Archive for July, 2009

How to Audition for Burlesque Part II

"I auditioned, but didn't get cast. Now what do I do?" Step 1: Contact the show organizer who auditioned you. Construct a polite email thanking them for the opportunity to audition, and you can request future audition dates. You may ask if there was anything in particular they felt you needed to work on for […]

How to Audition for Burlesque Part I

Here is another question that's been posed frequently to the Kittens: how to audition in burlesque. Auditioning for a performance opportunity in a burlesque show is no different than auditioning for any type of show in the performance arts. Whether it's singing, dancing, acting or comedy, here are a few guidelines to help out any […]

House of Funk Theatre Company's Upcoming August Performance!

The House of Funk Theatre Company will be performing at the Move to Groove Ball on August 22, 2009. The Move to Groove Ball is a dance showcase featuring works from Texas choregraphers. For more information regarding House of Funk, upcoming HOF classes and workshops, and to purchase tickets for this event, contact Cindy Capener […]

Just a reminder…Burlesque show this Saturday!

The Velvet Kittens return to Rembrandt's Dutch Pub for our final performance of Yankee Doodle Candy! This vaudevillian-burlesque production features comedy, singing, dancers…and in the VK style of burlesque. Coming in August: The Velvet Kitten Burlesque Performance of BURNING LOVE: A tribute to the King of Rock n Roll! Show dates for BURNING LOVE are […]

6th Annual Modern Dance Festival at the Modern

The 6th Annual Modern Dance Festival at the Modern runs until August 2, 2009. The festival offers a variety of modern dance experiences, including choreographer's showcase, performances, film, and lectures. All events at the 6th annual Modern Dance Festival at the The Modern are free. From Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth's website: This summer, the 6th annual […]

MBS Production's John XII :: Discount Season Ticket Info

The Kittens were treated to a performance of Mark-Brian Sonna's newest production, John XII. The only word we have to describe it….AMAZING!! The actors were sinsational, the writing and direction by Mr. Sonna was simply superb. A few words about the play's main character, the historical John XII, from Mr. Sonna: "Who was John XII? […]


It's Friday night, and no Velvet Kitten shows insight! On our weekend off the Kittens will be attending a performance of the MBS Production, John XII. Who was John XII? A backstabbing, conniving, manipulative, sexy, lustful, and wickedly funny man that changed the world. His real name was Octavius, and for 8 years he ruled […]

Thursday Night Burlesque Show :: Sugar Moonlight!

The Velvet Kittens are back on stage tonight! Located in Dallas at Hyena's Comedy Nightclub in Mockingbird Station, the Velvet Kittens present our Thursday night burlesque floorshow, Sugar Moonlight. Dancing to the blues and jazz from the Shish Boom Band, this VK spectacular takes you on a journey to the Rat Pack days of Vegas! […]

It's my first burlesque show, what can I expect?

The Kittens are posed with this question from time to time, and our answer here is broad to the world of burlesque: Burlesque is a form of theatrical entertainment. There are many elements that can be included on a burlesque stage: comedians, actors, singers, dancers, musicians and specialty acts. Shows can include a variety of […]

Velvet Kittens :: Burlesque Auditions

The Velvet Kittens will be auditioning this week! Calling all DFW talent: Singers, dancers, comedians, specialty acts, and anyone who has ever wanted to play in a vaudevillian-burlesque show! We are looking for specialty acts, singers, solo and ensemble dancers and singers for our vaudevillian-burlesque shows, as well as female solo dancers for our Sugar […]