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I Am a Burlesque Dancer

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    I'm a brand new burlesque dancer in training!

    I have an amazing supportive troupe, and I can't wait to perform!
    DreamingDreamingDreaming DreamingDreamingDreaming 22-25, F Mar 27

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    Im Going To Be A Burlesque Dancer

    Once there was a little girl who loved the feathers and exotic costumes of her mothers friend the ******** who worked in Soho's Cabaret bars. But her mothe looked at her indisgust when she told the teachers she also wanted to be a ******** when she grew up! She loved...
    Cuckoobella Cuckoobella 41-45 1 Response Aug 10, 2010

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    Same Thing?

    Is this the same as a ********? Because I used to do that in my younger days
    goodnplenti goodnplenti 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 27, 2007

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    When I Was Much Young

    I started working at a burlesque when I was 19. My parents lived in Murray Hill and I took the trolley or bus over to the Upper East Side to the club. My parents were old-fashioned so I told them I was selling flowers. The club did some dirty business, but I stayed out of that...
    rumspringa01 rumspringa01 61-65, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2012

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    So I Asked If There Was Anything I Could Do to Help...

    OK... little bit of back story... I moved in with my husband (fiance at the time) in early 2004.  I moved to a completely different city where I didn't know anyone and had left all my friends behind.  a few months later, I got pregnant and found one other pregnant woman...
    frontier frontier 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2007

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    I started burlesque dance classes last Wednesday - it's a 10 week course - I'm so excited!!!! I talked three of my girl friends into taking it too! Not only is it great exercise...
    justsmile14 justsmile14 41-45, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I taught myself how to pole dance via youtube videos.. My favorite moves are firefighter, carousel, and climbing with attitude. I love how strong it makes me feel and how happy. I...
    LilVixen17 LilVixen17 16-17, F 10 Responses Apr 2

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    hello ! how are u contact me pleaseeee only girls
    Lorenzoo07 Lorenzoo07 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Dancing takes me to a place of high existence. A natural high that I never want to come down from... I feel free, I close my eyes and feel the music. Sometimes there is no music...
    dancingyogi114 dancingyogi114 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Dancing is such a relaxing and healthy release for me. It frees the spirit and allows me to express my emotions
    tinydancer999 tinydancer999 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I study dance in college and I also do a lot of musical theatre and film. It's my passion. I'm going for it!
    piperweant piperweant 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 7

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    My absolute favorite hobby, my love, my dance pole. One of the few things I still have from my past and I will appreciate it forever.. It was a gift which I will always use. I love...
    LilVixen17 LilVixen17 16-17, F 15 Responses Apr 13

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    I think I want to try it out! I want to make that money!!!! 💰💰💰💰
    krmdr krmdr 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    I used dance until my company closed and that was the saddest thing that happened to me
    InfiniteTearDrops InfiniteTearDrops 13-15, F Apr 17

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    Tomorrow afternoon, more like today, I'll be performing for my fraternity sisters. It's a music fraternity, so we do this every semester. This time for my performance, I'm going to...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    As a curvy girl I never felt particularly beautiful or sexy... After getting involved in burlesque performing I have never felt like such a vixen! Burlesque worships the curvy girl...
    DreamingDreamingDreaming DreamingDreamingDreaming 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Over 1000 EPers can't be wrong! WE LOVE VINTAGE PIN UPS!!! lol I'm just hoping that more stories continue to be written on this topic, as pin ups (and the pin up girl "look") have...
    a2fun1 a2fun1 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    "a shadow and a dancer / we were looking for the answer / keeping perfect time / like a shadow and a dancer / we know the summer thrill is gone / but we've never been so in love...
    embelir embelir 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    First of al thanks! So i dropped out of college 2 years after getting unsatisfactory grades. Being at home for the last 1 year made me realize dat all my ideas of having really...
    Peacefulwarior Peacefulwarior 22-25, F Apr 3

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    I feel like if I could get past my social anxiety barrier, I would be a great dancer. I feel the rhythm of music pretty well, but I'm so self-conscious of what I'm doing when I'm...
    kchip11 kchip11 22-25, M a week ago

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    Well i didnt exactly fall in love with them they have just been arousing me as of late so to begin with i was talking with her and at one point of the conversation robin thicke was...
    Pedroman75 Pedroman75 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Last year, i found messages from my boyfriend of two years to a sexy ********, his activity on Facebook showed him checking out her and his exes profiles frequently, once even when...
    mangojordan mangojordan 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    As a dancer my motto is, "I have nothing to prove, but everything to say." And it's true. I just wish that people accepted me for me. People say I'm a good dancer, yet they have...
    jewelre jewelre 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    I want to have a resturent in my home country so I can eat for free everyday and there will be food from my culture and music from my culture and I will bring belly dancers and Of...
    collegegirl20 collegegirl20 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    music box dancer not sure who plays it
    Bill19641111 Bill19641111 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    I was sitting at the bar, speaking to my friend next to me about nothing in particular, just bar talk, when I felt a tapping on my shoulder. My first reaction was annoyance. Here I...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    My Restless Sister- As I wrote in another post my younger sister died in a car accident at age 7. My mother, self then just turned 9,and now stepfather who was driving by the way...
    ChestnutNAmber ChestnutNAmber 22-25, M 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Try outs are coming up and I'm ready but nervous because there's a couple of girls who are really good and it worries me because there's only a few spots open and I really want one...
    JusttSomeonee JusttSomeonee 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I'm in a dancing mood right now. Wish I had a guy to dance bachata with. The song Promise by Usher ft Romeo Santos is really sexy. I love watching dance videos to see how others...
    XxWolverinaxX XxWolverinaxX 18-21 Apr 7

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    A father goes to his son's room which is a disaster and finds a note on his pillow, the father reads it. "Dear Dad, I snuck away this morning and quit school, I am in love with an...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 51-55, M 4 Responses Apr 10

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    Every time someone posts on here "Dancing queen" by Abba plays in my head ! And I'm not complaining :) Post on my fellow dancers <3
    Grace1077 Grace1077 26-30, F Apr 11

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    ONE. I believe I AM a person with her own ideas and views. And have a few philosophies and morals of my own and try to live by them. TWO. I love to LEARN new things, and gain new...
    ithinkithink ithinkithink 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    "Closing Time" Ah we're drinking and we're dancing and the band is really happening and the Johnny Walker wisdom running high And my very sweet companion she's the Angel of...
    Demosteen Demosteen 36-40, M Apr 16

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    I love to dance. Escpecially to KPOP. And I'm pretty good, if I do say so myself. There's a talent show today at our school, and I really wanted to join this group of Kpop Dancers...
    RavenTail RavenTail 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I am 12 years old and in sixth grade. I live in St. Paul, Minnesota. I am jealous of a girl in my class. Let's just call her K. She gets straight A's. She is extremely nice and...
    boraroberts boraroberts 70+, F 6 days ago

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    For the Salsa Dancer: TRACES Wine chilling Food filing Candles burning Beats Churning Hands exploring Eyes adoring Minds knowing Rivers flowing Hearts beating Breathing Breathing...
    Partstoadream Partstoadream 51-55, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am a student, girl, teen, actress, dancer, coffee addict, and more. Ask me anything.
    sopherosie sopherosie 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    1. I'm a Virgo 2. I am sensitive 3. I am addicted to soda 4 I'm still in love with 3 out of 4 X BOYfriends 5. I kiss the ground my son walk on. 6. I secretly want to be a backup...
    jezebelsgone jezebelsgone 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've only been able to see one year's performance so far, and every year is drastically different, but WOW! Having grown up in a rural location, there weren't many different...
    Mungbean00 Mungbean00 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Ileana Citaristi is an Italian Odissi exponent.She is the first dancer of foreign origin to get the Padmashri.She is a disciple of Guru Kelucharan Mahapatra.She has written her...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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