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- DescriptionThe Pocket Book of Burlesque is the -holds-barred, totally feisty, pocket-sized manual for the aspiring, the practicing, and the admiring burlesque fan, written by Professor Jo Boobs, founder of the New York School of Burlesque. With a foreword by feminist comedian (and bona fide burlesque enthusiast) Margaret Cho, this paperback guidebook runs through the basic philosophies of burlesque performance, provides step-by-step instruction on basic moves, and gives hand-me-down wisdom from one of the most established voices on the burlesque scene. The book also includes hands-on exercises for developing stage-worthy confidence, sexiness, and presence, as well as advice on how to bring together the fabulous makeup, costumes, pasties, moves, grooves, and attitudes of burlesque. The Pocket Book of Burlesque is the one-stop, must-have guide for everyone interested in this newly-and wildly-popular performance art and provides inspiration and advice that readers can take straight from the page to the stage!
- Author BiographyJo Weldon is the headmistress and founder of the award-winning New York School of Burlesque, and many of her graduates have gone on to become burlesque stars themselves. She is known as the premier educator and authority on burlesque, and is the coexecutive director at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas, working with burlesque instructors around the world to develop curriculum and standards for teaching burlesque history and technique. She has published countless articles and photographs about stripping and burlesque, and has been interviewed for television, film, radio, print, and the Internet.
- Author(s)Jo Weldon
- PublisherHarperCollins Publishers Inc
- Date of Publication15/06/2010
- SubjectOther Performing Arts
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintIt Books
- Content NoteIllustrated throughout
- Weight435 g
- Width127 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine24 mm
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