Lady Velvet Cabaret

We are loving this quick, fun and easy brow blocking tutorial from our own cabaret diva, Cece Desist! Take the mystery out of this common drag and cosplay technique, with Cece’s entertaining quick guide. WHAT YOU NEED: – A washable glue stick Cece recommends Elmer’s Washable Glue Sticks, available from Spotlight – A translucent powder […]

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We sat down with one of our newest Lady Velvet Cabaret starlets to find out find out about her journey to Paris, and her life dancing at the most famous cabaret in the world. In July 2016 the Moulin Rouge were doing an audition tour around Australia. When I heard they were coming to Perth […]

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Are you wanting to get more out of your dance classes? The teacher is always there to help you but here are five strategies you can focus on yourself in class, to improve in a positive way. 1. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes Ever feel like you failed an exercise in class because you […]

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Neo-burlesque, while technically referring to any contemporary burlesque created as part of the revival, has come to mean different things to current performers. Today we explore what makes “Neo” unique, and get your creative juices flowing, just in time for Sugar du Joure’s upcoming course: THIS IS NEO BURLESQUE. 1. Exploring contemporary themes Burlesque is […]

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It is so exciting to be a fresh performer just getting established on the stage, or a more experienced artist ready to take the plunge and apply for festivals, events, or troupes… Want to level up your Burlesque prowess? Experienced producers or directors have a keen eye for the fine details, so sometimes a small […]

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So, you’ve fallen in love with burlesque and think you’re ready to become a striptease sensation yourself? WAIT! Before you quit your day job and spend 3 days maxing out your credit card at Spotlight, there are a number of things you need to consider. Having been in the industry for the past 10 years, […]

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To celebrate the announcement of our Picnic Pinups workshop, resident LVC picnic connoisseur Bambi la Belle has shared her top 5 items to include on your Pinup Picnic packing list! If you’re heading out on a summer picnic, be sure to include… Beautiful Blankets! Of course a super cute picnic blanket will never go astray on […]

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Lucinda Panties shares some thoughts on what Lady Velvet Cabaret means to her as we prepare to celebrate our 10th birthday at Badlands Bar (formerly Deville’s Pad) on November 10, 2019. When I first discovered the Perth burlesque community, it was 2009 – I didn’t realise that at the same time, a brave young woman […]

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We’re turning ten years old, and we’re excited to celebrate with YOU! It’s hard to believe, but Lady Velvet Cabaret is now in its tenth year, and we’re ready to celebrate! We’re all set for a special event with our local friends, fans, and family, where we’ll be blowing out the candles in style. If you […]

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Wild Kat’s exciting Aladdin-themed bellydance course Three Wishes has us all abuzz, and to celebrate we’ve asked our resident bellydance babe what her Top Three Wishes for beginners are. Read on to discover how to level up your bellydance skills, even as a beginner!   Tip #1: Posture & Poise This seems like such a simple […]

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