Edmonton Burlesque Shows
The Edmonton burlesque community is a thriving scene of performance art, from retro vintage glamour to punk rock feminists to boylesque divas. Shows range from classic striptease to rockette-style kick lines to theatre productions. There are so many different types of burlesque — the best way to find out what you love is to try out a variety of shows! Below is a constantly growing list of active shows in the Edmonton burlesque scene.
Edmonton Burlesque Shows, A-Z
All Tease All Shade
Radical and experimental queer performance art from all skill levels and identities. At Evolution Wonderlounge. Produced by Beau Creep.
Bourbon & Burlesque
Every Thursday at Spotlight Cabaret! No cover, tipping encouraged. Produced by LeTabby Lexington.
It's brunch with a side of sass! Enjoy an amazing brunch and get treated to a show featuring some of Edmonton’s best burlesque performers. Produced by LeTabby Lexington.
Burlesque Dueling Divas
Dueling Pianos meets Burlesque in this sexy, fun, cabaret show, like no other in Edmonton. Produced by LeTabby Lexington and Brittany Grayling. Available for Bookings.
The Canary Room
Edmonton’s only monthly live jazz and burlesque show! An intimate evening of live jazz music, pop-up classic burlesque performances, and a featured 3-course dinner menu. Produced by Whisper Sisters Burlesque (Violette Coquette, Vivian Vanguard & Keat Aaron).
Clue: A Burlesque Murder Mystery
A game to die for! This 60-minute show has an award-winning cast of burlesque performers, improvisers and theatre-creators. Who of the six players killed "Mr. Boddy"? Where did the crime take place, and which weapon was used? What was their motive? Join our illustrious host as he plays detective and solves the crime. A night of striptease, comedy and mystery!
Edmonton Burlesque Festival
A not-for-profit extravaganza celebrating all things burlesque, vaudeville and fabulous. It is aimed at the local, national and international theatre and arts community.
EBF presents: One Night Stand
During the year the Edmonton Burlesque Festival hosts One Night Stand events, which are one-off burlesque events to help cultivate the community and raise funds for this non-profit organization.
D'bomme Squad is a monthly burlesque soloist show. We offer a wide variety of genres and experience from our performers.
Fever Dream Revue
A quarterly variety event with each show intending to transcend the wearisome worries of ordinary life and assist in pure provocative escapism. Fever Dream Revue will run away with you and your imagination in the dark of night when fervor, fantasy and enchantment is most elevated.
Fruit Loop is a non-profit arts and cultural organization that supports the LGBTQ+ community and hosts regular events.
The Gay Feminist Agenda
All Queer All Day: Darla Darwin, Arcadia Gayme and D’Lish T’Squish Empower the Masses with the Magic of their Asses!
House of Hush Burlesque @ Crash Hotel
Monthly speakeasy-style classic burlesque show at Crash Hotel's vintage cocktail bar, featuring some of Edmonton and Calgary's most glamorous and popular burlesque performers! Produced by Violette Coquette.
House of Hush presents: THE LATE SHOW
Monthly show at Crash Hotel. A fast-and-wild affair, featuring lots of bump ‘n grind, bringing more experimental acts to the floor, as well as some fresh-faced performers. Produced by House of Hush Burlesque.
Mom & Dad’s Bedtime Story Hour
Every second month the Baretones and Guests perform a one hour cabaret featuring burlesque, comedy, and vaudeville at The Grindstone Theatre (10019 81 AVE NW)
Naked Girls Reading Edmonton
Naked Girls Reading is a group of beautiful ladies who love to read…naked. That’s really it. There’s not a whole lot more to it. Should there be? Produced by Arabella Allure.
Show Us Your Noobies
LeTabby Lexington presents SHOW US YOUR NOOBIES! Edmonton's monthly showcase of new burlesque talent.
One of Edmonton Alberta's finest monthly soloist burlesque nights, held every month at The Rec Room South Edmonton Common. Produced by Holly Von Sinn & Lolita Mignon.
The Vagabond Variety Show
This is a bi-monthly showcase filled with sketch comedy, local music and burlesque. A cabaret designed to showcase YEG’s underground talent. Arcadia (10988 124 st NW) / Tickets $15 at the door
Want your name added to the list? Fill in the Contact Us Form with your burlesque name, brief description and URL! Only Edmonton-based performers who are currently active in the burlesque community (with an active URL) will be added.