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Doing Your Burlesque Research (Part One)

Although that niggling voice in the back of your mind tells you that you really ought to research in order to develop your new burlesque act or general performance style,...

Doing Your Burlesque Research (Part Two)

There seems to be a lot of peacocking going on in burlesque at the moment. My Twitter feed is overflowing with photographs of costuming projects, new headdresses, statements about rhinestones...

How to Become a Burlesque Headline Performer

I recently received the following question from a performer based in the Midlands, UK: “How do you make the jump from middle of the bill to top of the bill?...

How Not to Apply for Burlesque Jobs

The combination of the popularity of burlesque, the financial crisis and the growing popularity of variety events means that the competition for burlesque jobs is tougher than ever. Emailing event...

Burlesque Performers: Know Your Worth

As a burlesque performer, learning that you must GIVE value as well as HAVE value will help you to understand how to price your work in a way no amount...

Burlesque Finance 101

Being in a tight economy can really take a hit on a budget showgirl or boy. Below are some money saving tips and some harsh economic truths for burlesque performers....