No. Our branding and promotion is inspired by the Prohibition-era underground scene, but it is only an artistic interpretation of bygone days. Our events are reserved for people aged 18 years and over and are completely legal.
Burlesque is a tribute to the striptease of the past. It is a theatrical and artistic interpretation, using humour, costumes, dance and live music to entertain audiences. Burlesque shows are all about anticipation and the art of seduction and surprise. Burlesque is also inspired by vaudeville and cabaret, featuring comedy, parody and theatrical art. Just like when burlesque first started, today’s artists celebrate the natural beauty of the female body, with every curve and every imperfection. If you’re looking for a show that combines fantasy, fun and unique entertainment, the Speakeasy Burlesque troupe won’t disappoint.
We’re happy to welcome members of the press. For an interview or media access to one of our events, feel free to email us at [email protected]. In your message, please include that you are a press member along with your name, your organization, the nature of your enquiry and the due date for your article and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
No, only our official photographer and accredited press members can take pictures and videos during the events.
We sometimes allow merchants to sell their products at our events. If you are interested, you can email us at [email protected]. In your message, please include that you are a merchant along with your name, your company name, the space required for your booth and the type of products you would like to sell.
Although there is no strict dress code, we encourage you to show off your creativity and dress up for the occasion. A lot of our guests dress according to the evening’s theme. The audience’s creative and diverse looks add to the magic of the atmosphere. Most of our guests draw on looks from the past, from the golden age and the roaring twenties to the disco era.
We’re inspired by burlesque in its purest form, when the movement first started, so there is no full nudity in our shows. When burlesque began, nudity was nonexistent in live stage performances. Our artists seduce with their stage presence and their dancing, never baring all to the audience. We feel burlesque is an art that’s been lost over time. We see so much nudity in the media today, on TV, online and in movies, that it’s made our society a little jaded when it comes to the human body. For us, the art of burlesque isn’t expressed by nudity, but by sensuality, subtlety, mystery and seduction, qualities that are often overlooked today. Although burlesque was considered scandalous when it first started, it is now perceived as a sophisticated performance showcasing feminine beauty. Speakeasy Burlesque also hosts shows that don’t include any form of nudity, including dance performances featuring incredible choreography, games of seduction and intricate period costumes… the perfect combination for your next event with family, friends or coworkers.
The name Speakeasy is inspired by the illegal underground saloons of the 1920s Prohibition era, where people looking to have a good time were never disappointed. With our unique ,vulgar and alluring performances, Speakeasy Burlesque takes you back to a time when forbidden meant fun…Read more about SpeakEasy Burlesque