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Glitz & Glam

The Birdcage On York harkens back to the golden era of high end burlesque served with sexiness, sass, and a dash of pizzazz. You used to have to dress up in your finest threads and take a carriage to the theatre to see entertainment like this. Now you just have to stroll up to Club […]

Dita Von Teese – Glamonatrix

Few artists embody the term 'iconic' as exquisitely as Dita Von Teese. The modern legend of pin-up and burlesque has re-glorified a bygone era of elegance and redefined feminism. Her elaborate, highly polished shows sell out theatres across the globe and she is revered by celebrities, haute couture designers, and fans that span the full […]

Dita Von Teese – Art Of The Teese

Dita Von Teese, American burlesque dancer, model, entrepreneur, costume designer, the list could go on and on, is coming down under to tour Art Of The Teese, where she will be performing three shows at the State Theatre. The queen of burlesque is bringing several acts that have never been seen in Australia including, “Lazy”, […]

Burlesque Idol 2017

Founded by Lola LaBelle in 2010 in London, but only in it’s third year in Australia, Burlesque Idol is just as glamorous as ever. Created to help support emerging talent, Burlesque Idol is a high-energy and deliciously entertaining evening, jam packed with talent, humour and audience participation. Every show features a dazzling array of rising […]


Finally bringing her internationally acclaimed show Strip, Strip, Hooray! to Australia in June, the International Queen of Burlesque, Dita Von Teese will be touching ground down under for a decadent spectacle showcasing why she has captured global imaginations as the consummate burlesque performer. Affiliated with the Australian Burlesque Festival and Perth International Burlesque Festival, the show will […]

Satisfaction: A 70’s Porno Feast

In the 1970’s a whole number of adult films were accidentally released into the mainstream cinemas, causing people to flock to the theaters and creating quite a stir within society. Satisfaction: A 70's Porno Feast is a one-night-only performance celebrating the adult film era of the 1970s. You’ll witness a number of burlesque performers and dancers […]

MISS BURLESQUE: NSW State Final 2015

If you don’t have any plans this coming Friday, I suggest you hurry up and get tickets to the Miss Burlesque NSW Final. The amazing show is all in the name of charity and performance. A competition for all, why not spend your Friday watching these gorgeous women perform the best burlesque NSW has ever […]

The Cooch Tent

There is a new burlesque in town. It’s called The Cooch Tent, and it’s here to dazzle your senses. Promising a seductive evening of dance, tease and the bizarre, the show will see some of Australia's top burlesque performers—including Zelia Rose, Miss Burlesque Australia 2014— enthral audiences at The Basement. “(The Cooch Tent is) burlesque meets […]

The Empire Strips Back

Burlesque may be a far cry from Boba Fett but Russall S. Beattie’s Star Wars burlesque parody, The Empire Strips Back, has returned due to popular demand - only this time with a bigger and better production. Since the show initially opened back in 2011, the sci-fi fantasy has skyrocketed with sexy stormtroopers and sell-out […]


Be transported to a world of decadence and debauchery at Slide’s latest production, Risquè Revue. Set in the heart of Paris, the aptly named show will bring audiences daringly close to indelicacy with its ultramodern neo-burlesque, aerial routines, erotic shadow play and sexy soundtrack. “Whereas burlesque is really about the strip, neo-burlesque is about the […]