An Interview with Deb au Nare

I sat down with the lovely Jana Downs of Asheville Press for a cup of coffee and a look into what my life as a burlesque performer, producer and teacher is really like and how I got started. It was a lot of fun and Jana, although very new to the burlesque world, has officially been sucked... Continue Reading →

Student of the Month – Dixie Daggers

By Dixie Daggers When Deb first asked me to write about myself, my first thought was ‘crap.’ To me I am the most boring individual that I know. In fact, I will tell people this on a daily. I didn’t even know where to start with this entry and what to even say. Many of the... Continue Reading →

Student of the Month – Sniickersnee

By Sniickersnee Imagine being told, at a very young age, that you "probably" will never be able to do your dream by doctors. Well, that's exactly what happened to me. Little did I know that later in life, I'd be proving that doctor wrong. I've been in pain for as long as I can remember, I've... Continue Reading →

Sue Meringue – Student of the Month

By Sue Meringue For those of you who don't know me, my stage name is Sue Meringue (rhymes with boomerang) and just after my 43rd birthday, I will have performed burlesque for one year. I became addicted to the idea of burlesque right away, but never thought I would have the courage to actually perform. My... Continue Reading →

Our Year in Review – 2015

It's almost 2016 and everyone has been posting their "Year in Review" on Facebook. We wanted to get in on the action too by posting all of our Burlesque 101 graduates group photos! So check out all of the amazing women who made their burlesque debut this year! Starting with our very FIRST Burlesque 101... Continue Reading →

Burlesque Horror Stories

I once got booked for a show that, at the time, sounded like a lot of fun! It was a music festival out of town where there was rumored to be a large turnout. This was also one of those weekend festivals that everyone camps out at. I didn't have a problem with the camping... Continue Reading →

What is Burlesque to You?

If you ask 5 people what burlesque is, you will most likely get 5 different answers. Yes, we can all give you the history and origin of where the term came from, but even as performers that are part of the same community, we all have different versions of what "burlesque" is to us. So,... Continue Reading →

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