Past Appearances

Dr Sketchy’s Brisbane – Birds of a Feather


Sunday Night Burlesque at the Press Club – November 2018


Australian Burlesque Festival New Follies 2018

New Follies Burlesque is the ‘Emerging Burlesque Performers Contest’ event of ‘The Australian Burlesque Festival’. A showcase of emerging artists, the contest will feature burlesque performers from every genre that have less than two years burlesque experience and will be judged by a panel of industry professionals. The winner will be invited to perform at one of the festival shows alongside the illustrious headliners, among other fabulous prizes for them and the runners up! New Follies Burlesque is designed to encourage and promote our emerging artists and give our audiences a glimpse into the future of the next generation of burlesque performers.

Celebrating nine successful years. The biggest celebration of burlesque in the Southern Hemisphere. If you are going to one burlesque event this year make it this one!!


Miss Vintage Kiss – Judge

You are cordially invited to Miss Vintage Kiss, Vivien Victory’s fundraising event for her Liptember campaign this year. Dress in your favourite 20s, 30s or 40s outfit and be dapper, delicious and dandy as we sit down for a very cute, colourful and coy high tea ♥

Time: 10.30am
Date: Sunday 2nd September, 2018 (FYI this is also father’s day)
Location: Dawn Tea Rooms, Chermside

Pinup Parade:
This event includes a quaint pinup parade of 7 chosen finalists for Miss Vintage Kiss: Audrey Azure, Atlas Grey, Mickey Starling, Miss Scarlet Shontelle, Jolene La Rouge, Madame La Vie & Miss Curly Sue.

Further donations will be accepted on the day, or can be made online at Liptember is a campaign raising funds and awareness for women’s mental health during the month of September. This is Vivien’s fourth year raising money for the campaign.


Curves & Claws – Burlesque for Breast Cancer

Feathers, sparkling costumes, glamorous smiles, a cheeky wink and the surprise reveal of tasseled breasts.

Breast cancer is a horrible yet common disease, affecting men and women (and gender non binary pals) alike. 1 in 8 women or female bodied people will experience breast cancer by the age of 85 and 148 men or male bodied people will also be affected every year. Everybody knows somebody who has been affected by the devastating affects of breast cancer – and we want to help!

Curves & Claws in conjunction with Chardons Corner Hotel bring you- Burlesque for Breast Cancer!
This wonderful fundraising show is putting on a night of fabulous festivity celebrating all things pink to raise money to donate to breast cancer research at the PA hospital. We want to support our local hospital and there tireless efforts to help those struggling with breast cancer. We celebrate the breasts – but more importantly we celebrate the people! The incredible guys gals and NB pals who fight against the horrible pain of breast cancer, we celebrate you the best way we know how with sparkles and feathers and burlesque galore!

Come and see some of Brisbane’s beautiful burlesque babes alongside a dash of circus and a hint of drag all wrapped up in high glamour pink to raise funds for Breast Cancer research! With raffles and prizes and eye watering pink everywhere it’s fabulous to the extreme!


The Bombshells Ball – June 2018


Miss Burlesque Australia Queensland State Final 2018

The feathers are set to fly in Australia’s largest burlesque competition – with performers from all around the country competing for the title of Miss Burlesque Australia 2018!

On Saturday 2nd June, the Queensland State Finalists will throw their sparkles into the ring and battle it out for the crown and title – Miss Burlesque QLD 2018. The winner will go onto represent the state at the Grand Finals in July.

Expect drama, sensuality, wit and talent! These dazzling performers have got it all – and the bar has never been set higher.

Pre-show Champagne event: 6.30pm (VIP ticket holders only)
Theatre Doors open at 7:00pm
Show starts at 7:30pm

Runtime 120 mins

RSVP here



Burlesque Idol Newcastle


Created to help support emerging talent, Burlesque Idol is a high-energy and deliciously entertaining evening, jam-packed with talent, humour and audience participation. The perfect night out for parties, friends, and lovers, you don’t want to miss the, “Best of Burlesque” (TNT Magazine)

Dates and ticketing
Friday 8th March
Lizotte’s Newcastle
31 Morehead Street

The Bombshells Ball – February 2018

26841274_10156127115408980_957281485893057247_oJoin us for an evening of titillation, tassels and tease starring Brisbane’s best bump and grind babes and nifty novices!

The graduation performance for term 1 students of The Bombshell Burlesque Academy, The Bombshells Ball features both professional performers and debuts by emerging Burlesque babes! Come and cheer on your favourite Bombshells in a show with more glamour, glitter and garters than you can poke a feather at!

Feel free to bring in refreshments to enjoy during the show – a flask of tea, coffee or even homemade lemonade! – but please leave the bubbles at home as alcohol purchased elsewhere may not be brought into the venue.

Your line up includes:

*Performances by graduating students of The Bombshell Burlesque Academy

*Solo performances by Shimmer, Lady Le Feu, Nova Q, Chelsea Mae Smooch, Lucy Luxe & Ruby Corvette.

*MC’d by Ella Fontaine

The Bombshells Ball!
Saturday, 24th February
The Lumen Room, Metro Arts
109 Edward Street, Brisbane
Show Times: 5 & 8pm
Tickets: $30
Duration: 2hrs (with interval)

Curves & Claws


Curves & Claws is back!

New Year, New Venue, New Show – same great variety of talent!

Curves & Claws is known for the weird, the wacky and the wonderful. With an eclectic mix of state and national performers around Australia we set out to WOW you! C&C brings the fantastical and freaky to life.

After a string of sold out shows these tantalising talents with a bucket of industry awards under there g-string’s have a treat for you that you wont want to miss. Beautiful classic burlesque babes, astonishing acrobatics, comedy, drag, fetish & sideshow – we have it all!

Our spectacular line up line up includes:
Bella DeJac (VIC)
Betty Lovecat
Kelsey Laura
Lillian Lace
Madeline Lugosi Glasseater
Miss Kitty Obsidian
Ruby Corvette
Rosetta Sterling
Summer Reign
The Bombshells

MC: Baron Von Envy!

Now at ‘The Backroom’ located at Chardons Corner Hotel, Annerley there is more room for you to relax and enjoy the show on the raised stage. Or grab a drink and bite to eat before hand at the bar! Fully seated, there is no assigned seating so you can walk in and enjoy.

Want to be a VIP? VIP will get you a hand painted, limited edition, wine glass by local Brisbane artist Rainbow Rabbit (with bubbly in it of course!) a table seat at the front of the stage with some nibbles.

At C&C we have something for everyone to see but once we have our claws into you, you wont want the show to stop!
Proudly sponsored by Beserk

Please note: Booking Fee not included in ticket price. Theatre sounds and lighting will be used. This is an 18+ only show

Bombshell Burlesque: Valentine’s Vamp


Join us for a night of glamour, glitter and giggles as Bombshell Burlesque: Valentine’s Vamp! hits Mon Komo Hotel!

Be dazzled by burlesque beauties in vintage showgirl style in a brand new show as they try to win your heart! Bring your valentine or treat yourself as the Bombshells tantalize, titillate and tease the night away!

Featuring professional performers and a stunning chanteuse MC, this high kicking, boa flicking show will have you cheering for more!

Bombshell Burlesque: Valentine’s Vamp
Saturday, 10th February @ Mon Komo Hotel
Doors 7pm, Show 7:30pm
Tickets: $69 Dinner & Show; $79 VIP Front Row

Recommended for audiences 18+. May contain adult themes and implied nudity.

Vanguard Burlesque featuring Duchess De Berry

(stage manager)


Dr Sketchy’s Ipswich


Image by Aaron J Jenkins

The Bombshells Ball: Tease the Season


Vanguard Burlesque at the Powerhouse

(stage kitten)


Celebration of the Female Form


Vanguard Burlesque Featuring Jazida



Improlesque: Goosebumps Edition


The Bombshells Ball – August 2017


Photography and poster design by KTB

Miss Burlesque Queensland Gala

(Stage Kitten)


Sunday Night Burlesque – July 2017


The Bombshells Ball – June 2017


Photography and poster design by KTB

Vanguard Burlesque

(Front of House)


Curves and Claws Nerdlesque Special

Nouveau Tease

(Stage Kitten)


Rods and Rockabilly 4 Pinup Fashion Parade


Naked Ostrich Burlesque – April 2017


The Bombshells Ball – April 2017

Photography and poster design by KTB

Vanguard Burlesque – March 2017

(Front of House)


The Bombshells Ball – February 2017


Photography and poster design by KTB

Curves and Claws Christmas Spectacular 2016


Miss Show and Shine Pinup Pageant 2016

Bombshells Balls 2016