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The Big Reveal - Episode Six - Special Episode! Driven - Dahlia Fatale and Lady Jack

In this premiere episode of Driven, Greg Inda drives as Dahlia Fatale and Lady Jack navigate us through the world of corporate entertainment, the importance of contract riders, and finding creativity in collaboration. Co-Directed and Edited by Lindsey Marks.

Find more of Dahlia Fatale at http://www.dahliafatale.com/
Find more of Lady Jack at http://ladyjackentertainment.com/

Driven is a sub-series of The Big Reveal in which the interviews are more topic driven, going deeper into specific performance aspects, while the performers are driven to or from a gig.

Created by burlesque photographer Greg Inda.
Co-direction and Editing by Lindsey Marks of Lady Jack Entertainment (http://ladyjackentertainment.com/home/).

Theme Music by Joseph Cr Vourteque (https://soundcloud.com/vourteque)

Produced by Inda Burlesque (https://indaburlesque.com)

The Big Reveal - Episode 5 - Po' Chop

In this fifth episode of The Big Reveal, Greg Inda sits down with Po' Chop (Jenn Freeman) to talk about bringing performance art into entertainment spaces, her artist statement, and her changing perception of her own acts. Co-Directed and Edited by Lindsey Marks.

In the video, Po' Chop references performer: Jeez Loueez: https://www.facebook.com/jeezloueez

Find more of Po' Chop and her work at https://www.itspochop.com

The Big Reveal is an interview series created by burlesque photographer Greg Inda (https://indaburlesque.com/), and seeks to unveil the artistic process behind burlesque. Co-direction and Editing by Lindsey Marks of Lady Jack Entertainment (http://ladyjackentertainment.com/home/).

Theme Music by Joseph Cr Vourteque (https://soundcloud.com/vourteque)
Produced by Inda Burlesque (https://indaburlesque.com)

Photos by Greg Inda appear from Clipper Cabaret: Burlesque and Variety Revue.
Footage of "Tyrone" (https://vimeo.com/89533364) and "It's Po' Chop Muthafucka" (https://vimeo.com/87603595) from Vaudezilla.
Footage of "Lost in the World" (https://vimeo.com/134019648) from Jeezy's Juke Joint.
Footage of "Home Here" courtesy of Jeremy Freedberg, Directed by Samantha Lee (https://vimeo.com/188577409).

The Big Reveal - Episode 4 - Eva la Feva

In this fourth episode of The Big Reveal, Greg Inda sits down with Eva la Feva to talk about her origin story, where she draws the line on fusion, the difficulty of building serious acts vs. comedic, and the ongoing process of building her "puppetry act".

In the video, Eva references performers:
Lola van Ella: https://www.facebook.com/lola.vanella
Lady Jack | Lindsey Marks: https://www.facebook.com/LadyJackEnte...
Jeez Loueez: https://www.facebook.com/jeezloueez
Jeezy's Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue: https://www.patreon.com/JeezysJukeJoint
Jenn Freeman (Po Chop): https://www.facebook.com/itspochop/
Red Rum: https://www.facebook.com/redrumperfor...
Serenna Starr: https://www.facebook.com/serenna.starr

The Big Reveal is an interview series created by burlesque photographer Greg Inda (https://indaburlesque.com/), and seeks to unveil the artistic process behind burlesque.

Co-Direction and Video Editing by Lindsey Marks (http://ladyjackentertainment.com/home/)
Theme Music by Joseph Cr Vourteque (https://soundcloud.com/vourteque)
Produced by Inda Burlesque (https://indaburlesque.com)

Photos by Greg Inda appear from Clipper Cabaret: Burlesque and Variety Revue and the Show-Me Burlesque Festival. Additional photos and video of the puppetry act courtesy of Eva la Feva. Find more of Eva at http://www.evalafeva.com/

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The Big Reveal - Episode 3 - Josephine Shaker

In this third episode of The Big Reveal, Greg Inda sits down with Josephine Shaker to talk about building a space for black performers with Jeezy's Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue, imperfection, and her act Emergency.

In the video, Josephine references performers:
Bella Blue (https://www.facebook.com/thebellablue)
Kitana Louise (https://www.facebook.com/kitanalouise...)
Alotta Boutté (https://www.facebook.com/alottaboutte)

Support Jeezy's Juke Joint on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/JeezysJukeJoint

The Big Reveal is an interview series created by burlesque photographer Greg Inda (https://indaburlesque.com/), and seeks to unveil the artistic process behind burlesque.

Co-Direction and Video Editing by Lindsey Marks (http://ladyjackentertainment.com/home/)
Audio Editing by Noah Ginex (http://www.noahginex.com)
Theme Music by Joseph Cr Vourteque (https://soundcloud.com/vourteque)
Produced by Inda Burlesque (https://indaburlesque.com)

Photos by Greg Inda appear from Clipper Cabaret: Burlesque and Variety Revue, The Naughty Little Cabaret, and The Vertical Side Show. Additional photos courtesy of Josephine Shaker. Video of "Emergency" comes from Jeezy's Juke Joint.

The Big Reveal - Episode 2 - Willy LaQueue

In this second episode of The Big Reveal, Greg Inda sits down with Willy LaQueue to talk about their burlesque act "Flamingo Fop", as well as makeup inspirations, personal background, and the importance of audience interaction.

The Big Reveal is an interview series created by burlesque photographer Greg Inda (https://indaburlesque.com/), and seeks to unveil the artistic process behind burlesque.

Co-Direction and Video Editing by Lindsey Marks (http://ladyjackentertainment.com/home/)
Theme Music by Vourteque (https://soundcloud.com/vourteque)
Produced by Inda Burlesque
Willy LaQueue on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/willylaqueue/

Photos by Greg Inda appear from Clipper Cabaret: Burlesque and Variety Revue and The Naughty Little Cabaret, additional photos courtesy of Willy LaQueue. Video of "Pansy Crazy" comes from The Vertical Side Show at Uptown Underground (https://youtu.be/0J_9R9KcbQs).

The Big Reveal - Episode 1 - Deja Sue

In this first episode of The Big Reveal, Greg sits down with Deja Sue to talk about her Chicken Dance Burlesque Act. You can check out a video of the act here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njWsF...

The Big Reveal is an interview series created by burlesque photographer Greg Inda, and seeks to unveil the artistic process behind burlesque.

Video Editing by Lindsey Marks (http://ladyjackentertainment.com/home/)
Sound Editing by Noah Ginex (http://noahginex.com/)
Theme Music by Vourteque (https://soundcloud.com/vourteque)
Produced by Inda Burlesque (www.indaburlesque.com)
Photos by Greg Inda appear from The Clipper Cabaret and Kiss Kiss Cabaret

Welcome to Inda Burlesque!

A new home for the works of burlesque photographer Greg Inda who has been capturing burlesque in Chicago and nationally for 10 years. This site will feature new shows that are being performed currently, as well as a vast archive of performances that, until now, had slipped into legend.

You can expect new shows to be posted in the recent works tab, as well as new studio sessions. In this blog space we'll be featuring interviews with burlesque performers and producers, and some other surprises we've got cooked up.

This is also your portal to contact Greg Inda to book for your show or photo session, or to buy prints of the work you see on this site. We hope you'll bookmark this site and check back every couple weeks as this is a living, breathing, museum to burlesque.