How To Burlesque Without Losing Yourself

We get it! You’re excited! You’ve entered the industry, invented the colourful characters and made everything you do B I G… You have the confidence, your stage persona is on fire… But you’ve woken up one morning and realised you don’t know where the off-switch for the on-stage persona is…   Putting everything into your […]

Naughty Things That Only A burlesque Performer Will Admit To…

So you all thought the world of burlesque was glamour all the way? But behind the glitz there is a glitter-coated trail of well, naughty habits that only performers of a certain genre would admit to… Step into the confession box you sinful showgirls and boys – all that you impart will be completely confidential…   […]

There Will Be Blood! Tips For horror and gorelesque acts…

It’s that time of year again… the time when we start to mess up stages and add a bit of claret to our performances. If you are thinking of going a bit gorelesque, here are a few tips to think about…  Firstly, have a read of this if you are not sure what gorelesque is. In basic […]

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, […]

Make yourself Some Professional Pasties pt3: Getting Stoned and Other Decoration!

So, if you’ve followed our pastie making series – part one – the basics here and part two – odd shapes here, you must be itching to get at those rhinestones and decorate them! Part 3 is all about the decoration – and using your imagination too!  What you will need: To make sparkly – rhinestones, glue […]

Glitter? Why it’s a yes from us!

So you think glitter is just a burlesque cliche? You think there’s nothing more to it’s use in a burlesque performance than just being excessive with sparkly stuff? Well think again! Glitter has many, many benefits to the performer (and the audience!). Let us explain why… Glitter covers all sins… Well, not quite all sins […]