Lady Velvet Cabaret

The third instalment of Lola Moore’s Burlesque on a Budget series is hot off the presses. Find out how to shop like the best of them, without breaking the burly bank! So you’ve op-shopped your little heart out, canvassed your horde of fabric and other sparkly stuff but there are still some things you need. What is a budget burlesquer to do now? Well… Burlesque on a Budget: Bargains instore! […]

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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, and check out Part 3 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 […]

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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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Life Drawing doesn’t always involve nudity – sometimes a character or costume can create the perfect spectacle to inspire artists of all ages! September 7th saw Bambi la Belle and Lola Moore don their burlesque finery for a very special set of workshops at Shenton College. In two sessions, teens and adults got to draw Lola & Bambi in special life drawing workshops with guest artist Andy Quilty. Both performers […]

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Our hard-working director Stella Hui has been named by Inside Small Business as one of Australia’s Top 50 Small Business Leaders! We would like to congratulate Stella on her amazing achievement, and thank her for her for continuing to inspire her staff, students, clients, and members of Perth’s performing arts community. We are very proud of Stella’s contributions to Perth’s performing arts and entertainment industries, and are thrilled that she […]

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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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Our director, award-winning businesswoman Stella Hui was recently interviewed by the team at MyBusiness.com.au. Check out the full article here or below, for some tips on growing creative businesses, and to gain an insight into Stella’s world!   To mark International Women’s Day, Businesswoman of the Year at the Optus My Business Awards and director of three companies, Stella Hui, shares her secrets to success in business, and in life. […]

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A professional MC with a personality as big as their mouth is truly an asset to Burlesque shows and producers the world over – but why are they so often overlooked? We set our own resident ‘Mistress of Ceremonies’ Lucinda Panties the task of nailing down just why  she should keep her job… every burlesque show needs to make sure they have a compere without compare! She kindly offered to […]

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We love to celebrate the achievements of our students and fellow community members – today we’re congratulating a very special lady on a huge achievement. We would like to congratulate the lovely Lexi Heart on winning the Pinup Doll Australia competition! Lexi has spent the last few months tirelessly preparing for the pageant, including in private talent lessons with Sugar du Joure to polish her technique. It’s been fantastic watching […]

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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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Here at Lady Velvet Cabaret we are lucky enough to be part of a team headed by not only a gorgeous and talented performer, but a savy and supportive businesswoman! We are thrilled to announce that our founder and director Stella Hui aka Miss Vita Flame has been nominated for the Optus MyBusiness Businesswoman of the Year award! This is a national competition recognising the hard-working and successful business owners […]

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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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Bambi la Belle has recently returned from Spain where she participated in an inspiring Dance Master Class intensive course, find out more: Thank you Bambi la Belle for sitting down to tell us all about her recent trip to Spain – read below to find out more about this invigorating experience: I was very lucky to get accepted earlier this year into a fantastic Summer dance intensive, run by Dance […]

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Lady Velvet Cabaret director Miss Vita Flame has been nominated as a Perth International Burlesque Festival delegate for 2016! PIBF is taking on board some format changes this year which include panel discussions and a more ‘convention’ type  atmosphere for some events. Perth burlesque fans (and fanatics) are invited to nominate members of the community they feel represent the burlesque community to participate in these events. We are thrilled that […]

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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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Warming things up with Winter Sweethearts Pinup Workshop! We had an absolute ball at the Winter Sweethearts vintage pinup one day workshop! The sold out workshop was so much fun and it was so wonderful to see girls swapping stories, tips, props and making connections (hello our growing instagram following list!). Sugar du Joure was so warm and friendly – by the end of the workshop all participants were well […]

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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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We can’t believe it’s over! Our four day residency at 246 William Street as part of On William’s Makeshift festival was a fantastic success! Check out our Facebook album to see some happy snaps from the weekend’s events, including sneak peeks from our Curves to Kill, Vintage Pinup and Great Gatsby photoshoots. We have so many people to thank for helping make our involvement in 2013’s Perth Fashion Festival a […]

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Sugar dishes on the amazing opening night of 2013’s Perth International Burlesque Festival I know I was not the only local artist staying up all night weeks in advance in preparation for the 2013 Perth International Burlesque Festival, bedazzling costumes and rehearsing steps. The anticipation at meeting some of the most talented artists in the burlesque industry sent our tassels twirlin’! Opening night was Perth’s first taste of festival glitter. […]

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Huge news for LVC and our friends at Azure Entertainment and EPW Wrestling: We are proud to announce that our Lucha Royale show has won the Perth Now People’s Choice Award at the 2012 Perth Fringe World festival!! Big thanks to Fringe World, EPW Perth, and to the wide range of talented Lady Velvet Cabaret and Azure Entertainment performers who participated in the show’s sell-out season. Thanks especially to our […]

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Have you heard the news? It’s true! Lady Velvet Cabaret Academy of Burlesque and Pinup has been nominated in two categories for the 2011 Eros “Shine” Awards! These awards are administered annually to recognize excellence in the Australian Adult Industry.t We’ve been nominated for both the “Best Australian Performance Artist” and “Best Australian Sexy Fitness Company” awards. We would absolutely love it if our supporters can click on the link […]

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The biggest competition in the Australian burlesque world took place on Saturday June 11 as nine hopefuls battled it out for the title of Miss Burlesque Western Australia at Fremantle Town Hall. Miss Vita Flame (director and performer for Lady Velvet Cabaret) was one of the judges of the competition and our very own burlesque beauties Lady Lace and Bella Bowtie competed against the likes of Agatha Frisky, Odile Divine, […]

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