History Of Burlesque: The Leg Mania Artiste

The origins of burlesque are old – ancient, in fact! And we like a bit of history! So today’s installment of our history of burlesque series takes a look at the Leg Mania Artiste of the 1800s… And it’s not quite what you think! You might think of leg mania, in our times, as someone […]

History Of Burlesque: The Case Of Fanny and Stella, Small-Time Actresses Of The Burlesque and Burletta

The Victorian era is an interesting period, in that it made¬†different types of entertainment accessible to audiences of all kinds. The Victorian age was that of discovery (and re-discovery in some cases) and the popularity of going to the theatre or music hall to see exotic acts, comedy, character-driven pieces was at it’s height, with […]