Dennis was no raven-haired dummy that just happened to come along to Burlesque. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from New York University. Prior to her Burlesque dance days ... Dennis liked to play the "hard girl" role, and portrayed them very well in her many 1950's Mens Magazine modeling shoots by Irving Klaw, She was quoted as saying "You can have the 'goody-and-sweet' type. It's the mean gal's role that pays."
Dorian started stripping in nightclubs around 1953 with her first being the Hudson Union City according to Billboard Magazine and quoted as saying " Her brand of Strip routine should and her among the top-notchers." It also said she was working small Bistros, etc. before this date.
Dorian mainly danced in New York and Florida but occasionally performed abroad at up to $1200.00 dollars a week. Dorian retired from the Burlesque world around 1969 and her last show was at Zorita's Show Bar on the Collins Ave. Strip.