VERMONT BURLESQUE FESTIVAL'S
2023 Très Grand Spectacle
On Sale for $6.69 / 77.7% off the original $30 price
available for a limited time
Le Tres Grand Spectacle (aka, The Main Event), this is the most anticipated night of the Vermont Burlesque Festival! The evening will be filled with unique vending, beverage tastings, live music, comedy, variety acts, charitable causes, and of course a collection of the best burlesque performances Vermont will witness all year long. About 3 hours of activities and live performance art guaranteed to flirt with every human emotion Mother Nature blessed you with.
This is the Night for Dressing to Impress!
The theme for Saturday is "grand", black tie, elegant & decorated, but is not required. Best dressed prizes will be awarded to those attendees who grace the festival’s red carpet, pose for the paparazzi, and who best exemplify the beauty, grace, elegance, sparkling, class that is The Vermont Burlesque Festival.
Educational alcoholic tastings with Hendrick's Gin will be offered to those ticket holders who are 21+.
And YES! ...You can bring your purchased cocktails from the bar to your seat in the theater.
This event is intended for mature audiences, may include vulgar language and adult themes, and is restricted to ages 18+. Specialty alcoholic educational tastings with Hendrick's Gin will also be offered to those ticket holders who are 21+. A limited cash bar will be available during the pre-show and throughout the showcase.
Historic VTBF2023 Le Tres Grand Spectacle Late Night Reveal
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Minneapolis, MN Foxy Tann (EmCee/Peeler/Director/Educator/Designer) has been hailed as one of The Top 10 Burlesque Performers To Watch by The Huffington Post, dubbed the Boss of Burlesque and a pioneer of the neo-burlesque movement by The Minneapolis Star Tribune. She has emceed for the Burlesque Hall of Fame, the Michigan, Copenhagen, Vancouver, Las Vegas, Edmonton, Ohio, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Colorado, & Alabama festivals as well as dive bars all around the world!
Las Vegas, Nevada Blanche DeBris has been entertaining herself and occasionally others for more years than she can reliably count. Reviews range from “Devastatingly adequate” to “Not as appealing as some others.” “If America had a sweetheart, Blanche would be her well-meaning but less attractive best friend.”
Montreal, Quebec KNOWN FOR HER LAVISH EVENTS AND FOREMOST FOR HER EXQUISITE PERFORMANCES, SCARLETT HAS PERFORMED ALL OVER THE WORLD. ALSO A PIONEER, SHE IS THE FIRST TO PERFORM AUTHENTIC BURLESQUE IN DUBAÏ (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES) AT THE LEGENDARY BUDDHA BAR, LOCATED IN THE LUXURIOUS GROSVENOR HOUSE. FROM SHANGHAI TO BERLIN, BRAZIL TO JAPAN AND ALSO IN EVERY GREAT CITIES IN BETWEEN.
Bisbee, Arizona Cha Cha Velour started her career in Burlesque in 2006. She was known as 'The Burlesque Mogul' of Las Vegas and credited with starting and growing the burlesque scene there. Cha Cha owned and taught at The Las Vegas Burlesque Studio, produced 'Live Burlesque in Las Vegas' (a monthly burlesque revue that showcased Vegas' BEST in Burlesque as well as performers from all over the world), produced the inaugural Las Vegas Burlesque Festival, and worked closely with BHoF.
Ottowa, Ontario Headmistress Ottawa Burlesque Academy, director of Frisque Femme Productions and director of talent for Ottawa Burlesque Festival.
Los Angeles, California Caramel Knowledge is an award-winning burlesque performer based in Los Angeles. Since her start in 2011, her burlesque performances have spanned over 40 national and international burlesque festivals and conferences. Her style ranges from sultry, sweet and classic to down, dirty and nerdy.
The Berkshires, Massachusetts Keeping burlesque and vaudeville alive! Gypsy Layne Cabaret & Company, named after the pioneer of burlesque, Gypsy Rose Lee. Gypsy Layne is dedicated to self-acceptance, body positivity and inclusivity.
Burlington, Vermont Green Mountain Cabaret will warm the cockles of your heart (and other areas), while entertaining you with "Sass, Class, and Ass-tromical Local Talent!" Remember, when you visit Green Mountain Cabaret, expect to "Enjoy the View!" Green Mountain Cabaret performs a monthly burlesque revue at the Flynn Space.
Astoria, Queens, New York GoGo Gadget is one half of The Guncles of Burlesque alongside his "work wife" Jack Barrow, responsible for producing Rock Solid, Freaky Follies and the Crack, Rack and Sack Revue in NYC. He's been featured in the NY Boylesk Festival over the past decade and the London International Burlesque Festival for the past 7 years most recently as an International Headliner. www.albertodenis.com/gogogadget
Rochester, New York Hailing from Rochester, NY, Ruby Sparkles has been gracing the stage in her glitter high heeled pumps since 2012. Ruby plans to take her classic, polished and poised routines to new stages, leaving a trail of glamour and rhinestones in her wake.
Madison, Wisconsin Affectionately referred to as the Technician of Tease—Belle Folle is an award-winning burlesque artist that has performed across the US. And while she may have rekindled her love of dance flying high on the pole, it’s getting down on the floor where she’s really in the zone. This brazen beauty is known for her sexy, sensual, Neo-Burlesque style that is sure to inspire, excite and even entice.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire This smoke show puts the sin in sin-trifugal force. When she’s not making your head spin in her hula-hoop, lyra or cyr wheel; she can be found teasing gravity hanging from any apparatus she can wrap her hands around.
Albany, New York Former NYC actor/dancer Lady Fingers was a founding member of/choreographer for Fringe With Benefits Burlesque in Austin, member of Fou Fou Ha! Austin & performs as a solo artist across the US. Festival credits include NOLA Nerdlesque Festival, Midwest Burlesque Festival, Texas Burlesque Festival, Ohio Burlesque Festival & RVA Burlesque Festival. This little cookie will really whet your appetite!
Burlington, Vermont YES, we know what "merde!" means in French..AND "merde!" is also used as a grand gesture to wish dancers the best of luck before a performance. “merde!” is a fully collaborative dance troupe composed of 7 VT dancers. The passion we share for performance & entertainment, paired with a deep respect for each other is the backbone. We are proud to be part of this artistic & amazing community.
Easthampton, MA Danced in famed Las Vegas Clubs including the Spearmint Rhino. Owner of Tower-Moments.Com Clothing Line. Currently performing with Gypsy Layne. Classically trained in Ballet, Tap, and Broadway Jazz prior to discovering Burlesque, she uses her intuitive nature, long lines, and love for the tease to entertain her audience. Always a show stopper that heats up the stage Mistress Manifest!