FAQs About our Burlesque Dancers
Q: What’s the difference between burlesque and striptease?
A: Whereas the aim of striptease is to end in nudity and a big reveal, burlesque’s aim is to be seductive and aimed to tease the audience and build up anticipation whilst leaving things up to their imagination. Furthermore, burlesque shows often have a narrative and tell a story, the costumes are more detail and often have a vintage feel to them.
Q: Do burlesque acts involve nudity?
A: One of the key parts of burlesque is keeping a degree of the body hidden. Although many burlesque dancers will get close to naked they use props and pieces such as nipple tassels and lingerie to still keep an element of themselves hidden. This is integral to the idea of burlesque being a tease show rather than exposing everything.
For many burlesque dancers, there is a balance of teasing the audience and seeing just how far they can get without getting fully naked. Because of this, it is always worth considering your audience to ensure.
Q: What do burlesque shows involve?
A: burlesque has really developed over the years and can be done in various different ways. However, generally speaking, burlesque dancers will include seductive removal of clothing, dancing, some kind of narrative and storytelling as well as often including different props such as poles, fans, giant martini glasses and items to be juggled.
Performed to music, the burlesque shows will also often include an element of singing or miming to music as well as various different outfits or costumes. However, this can differ from the types of burlesque dancers you’re hiring.
Q: What events should I book burlesque dancers for?
A: Burlesque dancers are a great entertainment option for many events. Often booked for gala dinner or charity ball entertainment as well as themed events such as 1920s, Vintage and Hollywood themed events. They are also an excellent entertainment option for luxury private parties.