Dancer Name/s: Julz Divine Age started dancing & where: In Europe. What did you do before dancing? I was just out of school, studying psychology at university part time, giving private French lessons and working as a sales rep for a local TV channel selling advertising space to businesses. I was living with my mum... Continue Reading →
Named after a windmill that had once stood at the same site, The Windmill Theatre first opened in London as a small playhouse, replacing Britain’s first art house cinema, the Palais de Luxe. https://youtu.be/nal7rGoo5us Laura Henderson, the widowed wife of a wealthy merchant, bought the Palais de Luxe in 1930. Mrs. Henderson and her theatre manager, Vivian Van Damm, decided to... Continue Reading →
In the Victorian Age, although separated by wealth and privilege, both society’s elite and working class indulged in exotic entertainment. Women went to great lengths to hide their physical forms beneath bustles, hoops and frills, and so the idea of young ladies appearing on stage in their silk stockings and bustiers was a controversial temptation.... Continue Reading →
The earliest evidence of exotic dance can be traced back twenty thousand years to Palaeolithic cave paintings in the south of France, and proof has also been found by archaeologists near the Black Sea regions of Bulgaria and Romania. https://youtu.be/Rs3keqLuUFo It is thought to hold its origins in ancient rituals associated with fertility, not only... Continue Reading →
One week until release day!! Cannot believe how quickly this has crept up! You can still pre-order through Amazon, or directly through me if you want a signed copy (Australia only). The first chapter is also up on my website. I look forward to continuing the Paid To Dance journey with you!
CCTV has captured a group of women allegedly vandalising a Brisbane strip club accusing the business of 'inciting violence against women'. Domestic volence??? These women have chosen to victimise a place of business and its workers in protest of victimisation. The blatant result of a lack of proper knowledge of the industry and its workers.... Continue Reading →