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The Big Tease Soirée

4th October

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Aria Delanoche USA

Tash York USA

Featured Artist
Maple Rose VIC

Special Guest Performers
Dolores Daiquiri VIC

Madame Demi Diva WA
Marilyn Mocktail VIC
Miss Eli Fury NSW
Scarlet Disdain CAN
Lilly Evelyn NT
Patsy Climax USA
Gertie Mae QLD
Ruby La Red QLD

The Australian Burlesque Festival

The Big Tease Soiree

The Australian Burlesque Festival’s “The Big Tease Soirée” hits Alice Springs for another season at The Araluen with an unforgettable celebration of 15 years of glamour and allure in 2024! Featuring a star-studded and captivating lineup of both local and international burlesque performers. This event is set to captivate audiences with its blend of vintage tease, sizzling cabaret, and modern burlesque.

“The biggest burlesque bash this side of the equator” – Time Out Melbourne

Prepare to be dazzled as performers shimmy across the stage in spectacular fashion, meanwhile teasing their way into your hearts. The evening will be a homage to the golden era of vintage tease and variety, offering a tantalising glimpse into the world of classic burlesque and variety entertainment.

“A glam-glorious night starring Australia’s best performers” – The Dusk Zone Blogger

Whether you’re a longtime fan of burlesque or new to the festival, The Big Tease Soirée promises to delight, excite, and stimulate the senses. Don’t miss this glamorous night of elegance, allure, and entertainment that is sure to leave you wanting more!

We acknowledge this event will take place on Mparntwe.

*Celebrating 15 years in 2024*

Venue Details
Araluen Arts Centre


61 Larapinta Dr, Alice Springs, NT 0870

Venue Car Park

The Araluen Arts Centre and the Araluen Cultural Precinct are committed to providing facilities that are accessible to all members of the public.

All attractions are accessible by wheelchair, while lifts and ramps connect all the floors within the facility.

There are accessible toilets and designated parking for holders of disabled parking permits.

The Araluen Theatre has designated seating for patrons in wheelchairs or those who are not comfortable climbing stairs. Please notify our team at the time of booking tickets if you require this.

Portable chairs can be provided to patrons who would like to sit down whilst in the Araluen Galleries.

An electric four wheel scooter is available to enable less mobile visitors to travel between attractions.

Contact venue for further information.

General Admission: $70
$65: Concession – Limit of 20 Per Show
$65: Student – Limit of 20 Per Show
$65: Araluen Theatre Member – Limit of 20 Per Show

Theatre style

Dress Code
Evening or smart casual

Age Restrictions
18+ event. Adult content.

About the Venue
The Araluen Arts Centre operates as the visual art and performance hub of Central Australia, presenting an annual program of exhibitions, performances, and film. Known as the keeping place of stories, Araluen holds within its spaces some of the most significant works of art in Central Australia and brings to the stage world class performances from around the nation (and at times the world).

The Centre was officially opened in 1984 in response to the Alice Springs Community’s lack of a central hub for artistic achievement and experimentation. Born out of the need for the Central Australian Art Society and Alice Springs Art Foundation to house and exhibit their respective annual national acquisitive art prizes, the Centre began with two art galleries, a 500-seat proscenium arch theatre, and a multipurpose artspace named Witchetty’s. In 2000 it evolved into its current form adding a further two art galleries – including the signature Albert Namatjira Gallery.

Literally built around a culturally significant 300 year old corkwood tree that now sits in the centre of the Sculpture Garden, the Araluen Arts Centre is the heart of the Araluen Cultural Precinct, which includes the Galleries and Theatre, the Museum of Central Australia including the Strehlow Research Centre, the Central Australian Aviation Museum, Central Craft, Yaye’s Café, and a host of significant public works of art and Arrernte sacred sites.

The Araluen Galleries showcase the beginning and continuing development of the Contemporary Aboriginal art movement, particularly of Central Australia and the Western Desert Region as well as significant local contemporary artists in their response to place. The Araluen Art Collection includes original artworks by renowned watercolourist Albert Namatjira and his artistic response to the Central Australian landscape, displayed in rotation in the Galleries, which themselves are only minutes from the spectacular West MacDonnell Ranges and the country that gave his work birth.

Art and culture remain an important and vital part of the Central Australian community. The Araluen Arts Centre is committed to presenting rich artistic and cultural events that capture the identity of this community: from the 20 year young and quirky Alice Springs Beanie Festival, to the nationally significant Desert Mob, continuing to draw from around 30 remote arts centres throughout the NT, SA and WA, to present in September every year, the very latest in the ongoing development of contemporary Indigenous art.

The Araluen Arts Centre is committed to inspiring and entertaining the Alice Springs community, visitors and tourists with the very best local, national and international artists.

Show Policy
*All times subject to change*
*Artist line-up and show content subject to change*
*No photography or recording permitted*

ABF prides itself on providing a safe and inclusive space for our performers and patrons. We do not tolerate harassment, bullying, racism, homophobia, sexism or any kind of disrespect towards our artists, crew, venue staff or other patrons.

Any patron found to be engaging in the above behaviour’s will be asked to vacate the premises immediately.

Refund Policy
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable for any reason including but not limited to:
• change of mind
• missing part or all of an Australian Burlesque Festival event due to late arrival
• unable to attend due to medical/personal reasons*
*Refunds will only be considered due to extenuating circumstances related to Covid-19 – specifically where the Australian Federal and/or State Government authorities mandate an official change/upgrade in regulations and restrictions regarding social distancing and/or large event and large group gatherings.