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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 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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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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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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  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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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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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 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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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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