Archive for October, 2009

Becoming a Burlesque Performer, Part IV

"How to become a performer in burlesque" is one of the most popular questions I receive. I currently have an on-going series on the VK website answering this question in more detail. If you're new to the series, begin here: Part I, Understanding Burlesque Part II, Creating Your Character Part III, Music Selection and Preparation […]

The Burlesque Teaser!

The Burlesque Teaser is a combo class of our newly designed and original burlesque class curriculum in our distinctive burlesque style! Enjoy all of our signature classes in one, and find the right Velvet Kitten burlesque class for you! Some of our signature burlesque classes included in this month's Burlesque Teaser: Burlesque Basics I, Balletlesque, […]

Wanna be in the annual Burlesque Nutcracker?

In 2006 the Velvet Kittens premiered our first Burlesque Nutcracker in our holiday show, Un Noel Coquin: A Naughty Christmas. Included in our Nutcracker were singers, dancers, actors, a live jazz band…and an interesting twist on this yearly holiday classic. Friend, fan, and local playwright Mark-Brian Sonna (who you may know as "Johnny Johnson," our […]

Burlesque Show tonight!!

The Velvet Kittens of Le Cabaret Burlesque will be returning tonight to Ridglea Theater for a show in Fort Worth! Also on the playbill this evening: Rabbits Got the Gun, Shining Silence, Fatback Circus, and Spoonfed Tribe. Shuttle will be playing in the upstairs lounge. Doors open at 8pm. The Kittens take the stage at […]

Dallas Burlesque Class - The Velvet Kitten Dancer

Learn the actual burlesque dances the Velvet Kittens perform on stage! This specialized VK burlesque class is available at our Dallas location. And remember…you only have two more weeks to take advantage of our October introductory special: "Pay as You Play" $10.00 (cash) per class. No sign-up or registration fees. RSVP today! For more information […]


You have only two more weeks to take advantage of the Velvet Kittens "Pay as You Play" burlesque class October special! RSVP us here, or email us at Each class is only $10.00 (cash) during the month of October. ~We will allow drop-ins for the Dallas burlesque weekend classes. Class space is limited. RSVP […]

Got a traffic violation?

Starting in January 2010, Velvet Kittens Skye Vega and Stevie Swan will be part of your on-line defensive driving course! Yup, these lovely Kittens will be teaching you about traffic safety: from speed limits to drinking and driving. This course will be available on-line at Comedy Defensive Driving . Here's a sneak peek: (Caution: There's […]

Burlesque Class Update – Dallas!

Yes, you can still reserve your spot in burlesque class for this weekend in Dallas! Saturday Classes: Balletlesque 3:30 - 4:30 pm Burlesque Basics I 4:30 - 5:30 pm ……………………………………………………………………………….. Sunday Classes: Burlesque Basics I 5:30 - 6:30 pm The Velvet Kitten Dancer 6:30 -7:30 pm The Burlesque Teaser 7:30 -8:30 pm Teacher's Choice 8:30 […]

Miss us?

We were very saddened at the closure of Rembrandt's Dutch Pub, home to our monthly vaudevillian-burlesque extravaganzas. We'll still be out and about performing in DFW. Next weekend we will be in Fort Worth at Ridglea Theater. Waiting on our return to Dallas? We will be presenting our annual charity holiday show, Candyland: A Night […]

Have boas….will travel!

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