This month’s virtual book club pick is <em>Babylon Girls</em> by Jayna Brown. Join us Aug 20 to discuss!
Join us for the “breast” book club around! The Burlesque Hall of Fame Virtual Book Club meets the third Thursday of every month via Zoom. Everyone is invited to join us, sign up here: bhof.link/joinbookclub This month’s book is Babylon Girls: Black Women Performers and the Shaping of the
La Savona was a mid-20th century burlesque performer from Prague who became famous in the U.S. for her belly-dance inspired acts. She was awarded our Living Legend Award in 2012, the highest honor BHoF has to offer performers of burlesque’s classic era. Learn more about her life and performance style in
Q: How much dance choreography is too much to add into a burlesque routine and how much is too little? I’ve heard burlesque dancers say “not too much dance choreography.” A: Formally trained dancers may have a tendency to think more about their choreography than their audience. In many rigidly