The Big Tease Soirée
The Australian Burlesque Festival presents The Big Tease Soirée
The Big Tease Soirée showcases some of the best Australian and international burlesque performers. See them strut their glamorous stuff across our stages, bump’n’grind across the dance floor and tease their way into your hearts.
The Big Tease Soirée celebrates the golden era of vintage tease, sizzling cabaret and variety entertainment.
Don’t miss a glamorous night of elegant classic tease and alluring modern burlesque that will dazzle, delight and stimulate the senses!
We acknowledge this event will take place on Larrakia land.
*Celebrating 14 years in 2023*
Darwin Entertainment Centre
93 Mitchell Street, Darwin NT 0800
Venue Car Park
Accessible seating is available in The Playhouse and Studio Theatre and can be booked by phoning +61 (8) 8980 3333 or emailing the Box Office. Accessible seating cannot be booked online.
There is lift access to the first floor and accessible toilets are available on both the ground and first floors. Please note, there is no accessible seating available in the Dress Circle of The Playhouse.
Accessible parking is available in the DoubleTree by Hilton underground carpark with lift access available to street level. The carpark uses licence recognition for payment on exit by card only.
Evening or smart casual
18+ event. Adult content.
About the Venue
Opened by the Administrator of the Northern Territory in 1986 ‘on behalf of the people of Darwin’, the Darwin Entertainment Centre is the premier entertainment and convention venue in the Top End of Australia. Located in the heart of the city in the Mitchell Street entertainment district, the Centre is close to all amenities and easy to access.
The Centre can accommodate almost any kind of performance or event, large or small, and has played host to major national and international acts as well as Darwin-based artists, local Eisteddfod competitions, and school concerts.
Facilities include the Playhouse, a large, traditional proscenium arch theatre seating approximately 1000, and the smaller, more intimate, Studio Theatre which seats 290 in theatre mode, or 200 in cabaret configuration. There is also an Exhibition Gallery and Rehearsal Room. Access for the physically disabled and audio enhancement facilities in both theatres ensure that the Centre remains accessible to all.
*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.
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.