Camille 2000, Judith Stein and League of Exotique Dancers director Rama Rau join guest host Gill Deacon to discuss the glitzy world of burlesque, the gritty problems that lurked just beneath the surface, and why they bill the film as “an alternate history of feminism”. Watch now on CBC Q League of Exotique Dancers debuts […]
HOLIDAY O’HARA A Boston Girl Gone Bad; Holiday became a fan of burlesque at age eight when she learned about the pretty ladies in beautiful gowns performing in Boston’s “Combat Zone.” In 1968 at age 18 the opportunity to live her childhood dream appeared 3000 miles across the country in San Francisco. One evening while […]
LOVEY GOLDMINE Lovey is a trained singer, dancer and performer who after a successful burlesque run in North America, moved to Paris in the 1970’s to join the famous Crazy Horse Saloon’s chorus line. When she returned to the United States, she brought several Crazy Horse acts back to The Loser’s Club in Los Angeles. […]
Saskatoon’s big premiere of the Burlesque Documentary that steamed up the Hot Docs in Toronto this year!
Marinka began her career in showbiz in 1960 as a show girl. She then moved on to working in nightclubs, performing as a belly dancer and exotic dancer. When she began working at a Toledo theatre, burlesque legend Rose La Rose convinced her to become a feature burlesque act, passing on one of her signature […]
In her twenty years as a headlining artist, Camille 2000 worked with many of burlesque’s most notable talents, including choreographer Paul Markoff, costumers Simon Sorr and Hedy Jo Star. Having established herself as a glamorous “traditional” feature, Camille went on to push the envelope with her performances, introducing audiences to a more aggressive (some might […]