Who are you?


The Bristol Burlesque Festival began in 2012 as a collaboration between Tuesday Laveau of CoochieCrunch and Tiger Tiger of Burn Brightly Burlesque. In 2014 Tiger Tiger stepped back to focus on her literary career, she remains part of the Bristol Burlesque Festival as a consultant. Promoter, Producer, DJ and Drag Artist Dis Charge has joined the BBF to bring his special brand of awesomeness to the Festival.


Tuesday Laveau


Tuesday Laveau is a Burlesque & Exotic Dancer & Renegade Stripper with 12 years experience shaking her butt & clacking her Pleasers in cities as diverse as London, Austin, New York, Little Rock, Atlanta and New Orleans. She is the co-founder of the South West Burlesque Collective and the creator of CoochieCrunch, which is both Bristol's Badass Burlesque Show and a website dedicated to all things Burlesque. In addition to Bristol Burlesque Festival and CoochieCrunch, Tuesday has produced a number of shows in Bristol, including Beastie Boys Burlesque, Be More Burlesque & Wild Women. She also teaches Exotic Dance at Pink Kitten Dance School.

Tuesday Laveau (c) Kimmi Jayne Barry

Dis Charge


Dis Charge AKA: Mx Dis, former producer of legendary Bristol alt. queer night collective, Psycho:Drama and resident performer/MC of burlesque badassery institution, CoochieCrunch, specializes in bizarre baritone acrobatics and monstrous visage walking the tight rope between bad-taste and great-face. 


This monster of stage and small screen has performed across the UK, Europe and in the US. She is a mainstay at Austin Drag Festival and can be found storming stages in New York, Berlin, Boise, Dallas, San Francisco & London. She is a recording artist with a growing reputation for creating gorgeously progressive sounds and a renowned make-up artist. When not performing, Mx Dis spends her time bothering cats and teaching their legendary Emcee and Stage Makeup Classes! Her personal motto; ‘Step out of the closet, and into their NIGHTMARES!’

Dis Charge c/o Tony Barrett Powell

Both Dis Charge and Tuesday are committed to the Badassery of Bristol Burlesque!


When is the Bristol Burlesque Festival?

Bristol Burlesque Festival 2019 is happening 19, 20 & 21 September at The Bristol Improv Theatre.


Where else can I catch a Burlesque Show in Bristol?

CoochieCrunch - just CLICK HERE!


Where do I buy tickets?

Brown Paper Tickets -just CLICK HERE!


Why are you charging £6 to apply?

The £6 covers admin costs to process the high quantity of applications we gratefully receive and also encourages those who are truly serious about being involved with what we do. In turn, all of our performance slots are paid.


Can anyone apply?

Anyone with some badass burlesque routines in their repertoire and a joy for bringing all the love to the stage is welcome to apply! Burlesque, Boylesque, Bearlesque, Queerlesque, Drag Kings, Drag Queens, Exotic Dance and Pole Dance. We are unable to accept fire and aerial performances.


How can I apply to Bristol Burlesque 

Applications will open March 2019.


I have a question that isn’t listed here. How do I contact you?

I’m glad you asked! Just drop us a line at BristolBurlesqueFest@gmail.com or click here to use our online form

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This privacy policy sets out how Bristol Burlesque Festival uses and protects any information that you give to The Bristol Burlesque Festival when you use this website.

Bristol Burlesque Festival committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. For our full Data Protection Policy, please email bristolburlesquefest@gmail.com

Bristol Burlesque Festival may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy was effective from May 2018.
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