Baby Grand Burlesque Festival V

Sat Dec 4, 14:30 - Sat Dec 4, 20:30
Roxy Revue Bar, GrandWest


Baby Grand Burlesque Festival is an unprecedented annual showcase of South Africa's best of the best Burlesque dancers.

Fourteen of South Africa's finest professional Burlesque Artistes will be taking to the stage to compete for the title of Queen and show you all that the world of Burlesque has to offer.

Baby Grand Burlesque Festival offers a premier Burlesque experience - one which honours this art-form for its timeless elegance and historical significance. We hope to enrapture you with all of the glamour and sophistication of a bygone era whilst inviting you to experience a remarkable display of contemporary sensuality, sexuality, and empowerment. Artistes from South Africa and abroad apply for the opportunity to perform at Baby Grand to benefit their professional repertoires and represent, authentically, this art-form as one worthy of exceptional celebration.

Surrounded by plush theatre seats and gold-framed stage, a glowing bar and all the splendour of art-deco opulence, the prestigious Roxy Revue Bar, GrandWest, Cape Town is the perfect choice of venue to have partnered with for the fifth and biggest Baby Grand Burlesque Festival to date.

Baby Grand Burlesque Festival offers a full day of extravagance featuring 2 different shows on the 4th of December 2021

Debutante Ball

14:30 – 16:30

The Debutante Ball will showcase 6 Artistes who will battle it out for the title of Best Debut. This category is for up-and-coming performers looking to cement themselves as forces in the Burlesque and entertainment scene. With renewed energy and vibrancy, this event will no doubt catapult the competitors into stardom.

Battle Royale

18:30 – 20:30

The Battle Royale will showcase 8 prestigious Artistes who will battle it out for one of three titles – Miss Sheba Tease (Favorite Tease), Miss Hot Licks (Favorite Choreography) and Miss Glad Rags (Favorite costume). This category is for seasoned professionals who are looking to join an elite group of Burlesque legends who have perfected their craft.

We continue to push the boundaries of professional Burlesque in South Africa by having the audience vote for the crowning of our four Burlesque Queens. The winners will be crowned at the end of each show respectively. The winners may wear their titles until our 2022 event. 

Ticket Information:

In order to keep our audience as safe as possible during these unprecedented times, we have created a 3-phase ticketing system to ensure that our event is Covid-compliant regardless of the level of restrictions in place at the time of the event.

Phase 1: Early Bird Double Show Ticket

-> Sales open: 27th September 2021


Includes entrance to both the Debutante Ball AND Battle Royale shows

(Only 40 tickets available)

Phase 2: Double Show Ticket

-> Sales open: 20th October 2021


Includes entrance to both the Debutante Ball AND Battle Royale shows

(Only 40 tickets available)

If level-restrictions permit, we will open Phase 3 sales:

Phase 3: Single Show Tickets

-> Sales open: 9 November 2021

Debutante Ball show ONLY: R250

Battle Royale show ONLY: R250

Please note that we have capped the event at less than the full venue capacity even in the event of a move to level 1 restrictions by 4 December 2021 to ensure the safety of our guests.

There is no designated seating plan. We will be keeping seats open between groups to ensure a separation between your party and others.

Masks are required upon entry and when leaving your seat for any reason. We encourage masks to be worn throughout the event.

Dress: Formal (Suits and Gowns are encouraged)

This is an event for individuals aged 18 years and older.

Baby Grand Burlesque Festival welcomes individuals of all genders and orientations.

Racism, sexism, ableism, xenophobia, homophobia, or transphobia will not be tolerated. 

Attendance at Baby Grand Burlesque Festival is done so at your own risk. The owners of the festival as well as that of our event venue and it's afilliates will not be held liable for any loss, death, sickness, injury or theft which may occur at any point during Baby Grand Burlesque Festival.

Additional information

Age restriction No under 18s
Refund policy Refunds allowed (view policy)


Baby Grand Burlesque Festival V
Roxy Revue Bar, GrandWest
76 Grens St, Ruyterwacht, Cape Town, 7460
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