Backstage in prom wear. It was a prom-themed show. My flamenco act was an anomaly.
The night started with me begging the kids to stop talking for literally one minute so I could get my eyelashes on right, followed by spilling half my bottle of medical grade adhesive (for the pasties, of course!) all over the venue's dressing room vanity. But it ended with the best burlesque performance I've ever done. It felt so good. I had practiced the flamenco choreography until was muscle memory, and it was expressive, so it allowed me to be comfortable connecting with the audience in an expressive way. Hats off to me. I really nailed this one.
Here's a clip of the first half of the act, right up until the footwork. I'm really dancing. I've got my twirl on, and it looks pretty fabulous. It's a very low quality film (from our dear friend Anna), so it looks like vintage celluloid. I love it.
Here's the second part. Because it's so blurry, I'd say it's safe for work, save