21st Century Burlesque Magazine is pleased to present your Burlesque TOP 50 2017 – the 50 most influential burlesque industry figures of the past year, voted for by thousands of burlesque peers and fans worldwide.
This year, all results will appear on this page, with updates each day.
All TOP 50 figures will be contacted as they are announced and asked to reveal their personal highlight of 2017.
With thanks to our lead sponsor, Sublime Boudoir, who have another spectacular event coming up in New Orleans in July 2018.
Since its inception in April 2011, Sublime Boudoir: Seduction of Senses has brought audiences elegant burlesque, cabaret, and circus performances in fantastical settings, while entertaining the senses with unconventional visuals and signature cuisines.
Founded with the intention of highlighting well-known performers as well as up-and-coming artists, Sublime Boudoir provides a collaborative creative environment for industry professionals.
The company seeks to redefine and challenge traditional ideals of the industry by combining burlesque with complementary artistic mediums. Painstaking research and attention to detail provide audiences with an immersive and multidimensional experience, Seduction of Senses.
Constructing annual events on a global level, the creative team represents a vast range of cultural histories and perspectives, from Europe to Indonesia to North America. They have travelled the world in search of inspiration and the most exciting new performance artists. Complemented by breath-taking floral design, music, and cuisine, every production epitomizes luxurious elegance, underlined by cabaret’s signature playful humor.