For the 5th year, the top acts selected for the NZ Burlesque Festival will battle it out for burlesque supremacy in The Royal Tease, the official, NZ King and Queen of Burlesque Competition. This competition includes performances from both local and international performers, male and female, all wanting to win the crown, title and glory of becoming the reigning King or Queen of NZ Burlesque.
Featuring step down performance from previous title holders King Chris Ohhhhh!!!! and Queen Pixie Twist this is a night to warm up your voices and hoot for your favourites.
For those holding Premium tickets, not only will you have best seats in the house, you'll also receive a complimentary beverage and nibbles and be able to attend the Royal Court, an exclusive after show party to mingle with the performers of NZBF and the newly crowned winners.
Full performer list announced February.
Doors open 7.30 pm with the battle beginning at 8.00 pm. Dress in your brightest and most outrageous fashions.
Purchase a Festival Pass to save money on all three show nights.
The New Zealand Burlesque Festival is a celebration of all things Burlesque, with 3 shows over three nights as well as workshops, market and an industry awards brunch. It features both local and international performers and this year will include two amazing international headliners. The three shows include an opening night gala event, a battle for burlesque supremacy concluding with the crowning of the King & Queen of Burlesque at The Royal Tease show and the final show, Spectacular Tease, which will feature the event's most extravagant performances.