How to Become a Burlesque Dancer Part One

Serena Doherty June 4, 2016 Burlesque, Burlesque Dancing Basics

See the first part of British burlesque legend, Jo King’s advice on how to become a burlesque dancer.

How to Become a Burlesque Dancer

The lovely Jo King first became involved in the Burlexe show as our very own burlesque guru. After lending her 35 years of experience backstage Goodtime Mama Jojo went on to be our hostess with the mostess.

Then in our 2013 spring run she returned as an actress and of course burlesque performer. Needless to say we have a soft spot for the London Academy of Burlesque founder. You can also get her advice on how to learn burlesque dancing and how to choose burlesque shoes.

Jo King has already shared her wisdom in our videos. These include what is burlesque, burlesque make up tricks and her tips and stories from the dressing room.

In our latest burlesque video, Jo King starts with the first time she saw a London burlesque show. She references the striptease artists who inspired her in her early career. You then get some sage wisdom on choosing your burlesque acts, finding your inspiration and the no-nos when it comes to burlesque gimmicks. Watch part two of this feature for Jo King’s first strip.

Meet Jo King Burlesque Legend.