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Sugar du Joure has a brand new six week CATWALK Burlesque Series course coming up, and to celebrate, she’s sharing her top tips for looking (and feeling) runway ready every day, whether it’s onstage, at work, or nipping into the supermarket. Discover how you can serve some Catwalk Burlesque realness every single day… So you’ve watched a few Victoria’s Secret shows. Stared longingly up at their angel wings with stars […]

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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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  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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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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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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