Burlesque/Cabaret is my favorite live photography to do. It makes me tingle with excitement. There is a different energy, and light that come from these talented people. It is always a challenge capturing motion, but it has not stopped me from trying.
I never use a flash as I know it disrupts the performers, and can be very annoying for others. I wish other photographers would understand that.
In the past years during the Edinburgh Fringe the place to be was the Tronkirk at 10pm for some of the best burlesque, and cabaret acts. Here are some pictures from Fringes past, and a few selections from the Confusion is Sex show, which is a local all year round show in Edinburgh. In the above picture is Tom Harlow.