This powerful cabaret show is decolonising Australia, detangling presumptions and assumptions, and setting straight lingering stereotypes.
The F-word has been front and center throughout the world and at the forefront of discussion within the burlesque community of late. With ‘Nasty Women’ and ‘Bad Feminists’ globally speaking out on important women’s issues, it has been amazing to see how the burlesque community has been combining political expression into our body of […]
Alyssa Kitt‘s epic Australian Burlesque Festival 2016 report continues in Byron Bay and Brisbane. Read Part One here. Read Part Two here. Read Part Three here. Australian Burlesque Festival: Byron Bay We boarded the flight from Darwin to Brisbane and then had a late night drive to Byron Bay. Our tiredness inspired a deliriously choreographed suitcase ballet […]
The Burlesque TOP 50 bonus lists continue with the Australia Top 10. The Burlesque TOP 50 2015 included more Australian performers than ever before. ***Correction: Sina King was omitted from the initial list and has now been added. The Burlesque TOP 50 2015 is sponsored by Sublime Boudoir 1. Bella De Jac (Burlesque TOP 50 No. 31) 2. […]
Lola The Vamp tells a heartwarming tale from the Australian outback… Betoota, Diamantina Shire, in the Channel Country of Central Western Queensland, Australia. Population 0. The last living resident passed away ten years ago. Sigmund (Simon) Remienko bought The Betoota Hotel in 1957 and closed it due to ill health in 1997, a handful of […]
The Burlesque Ball, 2011 is almost upon us – an annual Australian tour of grand spectacle and all-star international headliners. Founder and producer, Jac Bowie discusses the Ball’s beginnings, highlights and future direction, after recently announcing that this year’s Ball will be the last… When and why did you create The Burlesque Ball? What were […]