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By 7th March, 2011No Comments

Dolores Daiquiri, Rosy Rabbit & Sapphira present…

The Austalian Burlesque Festival 2011

After a sold-out first year The Australian Burlesque Festival will be back in 2011 with more shows, more cities and more tease! In 2010 audiences were swept away in a whirlwind of feathers, glitz and glamour heralding the 1st Annual Australian Burlesque Festival a roaring success and a firm fixture on the Australian entertainment calendar.
In 2011 The Australian Burlesque Festival will showcase the very best of Australian burlesque talent as well as some delectable international guests to thrill and delight fans in Melbourne, Sydney and this year Canberra and Hobart as well!

2011 Showcases

  • 27th May – Sydney ABF tour
  • 28th May – Canberra ABF tour
  • 3rd June – Hobart ABF tour
  • 9th-12th June – Melbourne: Baby Bombshells(Newcomers contest), Empress Erotique (Exotic Tease), The Big Tease (Classic Glamour), Cabaret Carnivale (Sideshow & Vaudeville)

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 2011 Australian Burlesque Festival will bring together the best of the best! Burlesque aficionados and first timers alike will delight in the biggest celebration of tease Australia has ever seen. There will be good old fashioned bump’n’grind, bawdy variety, classic glamour and exotic tease, and thats just the beginning. The festival comes jam packed with activities for all, a community based experience where people can learn the tricks of the trade from the best performers in the business then see it all put to work on stage during the shows.

Applications are closing at midnight on the 5th of March for Australian and International performers wanting to participate.

Exciting updates on showcases, venues, tickets and performer highlights coming soon!

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