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ALL ABOUT STRIPTEASE
Faced with censorship since its origins, striptease has rejuvenated today, to the point of seeing bloom during stripping. Discover the different techniques for stripping, the great figures of this erotic art or professional secrets. Folder to move to the other side of the curtain …
While simple stripping has been the norm for many decades, the twentieth century saw the emergence of new ways to expose her body for artistic and imaginative way. We can do it with humor, with the capabilities of a true gymnast or with accessories … The strip continues to reinvent itself.
Different stripteases The art of undressing to music existed since ancient Greece, on stage and in comedy. But modern striptease was born in Paris, specifically the Moulin Rouge. Mona, a follower of Bal des Quat’z’Arts, takes off her clothes in music, there inaugurating the return of an art that modesty had dropped into oblivion. Since then, the strip was imported in Europe and the United States, although inspired by the wildest excesses of the most sensual. After decades in which the strip seemed confined to disreputable gambling dens and clubs, stripping back today and practice as well as the bridal chamber in a chic nightclub.
Vaudeville is bourgeois, burlesque is popular. Born in the nineteenth century in the fairs and markets, there are also many discovered theater as circus performances, but above all, adult entertainment. Men admire them little shy of women ready to play their erotic image to better relax the atmosphere. Full of wacky accessories that go balls to feather boas, through the most eccentric jewelry, burlesque strip becomes a truly erotic art after the Second World War, with its icons as Lili St Cyr and Tempest Storm (link to the known strippers).
In the US, it creates a true madness that causes many censures. Originally, no doubt, loss of enthusiasm for this comical dance. But as stripping, burlesque is again the object of infatuation contemporary dancers, drawing inspiration in this art constantly renewed.
Inspired by Dixie Evans, Lili St. Cyr and Sally Rand, neo-burlesque was born in American theaters in Los Angeles and New York. Especially with dancers like Michelle Carr Ami Goodheart or, neo-burlesque, like its predecessor, makes striptease show a true aesthetic, where dance and accessories are much more important than undressing. So it is with Dita Von Teese, who has contributed to make known this forgotten art.
Originally also the creation of troops around the world, neo-burlesque all of its ancestor: humor, eroticism and above all, style.
In New York, the Peppermint Lounge organizes evenings twist in the 60’s where the girls often end up dancing on the tables. They were wearing go-go boots in fashion, which would have given the origin of the name. Another version assumes that the first go-go dancers appeared at the famous Whisky a gogo, the famed Los Angeles club.
Still, these strippers funny conquered Europe and even Asia, especially in Thailand, which has many clubs galore. The homosexual community also masculinized practice. Now, entertainment, television also count their dancers on platforms, in cages or cube.
An iron bar, and imagination ignites. The pole dance would be born in the fairgrounds, where acrobats clinging to the bar to perform erotic figures. With the development of burlesque, bars and clubs provide and popularize the concept. It was not until the 70s that the pole dance become one of the striptease of references. To the point that many of today are professional classical ex-dancers, athletic and capable of the most impressive figures. Because the pole dance is not only a strip: it is an attractive spectacle, sports and freestyle. Capable of making a spectator as happy as a child to the circus.
The fans dance already existed in the Spanish flamenco or high Korean society. But it was not erotic potential of dance invented by Sally Rand. An outfit more than light and two large ostrich feathers are all the necessary equipment. A dancer then to spark the imagination and the desire of the viewer, while managing to show only tiny parts of his body. Now overtaken by other forms of striptease, dancing feathers nevertheless retains many attraction and mystery, especially within the gay community, where the drag shows equipped with these beautiful accessories still fascinate viewers .dro poff window
Such a simple strip that conquers more and more clubs. A chair, a spectator, a dancer. The game rules are fixed in advance: the customer can only see or touch also, the dancer has the right or not touching one she must meet. Everything is done in the club or in a “champagne room” for a little more privacy. Running in a lascivious and very erotic dance, lap dance has unfortunately contributed to bad reputation striptease, as it remains linked in people’s minds, a common practice worthy of prostitutes. Born in the USA (where some communities have banned), he nevertheless quickly won over Canada and the United Kingdom. For bosses clubs, lap dance is a great way to pay the dancers and to attract customers. Many chances, so that the lap dance becomes more and more popular in France.
In such a frivolous society that existed in Paris during the nineteenth century, the tavern becomes almost a place of pilgrimage. The Black Cat, the Moulin Rouge and Folies Bergère are places where one invents a crazy dance and misguided: the cancan. Originally couple and created by Celeste Mogador, Bal Mabille dancer, it seems that the cancan was quickly taken over by the famous Nina legs in the air, immortalized by the painter Toulouse-Lautrec. The goal: to twirl, jump, showing her legs and especially his pants split. As he became more professional, the cancan became more respectable dance, as we know it today: rank dancers legs in the air and not split pants. Probably a little too provocative for the time.