Five Burlesque Fails To Avoid

Actually we’re going to confess before we start writing this article. We saw something very similar in a monthly magazine whilst at the dentist. While this magazine outlined ‘workplace fails’ we thought the same rules could apply to the burlesque industry – so we’ve flipped it to bring you some (hopefully!) great advice…  Don’t wait […]

Meet The Performer: Betty Rose Royal Performing at our April 15 show

As we get closer to our Rites Of Spring show, which hits Swansea Grand Arts Wing next Saturday, we thought it was high time to roll out another of our performers – the wonderful Betty Rose Royal… Dubbed ‘Britain’s Burlesque Sweetheart’ Betty Rose Royal is ‘The It Girl of the British burlesque scene’. A High-calibre […]

Meet The Performer: Rock Hart, Performing at Bluestocking Lounge Next Saturday!

We’re really excited! Our Rites Of Spring show is just around the corner so we thought it was high time you met some of our fabulous line up, starting with Rock Hart… Hailing from Preston, Lancs, Rock Hart an unforgettable artist in all the right ways. His imaginative and cheeky routines have literally Rocked audiences […]

I Want To Make My First Routine – Where Do I Start?

This is a question DeeDee and I always get asked by the students we teach who want to actually get themselves out on a stage. We don’t teach routines in our classes, we just give tools to build your own routine as we strongly believe that everyone has their own style and already has a […]

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, […]

Meet The Performer: Luna Rosa, who will be performing at Swansea Grand next week

With our February show about to unfold next weekend, we thought we’d introduce you to some of our fabulous performers, starting with the incredible Luna Rosa If you’ve been a Bluestocking Lounger for a few years you might remember Luna Rosa, when she rocked the house with her sensual and stunning routines in 2012’s Jewels […]

New Performers – how to get booked

So you have the enthusiasm and the ambition but you don’t yet have the shows? As a newcomer to the scene it can be very hard to break onto the stage without experience so here’s some tips that we see working time after time…    Classes Sounds obvious, doesn’t it? but the easiest route to […]

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…   […]

What Makes A Good Emcee?

So we’ve all been to shows where the host is really giving you the most… They are relaxing you, making you feel welcomed and providing a smooth link from act to act… Looks easy, doesn’t it? In fact, it can’t be that hard, so you reckon you could give it a go… Here’s really what’s […]

Meet The Performer: Gossamer Threads Vaudeville Co…

With our Night Circus show  just DAYS away, we thought it was high time you met some of the fabulous performers we have lined up for you, starting with Gossamer Threads Vaudeville Co.  Founded in 2012, Gossamer Threads Vaudeville Co is the brainchild of international performers Daisy Black and Alex McAleer. Renown performers in their own […]