Saturday, September 18, 2010

Vancouver Burlesque scene

Photographer Trevor Jansen captures the stars of Vancouver's burgeoning burlesque scene. The burlesque movement has gained tremendous momentum in Vancouver with weekly shows across town, workshops and burlesque inspired fashion lines.

More than just a vintage-styled strip tease, burlesque is an answer to the male-dominated, vacant-eyed, anatomically enhanced fantasy of femininity. It is a smart and sexy creative outlet for women to explore and perform different ideas of glamour and sensuality. Humour, political commentary and storytelling are also common in these five-minute, fully self-contained theatrical performances. Read whole article by Trevor Jansen.

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