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Vermont Burlesque Festival

  • Higher Ground 1214 Williston Road South Burlington, VT 05403 USA (map)

Friday, January 24th 2014

Opening Ceremonies & Friday Night Showcase

• Time: 7:30pm-Midnight   

• Location: Venue - 5 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403

• Doors @ 7:30pm Show @ 8:30pm

• Featuring a 3 hour showcase with over 25 burlesque, comedy and variety acts.


Burlesque Bounce

• Location: Venue - 5 Market Street, South Burlington, VT 05403

• Following Opening Ceremonies & Showcase @ approximately Midnight until 2am

• Dance the rest of the night away as DJ Irie breaks out the old 45s & new electronic sounds.


Saturday, January, 25th 2014

Burlesque Bowling Competition

  1. Time: 11:30am - 2:30pm

  2. Location: Champlain Lanes - 2630 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, VT 05482

• We have the entire bowling ally to ourselves! Dress your team in theme and compete for the best theme, best costumes, most team shimmies, most outrageous performance in sport, worst dressed team and more.  Teams can be made up of 3-4 people and must be signed up in advance.  More information to come.


Burlesque Classes   

  1. Time: 3:30 - 6:30p

  2. Location: Soul Fire Studio - 1 Mill St. Suite 372, Burlington, VT 05401

  3. Several 1 hour burlesque classes will be available throughout this time period.  Classes will be taught by some of our local instructors as well as guest instruction by some of our headliners.


Saturday Night Showcase Extravaganza

• Time: 7:30p - 1:30a

  1. Location: Higher Ground - 1214 Williston Rd., So Burlington, VT 05403

  2. Doors Open @ 7:30p Show at 8:30p

  3. Featuring a 4 hour showcase with more than 35 burlesque performers, comedians, and variety acts from Vermont and from around the world.