Check out the Dance Queens blog here: http://sldancequeens.blogspot.com/p/new-to-dance-queens.html
Inworld SLurl: https://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/This%20Sim/193/228/23
Elysion and The Luxe Girls here: https://elysionsl.tumblr.com/about
The Elysion sm SLurl here:
The Monarchs Flickr here: https://www.flickr.com/groups/themonarchs/
The Monarchs: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Monarchs/172/116/1880
More information about various dance troupes in SL can be found on Inra Pey's blog, "In A Modem World" by guest writer and photographer, R Crap Mariner here: https://modemworld.me/2018/01/26/now-is-the-time-on-living-in-a-modem-world-when-we-dance/
Performance Dance has been around for a long time, but it seems to be growing with more and improved dance systems, special effects, and interest. I've blogged many groups and shows over time and was even a member of the It Girlz and Fellaz for a while until my computer at the time decided I needed to retire from that for a while. Performance dance is not traditional exotic dance, mind you, these are very valid entertainment shows, many of which are suitable for all audiences. I'm usually not a big fan of posting information about things after the fact but in this case, the shows were great and worth talking about plus both groups have ongoing shows so more can be seen at a later date. Please refer to the above links for more information including the link for The Dance Queens who promote many of the groups via regular notecards and other PR that is super helpful to me to find the dates and locations of events.
***The Luxe Girls***
Saturday I entered SL just in time to change clothes to "circus theme black/white tones" as requested for the Elysion special Le Cirque Revie, circus showcasing the Luxe Girls. This particular show was offsite and the entire places was landscaped and decorated in such beautiful detail I will refer to the pics I took. I kept my pics in the sim suggested windlight which was a little dark but when I tried other lights, some of which were very cool, I felt the set lighting seemed fitting and worked well with the many special effects. The attendance capped out at 100 avatars. I actually missed the first few dancers but what I did see was beautiful and impressive. The Luxe Girls shows actually are "adult" rated. They typically do periodic shows on their home sim Elysion which is an amazing si to explore. They do have group membership dues there but they have weekly events and keep the sim looking awesome which I find worth it. At this show dancers included:
All the Luxe girls ended with a group finale and some of the dancers were (Yeah I didn't check names until the very end so some spellings might be a bit off and I could have missed some)
Aelva, Jarla Capalini, Luci Hurricane, Six Digital, Eostri, Exobitionista Nirvana, Aubryanne mohegan, Binx Inkpi, Genie renztoy, Acrylic kitty, ninette secretspy, Syn Zane, (syn beresford)
Big top tents surrounded the main stage where individual dancers performed their shows. Carausal horses circled the main finale stage area. The tents were themed: Tests, Lust (Six), Carousel, Serendipity, The Sideshow, Twilight Reverie (Eos), The Abyss (Aryanna), Diviner, Cloudburst (Exhi), Pyromancer, Wishing Tree (Bryn),
Thanks to Syn, DJ Little and the amazing Luxe girls of Elysion!! The show was amazing.
Right after the above show I dropped into the Monarchs show that was in a theater which is a little more typical of shows, however their sets and special effects were no less magnificent. SL live singer, AleyKat, was showcased singing the music for the song and participating as a lead dancer so this was a double treat. She's a fantastic singer and if you want more info. on her and her schedule check her out on the Whispering Sands Live Promotions web site here: http://wslpromo.net/aleykat/
As always if you want to see more pics, click right on a picture which takes you to my Flickr and more pics. If you like to take in shows and dont have an amazing computer or a huge inventory like me some things take a big to rez and unfortunately sometimes the scenes move on before all is rezzed right. I have some pics like that and seems right when they'd fully rez I'd miss a pic as the scene moved on. But its all still amazing. Enjoy some future shows in SL