Write a Stellar Class Proposal – BurlyCon 2017!
Jan10

Write a Stellar Class Proposal – BurlyCon 2017!

By Sailor St. Claire  BurlyCon is about to open the floodgates for class submissions for our 2017 convention, and we’ve put together this short how-to guide to help you write the best class proposal possible. Not only do your descriptions of your classes factor into our decision-making process, but they are also how you market your class to potential students at BurlyCon! So what should you include? First of all, include the learning...

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Today is #GIVINGTUESDAY at BurlyCon

Now in its fifth year “Giving Tuesday” has become a global movement celebrating giving and philanthropy. In the spirit of #GivingTuesday, Burlycon is launching our end of year giving platform, which includes our 2016-17 Membership Campaign, Burlycon 2017 Sponsorship and BurlyBenefactor Push! Do you love burlesque and BurlyCon? Are you looking for a way to be more involved in the health and growth of the organization? Supporters like...

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KOMO News Discovers BurlyCon
Nov15

KOMO News Discovers BurlyCon

Last weekend, a KOMO News team took a peek in classes taught by Coco Lectric and Jeez Loueez to find out what BurlyCon is all about. Includes interviews with Miss Indigo Blue, Executive Director; Gina Bon Bon, Legend Guest of Honor; and attendee Polly Esther. Check out the article and video here....

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Five Truths for Artists Working in Times of Despair

Based on remarks given at the closing ceremonies of BurlyCon 2016 By Lillith Grey ONE There have always been entertainers in times of war. There have always been artists in times of crisis. Even in the depths of despair, art survives. We saw theatre, poetry, music, and comedy in concentration and internment camps. We saw films, television, music and performance art throughout the Vietnam war. We saw drag, burlesque, theatre and music...

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BurlyCon Packing List!
Nov01

BurlyCon Packing List!

Think of BurlyCon as burlesque’s summer camp! It’s a weekend off from show mode, so wear what makes you comfortable. We do offer the chance to dress up for our themed special events (see below). Leave space in your suitcase for a few glamorous items, and be aware that your yoga pants will probably see the light of day far more than your beaded evening gowns. What to Pack – Comfortable clothing – think yoga pants! –...

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