I'm about to enter my very first burlesque competition. Besides your advice on finishing an act properly, have any sage words that may help me win?
Work on your walk. I am often the only person who gets to watchthe responses and listen to the comments of the judges at The Miss Exotic World/Queen of Burlesque Competition, and I can tell you that they are always wowed by a confident, powerful, joyous strut. Watch Perle Noir walk onto the stage: