Competition Tix on Sale!

Tickets for the Queen of Burlesque competition go on sale Friday, March 24th. The competition will take place at the Civic Theater on Saturday, September 16, 2017. For more information, click HERE!

Performers: Apply Now

Performer applications are now online! We are looking for all types of performers, including comic emcees, magicians, contortionists, aerialists, circus, acro, sideshow, singers, dancers, and other variety acts. CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Rita Alexander

Meet legendary Bourbon Street burlesque star, Rita Alexander the Champagne Girl at the 8th Annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival. Miss Alexander headlined the Sho-Bar on Bourbon Street in the 60s.

The 9th Annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival September 14 – 17, 2017

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!