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We adore Sweet Pins!

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Our beloved friends over at Sweet Pins are once again joining us as a Key Sponsor to the 2013 National Tour, and we couldn’t be happier!


To celebrate, they are treating our fans a 15% discount on their full range of stockings and lingerie. To redeem, visit and simply enter the code STRIPTEASE in your shopping cart. The promotion is valid for the full month of May, on full priced items only.




Sweet Pins is an online boutique that specialises in luxury European hosiery and lingerie with an emphasis on retro glamour. Some of the fabulous brands we stock include Kiss me Deadly, What Katie Did, Dottie’s Delights, Trasparenze and Gerbe. And if you’re after a special treat we also sell Gio Fully Fashioned stockings – authentic, 100% seamed nylons.



At Sweet Pins you will not only find the best stockings and retro inspired lingerie, but also a range of boudoir accessories and decadent loungewear. We strive to satisfy even the most discerning clients, including performers and burlesque dancers, with products that combine glamour with superb fit and comfort.



We are super excited that once again this year our legs will be draped in delicious stockings from their web-store, as well as lots of gifts and prizes for our audience, headliners and Baby Bombshells entrants!

You will also be able to see and purchase all of their gorgeous products in the flesh (pun intended!) at the following ABF events:





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Poppy Cherry (Melbourne, VIC)

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Combining elements of burlesque cheesecake, classic vintage tease and a healthy dose of mischief, Poppy Cherry has been a regular fixture on the Melbourne burlesque scene both on and off the stage since 2009. Poppy’s theatrical, energetic, interactive routines are always a crowd favourite. Performance highlights have included the Australian Burlesque Festival, Champagne Burlesk, Fantastic Asia Film Festival, Red Door Burlesque and many more, as well as residencies at Burlesque Bar, Shimmy Shake, and Strawberry Sundays. Behind the scenes, Poppy has produced various burlesque events, including the comedy burlesque whodunnit ‘Stage Fright!’ and the 60’s film event ‘Poppy’s Peepshow’. Poppy is the Stage Manager for the Australian Burlesque Festival national tour, and producer of the upcoming noir feature film ‘Only The Young Die Good’.
“…vivacious and energetic… a true scene stealer if there ever was one.” –


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The Australian Burlesque offers a unique opportunity to learn the art of tease from some of the best in the biz and international tease royalty!

Workshops are open to all levels of experience and will be in fun and supportive environments. See below for class details, locations and to book your place!

Roxi Dlite Indigo Blue perle noire banbury cross

[wpcol_1quarter id=”” class=”” style=””]Roxi D’Lite – Private lessons!

A rare opportunity for you to work one on one with one of the Queens of Burlesque. Available to all levels of expertise from novices wanting to work on act development to professional performers who wish to polish and refine their acts.

Classes with Roxi are available in all cities by request. For more information and to book a class please contact us.


All levels welcome.

Cost: $200 for 1 hour.

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Indigo Blue – Tassel Twirling!

Watch em wiggle! See em jiggle! Can you go clockwise? In opposite directions? Learn the ancient alluring skill of tassel twirling! A revolutionary class for all budding helicopter girls with Miss Indigo Blue “The Twirly Girl”, Headmistress of The Seattle Academy of Burlesque.


What To Bring/Wear: Comfortable clothing.
NB: Pasties are provided for use in class, AND available for purchase! You can bring your own as well.


Indigo Blue – The Art of Tease!

Class Description: Women in the Golden Age of Burlesque refined teasing to an art – the art of strip-tease! This 1 hour workshop includes historical examples of Burlesque legends and exercises to practice the skills they developed. In this introductory class, students are empowered to explore and discover their own inner tease-artiste in a safe and friendly environment.

What to Bring: Please bring own gloves (opera length) and feather boa.

All skill levels welcome.
Cost: $50

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Perle Noire – Burlesque Dance!
Students will work on Latin dance, learn fierce walks, hip vibrations, and seductive choreography that will all come together to help create vivacious and captivating burlesque performances.


What To Bring/Wear: Wear loose clothes. Can wear any type of shoes. Students should bring water and a towel.
Both novices and seasoned performers welcome.

Cost: $50

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Banbury Cross – Fan Dancing!

Learn from one of the most exciting fan dancers in burlesque today. Banbury Cross will take you through basic fan dancing techniques and also learn the style of fan dancing that makes Banbury so recognisable and infamous! She will put the moves together is a short routine. Lots of fun and a great opportunity to learn from a performer who has a very distinct style of fan dancing.

What to Bring/Wear: Comfortable clothes and shoes to move in, water.

NB: Students must bring fans. Please contact us if you do not have any so we can advise you where to purchase/hire prior to the class.
All levels of experience welcome.
Cost: $50





Please note that all classes are strictly limited in numbers, so to avoid disappointment we advise booking early!

If you have any enquiries relating to the workshops please contact us.
*Please arrive 15 mins prior to class time to ensure a prompt start.


Melbourne Workshops

8th June 2013
Passion Studios – Studio 1

1/594 Elizabeth St Melbourne VIC 3000
(03) 9349 4349

Perle Noire – Burlesque Dance!: 11.00am – 12.00pm BOOK NOW

Indigo Blue – Tassel Twirling!: 12.15pm – 1.15pm BOOK NOW

Banbury Cross – Fan Dancing!: 1.30pm – 2.30pm BOOK NOW


Launceston Workshops

11th June 2013

Pole Revolution
39 Brisbane St Launceston TAS

Perle Noire – Burlesque Dance!: 6.00pm – 7.00pm BOOK NOW

Banbury Cross – Fan Dancing!:  7.15pm – 8.15pm BOOK NOW


Ballarat Workshops

12th June 2013

Physipole Studios
29-33 Peel st sth (Corner of Peel and Eastwood) Ballarat

Indigo Blue – The Art of Tease!BOOK NOW


Hobart Workshops

13th June 2013
Tasmania’s Pole Dancing & Burlesque Academy
57 Main Rd Moonah TAS 7009
(03) 6278 7785

Perle Noire – Burlesque Dance!: 3.00pm – 4.00pm BOOK NOW

Banbury Cross – Fan Dancing!: 4.15pm – 5.15pm BOOK NOW


Adelaide Workshops

13th June 2013

Studio Menagerie
Shop 4a, 258 Glen Osmond Road, Fullarton SA 5063

Indigo Blue – Tassel Twirling!: 3.00pm – 4.00pm BOOK NOW


 Brisbane Workshops

14th June 2013

Metro Arts Studio – The Whitlam Studio
Address: 109 Edward St Brisbane QLD 4000
(07) 3002 7100

Perle Noire – Burlesque Dance!: 3.15pm – 4.15pm BOOK NOW

Indigo Blue – Tassel Twirling!: 4.30pm – 5.30pm BOOK NOW


Darwin Workshops

16th June 2013

Darwin Entertainment Centre Rehearsal Room
Mitchell Street Darwin NT 0800
(08) 8980 3333 93

Perle Noire – Burlesque Dance!: 2.30pm – 3.30pm BOOK NOW

Indigo Blue – Tassel Twirling!: 3.45pm – 4.45pm BOOK NOW

Banbury Cross – Fan Dancing!: 5.00pm – 6.00pm BOOK NOW


Sydney Workshops

22nd June 2013

Blush Dance Studio
372 Princes Hwy St Peters

Perle Noire – Burlesque Dance!: 12.00pm – 1.00pm BOOK NOW

Indigo Blue – Tassel Twirling!: 1.15pm – 2.15pm BOOK NOW

Banbury Cross – Fan Dancing!: 2.30pm – 3.30pm BOOK NOW

We Love Melissa!

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We are absolutely pleased as punch that Melissa & M Dreams Australia are sponsoring the Australian Burlesque Festival National Tour this year!
Make sure you keep an eye out as the producers will be wearing gorgeous styles from the new range at all ABF2013 events.


If you are in Melbourne or Sydney make sure you check out the delicious retails stores for the latest styles!

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Paloma Negra (Sydney, NSW)

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Paloma negra Is a performing artist and aerialist. She had BA in Performing arts Dance. She has also performed extensively in contemporary and flamenco. in 2008  and 2010 she was runner up in the Splash australian choreographic competition professional devision.

Along with may other performances she has performed and choreographed for many a fetish show. in 2010 she performed in Noir Review Sydney Fringe.  2011 Noir Review adelaide fringe and in 2012 she got rave reviews in Adelaide fringe ‘Anything goes”

Paloma negra is also the polisher for some routines of Imogen Kelly, Susie Q and Tobi, Missy and Rita Fontain.


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