Lady Velvet Cabaret

Following on from her hilarious first instalment, Lola is back with the second part in her Miss Burlesque WA edition of “Burlesque on a Budget”, one of our most-requested blog topics! If you missed the first edition, check it out here Hello internet friends! I’m back and you’d better buckle up because Miss Lola is going to talk about op-shopping! *Insert evil chuckling…* Full disclosure: I am a little obsessed. […]

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Sugar Du Joure sits down with part-time journalist/long –time burlesque fan Laura Young to discuss what to expect in her next 6 week course Robo-A-Gogo at Lady Velvet Cabaret.     Sugar Du Joure’s perfume is a mixture of confusion and arousal. It is the smell of buttery popcorn and a hint of mint that I just can’t put my finger on. She is wearing several large ponytails and is […]

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Fresh from an acclaimed season of her one woman show ‘Underemployment’ at Fringe World 2019, Miss Lola Moore threw herself into preparations for WA’s most hotly anticipated burly contest: Miss Burlesque WA. A wonderful platform for established performers, Lola embraced the opportunity to tackle this challenge on a budget… Hello internet, Lola Moore here. I hope this finds you well and preferably with your favourite snack and/or beverage. (I may […]

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We’re announcing our upcoming Perth Pinup Workshop, celebrating Burlesque! Find out more below, and keep scrolling to discover our favourite icons of both pinup and burlesque. Join the unforgettable performer and pinup Sugar du Joure, and the unbelievably talented Wild Kat Photography for BURLY BABES – a special pinup workshop and photoshoot! The workshop will include hair, make up and styling tips from Sugar du Joure as you learn new […]

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Join Lady Velvet Cabaret for a 2 week intensive combining modern tap dance with sizzling burlesque! Learn unique and fierce tap dance choreography (suitable for beginner to intermediate level tap dancers), plus you’ll get the opportunity to perform at a real burlesque show! Not sure how Tap Dance and Burlesque fit together? Check out 3 reasons why we love combining these two styles below: 3 Reasons why Burlesque and Tap […]

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  You’ve read Sugar du Joure’s Top 5 Expensive Burlesque Costume ‘Worth-it’s, so now it’s time to embrace the cheap and cheerful DIY side to burlesque costuming that ANYONE can try at home!   It’s no secret that Burlesque is an expensive profession. Yet I find myself constantly amazed when I am backstage staring slack-jawed at a performe’rs gorgeous garment, and they lean in toward me to whisper: “Did you […]

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Performing burlesque can be an expensive habit, but sometimes it’s worth splashing out on big-ticket items – Sugar du Joure dishes on what’s worth spending big on. If you’re on a budget, check out our Top 5 tips on saving money by DIYing here!   It’s an expensive investment to involve yourself in the creative world of Burlesque. I have often heard woeful tales of new performers declining to participate […]

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  Whether you consider yourself a competitive person or not, participating in comps, pageants or events can be a great experience – here are Sugar du Joure‘s top reasons to try competing!   I discovered Burlesque back in 2011, around the same time I was discovering the person I wanted to be in life. However unlike many people my passion for burlesque didn’t start the moment I gazed upon the […]

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Sugar du Joure dishes on her recent trip to the Bordeaux Burlesque Festival in France!   There is something pretty magical about travelling the world, doing what you love. A few months ago a friend and producer asked me if I would consider travelling to France to perform at the 1st Annual Bordeaux Burlesque Festival. I absolutely saw it as an opportunity of a lifetime and said a resounding OUI! […]

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Big thanks to Christopher from TheMusic.com.au for his review of our Symphonies of Sensuality production at Fringe World 2017. The shows were a sell-out success, and it was a thrill to have our finale performance at the beautiful and historic Fremantle Town Hall. Thanks so much to Freo Royale and to The Ellington Jazz Club for having us. “Seasons change. World leaders come and go. But one thing remains constant […]

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So, you’re stuck at work, home, or otherwise unable to attend a show this weekend – that doesn’t mean you have to be any less fabulous! Here are some tips to glam up your weekend… Dress to feel the part – underneath! You may be stuck at work but there’s no reason not to feel sexy in secret! Dress codes may apply but nobody really knows what lies beneath. Wearing amazing […]

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Join Lucinda Panties for a trip down memory lane, as she describes her fondest memories of onstage disasters! Whether it’s sickness, overenthusiastic crowds, or unexpected hitches in the programme, she has a solution. Were you there for one of these hairy moments? Let us know!    

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We love having exciting news to share, and this is just about the biggest news we could hope for… HUGE Congratulations to our own Sugar du Joure who has just taken out 1st Runner up at the Miss Burlesque Australia National Finals! We are so endlessly proud of this wonderful performer. Over the past years she has grown from a gorgeous baby bombshell to a full-blown international performer. Her vivacious […]

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We are thrilled to announce that Sugar du Joure has been crowned the new Miss Burlesque Western Australian for 2016! To a packed crowd at the Astor Theatre, Sugar performed her Classic, Neo and Unique acts during the state finals. Judged by leaders of the burlesque community, including our own director Stella aka Miss Vita Flame, the event showcased some of Perth’s best performers. We’d like to congratulate all performers, […]

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We were thrilled to have three of our gorgeous performers participating in the Busselton Fringe Festival over the weekend! Lucinda Panties, Lola Moore, and Sugar du Joure were all featured in the Burlesque @ Busselton show, which was produced by our own Lady Pussyfoot! The girls took to the stage for the first time on 11th March to a full house at the historic Weld Theatre, and absolutely rocked it! […]

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What a monumental Fringe World season it has been! Our girls have been participating in an unprecedented number of events across the Fringe World programme – so many that we can only include a few highlights for you here: Alice in Wonderland: Off With His Head The official LVC production for 2016, Alice in Wonderland was a sell-out season with four shows in the Big Top packed out! Check out […]

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We sat down with glamour queen Sugar du Joure, who has been working her luscious toosh off throughout Perth’s Fringe Festival, performing in countless shows with her unique brand of character-heavy burlesque. Sugar is gaining renown internationally for her special blend of comedic talent and striptease, and she’s agreed to share her secrets and tips with us! LVC: What is it that drew you to burlesque originally? SDJ: Burlesque is […]

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What an amazing start to 2015! We were thrilled to participate once again in Perth’s Fringe World Festival, one of Australia’s most rapidly growing festivals, and definitely one of the country’s most popular Fringe events. We have participated in the festival since 2012, when we hosted the Burlesque Garden show, and teamed up with Azure Entertainment and EPW Wrestling to produce the Lucha Royale (which ended up taking out the […]

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