Tag Archives: Burlesque

BIPOC and Queer Performers Present the Seattle Burlesque and Cabaret Co-Op

by Mark Van Streefkerk


When the pandemic brought live performance to a halt last year, the Seattle burlesque community watched as one by one, some of the most beloved nightlife institutions shuttered their doors temporarily or for good. Unable to take the stage at their regular venues — like The Rendezvous, Re-bar, Barça Lounge, or R Place — Mx. Pucks A’Plenty (they/them and YAS QUEEN) and troupe The Devil’s Advocates moved performances online. Now a year into the pandemic, Pucks and The Devils are part of a new cooperative by and for the burlesque and cabaret community and have a new season of shows on the horizon. 

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Simone Pin Productions Celebrates Diversity, Talent, and Thought-Provoking Artistry in ‘Queens’

by Becs Richards

Simone Pin Productions is much more than a dance company; they are dreaming of a new world. They are in the work of visioning for a more inclusive, sexy, editorial, and equitable creative space. Their upcoming performance, Queens, is a technical burlesque-based showcase of POC dancers, singers, and entrepreneurs premiering at Northwest Film Forum June 20.

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