Tuesday, August 7, 2007

NYBF Preview - International Edition

With the New York Burlesque Festival just a few weekends away and Golden Pastie nomination in effect, let's take a moment to look at some of the talent coming to the festival this year.

Today, the international burlesquers:

Belladonnas De Lux (Australia)
Belladonnas de Lux are a Sydney based burlesque troupe featuring the talents of performers Tulsa, Lulu and Tasia.
A very brief taste of Belladonnas De Lux.

Budoir Bondage (Sweden)
(does anyone have a website for Budoir Bondage? - Forum Admin)

Delilah Samson (London)
Delilah has been on the international scene since 2000, starting out her career in Vancouver, Canada. She has appeared in two music videos, a BBC3 mockumentary and is a member of the London based burlesque troupe Burly Q: A Queer Cabaret as well as part of the DJ collective Titty Titty Bang Bang!

Gwendoline Lamour (London)
With her all natural pin-up girl figure, ivory skin, and irresistible charm and grace Gwendoline is the personification of 1930s and 40s glamour. Trained to Masters Degree level in theatre and dance Gwendoline is long limbed and elegant and has been enchanting international audiences for seven glamourous years.
Gwendoline Lamour's promotional video

Imogen Kelly (Australia)
Australia's internationally renouned Queen of Burlesque, Imogen Kelly has appeared on stages around the world including London, Tokyo and Paris. She is currently appearing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Imogen Kelly performs at the Burlesque Ball in Sydney

Skin Tight Outta Sight (Toronto)
Skin Tight Outta Sight Rebel Burlesque is recognized as one of Canada’s pioneers in the Burlesque Revival. With six years of sold old shows under their sequined belts, this troupe bridges the gap between retro and revisionist with influences such as classical ballet, bump ‘n grind, Motown and just plain Out There!
Skin Tight Outta Sight's promotional video

Tigerlil (Australia)
The Princess of Powertools, Tigerlil rounds out her burlesque with a heathly side of circus, sideshow and performance art thrown in.
Tigerlil at the Psycho Sideshow of Anarchy

1 comment:

Hayley said...

If anyone fancies it....

Ragdoll Rebels Presents...
Polesque Vs Burlesque
Handbags At Dusk!

Wednesday 8th October 2008
8pm till late

www.myspace.com/ragdollrebels

Kudos, 10 Adelaide Street, London, WC2
(nearest tube is Charing Cross)

Defending the Burlesque Title is the stunning Miss Beulah Bell!

Challenging the Old Skool is The Sinsational Miss Amber-Rosia!

With Ring Girl Miss Tiny Tamara Temptation!

Bringing you the Hottest Ref in town Miss Mada-Luna!

And keeping the spectators in line is... Just Murray!

£10 on the door
£8 with a flyer
£7 performers & students