James Woods

MEET THE JUDGES – James ‘Woody’ Woods

James ‘Woody’ Woods is a gentleman of leisure, born and living in Dublin. His interests include sailboat racing in the bay, jazz / blues / American song book music, motor cycling racing fan, three dogs and of course Burlesque. He is an admirer of performers whose courage, talent and effort transport us to a world of irreverence, irony, joy, beauty …

Competition Line up!

As you may know the Dublin Burlesque Festival is first and foremost a competition.  The quality of applications this year was FIERCE!!! We are delighted to announce the following competition acts will join our special guest acts; Friday Bluebird Absurd Jack Squat Fifi La Roux Johnny O Loui von Dini Big Chief RandomChaos Saturday Maria Callista Shimmy LaRoux Vanille Bon …

MEET THE JUDGES – Trixie Whipp

Just in case you have been living in a cave in recent times here’s what you need to know about Trixie Whipp. 6 years ago there was a commotion in the cosmos, there was noise, there was fire, there was wind, there was lightning, there was farting unicorns, there was TRIXIE ! Following the traditional path into the burlesque world …

Rose de Noir

MEET THE JUDGES – Rose de Noir

A Polish performer living in Łódź in central Poland, performing all over Europe. A performer that lives to burlesque and burlesque to live. She is one of the few Polish burlesque performers that offers regular shows at the international level. As she says, she is dancing since she was born, expiriancing various dance techniques from balet to bellydance. Since 2013 …

Catching the moon!

Dublin Burlesque Festival is delighted to announce another special guest act.  Vince Moon has been performing for somewhere between 5 and 10 years, it’s all a bit of a blur.  Audiences across Europe have been amazed, amused and confused by his boylesque, as a solo performer and a member of boylesque troupe Gentleman’s Relish.  Most recently seen winning Best of …

Setting up the Domino!

Domino Barbeau evokes all the glamour and mystery of the Screen Siren,Vamp & Femme Fatale, combined with the decadence and spectacle of Old-Hollywood cinema. Renowned for her intoxicating style, this mesmerizing, international, multi award-winning Burlesque Artist and Headline Performer has many accolades in over a decade in Burlesque, performing in over 20 countries worldwide and at the most prestigious events …

We have workshops!

Jett Adore will run two workshops on the Saturday of the Dublin Burlesque Festival.  Do not miss your chance to work with this Amazing man!  Book your place now!  

Venue Announcement!

We are delighted to announce that the Dublin Burlesque Festival 2019 will be partnering with the lovely folks at Tramline to bring you the best burlesque in Ireland! The Friday 8th and Saturday 9th events will be taking place at Tramline, Hawkins Street. Situated just 20 seconds walk from Trinity College, Tramline is an event space like no other. Grab …

Riddle & Starfire

A Match Made in Burly

Riddle & Starfire at DBF 2019 He was a radio broadcasting graduate….and then he met her – a sparkly belly dance instructor… Ten years later they are one of Ireland’s best-loved burlesque comedy dance duos. She is the producer of Miss Burlesque Ireland and he is the award-winning producer of the all-male burlesque group The Big Spender Boys. Combined, they …

Jett Adore Bubbles

OMG! Look at that bubble!

The festival has some star talent coming to the Dublin Burlesque stage this year. None shine brighter than the well-polished… performance of the adorable Adonis that is the legendary Jett Adore! BOOK ONLINE NOW Jett Adore is “the LaBron James of Burlesque” and “the sexiest, biggest, most talented star on the male burlesque circuit.” (Playgirl Magazine). “The No-Pantser Romancer”…”The Diamond …

Applications open

We are amazed and delighted at the number and quality of the applications coming in for our competition this year. Only a few more weeks to get your application in. Cannot wait for this years festival it is lining up to be the best one yet!

Let us start with the BIG News!

We have an amazing headline act for the 2019 Dublin Burlesque Festival. Known for his epicly theatrical performances, he has headlined in some of the largest Burlesque shows and festivals around the globe. He was named the world’s “Most Innovative” performer by the Las Vegas Burlesque Hall of Fame. He is the starring male performer in Dita Von Teese’s many …