Time to Plan for BurlyConX!
Apr24

Time to Plan for BurlyConX!

Savings Squirrel Says: It’s time to get organized and ready for your big trip to Seattle! Budgeting now will be your best friend. Open a second savings account, use a credit card that will give you plenty of points/airline miles, or simply stow cash away in a jar- putting the money away now will help you save more and put less stress on you in the days leading up to the Con. Here is a handy little checklist to keep you on track:...

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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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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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BurlyCon Glitter Crash Hangover Kit
Nov19

BurlyCon Glitter Crash Hangover Kit

Everything you need to get through the weeks after BurlyCon! Still feeling that tassel-twirling high emotional high from attending BurlyCon? You worked hard, danced hard and played hard. You deserve the time to absorb, reflect and allow all that learning to integrate into your being.  The BurlyCon Team gives you full permission to take the day off! We declare a day of rest. Looking for inspiration on how to spend your day? Have a...

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Guest Post: Stretches to Get Ready for BurlyCon 2015
Nov08

Guest Post: Stretches to Get Ready for BurlyCon 2015

Written by BurlyCon board member Kristina Nekyia The Five Most Important Stretches for the Traveling Performer If you are hopping on a plane or planning a long drive to get to BurlyCon next week it is terribly important to take care of your body so that you can make the most of all those amazing dance and movement classes! Hydrate, eat good food, get some sleep, and do some stretching. Stretching can help to alleviate pain and tension...

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2015 Class Schedule Is Live!
Sep29

2015 Class Schedule Is Live!

From tassel twirling to audio engineering, this year’s BurlyCon course offering is a five-star smorgasbord of burlesque education from some of the biggest names in the business. Check out the full list of classes here.  Interested in producing shows? Managing a burlesque troupe? Lacing and embellishing corsets? Filing your taxes as an artist? Moving and playing like a clown? Samba dancing? Manipulating silk fans? Prepare to wish...

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