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Getting Started in Burlesque - Chicago Burlesque Dancer Red Hot Annie Weinert
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Red Hot Annie / Ann Marie Weinert
Date: 2012-11-12 11:59
Subject: Getting Started in Burlesque
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Welcome to the world of burlesque!

These pages will include resources and reference materials to help new performers navigate the business side of burlesque. Your feedback on the materials here is always welcome via email:

Familiarizing Yourself With Your Community:
1. Directory of Burlesque Dancers
Use this Resource to:
- Learn about local performers
- Pick a burlesque name (something that's not used locally, or over-used nationally)
- Find booking opportunities when traveling

2. Burlesque Business Advice:
Use this Resource to:
- Respond the best possible way in sticky situations
- Learn more about best practices in building a burlesque career

Develop your Repetoire:
1. The Four Phases of a Burlesque Act
Use this Resource to:
- Gauge where your acts are at
- Refine the process of building your acts

Creating a Career Path:
1. Tiers in Burlesque
Use this Resource to:
- Determine your current position
- Create objective goals that will allow desired recognition
- Up your game!

2. Burlesque Festivals
Use this Resource to:
- Apply to festivals
- Get involved in other aspects of festival production
- Meet people outside of your local burlesque scene

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