10 Best Canadian Burlesque Shows

 

Burlesque Magazine names The 10 Best Canadian Burlesque Shows:

 

Peepshow T.O. Super Smash Burlesque Curtain Call. Photo by Lick my Lens Cap.

Peepshow T.O. Super Smash Burlesque Curtain Call. Photo by Lick my Lens Cap.

1- PeepshowTO *Toronto

An ongoing series of burlesque shows produced by a dedicated crew with a passion for creating their own unique brand of geek-themed burlesque. For over five years PeepshowTO has worked closely with a variety of local performers to create highly anticipated and regularly sold out events across the city. Every signature show is completely customized to a specific theme and packed with never-before-seen acts. No matter the theme you can always expect to see a good mix of both sultry and comedic performance, all packed into an indulgent evening that is sure to satisfy the geeky appetite. See HERE

 

Kitty Nights Alice Cooper Tribute. Photo by Patrick Rooney.

Kitty Nights Alice Cooper Tribute. Photo by Patrick Rooney.

2- Kitty Nights *Vancouver/ Toronto 

Saucy burlesque teasers, brassy singers, wild performance art, electrifying rock musicians, circus and sideshow performers. From local professionals, rising starlets and international guest stars, you never know who you’ll see on the Kitty Nights stage, but you can be sure of one thing: You’re going to have a fabulous time! Run monthly in Vancouver and weekly in Toronto. See HERE 

 

Capital Tease Burlesque. Photo unknown.

Capital Tease Burlesque. Photo unknown.

 

3- Capital Tease Burlesque *Ottawa 

Capital Tease is known for their top-notch burlesque variety shows. Combining the timeless style, movements and confidence of decades past with contemporary themes, these strong women put on a thoroughly entertaining show! These creative women dazzle with their fabulous costumes, shakes, shimmies, and attention to detail. See HERE 

 

 

 

 

Final call at Blue Light Burlesque. Photo unknown.

Final call at Blue Light Burlesque. Photo unknown.

4- Blue Light Burlesque *Montreal

Spearheading the revival of French Canadian Burlesque for over a decade, this classic themed show, made up of novice and seasoned strip tease acts celebrates all that is glamorous, frivolous and naughty while honouring the true traditions of the art form. See HERE

 

Burlesque @ Opera House. Photo unknown.

Burlesque @ Opera House. Photo unknown.

5- Burlesque @ The Opera House *Toronto 

Possibly Canada’s newest yet largest burlesque showcase, this grand ball plays out to a 900 capacity standing room at Toronto’s historic Opera House, originally opened as a vaudeville theatre in 1909. With an array of local strip tease and variety acts, simply titled ‘Burlesque @ The Opera House’ delivers the city’s best acts on 1 stage in an unbeatable party atmosphere. See HERE 

 


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