Weekly Burlesque: No Strings Attached

By Jo Weldon
January 27, 2009

This is a clip from the documentary No Strings Attached by Lisa Whitmer. She and her crew filmed me at Tease-O-Rama while teaching a version of my glove-and-stocking-peel class.

I love this clip because it shows the view I usually see — all the smiling faces and playfulness. I’m a lucky woman to get to do this for a living, and I know it!

See the trailer (which shows me as a bumping Godzilla among the goddesses) at http://www.lisawhitmer.com

“Bursting with sex appeal and kitschy charm, No Strings Attached is a playful romp through the world of burlesque, from its origins in the late nineteenth century to its contemporary revival. The film provides a peek through feathers and glitter at the Scenic Sisters, a San Francisco duo, as it prepares for the annual, international Tease-O-Rama convention.”

Tease-O-Rama:
http://www.teaseorama.com

– Jo Weldon

Jo Weldon is headmistress of the award-winning New York School of Burlesque and is a regular burlesque performer. Visit burlesquedaily.blogspot.com to read her daily blog.

By Jo Weldon January 27, 2009
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