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World Burlesque Games 2017

26th October 2017

World Burlesque Games 2017
The World Burlesque Games return on 3rd-5th November 2017, hosted at the Shaw Theatre in London. This is Europe's largest and most prestigious burlesque competition, in which some of the best burlesque artists in the world will battle it out to reign supreme.

What is Burlesque?

Previously defined as a form of entertainment through mockery, the defenition of burleqsque has developed, and since the burlesque revival which took place in the early 1990's is known as a hugely popular form of dance.

The dance style incorporates complex routines that require co-ordination and practise, whilst showcasing glitter, glamour and tasteful tease. Bursting in to mainstream media and producing big names such as Dita Von Teese and Chaz Royal, burlesque dancing has made a lasting impression to modern culture.

The competition aims to raise the global profile of burlesque, whilst establishing itself as the most prestigious event in the international burlesque calander.

Where to find Burlesque Dancing Classes

Dance Near You offers thousands of classes in a range of different dance styles. Visit our website or download our App today to access some amazing deals on classes and workshops near you.