Headliner Announcement! Imogen Kelly

Adora Derriere - Thursday, May 19, 2016

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Australia's Queen of Burlesque, Imogen Kelly will be a headliner in the 2016 Perth International Burlesque Festival!

She will be performing in the Dark of the Cabaret Couture Ball and Glitter, Garters & Tease as well as teaching a workshop: For the love of Lili.

Photo by Nelli Scarlet

2016 PIBF Workshops!

Adora Derriere - Friday, May 06, 2016

The 2016 Perth International Burlesque Festival workshops with the headliners are now up!!

Clowns can be sexy! with Amber Topaz

Booty Rock - Twerkshop with Di' Lovely

Fabulous Floorwork with Bella de Jac

Introduction to Neo Burlesque with Lila Luxx

Photo of Di' Lovely

2016 Full Festival Programme now up!

Adora Derriere - Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The amazing 2016 Perth International Burlesque Festival Programme is now LIVE!

The  2016 programme includes a regional tour to Bunbury, the PIBF Convention, all Perth Shows & Events, Festival Affiliate Events & Workshops (coming soon).

Performer profiles coming soon!

Photo of Festival Headliner Amber Topaz by Thomas R Grady.

Early Bird Tickets are up!!!

Adora Derriere - Thursday, April 07, 2016

Pick up tickets to 'Glitter, Garters & Tease' at early bird ticket prices, for a limited time only. Early bird tickets are available for purchase from today until 13th April or until sold out, and there are only 100 available. Don't delay in buying yours!

Be witness to a dazzling line-up of spectacular international, interstate & local performers in Perth International Burlesque Festival's night of nights, showcasing classic burlesque and variety artistes at their finest! 'Glitter, Garters & Tease' shows at the Astor theatre on the Saturday 25th June, 2016.

**Early Bird Tickets for General Admission seating only: $50 ($10 off full price tickets) 
Standard General Admission seating: $60
Concession General Admission seating: $57
VIP Table Seats (10 Tables of 4 seats available) $70 per seat
Group of 6+ (General Admission) : $54 each

Get your tickets here!

Lila Luxx by Nylon Riot

Burlesque Strip Strip Hooray - Dita Von Teese in Perth

Adora Derriere - Wednesday, April 06, 2016

We're so excited to announce International Queen of Burlesque Dita Von Teese will be touring her show Burlesque Strip Strip Hooray as part of Perth International Burlesque Festival 2016 programme! 

Show Details:

Where: Astor Theatre, 659 Beaufort St, Mt Lawley

When: Friday 17th & Saturday 18th June 2016

Pre-sale tickets are available on Wednesday 6th April HERE!!

2016 Perth International Burlesque Festival show, Glitter, Garters & Tease (25th June at the Astor Theatre) will have Early Bird Tickets on Sale this Thursday 7th April! 

Be part of the PIBF 2016 Convention

Adora Derriere - Thursday, March 31, 2016

Burly community thinkers and shakers! Have you got a thought-provoking concept you’d like to pitch? A burlesque life-hack to share? An ingenious solution, innovative idea or piece of history to present to the community? Do you know someone else who does? We would love to hear from you! PIBF 2016 is now accepting Presenter & Paper proposals for its first PIBF Convention.

Find out more about submitting a proposal here, or share this post with someone who you think should submit: http://goo.gl/forms/MqGJ79nsHz
Proposals due 1st of May 2016. Draft proposals will be considered.


Photo of Lucy Lovegun by John Leonard

2016 PIBF Convention

Adora Derriere - Tuesday, March 29, 2016

We're so excited to finally be able to make this SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!!! 

 Now in its 5th year, the Perth International Burlesque Festival is proud to welcome to its program the PIBF 2016 Convention!

Since its beginnings, PIBF has prioritised connecting the Perth burlesque community, and in keeping with this the Convention will be a forum where community members can gather, network, learn, and renew inspiration. The Convention is an important milestone for the festival, and an opportunity for open engagement and conversation with its guests. The program will feature talks, workshops, exhibitions, multimedia events, panel and discussion-based forums, affiliate events, and networking opportunities.

Perth International Burlesque Festival 2016 would like to hear which community members are important to you! Have your say by nominating a Delegate, or a Perth burlesque community representative.
Vote for the 2016 PIBF Delegate Nominees here! 

Stay Tuned for more info coming soon!

Headliner - Amber Topaz

Adora Derriere - Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Headliner Announcement! From London, the talented, Amber Topaz

Tickets on sale soon!!

Amber Topaz has literally razzle dazzled her way around the globe with her hip shaking boundless energy, stunning vocals & comedy antics.

In a show stopping 12 year Burlesque career she has headlined in hundreds of Theatres Nationally & Internationally, to over quarter of a million enchanted audience members in last 5 years alone.

With her sell out one-woman shows in London’s west end the critics say ‘Amber Topaz kicks sequined Ass. Incredibly funny & wildly charismatic’. GQ’s say she’s ‘An Explosion of charisma and stage presence unmatched between music, song, comedy and seduction’. Nominated for numerous awards including being shortlisted for ‘Best Burlesque Act 2014, ’,’Best Vocalist ’ & ‘Audience Award 2015’ in London’s Cabaret Awards. Last year Amber was named in Italian GQ’s ‘Best Burlesque Artists’ of 2015. With pure Joy de vivre she’s guaranteed to whip up a comedy storm & tickle your funny bone.

Photo by Ayesha Hussain

Headliner - Di'Lovely

Adora Derriere - Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Headliner Announcement for the 2016 Perth International Burlesque Festival, from San Diego, DI’ LOVELY!!

San Diego’s homegrown burlesque starlet, DI’ LOVELY is consistently booked across the United States, never ceasing to slay each stage she graces.

Recently winning the “BEST BURLESQUE” title at the Arizona Burlesque Festival, she’s proven to be a crowd-pleaser. Her “Booty Rock-Twerkshop” has become a hit; bringing her specialty (#DiLovelyTwerkTeam) dance class as far as Manila, Philippines to New York City.

Di’ Lovely has also created a clothing and accessory line, catering to the professional “TRAVELING SHOWGIRL” as herself. At home she headlines the premier Stand-up Comedy & Burlesque show "Comic Strip" at the American Comedy Co. and you can catch her sharing her expert-tease on an episode of “UnderCover” on Playboy TV, or read about her burlesque career in publications such as: 21st Century Burlesque, Rockabilly Deluxe, Pin-Up America, and Delicious Dolls.

Photo by Vixen Photography

Headliner - Lila Luxx

Adora Derriere - Friday, March 18, 2016

We are thrilled to announce Brisbane performer, LILA LUXX as our next 2016 Perth International Burlesque Festival Headliner!

Tickets are on sale soon!


Photo by Nylon Riot

Lila Luxx is an elegant, extravagant and eccentric performer and one of Queensland’s most in-demand showgirls.  Known for her exceptional technique and captivating stage presence, she steals audience’s hearts and then breaks them!

Dubbed “The Sparkling Sweetheart”, Lila Luxx was a headline artist for the Australian Burlesque Festival 2015, voted People's Choice Queensland 2014 at The Australian Burlesque Community Awards and is the Director of The Bombshell Burlesque Academy in Brisbane.

Lila Luxx is old world glamour, classical training and a healthy dose of drama! She is the ultimate theatrical tease, wowing and wooing audiences from coast to coast.


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