Pink Pussycat, College of Striptease, Los Angeles

Peek Inside L.A.’s Forgotten College of Striptease

Alison Martino Hollywood

“Fundamentals of Taking It Off.” “Psychology of Inhibitions.” “Applied Sensual Communication.” The courses I recently spotted on a student application from the 1960s could only have been taught at one place: the Pink Pussycat College of Striptease in Los Angeles. The “school,” which opened in 1961, was held at the Pink Pussycat Club, the city’s most unique burlesque theater for …