We’re here to give you the low down on what’s hot hot hot this month in burlesque news and trends.
Burlesque News March 2013
The fabulous world of burlesque is experiencing a resurgence so we’re here to share all the wild, wacky and wonderful developments. This month sees Parisian glamour, employment tips, a burlesque costume from start to finish and a good dose of altruism.
Beckham Birthday Planning
Rumour has it that Victoria Beckham is planning a birthday celebration with Paris burlesque. The designer is allegedly organising a trip to the Paradis Latin in the French capital for a Parisian party next month.
The invite list supposedly reads like the crème de la crème of the fashion world, according to the Daily Star Sunday. Not only that but the former Spice Girl was apparently recommended the spot by the sophisticated French first lady Carla Bruni.
Pole Dancing Classes
(Image from She Knows)
It’s no secret that unemployment is high. Now the Huffington Post has come up with another novel solution for your CV: pole dancing lessons. They recommend taking a course in something a little different like pole dancing classes.
One Night Only Burlesque
(Image from East Anglian Daily Times)
In these harsh times of austerity measures, it’s nice to see burlesquer dancers across the country doing good with a little bump and grind. In Suffolk, a group of ladies banded together to perform a “for one night only” burlesque show in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care. None of the women had danced before but the night raised over £2,500 and rising via JustGiving.
How-to Stormtrooper Burlesque Costume
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Over the past few years geek culture has gone from strength to strength and that includes the burlesque sphere. We’ve even discussed some of our Australian burlesque favourites before and A Tribute to Game of Thrones.
Now you can see how a Star Wars inspired burlesque costume is designed with some shimmying in mind. From the sketches to making the pasties, you can witness how this Stormtrooper burlesque costume is put together before it’s taken off.
Find out all our news with The Return of the Burlexe Show.
Burlexe is a sensational London burlesque show inspired by the women who created the genre and perform the art. It fuses burlesque performance with storytelling, dancing with acting.
(Main image from MagXone)