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YearMonthDate(s)Festival NameCountryState/Region/ProvinceCityWebsiteProducer First NameProducer Last NameFestival EmailFestival Contact EmailYear FoundedFestival Description or Mission StatementMain Venue NameMain Venue Name AddressMain Venue CityMain Venue State/ProvinceMain Venue ZIP/Postal CodeCountryIs festival at more than 1 venue?Link to Tickets/RegistrationsHotel Serving FestivalHotel AddressHotel CityHotel State/ProvinceHotel ZIP/Postal CodeHotel Front Desk PhoneHeadlinersPerformer Application OpenPerformer Application DeadlineIs there an Application Fee?Application FeeLink to Performer ApplicationAre performers paid?How are performers paid?Is there a competition?What is the compensation/prize for the winner?Are workshops presented at the festival?Are instructors compensated for teaching workshops?CompensationInstructor Application OpenInstructor Application DeadlineLink to Instructor ApplicationAre workshops held at the main venue?Workshops Location NameWorkshops Location AddressWorkshops Location CityWorkshops Location State/ProvinceWorkshops Location ZIP/Postal CodeNotes
2017728-30East of England Burlesque Festival (EEBF)EnglandSouth East EnglandLondonhttp://behindburlesque.co.uk/festivalNeilLewisneil@behindburlesque.co.ukneil@behindburlesque.co.uk2016Where burlesque is concerned, East London and the counties bordering it get a pretty raw deal. There are few shows and even fewer festivals to raise public awareness. EEBF aims to redress the balance, creating an event to promote and encourage burlesque in the East of England, for the benefit of performers and audiences alike.Sinbin @ The Plough & Harrow419 High Road LeytonstoneLondonLondonE11 4JUEnglandNobehindburlesque.co.uk/festivalVickyButterfly, Dave The Bear, Abigail Collins, Jeanie wishes1/12/177/14/17Nobehindburlesque.co.uk/festivalYesVaries:

For Star Watch (17th January) winners are offered paid supporting slots in July. All performers get ticket commission plus selection of photographs and video, plus money off studio photography

For Newcomers and Battle of the Troupes (28th/29th July) performers get a ticket commission, a selection of photographs and video, plus money off studio photography

For SuperStars, all are paid cash

For OpenStage charity show, performers get a selection of photographs and video
YesPlease see aboveYesYesCash1/12/171/12/17none - already completedYes
2017720 - 23FIERCE! - International Queer Burlesque Festival!United StatesPennsylvaniaPittsburghhttp://www.fiercequeerburlesquefest.comVivaValezz!fiercequeerburlesque@gmail.comvivavalezz@gmail.com2013Fierce! will honor the history of and diversity within the queer burlesque community -- celebrating a spectrum of age, race, ethnicity, class, body type, access/ability, and gender expressions. Fierce! will provide kinship and celebration for all, and highlight the talents and contributions of queer and allied burlesque communities and performers throughout the world.James Street Ballroom422 Foreland StreetPittsburghPA15212USAce Hotel120 S. Whitfield StreetPittsburghPA412-361-3300Egypt Blaque Knyle, Nina La Voix, Tito Bonito, The Incredible Edible Akynos, Red Hot Annie1/1/172/7/17Yes$15http://www.burlesquebitch.com/apply.php?casting=159YesSmall thank you paymentNoYesNoFierce! is a traveling festival. It appears in a different city each year to be able to accommodate performers from across the country more easily.
2017818 - 19ABurlyQ!United StatesNew MexicoAlbuquerquehttp://www.aburlyq.comhttp://www.aburlyq.com/contact-us.htmlGreetings, and thank you for visiting us here on the web! We're hard at work (already!) prepping for the 2016 weekender, with all new Headliners and Living Legends, a streamlined and simpler performer application process, all new perks, parties, and all the hospitality that the Gilded Cage is known for nationwide. We're thrilled to be back at the African American Performing Arts Center's gorgeous theater, where each and every performer will shake their stuff on one of the most fabulous stages in the city!310 San Pedro NE
2017810 - 12Alterna-TEASE: The New England Neo-Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesMassachusettsCambridgehttp://www.alternatease.cominfo@alternatease.comAlterna-TEASE is a festival focusing on having fun, building community, and showcasing the best and most interesting neo-burlesque. Alterna-TEASE finds beauty in the bizarre, the wonderful in the weird, and the sexy in the strange. We aim to feature acts that push the boundaries of traditional burlesque, whether it be conceptually, politically, or artistically. Events will include performance showcases, a weirdo pageant, and social gatherings.2 Arrow Street
2017810 - 12BURLESQUE! BURLESQUE! BURLESQUE!USANorth CarolinaAshevillewww.burlesqueburlesqueburlesque.comDebau Nareburlesqueburlesqueburlesque@gmail.comburlesqueburlesqueburlesque@gmail.com2017BURLESQUE! BURLESQUE! BURLESQUE! is a three day striptease showcase featuring three variations of this classic art form. Each night is a different show with a different theme, featuring Asheville's unique burlesque talent and traveling national acts.The Grey Eagle185 Clingman AveAshevilleNC28801USAYes - 2 venuesFranki Markstone2/1/20175/21/2017Yes$10www.burlesqueburlesqueburlesque.com/applyNoYesTitle, crown and $150 in prizes.
2017831 - Sept 3Edmonton Burlesque FestivalCanadaAlbertaEdmontonhttp://edmontonburlesquefest.com/EliseTruongedmontonburlesquefestival@gmail.comedmontonburlesquefestival@gmail.com2013The Edmonton Burlesque Festival is a not-for-profit extravaganza celebrating all things burlesque, vaudeville and fabulous. It is aimed at the local, national and international theatre and arts community. The long weekend encompasses ingenues and impresarios, the avant-garde and outrageous, in a series of intimate showcase and feature events including workshops and competitions! The Edmonton Burlesque Festival has a competition for newer performers where the winner gets a trip to Burlycon.

Our vision for the festival is to bring together internationally renowned headliner acts, hosts and dozens of new and established performers, to celebrate our diverse and inclusive community. The spotlights of our festival are the Burlesque Bunny Competition and the Golden Beaver Award.
Old Royal Alberta Museum Theatre9810 103a Ave NWEdmontonABT5J 0G2CanadaNohttp://edmontonburlesquefest.com/boxoffice/Holiday Inn Express10010 104th Street NWEdmontonABT5J 0Z1Canada4/1/176/15/17Yes$10-$20http://edmontonburlesquefest.com/apply/perform/YesHonorarium, transportation within cityYesTicket, travel bursary and accom for Burlycon.

Honorarium and accom to return for step-down act following year.
YesYesCash4/1/176/15/17http://edmontonburlesquefest.com/apply/workshops/NoIn 2017 the Edmonton Burlesque Festival is celebrating 5 years of bringing together diverse talent from all over the world
2017811 - 13Golden Legends Champion Challenge (GLCC)United StatesLouisianaNew Orleanshttp://www.goldenlegends.org/GabriellaMazegolden.legends.org@gmail.comgabriellamazeglcclegend@gmail.com2015Golden Legends Champion Challenge (GLCC) is the ultimate show and competition hybrid that brings Living Legends of burlesque and up-and-coming burlesque performers together in a mentoring program that benefits all involved. Each of the selected proteges will be paired with a Legend from whom to receive one-on-one mentoring in preparation for the challenge. Legends are presented with the opportunity to help mold and nurture emerging burlesque performers. Each pair has the chance to bond in a way unique to GLCC, with the end goal of enhancing performance skills and making lifelong friendships worth their weight in gold.Cafe Istanbul2372 St Claude AveNew OrleansLA70117USAYes - 2 venuesTBDLegends: Gabriella Maze, Madame E, Kitten Natividad, Tiffany Carter, Judith Stein, Julie Mist, and Guest Mentor Matt Finish, joined by Bunny Pistol, Egypt Blaque Knyle, Lily LeCroix, Madeline Sinclaire, May Hemmer, Tas DeVille, Trixie Minx, and Vivi Noir2/1/162/29/16Yes$50http://www.goldenlegends.org/apply/NoYesPrize Package, Sash, Crown, travel and lodging for stepdown performanceYesYesCashNoRhythmic Arts Center2358 St Claude AveNew OrleansLA70117Burlesque performers of all types, shapes, sizes, races, orientations, ages, identities, and abilities are welcome and encouraged to apply!
2017824 - 27New Zealand Burlesque FestivalNew ZealandAucklandhttp://nzburlesquefestival.co.nzinfo@nzburlesquefestival.co.nzinfo@nzburlesquefestival.co.nzThe New Zealand Burlesque Festival, as run by Red Rascal Productions, was established in 2012. After 3 years of events, the festival took a break in 2016, and NZBF returned in 2017 with a new management structure, solely owned by MisRed Delicious aka Kerry Rodda and co-produced by Cherry Lashes aka Melanie Chambers.http://nzburlesquefestival.co.nz/tickets
201783 - 5Ohio Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesOhioClevelandhttp://www.ohioburlesque.comBellaSinohioburlesque@gmail.comOhioburlesque@gmail.com2011The 7th annual International Ohio Burlesque Festival

The annual International Ohio Burlesque festival is an inclusive burlesque, variety, drag, circus and aerial arts festival that outreaches to a local charity and is supported by Cleveland Small Businesses.

A supporter of The LGBTQ community, Women's Rights, POC Visibility with the promise to promote education on burlesque history and the Burlesque Hall of Fame.
Beachland Ballroom and Tavern15711 Waterloo RdClevelandohio44136USANowww.ohioburlesque.comHyatt Regency Cleveland at The Historic Cleveland Arcade420 superiot ave eastClevelandOhio4411421657512341/15/173/15/17Yes$10NoNoYesYesYour class cost3/31/174/8/17NoHyatt Regency Cleveland At The Historic Arcade
201783 - 5Oregon Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesOregonPortlandhttp://www.oregonburlesquefestival.com/portland/EllieDarlingellie@oregonburlesquefestival.comSurrounded by the breath taking beauty of the Pacific Northwest, Portlandia is the rainy little city known for it's thriving art and live music scene, food carts and bacon wrapped donuts. Portland boasts beautiful temperate summers, the perfect place to vacation in 8. Join us as we crank up the heat in downtown Portland with a three day festival brimming with temping teases from the best of the Northwest and beyond!350 W Burnside St
201784 - 5Pennsylvania Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesPennsylvaniaJim Thorpehttp://www.paburlesque.cominfo@PABurlesque.comMadame Corsetiere and Jim Thorpe Burlesque, Limited, work hard to maintain an environment where all Burlesque and Vaudeville entertainers are welcome, regardless of how long they 5 have been performing. We recognize true talent when we see it, and it has graced our stage in the form of Burlesque veterans, with their own dedicated following. Talent has also come disguised as the shy girl next door, who had never set foot on a stage, but blew us away with an original routine that rivaled that put forth by professionals. If you're a great entertainer, new or established, we want you to apply to appear at one of our shows.Mauch Chunk Opera HouseApplications are closed for this year as the festival is next month!
2017819Porto Alegre Burlesque FestivalBrazilRio Grande do SulPorto Alegrewww.facebook.com/poaburlesqueCarolinaDisegnacontato@vonteese.comcontato@vonteese.com2017This is the first edition of the festival in Porto Alegre, we are searching for artists and burlesque culture lovers. Our intention is to create a space, both physical and symbolic, to interchange experiences, partnership and collaboration. It will be a full day of burlesque joy in Porto Alegre. There will be a Burlesque market, exhibits and activities from 5pm to 10pm. Burlesque shows from 8pm to 10pm Nina Rouge concert - Pin-up rock and blues 10:30 pm Party from 11:30pm to 3am . We'll have an amazing program the week before the festival. Cine Theatro Ypiranga772 Cristo Colombo AvenuePorto AlegreRS905600003BrazilYes - 2 venueshttps://www.sympla.com.br/porto-alegre-burlesque-festival-2017__1247935/10/176/15/17Nohttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1-ZUMIEzGxv5d9lCsD_j8w9skF-TBNRQldIlacdB5Hvs/pubYesCashNoYesYesCashNoVon Teese BarBento Figueiredo 32Porto AlegreRS90035130
2017810 - 13Tiki OasisUnited StatesCaliforniaSan Diegohttp://www.tikioasis.comBabyDoetikioasisgirl@gmail.comTiki Oasis is the Class M hypergiant of the Tiki scene -- the biggest Tiki Weekender in the solar system

The Space Age ran parallel to the Modern Primitivism of Tiki Culture. While technology propelled modern man to the moon, the common man celebrated isolated islander cultures that were equally unattainable.
2270 Hotel Circle North
2017818 - 19Winnipeg International Burlesque FestivalCanadaManitobaWinnipegwinnburlesquefest.caCarmenMurraywinnipegburlesque@gmail.com2015We are a grassroots movement aiming to put Winnipeg on the map with our own International Burlesque Festival (WIBF)! In 2015, inspired by Burlesque Hall of Fame (BHOF) in Las Vegas, and sister city Edmonton's flourishing International Burlesque Festival, we set about looking for like-minded burlesque artists, circus performers and aerialists to share their talents and help build Manitoba's burlesque community and to bring the greater burlesque community to Manitoba.Park Theatre698 Osborne StWinnipegMBR3L 2B9CanadaNoAngela La Muse, Matt Knife, Arabella AllureUpdates to follow on tix sales and application.
201798 - 9International Latin and Hispanic Burlesque FestivalUSAOrlandoFloridahttps://www.latinandhispanicburlesquefestival.comLilyLeCroixLatinandHispanicBurlyFestival@gmail.com2017Welcome to the 1st Annual INTERNATIONAL LATIN AND HISPANIC BURLESQUE FESTIVAL, an international celebration of the Latinx and Hispanic culture with a splash of sex appeal! ​ Enjoy two sizzling nights that will showcase spectacular acts from around the world celebrating this alluring culture.511 Virginia DriveOrlandoFLUSAhttp://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2957049
2017929 - October 28Australian Burlesque FestivalAustraliaNationalNationalwww.australianburlesquefest.comDoloresDaiquiridoloresdaiquiri@gmail.comdoloresdaiquiri@gmail.com2009The Australian Burlesque Festival welcomes all types of burlesque, variety and fringe entertainment including cabaret, sideshow, classic & neo burlesque, magic, circus, drag, unique, dark, non-striptease acts, solos, duos and groups. All are welcome to apply! Accepting local and international artists. The Australian Burlesque Festival is committed to providing a supportive, collaborative and community based program. We aim to maintain integrity and respect of performers and support staff while offering a unique and interactive burlesque festival experience. The Australian Burlesque Festival will continue to diversify, expand, achieve excellence and provide an inclusive showcase of different genres of burlesque within our community, both locally and internationally. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to perform in a highly respected, star-studded Australia-wide festival. The Australian Burlesque Festival is the largest touring burlesque festival in the world showcasing hundreds of talented artists performing in ten or more shows across the country.NationalAustraliaAustralia3000Yes - 3 venueswww.australianburlesquefest.comTo be announced1/31/174/3/17Yes16 AustralianYesVaries from performer to performerYesNewcomer performer competition.

Large gift and perform at The Big Tease Gala showcase.
YesYesPaymentNoNationalABF is a National Touring Festival with a minimum of 12 shows across the country. We are open to all genres and accept local and international applicants.
2017929 - 30Beehive Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesUtahSalt Lake Cityhttps://beehive-burlesque-festival.ticketleap.com/the-first-annual-beehive-burlesque-festival/details Miss Brawling Beauty2017A troupe in Salt Lake City in Utah, Miss Brawling Beauty of Candy Cabinet Cabaret, is organizing the first annual Beehive Burlesque Festival. It is September 28th, 2017 to September 29, 2017. Applications open on April 1, 2017 and close on June 31st, 2017. It will be held at the Fort Douglas Post Theater in Salt Lake City. Fort Douglas Post Theater245 Fort Douglas BlvdSalt Lake CityUT84113USANo4/1/20177/31/2017
2017921 - 23Bristol Burlesque FestivalUnited KingdomBristolhttp://bristolburlesquefestival.co.ukBristolBurlesqueFest@gmail.comWe are a three day festival in our fourth year celebrating the diverse and beautiful Burlesque scene that populates the South West as well as the UK and beyond! Our stages are graced by badass booty shakers, ecdysiasts, super strippers, cabaret clowns, go-go goddesses, drag divas and beautiful boylesquers - if you want to see awesome, you want to see Bristol Burlesque Festival!

The #BBF2016 will take place at three different central Bristol venues.
2017914 - 17Como Lake Burlesque FestivalItalyhttp://comolakeburlesquefestival.comcomolakeburlesquefestival@gmail.comChampagne Production is glad to present the return of CLBF: four days of Burlesque and Vaudeville in Como!

The third weekend of 9, Como will be transformed: a vintage atmosphere will take hold of the city, together with irony, glamour and seduction, hosting the third edition of an international burlesque festival.
2017915 - 16Hawaii Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesHawaiiHonoluluhttp://www.hawaiiburlesquefestival.comCherry Blossom CabaretVioletta BerettaA glittering week long event!900 S Beretania St
2017923 - 25Miss Burlesque RussiaRussiaMoscowhttp://www.missburlesque.orgIn 2017 the festival will be held for the sixth time. Festival "Miss Burlesque" - is not only the best rooms of the mysterious and alluring genre by Russian and foreign artists, but also the performances of stars of Russian show business, specifically for the festival bring a touch of burlesque in their creativity. So if you want to know everything about the burlesque, to taste it at its best and be a trend - Welcome to the festival is a competition, which adds to pepper the event: first, most of the participants come to compete for the title, and so laid the full program. Secondly, among the major titles have such nominations as "the queen of applause" - is the choice of the audience, that is your choice! Even if you do not understand in burlesque, you are completely immersed in the atmosphere of the genre, and by the time voting you'll be practically experts and will not be mistaken in their choice.
2017914 - 17New Orleans Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesLouisianaNew Orleanshttp://neworleansburlesquefest.comneworleansburlesque@yahoo.comBURLESQUE was a main attraction in the French Quarter from the mid-1940s through the 1960s. Bourbon Street was it'€™s epicenter, and it featured the largest concentration of burlesque clubs than anywhere in the U.S. It was the home of Lilly Christine the Cat Girl, Blaze Starr, Evangeline the Oyster Girl, and countless stars of striptease. New Orleans was also the home of jazz greats Louis Armstrong, Louis Prima, Al Hirt, and Pete Fountain. In 1995, New Orleans was one of the first cities to participate in the modern-day burlesque revival. Stage shows featured burlesque dancers accompanied by a live jazz band, as it was done in the heyday of burlesque. This tradition continues today. The New Orleans Burlesque Festival was founded in 2009 to put the spotlight on classic and traditional burlesque, bringing back the glamour, humor, music, and excitement of the golden age of burlesque. The main event is a competition in which the best burlesque dancers in the world compete for the Queen of Burlesque title. Showcases, workshops, panel discussions, and parties, round out the weekend to make this the most high quality, entertaining burlesque festival today.225 Decatur St.
2017922 - 23San Antonio Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesTexasSan Antoniohttp://www.sanantonioburlesquefest.comRoseMunozsaburlesquefestival@gmail.com1920 Fredericksburg Rdhttp://www.sanantonioburlesquefest.com/#!apply/wddzt
2017929 - 30Swiss Burlesque FestivalSwitzerlandBaselBaselwww.swissburlesquefestival.chZoeScarlettapplication@swissburlesquefestival.comapplication@swissburlesquefestival.com2016Switzerland has been waiting for this special and sparkling event. It's time to show the sensuality of this country and celebrate the femininity and the art of Burlesque. We are very happy to launch the first official Swiss Burlesque Festival at the Häbse Theater Basel, Switzerland and crown the winner for the "Swiss Burlesque Crown 2017". On Friday evening we organize the Burlesque Gala Night including a Red Carpet at the entrance to get in the right mood and on stage glamorous artists from around the world. On Saturday night you can experience the competition for the "Swiss Crown of Burlesque 2017". 4 jury members, all known from TV & media, decides the winner of the "Swiss Crown of Burlesque 2017". The host of the two-day spectacle is the internationally known Burlesque DRAG-QUEEN Sheila Wolf. The Swiss Burlesque Festival is produced by Scarlett Enterprises directed by the international known Showgirl & Model Zoe Scarlett and her team. We offer you two nights of Burlesque at it's best! Håbse- TheaterKLINGENTALSTRASSE 79BaselBS4005SwitzerlandNohttp://www.swissburlesquefestival.ch10/17/162/28/17Yes20 Eurohttp://www.swissburlesquefestival.ch/applicationenglish/YesYesYesYes10/1/162/28/17Yes
2017921 - 24The New York Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesNYNYCwww.thenewyorkburlesquefestival.comThirsty GirlPontani Productionsinfo@thenewyorkburlesquefestival.comjen@thirstygirlproductions.com2003The New York Burlesque Festival is the largest on longest running Burlesque Festival in the world!BB Kings237 West 42ndNYCNY10036USAYes - 3 venueswww.thenewyorkburlesquefestival.com3/1/176/12/17Yes$15www.thenewyorkburlesquefestival.comYesstipendNoYesYesthis is handled through The School of Burlesque6/1/177/1/17www.schooolofburlesque.comNo
20171013 - 14Arizona Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesArizonaTusconhttp://arizonaburlesquefestival.comFannyGalorehttp://arizonaburlesquefestival.com/contact/The Arizona Burlesque Festival brings together the brightest burlesque talent from the Southwest and across the country for three magical days of shows, classes, and competition!3233 E Speedway Blvd
20171013 - 15Calgary International Burlesque FestivalCanadaAlbertaCalgarywww.cibf.caRubyDemurecalgaryburlesquefest@gmail.comcalgaryburlesquefest@gmail.com2014CIBF showcases local, national, and international acts to Calgary, in order to expose non-community members to the art of Burlesque.Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre Auditorium197 1 St SWCalgaryABT2P 4M4CanadaYes - 3 venuesSheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire255 Barclay Parade SWCalgaryABT2P 5C2(403) 266-7200Perle Noire, Mister Nickel, Blanche DeBris, Sizzle Dizzle3/15/166/1/16YesEarly Bird- $15, Regular- $20http://www.cibf.ca/apply-for-the-festival.htmlNoNoYesYesCash3/15/166/1/16calgaryburlesquefest@gmail.comNoSheraton Suites Calgary Eau Claire255 Barclay Parade SWCalgaryABT2P 5C2Honorariums may be given if the festival profits in that year.
2017105 - 8Minneapolis Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesMinnesotaMineapoliswww.minneapolisburlesquefestival.comGinaLouiseadmin@mplsburlesquefestival.comadmin@mplsburlesquefestival.com2013The Minneapolis Burlesque Festival is an innovative spectacle featuring showgirls, circus, drag, comedy, live jazz, and the crème de la crème of burlesque!The Lab Theater700 First St NMinneapolisMN55401United StatesYes - 2 venues05/01/201706/19/2017Yes$20YesCash HonorariumNoYesYesCash
20171013 - 14Stockholm Burlesque FestivalSwedenStockholmStockholmhttp://stockholmburlesquefestival.comFrauleinFraukeinfo@stockholmburlesquefestival.cominfo@stockholmburlesquefestival.com2010The International Stockholm Burlesque Festival is a creative spectacle - a showcase of the best national and international burlesque and cabaret around! Strives to include and present as varied program as possible, representing all forms of burlesque.NalenRegeringsgatan 74StockholmStockholm11139SwedenYes - 2 venues2/15/175/15/17Yes10 Eurowww.stockholmburlesquefestival.comYesInvoiced FeeNoYesYesYesWe also host the yearly cancer research gala and tassel-twirl competition "Octbooberfest" - a very light hearted part of the event, open for everyone to take part (must sign up before hand)
20171013 - 14 & 20 - 21Theatre Bizarre: A Masquerade SpectacularUnited StatesMichiganDetroithttp://theatrebizarre.comhttp://theatrebizarre.com/contact/Theatre Bizarre proudly presents TWO full weekends for the first time in history! The dark spectacle of music, performance, and abandon known to the initiated as impossible to witness whole in one night will open a second portal. A never before heard of challenge for those who dare!124 W 4th St.
20171116 - 19Amsterdam Burlesque AwardThe NetherlandsNoord-HollandAmsterdamhttp://www.amsterdamburlesqueaward.comXarahvon den Vielenregeninfo@amsterdamburlesqueaward.cominfo@amsterdamburlesqueaward.com2014Boudoir-Noir proudly presents the fourth annual international AMSTERDAM BURLESQUE AWARD 2017. This is what Amsterdam was waiting for. Boudoir-Noir is an international event and booking agency for finest burlesque and variety entertainment and we love to present you again a high quality burlesque festival in 2017 in the heart of Amsterdam.Desmet StudiosPlantage Middenlaan 4AAmsterdamNoord-Holland2028 DDThe NetherlandsNohttp://amsterdamburlesqueaward.com/performers.htmtba1/25/175/15/17Yes15€http://amsterdamburlesqueaward.com/performers.htmYesthere will be paid a fee after the festival via an invoiceYesthe prizes are crowns and the Amsterdam Burlesque Award trophiesYesYesthere will be paid a fee after the festival via an invoice1/25/175/15/17http://amsterdamburlesqueaward.com/performers.htmNotba
2017112 - 5Berlin Burlesque FestivalGermanyBerlinhttp://www.berlin-burlesque-festival.comcontact@berlin-burlesque-festival.comKarl-Marx-Str. 141
20171110-12EvoTease Charity FestivalUSACaliforniaLos Angelesevotease.comDanielSliwadanieljsliwa13@gmail.cominfo@evotease.com
EVOTEASE Charity Festival is the inaugural rollout of what hopes to be an annual fundraiser for the performing arts, as well as the celebration of various artists both in Los Angeles and International with a heavy focus on various forms of dance. 3 Days (Nov. 10th - 12th), 8 Shows, at 3 Different Los Angeles venues (in Hollywood and DTLA), with proceeds from each day going to a different charity effort. Above all else, we value unity and empowerment and are looking forward to creating a safe space for artistic expression this Fall.
Majestic, in Downtown LA
650 S Spring St.Los AngelesCA90014Yes - 3 venues
Scarlett James, Porcelain Alice, Brynn Route, Abby Cadabra, Sammy Sparkles, Coco Demure, and many more!
YesCash, hotel and travel expensesNoNo
The Festival has already been curated by Daniel Sliwa and will feature 8 Shows worth of programming, BUT there are still some open spaces here and there for any interested performers to join along. Not a competition, but instead a unity charity event with various showcases. Submitting here in hopes of getting the word out as this is our augural run. Thank you so much!
20171118Burlesque Show ArgentinaArgentinaBuenos AiresCiudad de Buenos Aireswww.exoticconvention.com.arMercyCherryburlesqueshow.info@gmail.comburlesqueshow.info@gmail.comThis show is a competition open to Burlesque performers worldwide. The first of this category in Argentina. The aim is to open spaces in Latin America to promote the growing community of Burlesque and also open the performances to new public. Creation of burlesque ties in a competition full of glitter and tease!Pueyrredon 1373Buenos AiresBuenos AiresC1414CECArgentinaYes - 2 venuesNoYesThere´s a cash prize and also some allies to applications with Latin American FestivalsYesYesCash per studentYes
2017119 - 12BurlyConUSAWashingtonSeattlehttp://burlycon.org/IndigoBlueprog@burlycon.org2007BurlyCon is a community-oriented professional growth and educational organization for burlesque performers, fans, and aficionados. We conduct educational events to preserve, promote, and advance burlesque as a theatrical art form. We offer classes, workshops, panels, and other educational offerings that further professional skill and development. We are committed to supporting personal transformation through creative artistic expression in the burlesque arts.HILTON SEATTLE AIRPORT & CONFERENCE CENTER17620 INTERNATIONAL BLVDSeattleWA98188Nohttp://burlycon.org/registration/HILTON SEATTLE AIRPORT & CONFERENCE CENTER17620 INTERNATIONAL BLVDSeattleWA981881-206-244-4800TBANo0No PerformancesNoYesYesCash
a few limited instructors receive receive travel stipend and shared hotel room
20171116 - 19Dublin Burlesque FestivalIrelandDublinhttp://dublinburlesquefestival.ie/wordpress/The Dublin Burlesque Festival is Ireland's premier Annual Burlesque and Cabaret Festival. Burlesque gained popularity in Ireland in 2004 and has rapidly increased in momentum as entertainment rich and fun night out. The Dublin Burlesque Festival brings the heritage, experience, skills and performers from these amazing 11 years of Burlesque and Cabaret in Ireland together.

The 3 day festival will be run by a team highly experience in Event Management and the Arts who have been producing, promoting and performing in Burlesque and Cabaret shows since the birth of Burlesque on our Emerald Isle! And now we want to celebrate it with you all!
Leeson Street
2017113 - 4Humboldt Burlesque ExpoUnited StatesCaliforniaEurekahttps://vavavoomburlesquev.wixsite.com/humboldtburlesquefsthttp://www.bluelakecasino.com/contactus.phpThe best in burlesque behind the Redwood Curtain!612 F Street
2017113New York Boylesque FestivalUSANew YorkNew York Cityhttp://www.boylesquefestival.com/#!ny/cio6Thirsty GirlDaniel NardicioInfo@nyboylesquefestival.comjen@thirstygirlproductions.com2011The New York Boylesque Festival founded in 2011 was the first ever Boylesque Festival in the world and was founded by Jen Gapay of Thirsty Girl Productions (voted #1 most influential/non-performing women in burlesque) and Daniel Nardicio, NYCs "Best Gay Party Promoter" (Village Voice). This two day festival showcases over 40 performers from around the world and showcases the best in boylesque.Gramercy Theatre127 E 23rd StreetNYCNY10010USAYes - 2 venueshttp://www.boylesquefestival.com/#!ny/cio6Yes$10YesForeigners are paid in cash, all others PayPal or checkNoNoApplications are closed for this years festival
2017113 - 5World Burlesque GamesUnited KingdomLondonhttp://londonburlesquefest.comChazRoyalehttp://londonburlesquefest.com/contactEurope's largest and most prestigious competing burlesque event returns for 3 exclusive nights at London's historic Shaw Theatre in King's Cross.
From classic to new, cutting edge PERFORMANCES, witness the absolute best burlesque artists battle it out for reign supreme.
Shaw TheatreKing's CrossLondonUK
2017121 - 2Great Southern ExposureUnited StatesNorth CarolinaCharlottehttp://www.greatsouthernexposure.comGreatSouthernExposure@gmail.comThe Great Southern Exposure began in 12 2010, in Charlotte, NC and was Founded by Deana Pendragon aka: Big Mamma D.1615 Elizabeth Avenue
2017TBDTBDOttawa Burlesque FestivalCanadaOntarioOttawahttps://www.ottawaburlesquefest.com/
20181TBDNorth Wales Burlesque FestivalUnited KingdomCardiffhttp://www.northwalesburlesque.comhttp://www.northwalesburlesque.com/#!contact/c1oqj"The North Wales Burlesque Festival cultivates a genuine sense of community and places equal focus on education and entertainment. It's definitely one to watch." - Neil Kendall
2018118 to 20Vermont Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesVermontSouth Burlingtonhttp://www.vermontburlesquefestival.com/CoryRoyercory@bluehairmedia.com
2018214-15Dallas Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesTexasDallashttp://www.dallasburlesquefest.comdallasburlesquefestival@gmail.comDallas Burlesque Festival, at the World Famous House of Blues. See three unique burlesque shows over two nights featuring some of the biggest and brightest stars of the Neo Burlesque Scene.2200 N Lamar St
201839-11Freezing Tassel Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesAlaskaAnchoragehttps://www.facebook.com/freezingtasselbqfest/LolaPistolafreezingtasselbqfest@gmail.comfreezingtasselbqfest@gmail.com20152018 will be the THIRD annual Freezing Tassel Burlesque Festival! Hosted by Koot's, and co-produced by Lola Pistola, Danger Maus, and Coiral Key of VivaVoom Brr-Lesque. With varied local and international talent, this burlesque festival has proven to entertain, awe, and fascinate! Past Headliners include Dirty Martini, Perle Noir, Roxi D'Lite, Ray Gunn, Poison Ivory, Bazuka Joe, and Legends Judith Stein and Pillow. We've also featured World Famous *BOB* and The Bishop of Burlesque! Come find out what we REALLY mean when we Alaskans say ""Wildlife""! No, for real, The Wildlife Tour is always on the docket for performers...Koot's2435 Spenard RdAnchorageAK99503USANohttp://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2718353Inlet Tower1020 West 12thAnchorageAK99501U.S.A.907.276.0110Will update as we confirm7/1/179/10/17Yes$10 EB/$15 After August 1Yescash



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20183TBDHelsinki BurlesqueFinlandHelsinkihttp://www.helsinkiburlesque.com/helsinki-burlesque-festivalBettieBlackheartbettieb@helsinkiburlesque.comHelsinki Burlesque is an independent organization run by me, Bettie Blackheart and my husband EpeDog aka Frank Doggenstein. We are proud to say that we were the first ones to bring international burlesque into Finland.
20183March 15th to April 9thMoisture FestivalUnited StatesWashingtonSeattlehttp://www.moisturefestival.org/artists/burlesqueCommitteeRonW <at> MoistureFestival <dot> orgFounded in 2004, the Moisture Festival features performances by burlesque and comedy/variety artists showcasing a range of skills including juggling, music, comedy, dance, puppeteering and acrobatics. Thousands of guests attend every year to witness the astonishing feats and amazing talents of performers who preserve their art forms and further their progression. Highlighting over 200 artists over the course of 50 performances, the festival is the largest event in the world of its nature.4301 Leary Way NW
20183TBDMunich Burlesque FestivalGermanyBavariaMunichhttp://www.munich-burlesque-festival.comDixieDynamitemail@munichburlesquefestival.demail@munichburlesquefestival.de2012Our festival seems to be the one and only troupe festival so far. Dixie Dynamite, the founder, loves burlesque troupes and their full length shows. So the festival is now dedicated to feature full length shows of steady international troupes. We want to show how diverse, entertaining and high-quality the art of burlesque can be and really is. Munich's only chance to see these great international shows without traveling the world.Theater DrehleierRosenheimer Str. 123MunichBavaria81667GermanyYes - 2 venueshttp://tinyurl.com/zc7eglfNot yet fixedPeek-A-Boo-Revue from USA, Lisbon Underground Burlesque from Portugal, Rote Bühne Burlesque Ensemble from GermanyNoYesCashNoYesYesCashNoDixie Dynamite's School Of Burlesque @ Vintage Dance StudioMaillingerstr. 6MunichBavaria80636GermanyIf you have a burlesque ensemble and a full professional show with at least 5 performers (including emcee) and are interested, please let us know. We are looking forward to hearing from you!
201844-7Vancouver International Burlesque FestivalCanadaBritish ColumbiaVancouverhttp://vibf.caCommitteehttp://vibf.ca/contact/The Vancouver International Burlesque Festival is Canada's most prestigious and longest running burlesque festival. Showcasing the finest local and international talent since 2006, the VIBF brings global talent and local superstars to downtown Vancouver every spring.600 Hamilton Street
20184TBDBagel Burlesque ExpoCanadaQuebecMontrealhttp://www.bagel-burlesque.com
Lulu les belles mirettes
Baron Von Styckbagel.burlesque@gmail.com
We are proud to bring to you the Bagel Burlesque Expo, the neo-burlesque expo hosted in Montréal where we celebrate beauty under all its less traditional forms with the most funny, dramatic, weird, original and geek numbers possible!
Theatre Plaza6505 Rue St-HubertMontrealQCH2S 2M6Canada
TIGGER! (New York) and Lou on the Rocks (Berlin)
$10 (Canadian dollars)
Cash from workshop applications
20184TBDHebden Bridge Burlesque FestivalUnited KingdomHebden Bridgehttp://www.hebdenbridgeburlesquefestival.co.ukhebdenbridgeburlesquefestival@gmail.com
20184TBDPhiladelphia Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesPennsylvaniaPhiladelphiahttp://www.thephiladelphiaburlesquefestival.comhttp://www.thephiladelphiaburlesquefestival.com/contact/email-us/Exposing the City of Brotherly Love as one of the nation's burlesque forerunners. Celebrating with a multi-day festival to showcase the local community, welcome artists and audiences from around the country, and shimmy 'til we drop.

The Philadelphia Burlesque Festival is a multi-day celebration of burlesque, showcasing local talent and welcoming artists from around the country. A premier event to elevate Philly's flourishing burlesque community.
Plays & Players Theatre
20184TBDSeattle Boylesque FestivalUnited StatesWashingtonSeattlewww.boylesquefestival.comThirsty GirlProductionsjengapay@gmail.comjengapay@gmail.com2015Thirsty Girl Productions Presents

The Seattle Boylesque Festival showcases over 30 boylesque performers from around the world (all genders welcome to perform) at this two day event!

The 3rd Annual Seattle Boylesque Festival--All Genders Welcome & Fridays theme is Gender Fucked!
The Triple Door216 Union StreetSeattleWA98101USANohttps://tickets.thetripledoor.net/eventperformances.asp?evt=12181/15/17Yes$15www.boylesquefestival.comYesStipendNoNo
2018427-28Texas Burlesque FestivalUSATexasAustinwww.texasburlesquefestival.comCocoLectrictexasburlesquefest@gmail.com
Texas Burlesque Festival celebrates the renaissance of burlesque and vaudeville and strives to foster a supportive community among performers across the United States and the world through networking and performance opportunities.
Paramount Theatre713 Congress AveAustinTX78701USANo
Holiday Inn Town Lake20 IH 35AustinTX787015124728211
Alotta Boutté, Jo Weldon, Kalani Kokonuts, Dusty Summers, Mr. Gorgeous, World Famous *BOB*, Coco Lectric
NoYestitle, sash, crownYesYes
For headliners only.
YesHeadliners and features are invited to teach.
2018419 - 22Viva Las VegasUnited StatesNevadaLas Vegashttp://www.vivalasvegas.netTomIngramtom@vivalasvegas.net89103
2018419-22Yes, Nos Temos BurlescoBrazilRio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro
Setede Ourosyesntburlesco@gmail.com2015
Homenagem à história de nossas Vedetes e Astros do Teatro de Revista e Rebolado, voltada para o futuro: a nova cena burlesca brasileira
2018420-22Flow EroticUnited StatesMDDarlingtonhttps://www.flowerotic.com/Gray Milleraka Graydancerinfo@flowerotic.comnaiia@flowerotic.com2017
Flow Erotic is a place where we can gather and enjoy familiar passions in new ways. Instead of having a little kink at burlesque shows, or a little fire spinning at kink events, why not bring them all together? Featured Performers “Flash” Performance Spaces Workshops in Kink, Burlesque, and Flow Arts from World-Class Instructors Dedicated Practice & Play Spaces This event is Adults-only at an All
2564 Silver RdDarlingtonMD21034USANotickets.flowerotic.comRed Roof Room
988 Hospitality Way
AberdeenMD21001(410) 273-7800
Bella Blue, Parker (RopeBoi), Ms Behavin, Nil, MysticScholar
Please see https://www.flowerotic.com/presenter-faq/ Headline presenters/performers are paid a cash honorarium as well as some travel expenses and food and lodgings.
Please see https://www.flowerotic.com/presenter-faq/ Headline presenters/performers are paid a cash honorarium as well as some travel expenses and food and lodgings.
Flow Erotic is an entirely new type of event. Learn and share your kink, burlesque and flow arts skills or just kick back and enjoy the shows. We're going glamping at Camp Ramblewood and building a fair-trade event from the ground up. You are cordially invited to join us in our very first year!
20185TBDAmericana Burlesque & SideshowUnited StatesNorth CarolinaAshevillehttp://absfest.comfutureoftradition@gmail.comIn a world now brimming with Burlesque Festivals, from Vegas to Amsterdam, ABSFest is known for embodying the true spirit of Vaudeville and nurturing creativity and empowerment.

The festival is one of several annual productions of Future of Tradition, a seminal force in the underground Asheville arts community since 1999. ABSFest has spawned a sister event, the Virginia Burlesque & Sideshow Festival in Richmond, VA.
20185TBDAsian Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesNew YorkNew Yorkhttps://www.facebook.com/AsianBurlesqueFestival/timelineJen GapayDaniel Nardiciojen@thirstygirlproductions.com85 Avenue A
20185TBDBerlin Burlesque WeekGermanyBerlinhttp://www.berlinburlesqueweek.one/La Viola, Lilly, Lady, Louise, LolitaVixen, Tiger, Lou, the Breeze, Va Voomberlinburlesqueweek@gmail.comberlinburlesqueweek@gmail.com2016All of the most influential Burlesque events in Berlin have come together to bring you 7 days of non-stop shows, parties and live entertainment. Each day will feature different events showcasing their unique style of Burlesque. You'll see shows that include all the burlesque genres: Comedy, Classic Glamour, Circus Sideshow, Live Music, Life Drawing, Rock and Roll and much more!Festsaal KreuzbergAm Flutgraben 2BerlinBerlin12435GermanyYes - 3 venueshttp://www.berlinburlesqueweek.one/tickets/n/aKitten de Ville, Harden Reddy11/1/161/31/17Yes15ehttp://www.berlinburlesqueweek.one/applications/Yescash via paypalYescash, prize package, performance spot in GalaYesYescashYes
20185TBDGalway Burlesque FestivalIrelandGalwayGalwayhttp://galwayburlesquefestival.comThe Galway Burlesque Festival is a brand new burlesque event featuring diverse and wonderful talent from all over Ireland, Europe, and beyond!
20185TBDHollywood Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesCaliforniaHollywoodhttp://www.hollywoodburlesquefestival.comLiliVonSchtupphollywoodburlesquefestival@gmail.comhollywoodburlesquefestival@gmail.com2013The Hollywood Burlesque Festival is a celebration of the history of burlesque in all its magnitude and attitude. The entertainment capital of the world doesn't stop at music and film - over 200 burlesque performers make their homes under the palm trees. From classic to modern, from gorgeous to hilarious, from pure to mad; the Hollywood Burlesque Festival is everything you know about burlesque and more. It's sexy, it's fun, it's glamorous. The Hollywood Burlesque Festival presents three nights of showcases, competitions, and events, and classes. The Mayflower Club11110 Victory BlvdNorth HollywoodCA91606USAYes - 2 venueshttp://www.hollywoodburlesquefestival.com/ticketsQueen Of Burlesque, Miss Poison Ivory - Mr Hollywood Burlesque2015, Kirby La Brea, Miss Hollywood Burlesque 2015, April Showers.10/1/1610/31/16Yes$20YesCrown, sash, Giftbags and photodshoots, additional prizes being added.YesYesvaries10/1/1610/31/16apply with email hollywoodburlesquefestival@gmail.comNoTBD
20185TBDSaskatoon Miss Education Burlesque Training WeekendCanadaSaskatchewanSaskatoonhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/1546776365634614/CheripopPurrburlesque@sasktel.netburlesque@sasktel.net2016The Saskatoon Prairie Girls Miss-Education Weekend 2017 is an educational and social gathering for emerging and established burlesque performers from Canada and beyond. It is brought to you by the Rosebud Burlesque Club and organized by Headmistress Cheripop Purr. We endeavor to bring together top notch instructors, presenters and facilitators to provide a 3 day weekend chock full of learning and fun for the greater burlesque community! We will focus on skill building and sharing, personal development and the enhancement of the burlesque field in artistic quality. The Miss-Education Weekend will take place at the Free Flow Dance Centre from May 5-7 2017. Registration fees: The training weekend fee is $75.00 and includes entrance into all workshops, social events and the peer review showing. Payments can be made by cash or cheque, pay pal or etransfer. Please contact burlesque@sasktel.net to arrange your registration. A complete and detailed workshop list will be provided as soon as we have confirmed our special guest instructors. The event begins Friday May 5th at 5:30pm and runs through to Sunday May 7th at 4pm."Free Flow Dance Centre224 25th St. W.SaskatoonSKS7L 0C4CanadaNohttps://www.facebook.com/groups/1546776365634614/Holiday Inn Express315 Idylwyld Drive NorthSaskatoonSKS7L 0Z1306 3848844noneYes$75 conference feeNoNoYesYescash, billeting, free conference entrance2/1/173/31/17https://www.facebook.com/events/1669036783348111/YesThis event is a training weekend not a festival or competition weekend.
20185TBDShow-Me BurlesqueUnited StatesMissouriSaint Louishttp://showmeburlesque.comLolaVan Ellavanellastudios@gmail.comSt. Louis has a rich and diverse burlesque and vaudeville history from the brilliant talent of Josephine Baker, to the heyday of Gaslight Square, where The Smothers Brothers, Phyllis Diller and Barbara Streisand got their start, and to Evelyn West and the infamous Stardust and Grand Burlesque theaters where she and many other famous burlesque dancers performed. Show-Me Burlesque is thrilled to bring St. Louis burlesque to its former grandeur with a sexy new makeover.
20185TBDCroatian Burlesque and Cabaret FestivalCroatiaRijekahttps://www.facebook.com/CroBurlesqueFestival/Celestede Moriaeinfo@cro-burlesque-festival.cominfo@cro-burlesque-festival.com2016The Croatian Burlesque and Cabaret Festival. The world meets in Croatia! 3 full show nights. 25th - 27th of May 2017, produced by Celeste de Moriae. A beautiful city on the sea, 2 great Venues. Botel Marina, a ship and Palach, the oldest youth Culture centre in Croatia. Workshops, Shootings, Exhibitions and Market places will be also part of the Festival. The Festival nights in 2017: Thursday the 25th of May / The Venue is the Ship Botel Marina: Welcome Aboard. Friday the 26th of May / The Venue in Palach: The Awards Night: The Circle of Stars. Saturday the 27th of May / The Venue in Palach: The Port of Glamour. The application period is from the 15th of September 2016 till the 15th of January 2017 Form download: http://info019341.wixsite.com/croburlesquefestival/applications Ticketinformation per fb site or per email at info@cro-burlesque-festival.comPalachKružna ul. 8Rijeka51000CroatiaYes - 2 venuesBotel MarinaAdamićev gatRijekaAdamićev gat9/15/161/15/17http://info019341.wixsite.com/croburlesquefestival/applicationsNoYesCrowns, and gift bags with wonderful prices. We will also raffle a free tattoo at the festival.YesYesThe Workshops will be hold in both venues.
20185TBDVienna Boylesque FestivalAustriaViennahttp://viennaboylesquefestival.com/en/JacquesPatriaque
2014"Walk right up: Prater for everyone" is the theme of the 4th annual Vienna Boylesque Festival, paying tribute to Vienna's favourite amusement park, the "Prater", a place known for its erotic as well as pleasurable exhibits. As a melange of glamourous show, artistic vaudeville theater, humorous stories and the "obligatory" dose of nudity, Boylesque and its companion burlesque are always a source of excitement and surprise.

Host and Boylesque dancer Jacques Patriaque will once again be joined by 40 international artistes in 2017, with the goal of inspiring laughter and astonishment in their audience through dance, cabaret, song and acrobatics such as pole dance and aerial acts. Together with these international artistes "following in the footsteps of Conchita Wurst, Johann Sebastian Bass, Courtney Act, Reuben Kaye" there will be a very exciting Special Act that will get everyone's tassles twirling! They are sweet as cotton candy, strange as fun house characters, sometimes as boisterous as a herd of horses breaking out of the carousel. The Vienna Boylesque Festival promises a rollercoaster of emotions like a ride through the haunted house: From wild enthusiasm to awe-inspiring fascination, right down to pondering the saucy wink some stories are told with.

One thing is certain: The Vienna Boylesque Festival is stimulating "not only in the erotic sense."
StadtsaalMariahilfer Str. 81ViennaVienna1070AustriaNohttp://stadtsaal.com/spielplan/vbf17.htmlHoliday Inn Vienna City HotelMargaretenstraße 53ViennaVienna1050AustriaSatans Angel, Jo Boobs Weldon, Violet Chachki, Luminous Pariah, Tansy & Leeon, Jonny Porkpie, Raven,Mr. Gorgeous, Devon Aire,9/9/172/1/17Nohttp://viennaboylesquefestival.com/en/application.htmlYescash/ paypalNoYesYescash/ paypalNoBeat 1060Millergasse 42-44ViennaVienna1060Austria
201861 - 4Burlesque Hall of Fame WeekenderUnited StatesNevadaLas Vegashttp://bhofweekend.comDustinWaxinfo@burlesquehall.comFrom its humble beginnings as the personal collection of Jennie Lee, the legendary tassel-twirler who first dreamed of a "Burlesque Hall of Fame" in the early 1950s, to its present-day incarnation as the world's largest and most important archive of vintage burlesque ephemera, The Burlesque Hall of Fame has been one of the world's only institutions dedicated to preserving the art, artifacts and traditions of this uniquely modern art form.The Orleans Hotel & Casino
20186TBDCapital City Burlesque & Vaudeville FestivalUnited StatesMarylandWashington DChttp://www.ccbvf.comGigiHollidaycapitalcityburlesquefestival@gmail.comcapitalcityburlesquefestival@gmail.com2015Washington, DC is known as the home of the President, cherry blossoms, and some of our nation's grandest monuments, but our #DMV is so much more! The DC Metropolitan area is rife with cutting edge art and a thriving entertainment industry, with burlesque, vaudeville, and sideshow talent that is among the best in the nation. The Capital City Burlesque & Vaudeville Festival will make it known to locals and tourists alike that these arts are alive and well, and will serve to educate unfamiliar audiences on the beauty and merit of these distinctive performance genres. Our festival will also be an opportunity for variety performers from all over the nation to converge within our local scene, and a chance for all of us to treat local fans and artists to a grand-scale event in their own backyard. CCBVF aims to be a festival for the community, by the community, with the hope that our efforts will establish a perennial weekend full of fun, learning and a whole lot of entertainment!Black Cat1811 14th St NWWashingtonDC20009Yes - 2 venuesCambria Hotel & Suites899 O St. NWWashingtonDCComing Soon!2/1/173/1/17Yes$20 per Performer Applicationhttp://www.ccbvf.com/performers-1NoNoYesYesPercentage of class revenue; Teaching Headliners will receive a guarantee2/1/173/1/17http://www.ccbvf.com/educatorsNoLocation TBAApp fee discount available to Performers from the DMV area and Baltimore City!
2018616Coney Island Mermaid ParadeUnited StatesNew YorkKings Countyhttp://www.coneyisland.com/programs/mermaid-paradeinfo@MermaidParade.comThe Mermaid Parade is the largest art parade in the nation. A celebration of ancient mythology and honky-tonk rituals of the seaside, it showcases over 3,000 creative individuals from all over the five boroughs and beyond, opening the summer with incredible art, entrepreneurial spirit and community pride. The parade highlights Coney Island Pageantry based on a century of many Coney parades, celebrates the artistic vision of the masses, and ensures that the summer season is a success by bringing hundreds of thousands of people to the amusement area in a single day.
20186TBDHRW Wiggle Room Burlesque Showcase & PageantUSANCWinston Salemhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1733665883543032/Selia d'Katzmeowhrw.burlesque@yahoo.comhrw.burlesque@yahoo.com2000The Heavy Rebel Weekender is a celebration of the Heaviest Rebels - People and ideas that rebel against the status quo and change the landscape of music and culture. This idea is why HRW can never be a singular genre festival. Staying with the spirit of HRW, the *Wiggle Room* Burlesque Showcase & Pageant brings performances from all around with varying experience & style! You won't find a more inclusive, supportive, down-to-earth, and family-like environment - the best party with your best friends!101 W. 5th St.Winston SalemNC27101USANohttp://heavyrebel.net/pages/hrw_tickets2016 Legend was Gabriella Maze2/1/173/31/16Nohttps://docs.google.com/forms/d/1CYVVGqXH9cPdii9F6BKh2d4MoiP-zQ-K3WBavgRMXVw/viewformYesCash stipend, food tokensYesCash + Prizes (+performance stipend)YesYesInstructors receive 100% of class fees2/1/175/31/17Email hrw.burlesque@yahoo.com with submissionsYesHRW has happened every 4th of July Weekend since 2000, and, burlesque has been an integral part of it since the beginning!

We pride ourselves in the all-accepting attitude created at HRW by our attendees. That's why we call it "The best party with your best friends!"
20186TBDOklahoma City Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesOklahomaOklahoma Cityhttp://www.okcburlesquefest.comAdeleWolfboxoffice@adelewolf.comapplications@okcburlesquefest.com2013The biggest burlesque production in Oklahoma presented annually by Adele Wolf! Two nights of performances by some of the brightest up and coming stars in burlesque from around the globe! 1727 N.W. 16th St.Oklahoma CityOK73106United StatesNoPoison Ivory, Mosh, Hazel Honeysuckle, more TBA1/15/172/5/17Yes15http://okcburlesquefest.com/2017-performer-applications.htmlNoNoYesYesCashNo2520 N. MeridianOklahoma CityOK73107United StatesAccepted applicants are able to submit workshop applications.
20186TBDSlavic Burlesque FestivalPolandMazowieckieMinsk Mazowieckihttps://www.facebook.com/slavicburlesquefest/Pin UpCandyslavicburlesquefest@wp.plslavicburlesquefest@wp.pl2016Slavic Burlesque Festival 10th and 11th June 2016 is a burlesque celebration organized in Poland. Our goal is to promote and extol burlesque as an art in postcommunist countries. The formula of the festival is addressed to the burlesque community worldwide. If you are a well established performer or if you are just starting your stage career - help us promote burlesque by participating is our event.MDK MInsk MazowieckiDernalowicz Pallace Warszawska 173Minsk Mazowieckimazowiecki05-300PolandHotel PartnerKonstytucji 3-Go Maja 7Mińsk Mazowiecki05-30025 759 56 00Eliza DeLite, Pin Up Candy3/31/164/30/16Yes15 EuroYescashYesSlavic Burlesque Queen CrownYesYescashYesall the detail: slavicburlesquefest@wp.pl
20186TBDSnake Oil FestivalUnited StatesLouisianaNew Orleanshttp://www.snakeoilfestival.comsnakeoilfestival@gmail.comTHREE DAYS OF SHOWS, WORKSHOPS, PARTIES, AND CREATIVE DEBAUCHERY!907 South Peters
2018726-29Toronto Burlesque FestivalCanadaOntarioTorontohttp://torontoburlesquefestival.comSauciCalla Horratorontoburlesquefestival2@gmail.com
We are thrilled to present a sizzling four-day extravaganza of performances and parties with a dazzling cast of innovative artists from all across the globe. Come uncover the titillating tricks of the tease with star faculty at our Burlesque University — not to be missed! Burlesque theatre has exploded as an art form since the creation of the The Toronto Burlesque and Vaudeville Alliance in 2003. Toronto performers are prominently showcased in the Toronto Burlesque Festival and have been joining the ranks of the world’s best since the festival launch in 2008. Toronto now boasts an incredible diversity of burlesque artistry to delight and inspire audiences all year long.
Mod Club Theatre722 College StreetTorontoONM6G1C4CanadaYes - 2 Venues03/01/2018YesCAD15
20187TBDColorado Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesColoradoDenverhttp://www.coloradoburlesquefestival.comHoneyTouchehoneytouche@gmail.comThe Colorado Burlesque Festival is a full-length burlesque extravaganza that commemorates the American traditions of live variety shows featuring award-winning performers from all over the globe!

This weekend is nonstop with 5 action-packed shows featuring the best of the best in burlesque, after-parties, performer networking bashes, classes from burlesque experts and our famous hangover"€ brunch and bazaar and more! Burlesque always offers a little something for everyone!

Come support the sexy thrill of live theater and attend the Colorado Burlesque Festival which brings new and old burlesque performers and lovers together for one blowout weekend!
201882nd to 5thDiscordia Days Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesNorth CarolinaGreensboro
Four days of all types of burlesque, bands, stand up and drag all to benefit a local charity! With our headliner Red Bone and featuring Ellie Quinn
Community Theatre of Greensboro
GreensboroNC27406USAYes - 2 venues
The Biltmore Hotel of Greensboro
Red Bone3/27/184/10/18Yes$20
Certificates, crowns, local gift bags, money.
Direct pay from attendees.
Sheffield Burlesque & Cabaret Extravaganza
UKSouth YorkshireSheffieldwww.VelvetBurlesque.co.ukLaraGothiqueVelvetBurlesque@aol.com
An EXTRAVAGANZA of fabulous Burlesque, Vaudeville, Cabaret, Circus, Sideshow, Magic & Variety acts! Featuring multiple-award-winning local, national, and international guest performers displaying tantalising burlesque and cabaret routines, daring circus stunts, sideshow shenanigans, boylesque, drag, and a fair few surprises ... expect nothing less than excellent quality entertainment!
The Library Theater
Tudor Square, Surrey Street
SheffieldSouth YorkshireS1 1XZUKNo
c/o The Library Theatre, Tudor Square, Surrey Street
TBC1/1/183/31/18Nohttp://www.velvetburlesque.co.uk/id5.htmYesPerformance fees paid as per application via bank transfer or PayPal. No additional expenses are offered.NoYesYesInstructor fees paid as per application via bank transfer or PayPal. No additional expenses are offered.01/01/201803/31/2018http://www.velvetburlesque.co.uk/id5.htmYesFull details: VelvetBurlesque@aol.com
201897-8Houston Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesTexasHoustonhttp://www.houstonburlesquefest.comMissy LisaBlack Maariahhoustonburlesquefest@gmail.comhoustonburlesquefest@gmail.com2012The Houston Burlesque Festival has experienced packed shows, averaging 1,200-1,500 burlesque fans from all backgrounds, generations and lifestyles. We are always open to partnering with select brands.House of Blues, Houston1204 Caroline ST.HoustonTX77002USANohttp://www.houstonburlesquefest.com/buy-tickets/Kalani Kokonuts, Ms. Redd4/28/18Yes$15-20http://www.houstonburlesquefest.com/apply-now/YescashNoYesYescashNo
20181012-13The Arizona Burlesque FestivalUSAArizonaTucsonwww.arizonaburlesquefestival.comMattFinishazbfest@gmail.commatt_finish@aol.com2014
Heat up the desert with amazing striptease artists from around the world! Featuring the 2018 Headliner Blanch DeBris (Las Vegas, NV), Emcee Lili VonSchtupp (Hollywood, CA), and 'Best Burlesque' 2017 winner Frankie Fictitious (San Francisco, CA). 2 days of competition, classes, and showcases in Tucson, AZ celebrating burlesque in all its glory!
The Hut305 N. 4th AveTucsonAZ85705USANo
Blanche DeBris (Headliner), Frankie Fictitious (Feature), Lili VonSchutpp (Emcee)2/1/186/30/18Yes$10 Early Bird; $15 Regularwww.arizonaburlesquefestival.comNoYesBest Burlesque' receives a crown, trophy, and booking for stepdown including travel/lodging, and fee.YesYesAll instructors are offered a 70/30 split (70% to the instructor) for any class fees collected.Pima Community College West Campus2202 W. Anklam RdTucsonAZ85745USAThe 5th Annual Arizona Burlesque Festival is produced by 'Mr. Exotic World' 2015 Matt Finish, and he can't wait to see you!
20181018-20Montreal Burlesque FestivalCanadaQuebecMontrealwww.montrealburlesquefestival.comScarlettJamesinfo@montrealburlesquefestival.ca
2009Montreal is the city of all international legends of entertainment and so is it's burlesque! The Montreal Burlesque Festival is all glitz and glamour flaunting the best of Burlesque on it's stage. All women are beautiful and all the colors of our performers male, female and everything in between are praised. The beauty of what the world has to offer, with class. A full week end of sensuality, tease, empowerment, education and after parties showered with cocktails and Champagne! more than shows, its an experience on stage and off stageClub Soda1225 Boulevard St. LaurentMontrealQCH2X 2S6CanadaNo
Zoe Scarlett, Scarlett James and more TBA
Lili St Cyr Award for Mister & Miss Burlesque Montreal 2018 and gifts TBA opportunity to perform on the big Gala night on Saturday
NoWiggle Room
3874 St Laurent
2018TBDTBDKansas City Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesMissouriKansa Citywww.kcburlesque.comMadameMacKaycontact@kcburlesque.comcontact@kcburlesque.com2011Kansas City Burlesque, LLC is a professional modern burlesque company, and is dedicated to the advancement of the worldwide revival of burlesque by creating fun, classy, scintillating, artful, high performance tickle and tease, which is neo-burlesque entertainment aimed to entertain Kansas City audiences and beyond. Kansas City Burlesque, LLC's host performance company of the festival is Kansas City's own ensemble of local professional actors, dancers and singers, Burlesque Downtown Underground!2450 Grand Blvd.Kansas CityMO64108USAYes - 2 venueshttps://red.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?t=tix&e=13bc4192a155c5ca9f8771eb091227e51/1/172/3/17Yes$15.00http://www.kcburlesque.com/Performer_Application.htmlYesPerformance ONLY - TBD via paypalYes$300 first place, $200 second place & $100 third place cash prizesNo
2018TBDTBDLas Vegas Burlesque FestivalUnited StatesNevadaLas Vegashttp://www.lvburlesquefestival.com/CoryRoyerburlesque@bluehairmedia.comGold Coast Hotel & Casino
TBDTBDTBDBoylesque Festival - NOLAUnited StatesNew Orleanshttp://www.boylesquefestival.com/#!nola/c1yi7Daniel NardicioJen GapayPress@boylesquefestival.com
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