Burlesque courses and workshops!

At The City Literary Institute, Covent Garden  Va Va Voom Wed 4th June- Wed 2nd July 2014 12.00-2s.00 A short course focusing on the physicality of burlesque and showgirl techniques. Our primary focus will be on handing props, from fans and more »

Burlesque on Ice!

As I'm sure some of you will have noticed from my twitter (Gwenlamour) and facebook posts I am learning to ice skate, the reason being I am fortunate to have been cast as the Fairy Godmother in a fantastic and exciting new show Burlesque on Ice which more »

Shows this week!

Blue Fan Dance

I have two London shows this week, tomorrow 6th August I will be performing at Baby Grand Burlesque at Volupte along with a super-talented cast including the dulcet tones of  Gracie, burlesque darling Dolly Rose, the amazing magical talent that is more »

Parasols and Powder Puff Workshop!

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Pin-up parasols and powder puffs: Sunday 14th July 10.30- 4.30 Shoreditch Dance Studio, 16 Hewitt Street, London, EC2A 3NN Indulge your-self in a whole day of pin-up burlesque! We will work on two pin-up routines using parasols and powder puffs as more »

This week’s events!

Tonight at Volupte Tonight, Tuesday 18th June I will be performing at Baby Grand at Volupte with an all-star cast featuring Christian Lee, Jaz Delorean, Kiki Kaboom and Emma Divine!  What a magnificent line-up! The show starts at 8pm! Fan dancing more »

Lingerie shopping

In response to questions concerning the best places to find vintage style lingerie I have penned this handy guide! What Katie Did  A very useful shopping destination either for online purchasing or in person at their boutiques on Portobello Road more »

June workshops

Burlesque Seduction Sunday 9th June 11.am-2.pm £40 Shoreditch Dance Studio, 16 Hewett Street, London EC2A 3NN A three hour workshop which focuses on lingerie – prepare to ping your suspenders, unlace your corsets, peel off your stockings and more »

Nell Gwyn, patron saint of burlesque performers?

  Rachel Shteir in her 2004 publication Striptease: The Untold History of the Girlie Show, identifies the beginnings of striptease with ‘the rise of romanticism and its passions’[1], identifying Madame Francisque Hutin as one of the first more »

Next Workshop – a lingerie special!

Next class at Shoreditch Dance Studio, 16 Hewett Street, London EC2A 3NN Burlesque Seduction:  3 hour Sunday 9th June 11-2pm  A three hour workshop which focuses on lingerie – prepare to ping your suspenders, unlace your corsets, peel off more »

Shows and classes this weekend!

A busy weekend ahead, on Saturday I'm teaching in the afternoon and then off to Volupte for a double helping of House of Burlesque. If you have yet to make your weekend plans why not come down for a fabulous night of burlesque entertainment! This more »


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