Dannie Diesel

"Fueling the fire of Americas Imagination, one flame at a time"

Loulou D'Vil

Notorious for her fierce reincarnation of seductive vintage glamour and bump’n'grind burlesque, she tantalizes audiences all over the world in cities including Las Vegas, New York, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Dallas, Melbourne, Sydney, Toronto, London, Helsinki, Paris, Brussels, Milan, Venice, Zurich, Vienna, Amsterdam, Tallinn, Stockholm, Istanbul, Barcelona and Madrid, always delivering the finest for them.

Perle Noire

Perle Noire, labeled "Feminine Phenomenon" is truly meant to be on stage. Her amazing stage presence, classic style, seductive moves, and flawless choreography has granted her standing ovations whenever and wherever she performs.

Miss Orchid Mei

"Denvers Doyenne of Disrobing" Miss Orchid Mei, slithers across the stage effortlessly seducing the masses.

Surly Temper

"Americas Little Darling Peeler"

Michelle L'amour

"The ASS that Goes POW" Acclaimed by legends like Dixie Evans and Bunny Yeager and highly sought after as a burlesque instructor. She’s teased from Sao Paulo to Switzerland, Toronto to London, Los Angeles to Melbourne.


Have you ever wanted to learn the classic style of striptease directly from the greats? Well here is your chance!
All classes are taught by our Iowa Burlesque Fest Headliners! Each class caters to beginners and more advanced dancers, no need to feel intimidated, we all start somewhere ;)

Dannie Diesel's "Peeling for your Partner" Workshop

Saturday November 23 10am
You may not be a "Burlesquer" but you can still learn our tricks to take home to your own bedroom!
Lets face it every girl wants to strip for her partner, yet often times we are too afraid to look silly.
In this "Peeling for your Partner" workshop, I will cover the basics of how to successfully ignite your evening and infuse your love life with passion, feeling SEXY, not silly.
We will cover...
* Bra Removal (bra needed)
* Panty Removal (panties needed)
* Unzipping your curiosity (front zip up shirt needed)
* Skirting the issue (elastic band, slip off skirt needed)
* Shoe and Stocking removal (heels and thigh highs needed)
Please wear tight fitting yoga gear to this class. We will put these items on over our yoga clothes (so nobody feels shy;)
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Lou Lou D'vil Burlesque Work Shop

Sunday Nov 24 Noon
Lou Lou D'vil Burlesque Workshop
(you will have to pay for this event in advance)
Lou Lou D'vil $35
This class will make you sweat! Learn seductive moves from the 50’s and how to seduce your audience in a friendly and supportive atmosphere to build confidence and to learn some sexy retro striptease at it’s best! All levels welcome!
Length: 60 minutes
What to wear: High heels with straps, a top / bra and shorts. Class includes workout so no corsets. Take some water with you.
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Michelle L'amour Booty Lab!

Sunday Nov 24 3pm
Michelle L'amour Burlesque Workshop
(you will need to pay for this event in advance)
Booty Lab
Learn all the tricks of the trade with the Ass that Goes POW! Michelle L'amour is the mastermind behind 'Butthoven', a video that has gone viral that showcases butt cheeks bouncing to Beethoven's 5th Symphony.
Because of this video, L'amour has bounced her booty in Madrid, Paris, Toronto, Montreal, NYC and Germany. Learn a variety of shimmies, twerking and bouncing. You will also tone your booty at the end of the class. Wear loose bottoms. Shoes are optional.

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 Perle Noire "Perlesque" Work Shop

Sunday Nov 24 1:30pm
Perle Noire Burlesque Workshop
(you will need to pay for this event in advance)
Perle Noire "Perlesque" Workshop $35
Have you ever wanted to learn how to incorporate Perle's dynamic style into your performances? During this one-­‐hour workshop, students will work on Latin dance, learn fierce walks, hip vibrations, and seductive choreography that will all come together to help create vivacious and captivating burlesque performances. Both novices and seasoned performers are encouraged to attend.

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Inga Ingenue Burlesque Work Shop

Saturday Nov 23 1:30pm
Inga Ingenue Burlesque workshop $35
(you will need to pay for this event in advance)
To Be Announced

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The Maine Attraction Burlesque Work Shop

Saturday Nov 23 noon
The Maine Attraction Burlesque Workshop
(you will need to pay for this event in advance)
The Maine Attraction Workshop $35
A world renowned dancer and performer, Maine has shaken the New York burlesque scene with her "Nubian Lucille Ball" style.
Humor, grace and the moves like jagger make her one of the most sought after performers of our day!
Learn her sultry ways directly from the legend herself...

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Check the teaser for the Iowa Burlesque Festival!!!

Tickets on Sale!!!

The Tickets for the inaugural Iowa Burlesque Festival are on sale now

There are 3 separate shows, you can buy tickets for the individual shows or a VIP all access ticket and join us for all the fun!

*6pm Nov23 "Shimmy Baby Shakeoff" a burlesque contest $22 Tickets HERE
*10pm Nov 23 "Queens of A Peel" The Headliner show featuring some of the best burlesque artists in the world! $53 Tickets HERE
*7pm Nov 24  "Please, Have Mercy!" Burlesque Awards show, featuring new headliner sets and the winners of the "Shimmy Baby Shake off " $43 Tickets HERE
*VIP all access ticket, gets you into EVERY show of the weekend, including the Sat night VIP after Party, only open to VIP Ticket holders (starts at 12am)! $111 Tickets HERE

Iowa Burlesque Festival