The Australian Burlesque Festival was born out of a passion to celebrate our wonderful burlesque community. Founded in 2010 by Dolores Daiquiri, Rosy Rabbit, Sapphira and Chaz Royal and debuting to sold out audiences the festival has flourished and 2012 promises to be bigger, brighter and thrilling to the core!
The bursting popularity of the burlesque revival is in full swing around the world and Australia is at the forefront with its unique flavour of theatrical and colourful burlesque acts. With outrageously talented artists shining on the international stage the Australian Burlesque Festival brings together the best of the best of our homegrown artists as well and international shining stars never before seen on Australian stages!
Burlesque aficionados and first timers alike have delighted in the biggest celebration of tease Australia has ever seen. There is good old fashioned bump’n’grind, bawdy variety, classic glamour and exotic tease, and thats just the beginning. The festival comes is a community based experience where as well as stunning showcases, performers and audiences alike can learn the tricks of the trade from the best performers in the business at a variety of workshops.