Upcoming Performances

The Grand Exhibition

26 October 2019, Centre for the Book

R200 – tickets available at Quicket

The Grand Exhibition is an annual burlesque showcase in aid of Charity. Since 2015, the event has raised R112 000 for Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust. The Grand Exhibition will showcase Cape Town’s top burlesque talent, from seasoned professional solo performers to dazzling troupe numbers from Cape Town’s longest standing burlesque companies.

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The Grand Exhibition, Cape Town Burlesque Benefit, Artist Announcement Scar-lit Hearts Sizzling, sultry, and ever so seductive, Miss Scar-lit Hearts is a master of the art of striptease. A mesmerising contradiction of sweet cheekiness and blistering sexuality, she will dazzle and delight you with her empowered grace and wicked sense of humour. "It is always such a beautiful event to be a part of, professional and amateur performers alike all rallying together to entertain and raise funds for an excellent cause close to our hearts." Scar-lit Hearts Saturday 26 October 2019 Centre For The Book – Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm Tickets R200 – all profits to Rape Crisis Ticket link: https://qkt.io/TheGrandExhibitonCapeTown BAR – Please pre-purchase your drinks for the night on our merch page when purchasing your tickets. Bar link: https://bit.ly/2kaLgT4 Our bespoke market and bar will be open from 7pm so come and browse, shop and warm up with us before the show. Our dj, Deryn ⚡ Bolton, will get the dance floor going after the show so please stick around for a boogie! This is a formal event, please dress to the nines. Please note that due to the naughty nature of burlesque, this event is only open to those over 18. All profits will be donated to Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust. There will not be tickets for sale at the door. #thegrandexhibition #tgect #burlesque #burlesquect #whatsonincapetown #capetownnightlife #nightout #danceshow #charityevent #rapecrisis

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The Deadly 7

1 November 2019, The Galloway Theatre

R250 – tickets available here.

Remember, remember the 1st of November. Pride, envy, lust, greed, gluttony, wrath and sloth will meet in a spectacular audio/visual experience, a burlesque revue never seen before. As you slide into the night’s revelry you will be left wanting more at the end of every performance. An all-star cast will delight you with wicked all new acts, conceived especially for this occasion.

Past Performances

Winter Whiplash

30 August 2019, Alexander Bar

They say the best way to get warm in winter is to get naked. Alright, we know that is not precisely what they meant, but we’re taking them literally. Von Syren Productions is teaming up with Jezzy Belle this winter to combat the great freeze with some saucy, steamy, scintillating burlesque! Come chase your winter chills away when Sophia Von Syren, Jezzy Belle, Scarlit Hearts, The Red Baroness, Lady Danger and Mr Jay Catsby turn up the body heat! This show is guaranteed to get your pulses and – um – temperatures rising. 

The Tuesday Tease Burlesque Show

30 July 2019, Cafe Roux.

Presented by Black Orchid Burlesque S.A. We invite you to a fabulous evening of wine, women, and song this winter at Cafe Roux in Cape Town, featuring none other than the glittering “Godmothers” of the South African Burlesque industry: Lady Magnolia, Diva Disastar and Scar-lit Heart. Combining burlesque performance art and live music, you can expect the delightful sounds of “The Trio of Trouble” who will keep you entertained as you sit back, relax, and let our legends of Cape Town Burlesque corrupt your delicate sensibilities with brazen thrusts of the hips and seductive shimmies from behind dazzling costumes.

It’s My Party & I’ll Strip if I Want To!

6 July 2019, Alexander Bar, Cape Town.

Join us in a night of rowdy fun for a cheeky birthday celebration! Our delectable ALL STAR cast will leave you hot under the collar, ready to partay and feeling like the kid who got ALL the cake! Sophia Von Syren is turning 42 and has gathered all her friends to bring you a whimsical evening of cheeky burlesque performances that will leave you on a sugar high! 

Baby Grand Burlesque Festival III

13 June 2019, District, Cape Town

Baby Grand Burlesque Festival is an unprecedented showcase of South Africa’s best of the best Burlesque dancers. Eight of South Africa’s premier professional Burlesque dancers will be taking to the stage at each event to show you all that the world of Burlesque has to offer.

Ménage à Trois: Femme Ascendancy

9, 10 and 11 May 2019, The Galloway Theatre, Cape Town

Celebrating everything that is risque and provocative about burlesque, Femme/Ascendency honours Womxn in all her forms. From the erotic, to the political, Femme/Ascendancy invites its performers and audiences to revel in all that is magical, sensual and empowering about the feminine divine.

Ultimate Hearts at Menage à Trois: Femme Ascendancy

Treble Makers

20 March 2019, The Magnet Theatre, Cape Town

A showcase of 7 of Cape Town’s top burlesque performers, joined by world-renowned international guest artist, Bonnie Fox, all performing to a live, 7-piece jazz band, The Pebble Shakers.

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