Producing a Beyoncé-themed Burlesque Show on a Budget: Part III

Turns out, people were ready for this jelly. “All the Single Ladies” sold out! My co-producer Calamity Chang and I didn't just break even—we made some money, too. At the end of the night, I video-chatted with my boyfriend in LA to show him my wig and makeup, gently made it rain in my living room, and stumbled into bed. Within 24 hours, I was thinking the same thing I do when I turn in a piece of writing: "That was fun. Glad it's over. What's next?"

Things I Bought That I Didn’t Use

Bought it, didn't use it.

Producing a Beyoncé-themed Burlesque Show on a Budget: Part II

Part two of a series, wherein the author attempts to answer the question, "Can I produce a NYC burlesque show without losing my shirt?"

The Annual Cost of My Cross-Country Relationship

In October 2011, I went on a date with Adam, an L.A.-based TV writer who was working in New York.

Producing a Beyoncé-themed Burlesque Show on a Budget

It wasn't long after I became friends with burlesque star and producer Calamity Chang through freelance work that I came up with the idea for Beylesque, a Beyoncé burlesque show to take place on or around the pop diva's 33rd birthday. "It could be huge!" I said. "It's underground meets mainstream pop. You could serve birthday cupcakes and have a dance-off/twerkout during intermission."

My Life in Financial Advice

Age 5: Never go grocery shopping when you're hungry. Don't think you're hungry? Eat a candy bar just in case.