Since 2011 Smyra Yawn has worked as a stage manager, production manager, business manager and teacher in Chicago. She enjoys also coffee and gardening.
Welcome to Spiel Chicago, taking you behind the scenes of storefront theatre in Chicago. This week we bring you part two of our interview with three local burlesque producers. We talk about feminist critiques of burlesque and dish about the worst thing that’s ever happened during a number.
Stella Cheeks wiping out during a performance
To learn more about each of these performers, you can follow Red Rum, Stella Cheeks and Ray Ray Sunshine on twitter.
Tune in on Sept 19h for our next episode with Melissa McNamara, a Chicago comedian, movement choreographer and owner of Mind Art Core Pilates. We talk about her art, her business, and her web series, The Studio.
If you have any questions, comments or rants you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet us @spielchicago. See you at the theatre!