The Velvet Hammer Burlesque: Glorifying the American Gal Since 1995

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The Velvet Hammer Burlesque has put the "tease" back into striptease. Based in Los Angeles and founded by Michelle Carr, the infamous troupe kick-started the current era of Neo-Burlesque and has caused a furore on stages worldwide. The Velvet Hammer's shows are a potent cocktail that mixes elements from classical American revues with a post-feminist punk rock attitude. Their intricately choreographed and lovingly costumed performances have much more in common with the tradition of Vaudeville than with the sleazy table ...

The Velvet Hammer Burlesque: Glorifying the American Gal Since 1995 2008, Gestalten Verlag

ISBN-13: 9783899552027

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