Coming Out of The Closet: Victorian Spiritualism and the Vaudeville Striptease

Coming Out of The Closet Victorian Spiritualism and the Vaudeville Striptease (First Published: Erotic Review. Issue 66, 2004.) A grand parlour room bathed in the dim and eerie glow of phosphorus and magnesium lamps hosts an arrangement of ladies and gentlemen, seated on edge. They eagerly … Continue readingComing Out of The Closet: Victorian Spiritualism and the Vaudeville Striptease

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MoB Christmas CABARET

21 December @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm MoB Christmas CABARET  from £22, Dinner options. Concessions available. Celebrate this Christmas in style with The Ministry Of Burlesque’s Christmas Cabaret – an uproarious revue of camp Christmas comedy and festive friskiness, featuring the daring antics of … Continue readingMoB Christmas CABARET

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Egos can hurt…

Ouch! When someone is inexplicably mean it is often because they are licking an unconscious wound…. Damage to our self-image can take many forms and wounds can be inflicted in any ways. From deliberate insult to personal failure, typically a bruised ego affects only the owner … Continue readingEgos can hurt…

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IFFY Decision making…

“What if I make the wrong decision?!” How many of us are held back by this immobilising dark cloud?  Everyone knows that ‘fight or flight’ is a fear response to threat, but there is a third… ‘freeze’. Indecision is immobilising because it is a fear … Continue readingIFFY Decision making…

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FAQ You! Hiring Talent

Where can I hire professional performers/producers? Currently, there are only a handful of burlesque performers who are considered by the wider entertainment industry to be ‘professional  artists’ or genuine producers. These people are indeed few and are rare gems often with many imitators – but  … Continue readingFAQ You! Hiring Talent

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FAQ You! Finding Teachers

Where can I find reputable teachers? Taking up lessons from reputable teachers is an excellent way to start out, but do research your options – the person who happens to be most local or inexpensive may not be the best choice.  There is no ’standarisation’ … Continue readingFAQ You! Finding Teachers

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