Story: Nightclubs

Le Balcon

Le Balcon

Le Balcon (generally known as the Balcony) was a Wellington strip club run by Carmen Rupe. Most of those working at the Balcony were transgendered. These newspaper advertisements (from around 1969 or 1970) show the performers’ schedule.

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Redmer Yska, 'Nightclubs - Strip clubs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 August 2022)

Story by Redmer Yska, published 5 Sep 2013