Winners Interviews: Anna Fur Laxis, 1st Runner Up

First Runner Up, Anna Fur Laxis discusses her BHoF 2011 experience, and one of the most talked about performances of the weekend… Congratulations Anna! Are you happy with the result? Thank you! It was wonderful, and the feedback and responses I have had, both from the live performance and from

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Recap: Burlesque Reunion Showcase 2011

For more of JD’s Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend coverage, please visit BurlesqueBeat.com. 54th Annual Burlesque Reunion Showcase Orleans Showroom, Las Vegas Friday, June 3, 2011 Every year, I gallop out to Vegas with three rambunctious questions bouncing around in my belly:  What new and exciting performers will I get

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Winners Interviews: Indigo Blue, Reigning Queen 2011

In the first of a series of BHoF Winners Interviews, Indigo Blue shares her thoughts, feelings and future plans as the Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2011…   When you were announced, my heart leapt for you – the wave of love and happiness for you in the theatre was so

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Tournament of Tease 2011: RESULTS

  Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2011 Miss Indigo Blue First Runner-Up: Anna Fur Laxis Second Runner-Up: Lily Verlaine   Best Boylesque: Captain Kidd Best Debut: LouLou D’Vil Best Group: The Stage Door Johnnies   Most Dazzling: Captain Kidd Most Classic: Miss Indigo Blue Most Comical: The Dolls of Doom Most

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Pearls of Wisdom from Burlesque Royalty…

For those of you who did not attend and have not had a chance to enjoy the edited version in the BHoF ’11 programme, here are some words of advice and best wishes for BHoF competitors and would-be queens and kings from some of the previous title holders…   “If

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A Dliteful Queen: Roxi Passes the Torch of Tease

As a new queen is crowned, Roxi Dlite looks back on her year as the Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2010… Roxi Dlite – Reigning Queen of Burlesque 2010 (©Roxi Dlite) How have you spent your year as Reigning Queen? Have you enjoyed it? How does it feel to be written

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Meet the Contenders: Best Debut

The hour is almost at hand – but first, a word from the gorgeous performers competing for Best Debut…   Imogen Kelly Can you encapsulate yourself and your signature style in three words? Outrageous Divine Gorgeous. Can you describe or give us a taste of the act you have chosen

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Meet The Contenders: Reigning Queen

As the big night approaches, the performers contending for the ultimate title in burlesque discuss their thoughts and preparations…   Coco Lectric Can you encapsulate yourself and your signature style in three words? Sensual, Playful, Engaging Can you describe or give us a taste of the act you have chosen

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Superstar Sunday + Tournée Screening

Nadine DuBois and Naughty Pierre host, as neo-burlesque’s brightest stars, including past titleholders and our 2011 honorees “for excellence in the promotion and perpetuation of Burlesque,” round out an unforgettable weekend of flesh & film with live performances and a special, cast-hosted screening of Matthieu Almaric’s award-winning comedy, Tournée (Best

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Just Announced: 2011 Title Contenders

We’re thrilled to announce the lineup for s 21st annual Tournament of Tease. Dubbed “The Superbowl of Striptease” (Seattle Post-Intelligencer), “The Grand National–The Oscars–of burlesque striptease” (London Daily Telegraph) and “The world’s top showcase of international burlesque entertainers” (Las Vegas Sun), the Saturday night competition features top-flight entertainers from around

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