Events

Announcing our 2018 events!

 

THE BUFFIES: INDUSTRY APPRECIATION NIGHT

Wednesday April 4th 2018

VIBF kicks off the Festival with a silly and spectacular awards show! Local and visiting sparkly showpeople dress to impress and join together in celebrating their community during this red carpet, invite only* soiree.

*A limited number of tickets for partners, friends, and family will be privately available. Please note: this event is not open to the general public.

 

TIT TALKS – TEACH. INSPIRE. TRANSCEND.

Thursday April 5th 2018 – GET TICKETS

An intimate evening of TED-style talks presented by esteemed performers, academics, and producers. Unique perspectives, ideas, and stories pertaining to the burlesque realm will be shared!

 

2018 WORKSHOP SERIES

Friday April 6th & Saturday April 7th 2018 – TICKETS ON SALE SOON

The VIBF proudly presents its annual workshop series, featuring rare opportunities to learn from our festival’s headliners, legend of honour, and some of the many other world-class performers visiting Vancouver.

 

VIBF PRESENTS: THE INTERNATIONAL CABARET

Friday April 6th 2018 – GET TICKETS

Prepare for an unforgettable night of glitz and glamour! The VIBF’s fabulous INTERNATIONAL CABARET at the Vancouver Playhouse brings you burlesque talent from coast to coast and beyond. These unforgettable acts will showcase the wide world of burlesque… right here in Vancouver! Guaranteed to dazzle and delight.

Featuring:
Headliners FRANKIE FICTITIOUS and JEEZ LOUEEZ
Hosts BLANCHE DEBRIS and LETABBY LEXINGTON
Plus a special appearance by Burlesque Legend GINA BON BON
International Feature THE LUMINOUS PARIAH
And introducing our International Fresh Face Feature SEPIA JEWEL
With performances by GOLDI FOX, BOBBY BARNABY, AXIS D’EVIL, THE LADY JOSEPHINE, BEA LISSIMA, SULTANA, LOU LOU LA DUCHESSE DE RIERE, LILY LIQUEUR, PEEK-A-BOO REVUE, AMARA STRUTT, ANGELIQUE DEVIL, CROCODILE LIGHTNING, HOLLY VON SINN, YARETZA, MOSCATO EXTATIQUE, DAHLIA DULCE, and BEAU CREEP

 

VIBF PRESENTS: VANCOUVER UNCOVERED

Saturday April 7th 2018 – GET TICKETS

Celebrate Vancouver’s finest and fiercest burlesque at Vancouver Uncovered! The VIBF presents local burlesque like you’ve never seen it before. Join us to witness our region’s brightest striptease stars bare their creative souls – and a whole lot more – on the Vancouver Playhouse stage. An evening of comedy, glamour, seduction, and innovative performance art!

Featuring:
Headliner FRANKIE FICTITIOUS
Hosts JEEZ LOUEEZ and BLANCHE DEBRIS
Local Features ARIEL HELVETICA, VERONICA VEX, and CHAMPAGNE SPARKLES
And introducing our local Fresh Face Feature BEE APPLETINI
With performances by VIRAGO NATION, MISS KISS, ARABELLA ALLURE, PORTIA FAVRO, DONNA BOSS ROGERS, FAYE HAVOC, MISTY MOSS, GINGER AVENUE, THE CHEESECAKE BURLESQUE REVUE, SILK E GUNZ, SCARLET DELIRIUM, KITTY GLITTER, COCK-A-DOODLE DANDIES, AVA LURE, DIAMOND MINX, and LOST GIRLS BURLESQUE

 

 

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