Tag: burlesque

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My Body’s not a Cage

“My Body is not a Cage” was written for “Burlesque and Why”   a stage play produced by Dottie Lux, the founder of Red Hots Burlesque.  Her goal was to give the audience an insight into what is beneath the glitter and glam.  A chance to see that our performances are deeper  than the foundation that goes on our faces.  I was incredibly honored … Read More My Body’s not a Cage

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Werkin It Out

I want to say that it started as a massive screw you to every magazine, every movie, every bully on the school yard, every very concerned stranger and condescending asshole. I want to say that my decision to dance burlesque was an exquisitely executed physical “bite me” to that girl that giggled when I walked into the gym.I want to say that I started stripping in defiance of every single music video and popular retail clothing store in existence. But that … Read More Werkin It Out

Burlycon 2011

Alright I’m totally writing this all late but BurlyCon was amaaaaaaaaaaazing. Before we got there I was 75% body conscious with a  high chance of freaking the fuck out since our fearless troupe leader Juicy D. Light signed us up for peer reviews.  Now let me make is completely clear: Peer Reviews are not about competition against other performers.  It is about putting yourself … Read More Burlycon 2011

This is why I do it :)

Because being part of something larger than yourself, that challenges you and forces you to grow is a powerful experience Because the burlesque community is comprised of artist twisted creative compassionate genius and it is a pure fucking honor to be among their ranks. Because years from now when I am old and grey I can look back and say I had the ovaries … Read More This is why I do it 🙂

Fat on Phat Violence

Disclaimers: the following post contains multiple, continuous and flagrantly shameless use of the words: fuck, bitch, and FAT If any of these words offend you or if you’re one of my former English teachers please navigate away from this page now Dear Ungrateful Fat Bitches, WTF nobody put’s baby in a corner I expected hate from the “mainstream” but from you. You’re breaking my … Read More Fat on Phat Violence

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