New Follies Revue

14th October

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Host
Aurora Kurth (Melbourne)

Artists

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The Australian Burlesque Festival presents New Follies Revue!

Be the first to see the next stars in burlesque!

New Follies Revue showcases the world of the new burlesque starlets. Watch them glitter on the stage in all their showgirl finery, but who will shine brightest in this competition? New Follies Revue encourages and promotes Australian emerging performers with less than two years experience on the stage.

 Catch a glimpse into the blazing future of the next generation of burlesque performers! 

*Celebrating 12 years in 2021*

Venue Details
Venue: Max Watts
Address: 125 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC
Contact: http://www.maxwatts.com.au/contacts/
Website: http://www.maxwatts.com.au/
Parking: Street or paid parking, stations in area.
Disability access: Lift access
Seating: Cabaret and Theatre style
Dress code: Evening attire or smart casual
Age Restrictions: 18+ event. Adult content.

*ABF will comply with current and future Covid 19 guidelines*

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 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.

The Blaze Out!

15th October

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Host
Dani Weber (Melbourne)

Special Guests

Artists

Volunteers

The Australian Burlesque Festival presents The Blaze Out!

*Celebrating 12 years in 2021*

Please welcome our newest addition to ABF – The Blaze Out!

The Blaze Out aims to prioritise and uplift established and emerging talent of first nations and or /BIPOC in an all inclusive space of celebration.

A soiree of burlesque, dance, drag and more.  This event aims to create a safe & celebratory space for all.

We acknowledge this event will take place on the land of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation.

Venue Details
Venue: Max Watts
Address: 125 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC
Contact: http://www.maxwatts.com.au/contacts/
Website: http://www.maxwatts.com.au/
Parking: Street or paid parking, stations in area.
Disability access: Lift access
Seating: Cabaret and Theatre style
Dress code: Evening attire or smart casual
Age Restrictions: 18+ event. Adult content.

*ABF will comply with current and future Covid 19 guidelines*

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 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.

The Big Tease Soiree

16th October

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Headliners

Host
Tash York (Melbourne)

Special Guests
Sham (Melbourne)

Artists

Volunteers

The Australian Burlesque Festival presents The Big Tease Soiree!

*Celebrating 12 years in 2021*

The Big Tease Soiree showcases some of the best Aussie 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 Soiree celebrates the golden era 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! 

Venue Details
Venue: Max Watts
Address: 125 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC
Contact: http://www.maxwatts.com.au/contacts/
Website: http://www.maxwatts.com.au/
Parking: Street or paid parking, stations in area.
Disability access: Lift access
Seating: Cabaret and Theatre style
Dress code: Evening attire or smart casual
Age Restrictions: 18+ event. Adult content.

*ABF will comply with current and future Covid 19 guidelines*

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 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.

Shock-O-Rama

17th October

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Headliners

Host
Tash York (Melbourne)

Special Guests
Moxie Delite (Melbourne)

Artists

Volunteers

The Australian Burlesque Festival presents Shock-O-Rama!

*Celebrating 12 years in 2021*

You’re in for an enticing treat when Shock-O-Rama comes to town…

It’s bizarre.

It’s mysterious.

It’s all you never knew you wanted!

Hold your breath as we combine the best of the dark side of burlesque: featuring the best of neo-burlesque, queer art, fetish delights, sizzling erotica, satire, parody and all that’s in between.

So sit down, recline, relax and get ready to enjoy a night of mesmerising burlesque adventure! 

Venue Details
Venue: Max Watts
Address: 125 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC
Contact: http://www.maxwatts.com.au/contacts/
Website: http://www.maxwatts.com.au/
Parking: Street or paid parking, stations in area.
Disability access: Lift access
Seating: Cabaret and Theatre style
Dress code: Evening attire or smart casual
Age Restrictions: 18+ event. Adult content.

*ABF will comply with current and future Covid 19 guidelines*

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 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.