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About The Festival

The Ottawa International Burlesque Festival is a celebration of art, creativity, sensuality, sexual freedom and diversity in performing arts. We aim to create a safe space for creative expression by people of all bodies and identities while dazzling Canada's Capital with 2 days of high energy and exciting workshops and shows. We want you to share with us everything that makes you special! We want you to "Bring It To The Capital"!

We are a wheelchair accessible festival.

Our Supporters

We want to thank all of our generous supporters of the 2018 Ottawa International Burlesque Festival. If you'd like to find out how you can get involved, email us at ottburlesquefestival@gmail.com.

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Kidd Gloves

Photographer

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Ottawa Burlesque Academy

Burlesque School

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Online Directory

VENUE

Ottawa Little Theatre

400 King Edward Ave. Ottawa, ON

Professional in style, traditional in tone, Ottawa Little Theatre (OLT) has been a vital part of the Ottawa arts community for over 100 years, making it the oldest on-going community theatre in North America. Located in the heart of Downtown Ottawa, OLT is the ideal location for the Ottawa international Burlesque Festival, and we are happy to be spending our second year in this beautiful theatre.

Schedule

Freaky Fantasy

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Ottawa Little Theatre

19+ Event

Doors 7pm, Show 8pm

$25 Early bird-Friday only show- general admission (till Friday, September 21st, 2018) $35 Friday only general admission

$50 early bird weekend pass (till Friday, September 21st, 2018 $60 for a weekend pass to enjoy two different shows (Oct 12-13, 2018)

The Ottawa International Burlesque Festival presents FREAKY FANTASY, a night of neo-burlesque consisting of comedic, obscure and fantastical performances from local, national and international artists.

Our host Sucre à la Crème will escort you through a menagerie of modern and unexpected performances.

Join us for a night like no other in the nation's capital!

The Moonlight Gala

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

Ottawa Little Theatre

19+ Event

Doors 7 pm, Show 8 pm

$30 Early bird-Saturday only show- general admission (till Friday, September 21st, 2018) $40 Saturday only general admission

$50 early bird weekend pass (till Friday, September 21st, 2018 $60 for a weekend pass to enjoy two different shows (Oct 12-13, 2018)

The Ottawa International Burlesque Festival presents THE MOONLIGHT GALA, a night of classic burlesque consisting of glitzy, glamorous and opulent performances from local, national and international artists.

Our host Sucre à la Crème will escort you through a dazzling spectacle of tantalizing and captivating performances.

PLEASE NOTE: On this night we will be paying our respects to burlesque, its history, and our burlesque legends! As chosen by this year's burlesque legend headliner Shannon Doah our color for the night is purple! We ask you wear purple to the event, anything from a small accessory, to a full outfit! Join us for a night like no other in the nation's capital!