Valentina Del Pearls’ art hinges on embracing the human form. The French burlesque dancer says confidence comes more from presence than body type. When embracing your passion, “nobody can tell you what to do,” she says.

Del Pearls was in Sydney as part of the Le Burlesque Klub troupe to perform at Paris by Night, presented by L’OR Espresso. The exclusive event celebrated French-inspired live music, aerial artists, fire breathers, stilt walkers, drinks and authentic French food.

This article is produced by Broadsheet in partnership with L’OR Espresso.

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