Burlesque festivals bring the whole city to life in an explosive spectacle of artistic expression with a touch of sensuality. Performers from everywhere take to two stages in a three-night extravaganza. Each night is curated to reflect diversity, professionalism, glitz, and glamour.
The showcases all culminate in a closing marquee show that’s not worth missing. Here is a little more about this festival:
You need tickets to attend these shows. Luckily, you can purchase a festival pass that will grant you access to all three-night showcases. These festival passes come in the form of:
You can buy your regular festival passes online at a fair price. These passes will grant you access to all three stages, as well as the marquee event and closing night party.
These passes grant you access to all the main stages and a bit more. But it comes at a slightly higher price. You can also hang out at the VIP lounge, meet the cast, have access to the best seats in the house, and much more.
Ottawa has many theatres and nightclubs that can host burlesque festivals. Here are some venues that have played host to past events:
Ottawa Little Theatre
This community theatre’s history stretches back beyond a century. Such an account makes it one of the classiest joints that can host such an event in North America. It can seat up to 462 guests, so it’s the main stage of the festival.
The Bourbon Room
This nightclub makes the perfect place to host all the parties. It has a multilevel stage, two levels of floor spaces as well as three fully stocked bars. There’s plenty of nearby parking structures and street parking, which is free on weekends. You can also get to the club by taxi or bus. This makes it the perfect place for the after-party.