Burlesque Idol is a high-energy and deliciously entertaining evening, jam packed with talent, humour and audience participation. Every show features a dazzling array of rising burlesque talents and a panel of judges comprised of burlesque promoters, producers, and world-renowned burlesque artists! A night where you choose who wins!
Founded by Lola LaBelle in 2010 in London, where it continues to run in the city's prestigious West End under the creative direction of House of Burlesque. With 8 years in London, shows in New York City, Boston, Los Angeles, and now a 6th upcoming national tour of Australia, Idol is pleased to be amongst the world's largest burlesque competitions, and the most international.
“Burlesque as it should be: bold bawdy, and absolutely beautiful” Three Weeks Magazine
"Reality TV and talent shows have spawned all manner of parodies and spin-offs, and Burlesque Idol is one of these. Raucous, chaotic and hilarious, this is a mad cross between Eurovision and Australian Idol." The Age
"Warm and intimate, rowdy and carefree, Burlesque Idol was a rollicking ball of fun from start to finish." Scenestr
"The night was bursting with laughs, sexiness, talent, personality and a genuine connection between the performers and the audience." Scenestr