BurlyCon2020 is going to look and feel a little a lot different than previous years. We’re actively working with our host hotel, Hilton Seatac, to allow for cancellation our in-person contract, since Washington State still will not allow large groups to safely meet in person and the coronavirus is still very active. Negotiations have been long and […]

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I wanted to take the time to chat about BurlyCon and our work transitioning as an Anti-racist and Anti-Oppressive organization. It’s important to me that you know what we are working on and where we are headed.  When I was promoted to Executive Director (ED), I promised the community two things: commitment to shifting BurlyCon […]

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Join us for our second virtual BurlyPOD! NOTE: all times posted will be in Pacific Standard Time (PST). Schedule: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Class Block 1 Microaggressions and Becoming an Active Bystander presented by Bea Lissima (90 min) Healing Light presented by Perle Noire (90 min) 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM – Class Block […]

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This statement comes with a clear and unwavering message of frustration, empathy, unity, and hope. BurlyCon stands firmly beside our Black community with togetherness, strength, and though a million words can be said, three ring out the most – Black Lives Matter! It’s not just a movement. It’s a symbol of ideals that are the […]

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2020 Legend Guest of Honor: Coby Yee China’s Most Daring Dancing Doll! Coby Yee mesmerized audiences with her exotic dances from the 1940s into the 1960s. She got her start in San Francisco’s Chinatown nightclubs, then traveled the world. In 1962, her and her family took over Forbidden City and ran it until 1970. Coby is 93 years young and […]

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Aloha Friends! I have been having a hard time finding the words to write this. Like all of you during this unprecedented time, some days are easy and some days are hard. We are all in the midst of something we’ve never experienced and it’s challenging. Here are my top 10 things coping methods for […]

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Join us for our free, first-ever virtual BurlyPod! Schedule: 10:00 AM: Vinyasa Yoga Flow with Ophelia Flame 11:15 AM: Big Bad Boa with Coco Lectric 12:30 PM: Keynote AddressBreak! 12:50 PM: Marketing the Unmarketable with Amina Peterson 2:15 PM: Bump It, Grind It: Musicality and Stage Presence in Burlesque with Miss Aurora BoobRealis 3:30 PM […]

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Thirsty Girl Productions Presents The 6th Annual Seattle Boylesque Festival The Seattle Boylesque Festival has been postponed due to COVID-19, and rescheduled for healthier summer programming on August 21st & 22nd, 2020 at The Triple Door! Saturday’s late show benefits BurlyCon!

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This is a checklist of all information you need to provide in the presenter class proposal. If you’d like more detail or explanation of items in the application, please refer to our Step-by-Step Guide. Your contact information Your website and social media handles (if applicable) Days available to teach at BurlyCon (All days, Thu, Fri, […]

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Class applications are open and now is the time when burlesque educators from around the globe submit their classes to be considered to present at BurlyCon. The applications and talent is overwhelming; and while we’d love to include everyone, there just isn’t enough hours in a day to fit every class in.  So if you’re […]

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