Meet The Performer: Whisky Falls, Performing at All Shook Up 20 August

With our All Shook Up show just days away, we thought you’d like to meet the lovely who will be heading up the bill… Here she is – it’s Whisky Falls!  Scotch by name and Scotch by nature, Whisky Falls is a performer who will definitely leave you both shaken and stirred! Although London-based, Whisky […]

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: 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 […]

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: Fräulein Frauke…

We’re getting all ship shape, ready for our next show, All At Sea, which hits Swansea Grand Arts Wing Saturday 16 April  – and we can’t wait! With got such a nautical but nice crew of performers for you, and we think it’s time you met them! So step forward the gorgeous Fräulein Frauke… Hailing […]

Geeky Historical Christmas Facts 10

We’re on the 10th of December, which means part 10 of our historical Christmas facts! And today’s pic is the lovely Primrose Proper’s Christmas Fairy act from our Myths and Legends show, Dec 2012 by Miss Moth  Fact #10 concerns the 25 December… Ancient Romans had three celebrations around this time: Saturnalia (mentioned in an […]

The Show Must Go On! Part 3 of our’how to’ guide for would-be producers

We come to part three of our guide to putting on shows – and if you’ve been following this, you’ve already digested part one: finding a venue and part two: deciding the type of show and booking acts so now we come to publicising the show, selling tickets and everything you need to do before the doors open… […]