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Celebrating its 9th consecutive year, ‘The Australian Burlesque Festival’ will once again be touring Australia nationwide beginning with Alice Springs on October the 5th, 2018.

Australian burlesque is renowned internationally for its unique array of theatrical, glamorous and avant-garde styles performed by exceptionally talented entertainers. The past nine years has seen our audiences delight in the sensational talent on offer with glamorous tease, exciting neo-burlesque and more exotic seduction than they can handle!!! Being the largest burlesque festival in the southern hemisphere, the 2018 Australian Burlesque Festival (ABF 2018) is a unique theatrical experience uniting burlesque artists from all over the country and the globe in a month-long tour of sizzling showcases and educational workshops.

ABF 2018 features an impressive line-up with national touring headliners including Bunni Lambada (Australia), Lucy Lovegun (Australia), The Diamond Dahlia (UK), Willow J (Australia) and hosted by M.C. Ella Fontaine (Australia).

A night of glamorous classic tease and modern neo-burlesque at the Araluen Arts Centre that will dazzle, delight and stimulate the senses! ‘Tropical Tease’ will consist of some of the best and most entertaining international and local burlesque performers including: *

Willow J – Melbourne
Bunni Lambada – Sydney
The Diamond Dahlia – London
Lucy Lovegun – Perth

Dolores Daiquiri – Melbourne
Desert Diamonds – Alice Springs
Jazida – Canberra
Summer Dragonfly – Brisbane
Pixie Twist – New Zealand

Mistress of Ceremonies
Ella Fontaine – Brisbane

Join us for ‘Tropical Tease’ at The Araluen Arts Centre and celebrate traditional Bump n’ Grind, vintage-flavoured tease, sizzling cabaret and variety entertainment! Be delighted, tantalised and pleasantly entertained as you experience jaw-dropping glamour and high-quality shows from leading stars of the stage.

Celebrating nine successful years. The biggest celebration of burlesque in the Southern Hemisphere!

*Line-up subject to change

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