick low-down… What the hell is a […]

Glitter – How To Remove It

We bloody love glitter! We love covering ourselves in it, pouring it and our hostess DeeDee and Dawn love rolling in it… And if you’ve read our previous glitter post, you can see why it’s a yes from us! But glitter is like the burly version of herpes… It can spread, and once you’ve got it, […]

Audience Participation – Own It!

What’s the most important part of our acts? The Audience! Yes, the audience… They are the most important as without an audience we don’t have an act, really – as what’s the point if you are just going to perform for yourself in front of a mirror? And everything about burlesque screams audience participation – […]

Meet The Performer: Sir Midnight Blues, performing at Swansea Grand this Saturday!

We’re very lucky here at Bluestocking towers – we get to bring some of the country’s best performers right here to Wales – meaning you don’t have to travel very far to see them! Sir Midnight Blues is certainly one of the UK’s finest – and we can’t wait for you to see him on […]

Meet The Performer: Kiki DeVille who’ll be at Swansea Grand this saturday!

Holy Moly! We are so excited that this next performer is coming to town this Saturday! Not only is she a talented, funny, beautiful performer, but she is one of the most  professional, kind-hearted and just generally bloody great people in the business! Step forward one of our favourite people Kiki DeVille!  Kiki DeVille: As […]

Meet The Performer: Bettsie Bon Bon, performing at Swansea Grand This Saturday!

Our Out Of This World show is just days away so we thought it was high time we introduced you to the fabulous performers coming your way this saturday… First up is Bettsie Bon Bon…  Award winning Bettsie Bon Bon is an international bombshell who has performed in some of the world’s most luxurious spaces. […]

The Show Must Go On! Pt Four: Show Day Essentials!

If you’ve been following our putting on a show series, you will already know the basics on finding a venue you will know the type of show and how to book acts you will also know about marketing the show and other essential pre show tasks like collecting tech info and more… Now, all the hard work is about to come […]

Breast Is Best! Damson Danger on Returning To Burlesque After Baby…

She’s one of our favourite burly daughters, having made her debut in 2014 after attending the Bluestocking School of Burlesque… We are so excited to see Damson Danger’s return and here she writes a frank, honest and funny account on what it’s like to return after having a bonny baby!   “Well, what can I […]

Meet The Performer: Diva Hollywood

With our ‘All At Sea’ show happening at the end of this week we thought it was time for you to meet another of our awesome performers – Diva Hollywood! “She has the best Bazongers!” Burlesque legend Satan’s Angel on Diva Hollywood Actually, if you’ve been a regular at our shows over the last 6 […]