Toronto Burlesque Festival


A vamp, a coquette, a clown. A corset, a boa, and a little glitter.  Just a few of the elements necessary to create a spectacular burlesque number. Perhaps you read my recent article, Skin & Spectacle: T.O. Burlesque Festival Coming to Town?  The piece focuses on the upcoming Festival and […]

No Books, Just Boas: Burlesque University


While living in New York City, I went to see a show at The Slipper Room.  I was told that the show was a performance with a “few dancing girls”.  I assumed dancing girls meant ballerinas, and the name Slipper Room referred to ballet slippers.  Instead, what I saw was […]

Skin & Spectacle: T.O. Burlesque Festival Coming to Town