Learn the Art of Vintage Burlesque
In the glory days of 1940's Burlesque, shows were filled with hilarious comedians, witty sketches, beautiful chorus girls, and... a strip tease. On this DVD you will find hours of material to help you put on your own full show, including a new original Burlesque dance routine. Even if you never plan on producing or appearing in a Burlesque show, you'll enjoy the history of the amazing days when Burlesque reigned! All All-New Dance "Burlesque Beauty"... ...that you can perform On-Stage or just for fun! Choreographed by 90-year old legendary Hollywood choreographer Miriam Nelson * Watch Miriam rehearsing The Burlesque Beauties chorus Girls, adding performance Polish and dazzle! * Plus, in-depth instruction by Silvia Plankl, celebrated German Burlesque dancer! * Special tips on using gloves, boas, and fans! * See the full performance at the historic 1928 Cicada Club in Los Angeles. Show Business Luminaries Reveal... The history of Burlesque dancing, comedy, and sketches and how to produce a complete show today! Featuring: Rusty Frank, Dance & Dance Historian James Gray, Hollywood Art Director & Performer Allison Lizzi, Producer Dollface Entertainment Nick Santa Maria, Broadway Comedian & Historian Miriam Nelson, Hollywood Choreographer Silvia Plankl, Vintage Dancer Will Ryan, Actor, Writer, and Composer Joe Yakovetic, Artist and Designer Plus loads of extras! Archival Clips Vintage Sketches Historic Burlesque Photo Montage Behind The Scenes Production Stills.