Entries by Madame Romanova

Burlesque Sunday in Rotterdam – every first Sunday

When I started my burlesque journey in 2008 there was not yet much information on how to create a burlesque act, such as what is suitable and what is not. After visiting local burlesque shows (some of which had international performers) and reviewing every available video on the internet, I still thirsted to know more. […]

Mata Hari and “The Art of the Tease”

I don’t remember when or where I first heard the name, of exotic dancer, Mata Hari and her unusual true-life story who was convicted of being a double spy during World War I, then executed by firing squad in France, but somehow it feels like I’ve known her my entire life. In 2017, a hundred years after Mata Hari’s execution the secret files of her case became public. The Netherlands dedicated […]

Sally Rand Tribute

Dear Burlesque friends, many times I have been asked a question about my experience with Feather Fan Dancing. In this blog I would like to share a few tricks with you. Let’s take a look to the past where it all started. In 1930s American Burlesque icon Sally Rand made Feather Fan Dance world famous. She […]

My brand new website

Hi everyone!!! My brand new website www.MadameRomanova.com finally is up and running! Special thanks to Konstantin Youdenko from youdenko.com who did an amazing job!!!