Inda Burlesque

The Big Reveal

Welcome to The Big Reveal!

The Big Reveal is an interview series created by burlesque photographer Greg Inda, and seeks to unveil the artistic process behind burlesque. Co-direction and Editing by Lindsey Marks of Lady Jack Entertainment

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Audio editing by Noah Ginex. Theme song by Vourteque.


In Season 2:Episode 1 (Part 2) of The Big Reveal, Midnight Martini deep dives into the creation of her Feather Finger Fans, where she got the idea, who inspired her along the way, and her performance on the The Burlesque Hall of Fame stage. Co-Produced and Edited by Lindsey Marks of Lady Jack Entertainment (http://www.ladyjackentertainment.com).

In the video, Midnite Martini references:
The Burlesque Hall of Fame (https://www.burlesquehall.com/)
Theatre Bizarre (http://theatrebizarre.com/)
Tigger-James Ferguson (https://www.instagram.com/tiggerlesque/)
Jo Weldon (http://www.schoolofburlesque.com/)
Starshine Stephanie Rhoton

Create your own feather finger fans and learn to use them with the help of Midnite's tutorial series at http://movewithmidnite.thinkific.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.

Opening Video Footage by Greg Inda and Lindsey Marks.
Additional photos and video appear courtesy of Midnite Martini.


In Season 2:Episode 1 of The Big Reveal, Greg Inda sits down with Midnight Martini to talk about adoption, body image, and refocusing her priorities as she begins a burlesque hiatus. Co-Produced and Edited by Lindsey Marks of Lady Jack Entertainment (http://www.ladyjackentertainment.com).

In the video, Midnite Martini references:
Frequent Flyers Aerial Dance (https://frequentflyers.org/)
Vivienne VaVoom (https://www.facebook.com/Viviennevavoom/)
Colorado Burlesque Festival (https://www.coloradoburlesquefestival...)
Ray Gunn (https://www.facebook.com/IAmRayGunn/)
Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend (https://www.burlesquehall.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.

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

Photos by Greg Inda appear from Naughty Little Cabaret, Vertical Sideshow, and the St. Louis Burlesque and Vaudeville Festival.
Additional photos and video appear courtesy of Midnite Martini.


In this eighth episode of The Big Reveal, Greg Inda sits down with Naughty Natanya to talk about her Gypsy Rose Lee inspired "Talking Strip", aging in burlesque, and the risks and benefits of being highly googleable when performing under your legal name. Co-Directed and Edited by Lindsey Marks of Lady Jack Entertainment. Naughty Natanya drawing and animation by Stephanie Marie Schultz (https://www.etsy.com/shop/ToYouFromMe...).

In the video, Naughty Natanya references performers/producers:
Michelle L'amour (https://michellelamour.com/)
Franky Vivid (https://www.facebook.com/franky.vivid)
Ms. Pixy (http://www.nerdburlesque.com/)
Paris Green (https://theglitterguild.com/)

Photos by Greg Inda appear from Kiss Kiss Cabaret and Belmont Burlesque Revue.
Additional photos appear courtesy of Natayna.
Footage of Natanya's Talking Strip from the 2011 Windy City Burlesque Festival, video by Keith Emroll and Vaudezilla - Chicago Burlesque Shows & Classes (https://youtu.be/iYjgLhWrFD0)
Footage of Gypsy Rose Lee in Stage Door Canteen (https://youtu.be/4m9kd_nD1mA)


In this seventh episode of The Big Reveal, Greg Inda sits down with Gaea Lady (Andrea Mattson) to talk about her BHOF award winning act "The Spectre", the vulnerability of dance and nudity, and her creation of the "weighted veil". Co-Directed and Edited by Lindsey Marks of Lady Jack Entertainment

In the video, Gaea Lady references performers/producers:
Nicolle Wood
Lady Jack | Lindsey Marks
Ray Gunn
Kelly Spring
and a costuming thanks to Gin Fizz

Find more of Gaea Lady and purchase her weighted veils at: http://www.gaealadychicago.com/

Photos by Greg Inda appear from Clipper Cabaret, Naughty Little Cabaret, and The Show Me Burlesque Festival.
Additional photos appear courtesy of Gaea Lady.
Footage of "The Spectre" from the Burlesque Hall of Fame (https://vimeo.com/198427075)
Veil Footage Excerpt from "The Fool"


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)


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
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).


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
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/


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
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.


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.
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).


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...
Photos by Greg Inda appear from The Clipper Cabaret and Kiss Kiss Cabaret