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How To Start A Career In Burlesque: Carmen Diablo of “The Burlesque Experience” Describes The Best Way To Break Into The Business

Burlesque performer and instructor Carmen Diablo. (photo by David McGhee)

After seeing their first burlesque show, almost every woman wants more!

They want to see more of the glamorous performers. They want to attend more shows, to get to know their local burlesque community, to become a part of our world…because they can instantly see how much fun this is!

Yet even more than that, most women watching from the audience secretly want to be on stage themselves. They want to experience the thrill of taking their clothes off, of expressing themselves, of being a star, of feeling sexy and making the audience want them.

So, the question most women are asking as they walk away from their first burlesque show is: how can I get up on that stage? How can I break into the burlesque business and where do I start? Read the rest of this entry

Stage Kitten 101: The Ultimate Secrets Of Stage Kittening From A Burlesque Pro!

Never stage kittened before? Not even sure what the heck a stage kitten is? Well, take a look at this expert stage kittening how-to put together by cheeky burlesque star Zenda LaBelle!

Zenda is a member of The Starlets burlesque troupe in Dallas, and is well known for her saucy performances. She also has an impressive amount of stage kittening experience. As you will see, this star believes that stage kittening is the best way to get to know the burlesque performers in your area and the ins and outs of this great business…all while having a lot of fun! Read the rest of this entry

Video Of The Dirty Blonde’s Debut Burlesque Performance!

Performing burlesque for the first time was the biggest thrill in the world! What is it about glitter, rhinestones, and twirling pasties that feels so right?

Here is video from my very first night on stage as a burlesque performer. Hope you love it!

See anything you like in this act? Have suggestions about ways I could improve? Leave a comment and let me know…

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