Join us for the grand final of Ecdysiast Encounters, where our winner and Queen of up & coming burlesque talent will be crowned.|
There have been 3 qualifying heats to get to this stage (York, Leeds, Manchester) and we can't wait to introduce you to the next generation of burlesque superstars!
*ELLIE VON EST*
*LADY REMYDE LA MOR*
*MISS LIZZIE BETH*
The winners will be decided by a combination of audience votes and guest judges, including;
SARINA DEL FUEGO - Producer at Burlesque Idol Australia, Melbourne Fringe Festival, Adelaide Fringe and Sydney Fringe to name but a few. Sarina has well over a decade of international experience of performing, producing & curating at some of the best known shows in the world. She currently splits her year between Leeds (UK) and Australia.
JOHN CELESTUS: International boylesque superstar, contortion King and drag diva - John is a multi-talented and highly respected member of the burlesque, circus, cabaret and drag communities. The first ever boylesque performer in Greece, John is now based in sunny Manchester and boy are we lucky to have him!
RAVEN NOIR: Producer of the annual extravaganza at Blackpool Tower Ballroom, Bulesque Noir, and delivering the darker side of burlesque in her performances, we are thrilled to welcome Raven as one of our guest judges. Raven has been voted one of the UK's best burlesque performers (This Is Cabaret) and is a regular attendee at the legendary Burlesque Hall Of Fame weekender in Las Vegas, this lady sure knows her burlesque!
RUBY ROSE: Founder of the Burlesque Women's Institute, famous for ensuring burlesque remained accessible in 2009 by battling against Camden council (who wanted to ban the art form) and owner of the award winning La Belle Jolie vintage spa in London - this powerhouse of all things burlesque is travelling to Manchester especially for this amazing competition. Ruby has over 15 years' experience in the industry and has travelled internationally to perform, teach and produce.
PLUS MORE TBC!
The show will start at 8pm and seats must be taken by 7.30pm.
Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Over 18s only.
50 Sackville St
Manchester M1 3WF
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|