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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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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We’re Excited to Announce our BurlyCon 2020 Guests of Honor: The Maine Attraction and The Shanghai Pearl The Maine Attraction landed her first professional dance job as a teenager for MTV’s Fight For Your Rights Campaign. Since then, she has performed alongside a number of greats including legends James Brown and Lionel Richie, pop sensations […]

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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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By Sailor St. Claire; with updated 2020 dates from Shy Twilight BurlyCon is about to open the floodgates for class submissions for our 2020 convention, and we’ve put together this short how-to guide to help you write the best class proposal possible. Not only do your descriptions of your classes factor into our decision-making process, […]

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My first year I attended Burlycon, someone else paid for my ticket. It meant more to me than I think that person ever realized. I have been a committee member for the last few years and have loved giving my time and putting my heart into helping Burlycon inspire more sparkle beings each year. Last […]

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‘Um’…the forbidden word. The word I say too much. But ‘Um’ is a good word to describe the weekend. “Um, what just happened?” “Um, what do I do now?” “Um, how do I get more of that in my life?” As the ‘Um’s’ start to build it’s easy to get overwhelmed by …Glitter Crash–the feeling […]

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Tickets are purchased. Flights are booked. You’ve obsessed over this years curriculum and you’ve somehow mapped out a balanced schedule all while avoiding glitter burnout. (FOMO is a very real thing, my friends. Don’t overdo it). So now that you’ve got that out of the way, it’s time to start thinking about what to pack.  […]

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How to plan your BurlyCon schedule Classes. This is why we’re all here, right? BurlyCon is the only convention dedicated to the education of burlesque over the course of 4 days with classes taught by a wide range of burlesque educators! Get the full schedule HERE to start mapping out your game plan. And don’t […]

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