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Maison Burlesque Event Calendar

21st October - TERM 5 STARTS

Learn the art of Burlesque and so much more with our 8 week Courses. 

Showcase classes offer students the (optional) opportunity to perform in our end of term Cherry Poppers Showcase!

Click below for our Term Timetable and Bookings.

Fri 25th October - Poppy's Peepshow and Pyjama Party - Halloween Edition

Poppy Cherry presents a 'peepshow' into some of her favourite frightening films from decades past. Be shocked and awed by some of horror's more unsettling obscure flicks which will awaken your hidden worst fears. Plus wild and wacky trailers curated by our in-house photographer and film guru, Dom Deacon!

Sun 3rd November - Dance Masterclasses with Miss Jane Doe

Miss Jane Doe is BACK - get ready to get sweaty and FABULOUS in her two Masterclass Workshops!



$45 Each or Both for only $80!


Sunday 3rd of November, 11.30am-1pm: BURLESQUE IN HEELS

Sunday 3rd November, 1.30-3pm: SOUL TRAINING (DISCO)

Sun 3rd November - Solo Society: Performance Workshop & Peer Review

Solo Society is a safe space for emerging and established performers to workshop their acts in a small group environment. All participants must perform a routine and also provide feedback and constructive critique to each other on their performances. 

The perfect way to develop and improve your burlesque solo acts in a supportive and professional environment.

Sun 10th November - Masterclass: Ostrich Feather Fan Making

In this hands-on practical workshop aimed at both the budding and exerienced fan dancer, Poppy will guide you through:

- How to maintain, store and transport your feather fans to ensure longevity and a fluffy plumage.

- How to repair common fan injuries and breakages. 

- How to build your own pair of ostrich feather fans using plastic staves, hardware and ostrich feathers.

We encourage all students to bring fan supplies so that Poppy can assist you with getting started making your own fans.

Fri 15th November - Burlesque Showboat (Vintage Hollywood Theme)

Join us for an evening of wickedly entertaining women, featuring a host of live burlesque, cabaret and comedy performing on the upper deck of the beautiful Lady Cutler. Enjoy our large covered outside decks and take in the stunning views of Melbourne by night from the water.

Sun 17th November - Burlesque Teaser (1 Hour Trial Class)

Want to try your hand at Burlesque? Join Maison Burlesque headmistress Poppy Cherry in a fun one hour introductory class! Explore the Art of The Tease & learn the classic art of bump and grind, shimmies and a little cheeky glove peel. Class cost of $20 includes 1 x glass of bubbly on arrival.

All participants also receive a $15 booking credit towards your next course with us - so its practically free!

Sun 24th November - The Cherry Poppers Solo Edition

Maison Burlesque is thrilled to present the very first Cherry Poppers Showcase - SOLO Edition!

The feathers will fly as burlesque's freshest faces take to the beautiful Toff in Town stage.

The solo students of Maison Burlesque will be showcasing their new acts - each performance a debut act never seen before!

Hosted by the effervescent Poppy Cherry, with a range of performance styles and audience prizes, you won't want to miss this! TICKETS COMING SOON!

Sun 8th December - Vintage Styling 101 with Poppy Cherry

Learn the essentials of vintage/burlesque styling for everyday or for stage with headmistress Poppy Cherry!


In this workshop we will focus on how to acheive the burlesque/pinup makeup essentials on yourself - including eyes, brows, lips, winged eyeliner and false lashes - inspired by 1950s pinup styles with a modern burlesque twist.


We'll also discuss some of the key differences in styles from different eras.

Then learn how to set your hair for curls that LAST, how to wear a headscarf, and a range of brushout techniques for simple vintage hair styles.

Sun 15th December - Cherry Poppers Showcase at Max Watts

At the end of every term Maison Burlesque students are offered the opportunity to showcase their new skills at our Cherry Poppers Student Showcase!


Check out what our current Showcase students have been working on as they take to the big stage!

Fri 10th-Sun 12th January - The Maison Burlesque Summer School

Back in 2020 bigger & better than ever! 3 Days. 13 Instructors. 18 Workshops. Immerse yourself in the world of burlesque and be taught by some of Australia's most loved performers! All experience levels welcome.

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Maison Burlesque: Pinup Parlour. Burlesque Boudoir | Melbourne Burlesque Studio

54-56 Bridge Road

Richmond VIC 3121


Open Mon-Thurs 4.30-8.30pm or by appointment.

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