Showgirls.Life Blog How NOT to lose a wig onstage

How to NOT Lose a Wig Onstage

Please don’t fall off, please don’t fall off, please don’t fall off! Ever had those pleading thoughts running through your head onstage? Not me. I was taught by…

Showgirls.Life Blog – How to Rubber your Shoes

How to make those heels last

Well you did it, you just blew $100 on a pair of shoes for an act. And that’s just the shoes. You haven’t even started to bedazzle yet!…

Showgirls.Life Blog – How to Rubber your Shoes

How to NOT Face Plant Onstage

There is a video out there in the world, probably several, of a long-legged burlesque artist gracefully walking across a parquet floor and then suddenly wiping out in…

Showgirls.Life Blog – Gazella High Kick

High Kicks and Kick Lines

I’ve always been a pretty flexible dancer. I was always the one doing splits on chairs and practicing over stretching techniques in order to get the most out…

ShowgirlsLife Blog – How Much Does a Burlesque Act Cost to Produce?

How Much do You Get Paid to Perform?

This post contains affiliate links. To learn more about them and the benefits click here. How much do you really get paid to perform?My first big burlesque purchase…

protecting your feathered investments

How to protect your feathered investments!

My favorite part of being a showgirl is the feathers. The world of burlesque is covered in glitter, rhinestones and feathers of every type—ostrich, turkey, rooster, vulture, etc.…