The first-ever international Nerdlesque Festival is thrilled to team up with the New York School of Burlesque to provide one-of-a-kind classes taught by nerdy burlesque superstars!
The first ever international Nerdlesque Festival is beyond honored and thrilled that David Bishop, The Bishop of Burlesque, will be performing blessings on the festival all weekend!
Get your tickets to THE LEGEND BEGINS at New York's
legendary Webster Hall
before they sell out!
The Nerdlesque Festival is thrilled to be teaming with Jo Weldon, author of the only Burlesque Handbook and headmistress of the New York School of Burlesque to offer you special burlesque classes with festival headliners, performers, and more!
Tickets are on sale NOW for THE THRILLING CONCLUSION! The FINALE night of shows in the FIRST ever Nerdlesque Festival, featuring nerdy burlesque performers from around the globe, including:
We are psyched to announce The Thrilling Conclusion, the finale show of the first-ever international Nerdlesque Festival will be held at Le Poisson Rouge! Details below!
The Nerdlesque Festival is proud to present our host for the Friday Night Premier Show, Bastard Keith!
We are thrilled to announce Select/Start/Strip: The Official Nerdlesque Festival Pre-Party will be held at Drom on Thursday, April 3rd!
Ticket Details and link below!
Tickets are officially on sale NOW for the FIRST night of shows in the FIRST ever Nerdlesque Festival, featuring nerdy burlesque performers from around the globe, including:
The staff of the first-ever Nerdlesque Festival is proud, thrilled, giddy, and honored to announce the venue for the FIRST night of shows:
The Highline Ballroom!
We have completed the review process. Thank you all so very much for your submissions and for your patience.
We are no longer accepting submissions. Thank you everyone for sending in your applications! The Notifications will go out at end of December! If you have applied and have not gotten a conformation email then please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
In addition to the out-of-town headliners, we've got some wonderful local features taking the Nerdlesque Fest stage!
A modern heathen in the Burlesque world, both a fashion Icon and rock & roll burlesque star, Mz. Handfull is a fierce, alternative Neo-Burlesquer known for her inventive, epic, and oftentimes impersonating performances.
Making up one-third of the award-winning Stage Door Johnnies from Chicago, Bazuka Joe tours and headlines internationally and has over 12 years experience choreographing and performing professionally in the theater, dance, and now burlesque arenas.
*It is with great honor that we make our next headliner announcement, the Internationally-renowned art-star (and reigning Cheese Queen of Coney Island) Nasty Canasta!**
Lucky you, not only is he bringing a stellar performance, but Ray will also teach his signature class "The Elements", covering the basic components of constructing and focusing a burlesque act for the established performer.
Performer Applications are GO! They will stay open until Dec 1. Can't wait to see what y'all have to share!