Behind The Burly Q

Leslie Zemeckis will appear throughout the festival signing her book, Behind The Burly Q: The Story of Burlesque in America. Ms. Zemeckis is an author, actress, and award-winning documentarian. Zemeckis wrote, directed, and produced the documentary Behind The Burly Q, as well as Bound by Flesh about Siamese twins Daisy and Violet Hilton.

Burlesque Legends

Bourbon Street Burlesque Legend Rita Alexander the Champagne Girl returns to the New Orleans Burlesque Festival. She will be signing her old glamour photos along with her new book, A Taste of Me: Poems by Rita Alexander.

Performers: Apply Now!

Burlesque Dancers and Variety Acts can now apply to perform in the 7th Annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival. Don't miss out on what will be our biggest and best year yet! Click Here To Apply!

The 7th Annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival September 17 – 20, 2015

The Annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival is an international burlesque festival, known for crowning the top classic striptease dancer as the “Queen of Burlesque.” We assemble the most glamorous and eye-popping burlesque dancers in the world to perform over three nights in sultry New Orleans. Comic emcees, singers, and variety acts flesh out the shows to provide the most entertaining, classy, and risqué showcases you’ll ever see. Celebrate this classic form of adult entertainment that made Bourbon Street famous worldwide!