Jo King Burlesque Archives - Burlexe
We find out the burlesque icons of British burlesque legend, Jo King in our latest video. She looks at inspirational women she has met and admired in her career and beyond. Read More
In our burlesque lessons series with British burlesque legend, Jo King, she shares the biggest mistakes burlesque dancers can make and how to fix them. Read More
“Burlesque saved me. It’s true.
“I am Howard, Burlexe’s Creator and Artistic Director. And Burlexe happened at a time of utmost difficulty for me; I was totally bogged down by recession and business worries whilst gradually realizing that I’d walked along a career path that made sense to everyone else but not really to me. Something had to give (if it wasn’t me).
“So what is Burlexe…? Well, originally, I had an idea about showgirls which mutated into an idea about burlesque which I then tried to rally support for in the media world – only to be met with a series of no’s or impossible goals. After one such meeting, I remember thinking, ‘How can I do this myself?!’