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The secret, brainy lives of burlesque performers, revealed

January 17, 2018

By Staff

Dorian Helena, a behavioral therapist and self-defined “career woman,” couldn’t really imagine herself on stage like the burlesque performers she’d seen. How could the art form, with its raunch and glittery nipple pasties, fit in with her professional life?

Still, she decided to give it a shot. At her class at Garden State Burlesque Academy, she was entranced by her teacher, how she was able to command an audience with a simple walk.

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