Lady Velvet Cabaret

We sat down with Jessica, the creative force behind Tempest Eve. You may remember some of the beautiful Tempest Eve pieces that we posed with at our popular Disneybounding pinup workshop, or perhaps you’ve seen them onstage around Perth! To celebrate Jessica returning to the studio on April 5 2020 for our GODDESS pinup workshop, we asked her a few questions to find out more about her work…   Tell […]

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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 my friends and I decided to go to the audition on our day off from […]

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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 such a wonderful way to create art in response to contemporary themes, events and attitudes. […]

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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 working for a bank was deciding that she was ready to start the ‘side gig’ […]

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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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It’s all about sci fi at LVC HQ this month as we gear up for some sexy science-fiction inspired courses and events, including Robo-A-Gogo with Sugar du Joure , Tap Dat: The Empire Taps Back with Candy Cheeks, and of course Blast Off Burlesque on July 21st at The Rosemount Hotel! Candy Cheeks has been so inspired that she’s put together her Top 8 fierce Sci Fi Sex Symbols to help […]

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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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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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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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