VERMONT BURLESQUE FESTIVAL'S
2023 Très Grand Spectacle
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April 22, 2023
The Double E Performance Center
Essex Junction, VT
DOORS / GIN TASTINGS / COCKTAILS / VENDING / LIVE MUSIC
Follows Cocktail Hour
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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.
Let’s make the best out of the Covid situation… Since we all have to wear masks… We’ve decided to have a Masquerade Party!!! Bling out your mask! Make it sparkle! Get creative!
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 until about 15 minutes after intermission.
TICKET PRICING STRUCTURE
LATE NIGHT REVEAL
Front Rows $55 -$48 Back Rows
Front Rows $101 - $86 Back Rows
***Prices do not include taxes or additional fees that may apply at the time of
purchase. All sales are final.
The HISTORIC 2022 Performer Line-up
Learn More About Each Performer By Clicking On Each Image
2023 LINE UP TBA
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!
New York, NY Medianoche, dubbed “Sin in an Hourglass“, has charmed audiences throughout the U.S. and around the world — from select venues in Europe and as far as Singapore, Australia, and Russia. Medianoche has been featured for nine years running in 21st Century Burlesque’s list of Top 50 Burlesque performers worldwide. She was crowned Queen of Burlesque in New Orleans, and was awarded the prestigious title of Miss Exotic World at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas. For booking inquirie
Massachusetts & New Hampshire The Compaq Big Band showcases the power of 14 horns, a cookin' rhythm section, great vocalists, and terrific instrumental soloists for a diverse range of clients and events across the Greater Boston, Greater Worcester, Rhode Island, and Southern New Hampshire regions. For swing dances, the band provides a great night for dancers of all abilities, our set lists honed from countless Boston public and educational institution swing club events over the years.
Minneapolis, MN Tre’ Da Marc is The Chocolate Drop That Won’t Stop. Hailing from the Twin Titties, he is an international boylesque sensation that cannot be duplicated. He competed in the 2018 Best Boylesque Category at the Burlesque Hall Of Fame in Las Vegas. He is the reigning 2020 Noire Pageant King of Burlesque and was voted one of the Top 50 most influential burlesque industry figures of 2020 and 2021.
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.
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.
Cape Cod, MA Noting much more needs to be said... Pepper Grinds is coming.
Portland, ME Mr. and Mrs. FuckSmart are two sexies who perform their own brand of burlesque wherever and whenever they can! They are a fun-loving, married couple who enjoy a good story and everything that sparkles. When not in their alter-egos, they make movies and play with wild animals.
Beacon, NY Dolly’s background started in theater, progressed into modeling/pole/contemporary dance, and exploded into the sultry ginger delight you see today. Co founder of The Lucid Lullaby she produced/performed in A Grotesque Burlesque and A Sexy Holiday Extravaganza. Dolly’s face is as fresh as they come, and this will be the first burlesque festival she’s had the joy of shimmying into!
Los Angeles/New York City Dickie Smalls is a veteran of over thirty burlesque festivals and has performed his unique brand of boylesque all around the world. Some titles include: “Most Creative” at the 2019 Midwest Burlesque Festival, “Best Narrative” at the 2019 Berlin Burlesque Week and “Master of Improv” at the 2018 Burlypicks WORLD Championships competition. Dickie also headlined last year’s Midwest Burlesque Festival.
Portsmouth, New Hampshire A founding member of Lady Luck Burlesque of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Betty Von Kekse has been shaking and shimmying her ample curves all over New England for over 10 years. With a lively wit, Betty never takes herself too seriously, but she always leaves audiences seriously satisfied.
Oakland, California Known casually as the Glitter and Gore Goddess, Marlene DeMure is full of hips, lips, and hair flips! Having performed with Hubba Hubba Revue, Hex and the City, and Womanopoly SF, she's known for her magnetic moves and slow burns. But sometimes, if you're lucky, the rock n' roll fire comes out on stage, so get ready for Marlene the Murder Face DeMure!
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!