Behaviour at a Burlesque Show

Zero Tolerance Policy for Burlesque and Cabaret Shows

Dublin Burlesque Festival is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for all patrons, performers, and staff. As such, we enforce a strict zero-tolerance policy regarding harassment, discrimination, and inappropriate behavior at our burlesque and cabaret shows.

  1. Harassment and Discrimination:

We do not tolerate any form of harassment or discrimination based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or any other characteristic. This includes but is not limited to:

– Verbal harassment, including derogatory remarks or slurs.

– Physical harassment, including unwanted touching or advances.

– Sexual harassment, including unwelcome sexual comments or advances.

– Discriminatory actions or behaviors that create a hostile or uncomfortable environment.

  1. Inappropriate Behavior:

We expect all patrons, performers, and staff to behave respectfully and responsibly during our shows. Inappropriate behavior includes, but is not limited to:

– Disruptive behavior that interferes with the enjoyment of the performance.

– Intoxication to the point of causing disturbances or endangering oneself or others.

– Any behavior that violates the safety or well-being of others.

– Non-consensual photography or recording of performers or patrons.


Violation of this zero-tolerance policy will result in immediate removal from the premises, without refund, and may also lead to a ban from future events. Depending on the severity of the offense, further legal action may be pursued.


Anyone who experiences or witnesses harassment, discrimination, or inappropriate behavior is encouraged to report it immediately to a staff member or security personnel. All reports will be taken seriously and handled promptly and confidentially.


We are dedicated to fostering an environment where everyone feels welcome, respected, and safe. By adhering to this zero-tolerance policy, we strive to maintain the integrity and enjoyment of our burlesque and cabaret shows for all participants.