Author Archives: chestylr
I have had a prolonged absence from burlesque. Living life and having a bit of a creative lull contributed to my time off the stage but I am happy to say I have a few upcoming performances. I can not … Continue reading
After taking the month of April off from performing I had the pleasure of performing not once, but twice, in San Francisco with the Red Hots and the Hubba Hubba Revue. The burlesque scene there is blossoming and I am … Continue reading
I am back from a fabulous trip to Copenhagen, Denmark! I spent a week walking and running the city, eating smørrebrød and as many pastries as I could, and stared at cute Danish boys. Prior to my trip I did … Continue reading
2011 was a phenomenal year in burlesque for me. I performed more than I ever had before, performed in another state, attended BurlyCon, and made connections in this community that have been beneficial and encouraging. I could never have imagined … Continue reading
When is a burlesque performer not “new”? What prompts this question centers around a Facebook invite to perform at a peer review for new performers to receive feedback and the opportunity for show producers to see your work. While I … Continue reading
I had the wonderful pleasure of performing in Portland this weekend! It was my first time performing in another state and it was incredible. A big thank you goes out to Zora Phoenix for allowing me to be a part … Continue reading
Earlier this week I had the wonderful opportunity to sit and converse with other Seattle burlesque performers. Our conversation ranged from costuming to the politics we have to deal with performing. I am grateful I have a community where I … Continue reading
BurlyCon is a week away and I can’t believe time flew by so quickly. In preparation for the weekend I recently ordered business cards. The idea had always been in the back of my mind but I never thought I … Continue reading
It is official: I am going to BurlyCon! I am ecstatic to attend classes, network, and mingle. Now I just have to wait until the end of October. The excitement builds!
Finally! I have a website. Please be patient as I work on making this beautiful. The performances page has been updated. Mark your calendars!