I’m With The Brand…

If you’ve read our previous post on branding (here) you will already know the basics of getting noticed and selling your product. So here, we’re going a bit deeper into your story… and knowing your brand…  Firstly…  Ask yourself this… What exactly are you selling? Are you selling your skills as a performer? If so, […]

Writing a Performer Bio

One of the hardest things when performing is to do your own PR. We performers are bashful, retiring types – believe it or not – and one thing that fills us with horror is being asked to write a bio! Yet ask us for promo pics and we can pose like a pro! So, inspired […]

Why Imitation Is Not The highest Form Of Flattery – Copyright Of Routines

The world of burlesque is a caring, sharing place! We care about other performers, we like to take new performers under our wings, we like to share ideas, stages, limited backstage space, hairspray and boob tape… But there’s one thing that it’s definitely not okay to share and that is routines – especially without permission… […]

Branding, marketing your brand and standing out from the crowd

In a scene where everyone is a performer and we are all going for the few slots on bills across the country, you need to stand out! So you’ve done your research, found a niche that is different to what a lot of others are doing, now you need to brand yourself to sell yourself, the more you […]

Promo Photos and What Will Make Bookers Book Your Act…

When you enter into the world of performing on professional stages and start applying for shows (actually, this applies for any show, whether a newcomer slot or high-profile billing), you will be asked to send pics of the act so producers can see the type of style you perform. We here at Bluestocking Lounge, often […]