CHICAGO (CBS) — You could find it in cabarets and clubs in the late 1800’s until the 1950’s, part comedy, part performance art, part striptease.
“Burlesque is an incredibly broad genre,” said Lindsey Marks, Burlesque dancer “Unbridled at Untitled.”
In the last few years, Burlesque has made a comeback.
“Movies like the ‘Great Gatsby and Moulin Rouge’ really pushed that interest and that style of entertainment. Its since become more mainstream,” Marks said.