The 3rd International Galway Burlesque Festival is happening on the 18th-20th May. It is a celebration of the diverse, creative, seductive world of cabaret and burlesque, featuring top performers from across the globe, converging on the Creative Heart of Ireland in a flurry of feathers and fabulousness!
Friday 18th May -Electric

The Rising Star of the West, Newcomer Competition.@8.30 pm €10/13
Hosted by Soup Du Jour, with guest performances by Soup and Shir Madness.

Saturday 19th May – Town Hall Theatre

Burlesque with Fosse Flair with Alexander the Great 12.30-2pm €15
Vintage Hair with Ruby Noir and DialEmma 12.30-4pm €40
Floorwork with Arlene Caffrey 2-3.30 pm €20
Isis Wings with Bella Agogo 3.30-5 pm €15
Stage Makeup with Lou Safire 3.30-5 pm €15

Saturday 19th May –  Town Hall Theatre

Gala Show, @8:30pm Tickets €18
Hosted by Sadie Sinner (UK)

Sunday 20th May – Electric

Dr. Sketchy’s Ireland, @3pm Tickets €12/15
Cabaret life drawing hosted by Vixyn Von Trix
Featuring Luna TikTok and Shir Madness.

The Rising Star of the West is our opening show, which will take place on the Friday 18th May in Electric Garden and Theatre (doors 8.30pm), and features some of the best and brightest up and coming burlesque talent from all over the world competing for the title of Rising Star of the West. From classic showgirls to avant garde performance art pieces and fierce, boundary pushing work, these performers embody the intense creativity and innovation that we love about burlesque. Hosted by the hilarious Soup du Jour (Belfast)

Then on Saturday, the Gala Show (19th May, in the Town Hall Theatre, doors 8.00pm) will see 15 unique acts, both Irish and international, take to the stage of the Town Hall Theatre showcasing classic, neo, boylesque, circus and drag. It will be an unsurpassed opportunity to see performances on a grand stage for a night of glamour and glitter! Hosted by international cabaret superstar Sadie Sinner the Songbird (London)

Several workshops are available for anyone looking to learn new skills or improve a technique under the guidance of our star performers; Isis Wings, Choreography, Floorwork, Stage Makeup, Vintage Hair. Check out the Galway Burlesque website for more information.

On Sunday wind down after a fabulous weekend of decadence with a laid back afternoon sipping cocktails and sketching beautiful models at our cabaret life drawing session in Electric Garden and Theatre. Hosted by Vixyn Von Trix, with models Luna TikTok (U.S.) and Festival Co Producer Shir Madness.

Discount weekend tickets and tickets to each show: Ticket Information 

Saturday evening Gala Show tickets are available here: Gala Show

Join us and be part of the spectacle, dressing up is encouraged – Glamour, Glamour, Glamour!
For more details, email:
Galway Burlesque Festival Dates: 18th May – 20th May
Ticket link: Galway Burlesque Festival Tickets
Facebook: Galway Burlesque Festival 


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