The Superstars Are Coming!

Prepare for burlesque royalty! The Superstars of Burlesque are back and heading to Chicago on September 16th!  Performing at the Park West in 2 shows only (8 and 10pm) are Michelle L’amour, Julie Atlas Muz, Kalani Kokonuts, Hot Toddy, The Stage Door Johnnies, Dirty Martini, Tigger!,The Chicago Starlets, Indigo Blue, Trixie Little and the Evil Hate Monkey, Roxi D’Lite!  All hosted by Mr. Showbiz, Murray Hill!  Each performer is a Burlesque Hall of Fame Title Holder.  [Tickets] are available now online, or IN PERSON at Studio L’amour, the Park West box office or Taboo Tabou!

Then on September 17th, we have Superstar Workshops at Studio L’amour! There are 4 spots left for Hot Toddy and Kalani Kokonuts. [Register] now!

6pm-7pm: “Jazz Dancing for Burlesque” with Hot Toddy

Dance class focusing on the 40s/50s style dance, using isolation, jazz technique, and Fosse style dance movements that can be used to bring extra style to your burlesque routines.


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7:15pm-8:15pm: “Costuming Glamour” with Kalani Kokonuts

Costuming and Presentation
Kalani Kokonuts will work with you as a group as well as one on one.
- Basics of costuming and how to stand out from the crowd.
- How to create powerful and dynamic acts.
- How to get ideas and inspiration which works for anyone.
- How to create color combinations
- 20 most common mistakes that amateur performers make in costuming as well as props.
- How to get the most bang for your buck while looking like you spent a fortune.
- How to rhinestone to dazzle and create depth.
- Please bring your ideas

Off to Vegas!

We’re all heading out to Las Vegas to perform at the Burlesque Hall of Fame!

It’s June 2-5 at the Orleans Hotel.  We’ll be performing on Superstar Sunday, June 5th alongside Michelle L’amour, Dirty Martini, Julie Atlas Muz, Hot Toddy, Kitten DeVille, Trixie Little, The Evil Hate Monkey, Gigi and Pop, Tigger!, and Kalani Kokonuts! What a line up! All hosted by Nadine Dubois and Pierre Jean Pierre St. Pierre.

Belles and Whistles – Feb. 13 – Music Box Theater

We’re back with Belles and Whistles, one of our biggest shows of the year, on Feb. 13 at the Music Box Theater.  Michelle L’amour, Frenchie Kiss, Mimi First, Ivy Fabulous, Vivian Velvet will all be premiering new acts!  We will also be doing a new group act, as well as some of your favorites.  Our host, Nadine Dubois, is back for more with special guests Trixie Little and the Evil Hate Monkey, Yuri Lane, and the Stage Door Johnnies.  There will also be a fabulous after party with the cast at the Dana Hotel’s Vertigo Sky Lounge.  Tickets are available by clicking on the image above or can be purchased at Studio L’amour with cash or check.  There are two shows, 7 and 9:30.  It is highly recommended that you get your tickets in advance as we sold out last year!