A Teacher’s Perspective…or three

The countdown to BurlyCon X is on with 6 months left to budget, plan, and kick yourself into gear as we prepare to celebrate ten years of BurlyCon! With education and training being the main attraction in this blog I’ve interviewed a few burlesque teachers who have been in the business of teaching burlesque. Not only will you find them at burlesque schools, but they have also taught at universities, …

Invited Presenter Spotlight: World Famous *BOB*

This year marks BurlyCon’s 10 year anniversary and we are celebrating in a big way, with incredible changes to our format and schedule! Every year BurlyCon invites a handful of select members of the burlesque community to share their knowledge, our Invited Presenters. Today’s Invited Presenter spotlights is World Famous *BOB*! Known for her blonde bombshell looks and effervescent personality, World Famous *BOB* has captivated audiences all over the world with her unique burlesque stylings, …

Invited Presenter Spotlight: Willy Barrett

This year marks BurlyCon’s 10 year anniversary and we are celebrating in a big way, with incredible changes to our format and schedule! Every year BurlyCon invites a handful of select members of the burlesque community to share their knowledge, our Invited Presenters. Today’s Invited Presenter spotlights is Joe Williams-Willy Barrett! An accomplished performer and teacher, his knowledge on The Delsarte System has been shared around the world. Joe lives in New York City, and …

Invited Presenter Spotlight: Sweetpea

This year marks BurlyCon’s 10 year anniversary and we are celebrating in a big way, with incredible changes to our format and schedule! Every year BurlyCon invites a handful of select members of the burlesque community to share their knowledge, our Invited Presenters. Next up in this year’s Invited Presenter spotlights is Sweetpea! She’s been teasing her way into the hearts of audiences for more than 12 years, from being a …

Invited Presenter Spotlight: Ray Gunn

This year marks BurlyCon’s 10 year anniversary and we are celebrating in a big way, with incredible changes to our format and schedule! Every year BurlyCon invites a handful of select members of the burlesque community to share their knowledge, our Invited Presenters. Today’s Invited Presenter spotlight is 2013’s King of Burlesque at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender, Ray Gunn! Trained in contemporary dance, acrobatics, capoeira, and pole dancing, Ray …

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 …

Invited Presenter Spotlight: Lola Frost

This year marks BurlyCon’s 10 year anniversary and we are celebrating in a big way, with incredible changes to our format and schedule! Every year BurlyCon invites a handful of select members of the burlesque community to share their knowledge, our Invited Presenters. Today in this year’s Invited Presenter spotlights is Lola Frost! This multiple award winning Vancouver based international burlesque sinsation lights fire onstage and in the classroom.  From traveling the world …

Invited Presenter Spotlight: Bazuka Joe

This year marks BurlyCon’s 10 year anniversary and we are celebrating in a big way, with incredible changes to our format and schedule! Every year BurlyCon invites a handful of select members of the burlesque community to share their knowledge, our Invited Presenters. Next up in this year’s Invited Presenter spotlights is Bazuka Joe! This multiple award winning burlesque megastar is a force on and off the stage.  From titillating …

Invited Presenter Spotlight: Miss Poison Ivory

This year marks BurlyCon’s 10 year anniversary and we are celebrating in a big way, with incredible changes to our format and schedule! Every year BurlyCon invites a handful of select members of the burlesque community to share their knowledge, our Invited Presenters. Today in this year’s Invited Presenter spotlights is Miss Exotic World- Reigning Queen of Burlesque at the 2016 Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender, Poison Ivory! From her debut …

Invited Presenter Spotlight: April O’Peel

This year marks BurlyCon’s 10 year anniversary and we are celebrating in a big way, with incredible changes to our format and schedule! Every year BurlyCon invites a handful of select members of the burlesque community to share their knowledge, our Invited Presenters. The first of this year’s Invited Presenter spotlights is April O’Peel! This multiple award winning Vancouver burlesque star is a powerhouse on and off the stage.  As …