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Belly Dance From Burlesque by Miles Copeland
it is traditionally understood, I do not find Burlesque, (meaning nudity-no
matter how hard one pretends it does not) amusing or creative in the
slightest when it comes to including Belly dance, an art that has suffered
too long with such unfortunate associations. I find it completely irresponsible
Dance, Burlesque and Beyond: Confessions of a Post Modern
Showgirl by Princess Farhana (Pleasant Gehman)
WAIT!!!” I can hear you screaming, “ BURLESQUE IS STRIPPING!”
Sol Bloom by Kharmine
to Bloom, the troupe had a hired Algerian guide, “a giant Kablye,” who
had lived in London and was able to chide Bloom sternly in an accent “normally
heard in an English drawing room."
War-fair? Belly Dance Comics tm by
"I sprang from the forehead of Isis!"
8-11-00-Yasmina's First Club Gig by
"You're so beautiful! Wouldn't you like to audition to
dance for us?"
Rituals and Beyond: Exploring Current Controversies in Middle
Eastern Dance by Barbara Grant
If you are like me, (I know that many are not) you first responded
viscerally and negatively to both situations. Then, as the shock wore
off, perhaps you tried to make sense of it all.
Career Path Less Traveled: Dancing in Movies and TV in the'60s,
An Interview with Tanya Lemani by John Clow
Smart" I enjoyed working with Karen Steele and Don Adams. They took
some of my lines out and Don saw that I was upset. Don insisted that
they give some of them back to me.