2015 Showcases

Movers, Shakers & Innovators (Thursday, June 4)

Creativity. Daring. The new and the different. The avant-garde and the WTF. See them all and more at the opening event of the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend, the MOVERS, SHAKERS & INNOVATORS showcase.

Emcees Blanche DeBris and Jonny Porkpie will present a dazzling array of fiercely original acts from the international forefront of modern burlesque.

The evening will include a special step down performance from the 2014 Best Boylesque winner,Mr. Gorgeous (New York, New York)!

58th Annual Titans of Tease Reunion Showcase (Friday, June 5)

The TITANS OF TEASE stars legendary stripteasers–”Vintage Vixens”–who made burlesque history shimmying their way across the finest stages in America and the world! An ode to vintage-style striptease in all its risqué glory, the Reunion Showcase has its roots in the annual dancers’ gatherings started in 1957 by Jennie Lee, founder of the Exotic Dancers League (EDL) and Burlesque Hall of Fame.

Make no mistake: The Legends are the heart-and-soul of the Burlesque Hall of Fame, of the Weekender, and, fundamentally, of the art of burlesque itself. We’ll also name the 2015 Legend of the Year!

Scheduled to Appear:

We’ll also host the 5th Annual Legends Walk of Fame, hosted by Mat Fraser and starring…

Our emcee, of course, is none other than The World Famous *BOB*. And she expects to see you there.

25th Annual Tournament of Tease (Saturday, June 6)

Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of the Tournament of Tease with the crowning of Miss Exotic World 2015, the Reigning Queen of Burlesque! The TOURNAMENT OF TEASE is a star-studded extravaganza of global burlesque talent, representing the absolute best of that burlesque has to offer. Each year, this breath-taking night of glamour raises the bar for performance, commitment and passion.

In honor of our Silver Anniversary, we’ll be featuring several VERY SPECIAL PERFORMANCES and some INCREDIBLE SURPRISES! Hosted by Armitage Shanks, the Carny Preacher, this will be a night to remember!


Small Groups

Large Groups


Miss Exotic World

Ending the night with a BANG are special step-down performances from…

Best Troupe 2014, The Ruby Revue (Dallas, Texas)!

Icons & All-Stars (Sunday, June 7)

We take the Weekender out with a bang with a cavalcade of inspirational icons and award-winning BHoF Weekend all-stars!

Emcees Ernie Von Schmaltz and Victoria DeVille host a cavalcade of breathtaking performances, surprise guests, the presentation of this year’s Sassy Lassy award and more!

Scheduled to Appear:

And special step-down performance from Best Group 2014, Land of the Sweets (Seattle, Washington)!