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Hawaii Burlesque Festival

ANNOUNCING: The 4th Annual Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue
AUGUST 30th - SEPTEMBER 5th, 2015


WHAT: The 4th Annual Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue

PRESENTED BY: Violetta Beretta & Cherry Blossom Cabaret

THEME: "Pasties Across the Pacific"

WHEN: August 30th - September 5th

SHOWS:

September 4th - “Pasties Across the Pacific: The 4th Annual  HBF Revue Opening Night Spectacular”​
September 5th - “The Hot Lava Hukilau” A Hawaiian-Style Burlesque Celebration
Doors 5pm/Show 7:00pm




WHERE: The Honolulu Museum of Art, Doris Duke Theater

PURCHASE TICKETS

TICKETS & TICKET PRICES:
$30.00/Honolulu Museum of Art Members
$35.00/Honolulu Museum of Art Non-Members
$45.00/VIP Seating



SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

The 4th Annual Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue is thrilled to announce a very special fundraiser!

BARRE FOR BURLESQUE! A FIT N' FUN FUNDRAISER FOR THE HAWAII BURLESQUE FESTIVAL & REVUE 2015!

Hawaii Burlesque Festival
Join us at the barre for an athletically-paced, gender neutral, FUN, full body workout suitable for ALL fitness levels. Find soulful balance as intense intervals are followed by deep, relaxing stretches. Our classes are mindful, focusing on proper position and body alignment while connecting movement with breath. Afterwards, enjoy a complimentary refreshing mimosa to celebrate all your hard work! (21+ only, orange juice available for minors)

Reserve your spot NOW! Space is limited and classes always fill up fast!
Click HERE for reservations!



SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

The 4th Annual Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue is proud to present our Featured Performers for 2015, “Miss Exotic World 2002” & “The International Icon of Burlesque” KITTEN DEVILLE & Burlesque Legend, “The Good Bad Girl” SHANNON DOAH! Kitten Deville & Shannon Doah are some of the best known names in burlesque and they can’t wait to perform & teach for YOU here in HAWAII!

Kitten Deville
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Shannon Doah
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Find out more about these Burlesque Superstars on our "Featured" Page!



SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

The 4th Annual Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue is tickled pink to announce our stellar cast of Visiting & Local Performers! Stay tuned for more extensive info on these highly entertaining purveyors of the tease! Visiting & Local Performer Pictures, Bios and MORE coming soon!

HOSTED BY:
Hunter Down (Oahu, HI)
Tita Titsling (Oahu, HI)

FEATURED PERFORMERS:
Kitten Deville (CA)
Shannon Doah (CA)

VISITING PERFORMERS:
Bambi the Mermaid (NYC)
Scarlett Letter (CA)
Velocity Chyaldd (NYC)
Layne Fawkes (OR)
Ron Dez Vous (CA)
Sassy Stiletto (CA)
Flower Bel (Switzerland)
Jolie Stripes (Canada)
Coco das Vegas (France)
Midnight Joy (TX)
Mademoiselle Estelle (NY)
Candy Bottom (CO)
Riff Bender (CO)
Sheila Starr Siani (CA)

LOCAL PERFORMERS:
Cherry Blossom Cabaret (Oahu, HI)
Kit Kat Club Cabaret (Maui, HI)
Volary Aerial Burlesque (Oahu)
Shakti Dance Movement & Devi Dance Company (Oahu, HI)
The Satin Dolls (Hawaii Island, HI)
MadameX (Oahu, HI)
Tita Titsling (Oahu, HI)
Violetta Beretta (Oahu, HI)
ChiChi Roniz (Oahu, HI)
Mabsy (Oahu, HI)
MissFortune (Oahu, HI)
Dick Sunday (Oahu, HI)
Foxxy Knoxx (Oahu, HI)
Harleyz Angel (Oahu, HI)
Luna Velour (Oahu, HI)
Emma Peel (Oahu, HI)
Farrah Ferrari (Maui, HI)
Jane Wildwood (Maui, HI)
Miss Riding Good & Her Big Bad Wulf (Maui, HI)
Ginger Sassafrass (Hawaii Island, HI)
Opal Rouge (Oahu, HI)

COMEDY BY: Chris “The Entertainer” Riel

STAGE KITTENS: Opal Rouge (Hong Kong, China), Honey Side Up (Hawaii Island, HI), Lady Lace (Oahu, HI)



FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN INFO

Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer
The 4th Annual Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue is excited to announce the launch of our “Pasties Across the Pacific” Fundraising Campaign via Indiegogo!

This is the very first time the HBF has skinny dipped in the crowdfunding pool and we’re prepared to offer some great incentives for your support! Not only will you walk away with some amazing HBF swag, but you’ll also get that warm fuzzy feeling inside that only comes from supporting the arts & artists that make Hawaii Nei so unique!

The The 4th Annual Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue would love your help! We operate on a volunteer basis and are asking for your support in helping to make the Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue Shows the sparking, riveting, hilarious 2 night spectacle you know & love! Your contribution will go towards things like: Featured Performer Travel, Featured Performer fees, per diems, HBF merchandise, printing, workshop fees, & more!

Check out our Indiegogo Campaign & feel free to post, share, re-tweet & let people know what we're trying to accomplish!

HBF 2015 INDIEGOGO CAMPAIGN FUNDRAISING LINK:
Click HERE!



STAGE KITTEN APPLICATION

Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer
CASTING CALL: STAGE KITTENS
THE HAWAII BURLESQUE FESTIVAL WANTS YOU!
We're looking for sexy, sparkly ladies & gents to work the Doris Duke stage into a frenzy while helping with this crazy fun, invariably sold-out show!

Think you got the right stuff? SHOW US!
Fill out an HBF 2015 STAGE KITTEN APPLICATION today: http://goo.gl/forms/LWr6lt3yGp


What are the benefits of being an HBF 2015 Stage Kitten?
See the show from an insider’s perspective & get a peek behind the glittering curtain!
Become more comfortable onstage & learn from/connect with seasoned performers!
Get exposure to the largest burlesque audience in Honolulu & rock that costume you’ve been dying to show off!
A special thank you in the HBF 2015 Program
Free admission to 3 CBC classes during festival week
Free admission to HBF film screenings & talks



VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer
CASTING CALL: HBF 2015 VOLUNTEERS
THE HAWAII BURLESQUE FESTIVAL & REVUE NEEDS YOUR HELP!
The 4th Annual Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue is looking for outstanding Volunteers! Help make some Hawaii Burlesque Magic happen! Support your local Arts & Artists and see the show for FREE! We're also offering some great incentives for helping so check it out!

Think you'd be perfect for the job? LET US KNOW!
Fill out an HBF 2015 VOLUNTEER APPLICATION today: http://goo.gl/forms/1x1OXhLJ41


The Shows!


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4th 2015

"Pasties Across the Pacific: The 4th Annual HBF Revue Opening Night Spectacular”
Friday, September 4th, 2015
The Honolulu Museum of Art; The Doris Duke Theater
Cocktails: 5:00pm
Show: 7:00pm

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 5th, 2015

“The Hot Lava Hukilau” A Hawaiian-Style Burlesque Celebration!
Saturday, September 5th, 2015
The Honolulu Museum of Art; The Doris Duke Theater
Cocktails: 5:00pm
Show: 7:00pm

FRIDAY, SEPT. 4, 2015


“Pasties Across the Pacific: The 4th Annual HBF Revue Opening Night Spectacular”​

Friday, September 4th, 2015
The Honolulu Museum of Art; The Doris Duke Theater
Cocktails: 5:00pm
Show: 7:30pm

The 4th Annual Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue is gearing up for an amazing round of spectacle in 2015, opening with an INCREDIBLE show “Pasties Across The Pacific: The 4th Annual HBF Revue Opening Night Spectacular” on September 4th, 2015! Featuring Burlesque Legend Shannon Doah AKA “The Good Bad Girl” as well as star-studded cast of over 17 International, National & Local Burlesque Performers both veteran acts and up-and coming ingenues! Also featuring the hilarious comic stylings of Chris "The Entertainer" Riel!

Hosted by Hunter Down, our Captain aboard “Burlesque Air” and his lovely Head Stewardess Tita Titsling, for ONE NIGHT ONLY, these Local & Visiting Performers will tease, tempt and excite you with a sexy, sensual & hilarious Burlesque journey across our beautiful (and bountiful) nation, crash landing in Paradise!

TRAVELING ATTIRE SUGGESTED & DESIRED, but not required! Dress up in whatever makes you feel like boarding a jet, plane, bus, boat or horse and taking wild burlesque a journey with us! We welcome all Jet-Setters, Pilots, Captains, Crew, Ladies & Gentlemen of Leisure, Intrepid Adventurers in Khaki, Castaways, Cowboys & whatever else you can dream up! Make sure those tray tables are locked because it's time for liftoff and the HBF 2015 is going to be putting lots of things into their “full & upright position!” *PS: Surf Shorts & Slippahs ok too, no worry, this is HAWAII!

EMCEES:
Hunter Down & Tita Titsling (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

FEATURED PERFORMER:
Burlesque Legend SHANNON DOAH, "The Good Bad Girl" of Burlesque
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

BURLESQUE:

Layne Fawkes (OR)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Flower Bel (Switzerland)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Coco das Vegas (France)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Mademoiselle Estelle (NY)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

MissFortnue (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

ChiChi Roniz (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Foxxy Knoxx (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Harleyz Angel (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

The Satin Dolls (Hawaii Island, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Cherry Blossom Cabaret (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Kit Kat Club Cabaret (Maui, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Volary Aerial Burlesque (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Dick Sunday (HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Jane Wildwood (Maui, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Shakti Dance Movement & Devi Dance Company (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Ginger Sassafrass (Big Island, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Candy Bottom (CO)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

COMEDY:
Chris Riel (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

PURCHASE TICKETS

SATURDAY, SEPT. 5, 2015


“The Hot Lava Hukilau”
A Hawaiian-Style Burlesque Celebration!

Saturday, September 5th, 2015
The Honolulu Museum of Art; The Doris Duke Theater
Cocktails: 5:00pm
Show: 7:30pm

On Saturday, September 5th, 2015, The 4th Annual Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue is proud to present our closing night spectacular “The Hot Lava Hukilau” A Hawaiian-Style Burlesque Celebration!"

This is in an invitation to YOU to join us for a no-holds-barred, super fun Hukilau, Burlesque Style! Hukilau means “beach party” in Hawaii, so get yourcoconuts in gear, and don’t miss out on this
P-A-R-T-Y!

Hosted by the always charming Hunter Down and starring a cast of International, National & Local Burlesque Performers (both Soloists & Troupes) that areso incredible they're almost edible, this 'aint your Tutu's luau! The HBF 2015 is thrilled to present our Featured Performer, “The Embodiment of Burlesque,” “The Queen of the Quake” & “Miss Exotic World 2003” KITTEN DEVILLE!

Dress to impress in your Honolulu Beach Party best! Be it ballgowns or bikinis; bust out the surfboards and go Gidget with it! Think crazy, glam fun with a bit of a Hawaiian punch! Wetsuits, Tuxedos, Surf Shorts, Loincloths, Rubber OR Ruby Slippers are just dandy!

EMCEE:
Hunter Down (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

FEATURED PERFORMER:
"Queen of the Quake" & "Miss Exotic World 2003" KITTEN DEVILLE!
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

BURLESQUE:

Cherry Blossom Cabaret (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Bambi The Mermaid (NYC)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Kit Kat Club Cabaret (Maui, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Velocity Chyaldd (NYC)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Sheila Starr Siani (CA)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Sassy Stiletto (CA)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Jolie Stripes (Canada)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Scarlett Letter (CA)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Violetta Beretta (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

MadameX (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Mabsy (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Emma Peel (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Luna Velour (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Opal Rouge (Hong Kong)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Tita Titsling (Oahu, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Riff Bender (CO)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Farrah Ferrari (Maui, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Ron Dez Vous (CA)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Midnight Joy (TX)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

DANCE:
Miss Riding Good & Her Big Bad Wulf (Maui, HI)
Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

PURCHASE TICKETS

Feature & Performer Taught Workshops


The 4th Annual Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue is proud to present a series of workshops during the festival week!

Taught by HBF 2015 Featured Performers & Burlesque Superstars KITTEN DEVILLE & SHANNON DOAH, as well as a selection of our HBF 2015 Performers both local and from out of town, these limited learning opportunities are an incredible opportunity to learn from the best of the best in Burlesque!

Our super fun HBF 2015 workshops are open to the general public as well as: Performers of all kinds, Burlesque Novices & Beginners and everyone in between! Trust us, they’re a great way to learn some new tricks, get a sexy, heart-pounding workout and of course have some one-of-a-kind FUN!

We’re also looking forward to announcing our HBF Performer Workshops VERY SOON! Our local & traveling performers will be offering a curated selection of specialized classes in a broad range of interests so STAY TUNED & don’t wait to reserve your spot for our HBF 2015 Featured Performer Workshops before it’s too late!


Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

The Power of the Seductive Striptease with Burlesque Legend, Shannon Doah

Instructor: "The Good Bad Girl" of Burlesque: Shannon Doah

In this workshop, Burlesque Legend Shannon Doah will share her old school, classic style of “taking it off” using the tease, flash, peel and play!

With an emphasis on sensuality, explore ways to use your body, hands and eyes to create exciting visuals. She’ll discuss and demonstrate how to communicate, connect, thrill and seduce your viewers, slow down, take if off with ease, work the stage/room, stage/room entrance and act finale, and the costume/prop/stage connection.

Attire: Please wear comfortable stretch type clothing and bring heels.
Duration: 60 Minutes

Price: $25.00/pp (*Includes a little bonus: an HBF 2015 poster! Pick up at the workshop and ask your favorite Performers to sign!)

Date/Time: MONDAY AUGUST 31st, 6:30-7:30PM

Location: Paradise Tango
Located at 150 N. King Street. Suite #202 next to the Kekaulike Pedestrian Mall. Above the Noodle Factory in a brick building with blue window frames.
http://www.paradisetango.com

TICKETS/RESERVATIONS: Click HERE!

Find out more about Shannon Doah “The Living Legend of Burlesque” via her website: http://www.vintageshowgirl.com


Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Bump & Grind with Burlesque Superstar Kitten Deville!

Instructor: "Miss Exotic World 2002" & "International Burlesque Sensation" Kitten Deville

Crowned "The Queen of the Quake" at The Burlesque Hall of Fame & "Miss Exotic World 2002" Kitten de Ville is ready to share the secrets of her shimmy with YOU! Kitten's Bump, Grind and Movement workshop is a sexy, hip grinding 60 minutes of action packed fun!

In this workshop you'll learn the classic Burlesque "Bump and Grind" that's at the heart of every Burlesque performance from the Master herself!

Attire: Please bring a pair of heels that you can dance in and wear clothing that you can move freely in and see your body movements.

Duration: 60 Minutes

Price: $25.00/pp (*Includes a little bonus: an HBF 2015 poster! Pick up at the workshop & ask your favorite Performers to sign!)

Date/Time: Monday, August 31st, 7:30PM-8:30PM

Location: Paradise Tango
Located at 150 N. King Street. Suite #202 next to the Kekaulike Pedestrian Mall. Above the Noodle Factory in a brick building with blue window frames.
http://www.paradisetango.com

TICKETS/RESERVATIONS: Click HERE!

Find out more about Burlesque Superstar Kitten Deville "Miss Exotic World 2002" via her website: http://kittendeville.net


Hawaii Burlesque Festival Performer

Performer Taught Workshops

The 4th Annual Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue presents (2) days of curated Burlesque Workshops as a part of our HBF 2015 Festival Week!

Day 1 Monday, 8/31/15: Featured Performers this year, Kitten Deville & Shannon Doah will be teaching workshops along with Hoop artist Vixen!

5:30-6:30 INTRODUCTION TO BURLESQUE HOOP DANCE
6:30-7:30 THE POWER OF THE SEDUCTIVE STRIPTEASE (click HERE for info & tickets!)
7:30-8:30 BUMP & GRIND (click HERE for info & tickets!)

Day 2 Tuesday, 9/1/15: additional HBF 2015 Performers will be teaching workshops!
3pm-4pm YOGA IN MOTION
4pm-5pm SHIMMY TILL YOU’RE SATISFIED
5pm-6pm SWEATING THE SMALL STUFF: RECREATING COSTUMES FROM HISTORY AND POP-CULTURE
6pm-8pm SEX AND ELEGANCE

Dont miss your chance to learn the art of Burlesque & all it's amazing iterations!

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SPECIAL ONLINE OFFER: $80 Workshop Pass!
Valid for all classes EXCEPT feature performer classes. This online-only special offer includes the following five (5) workshops:
Monday 5:30-6:30 Intro to Burlesque Hoop Dance
Tuesday 3:00-4:00 Yoga in Motion
Tuesday 4:00-5:00 Shimmy Till You're Satisfied
Tuesday 5:00-6:00 Recreating Costumes from History and Pop Culture
Tuesday 6:00-8:00 Sex and Elegance

VISIT EVENTBRITE TO RESERVE! SPACE IS LIMITED!
Click HERE for reservations!

Tickets and Links


Purchase your tickets HERE for the Hawaii Burlesque Festival & Revue 2015!

Tickets for our Friday & Saturday Burlesque Shows & our scheduled Events are available via the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theatre Box Office (links below.) Tickets for our Feature & Performer taught workshops, as well as our Barre for Burlesque event are available via Eventbrite (links below.) Any trouble getting tickets or reservations? Please contact: violettaberetta@gmail.com

MAHALO & SEE YOU AT THE DORIS!

THE HAWAII BURLESQUE FESTIVAL & REVUE 2015 FRIDAY BURLESQUE SHOW:
"Pasties Across the Pacific: The 4th Annual HBF Revue Opening Night Spectacular"
PURCHASE TICKETS
FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE

THE HAWAII BURLESQUE FESTIVAL & REVUE 2015 SATURDAY BURLESQUE SHOW:
"The Hot Lava Hukilau" A Hawaiian-Style Burlesque Celebration!"
PURCHASE TICKETS
FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE

WORKSHOP:
HBF 2015 Featured Performer Workshop
"The Power of the Seductive Striptease with Burlesque Legend, Shannon Doah"
TICKETS/RESERVATIONS
FACEBOOK

WORKSHOP:
HBF 2015 Featured Performer Workshop
"Bump & Grind with Burlesque Superstar Kitten Deville!"
TICKETS/RESERVATIONS
FACEBOOK

WORKSHOP:
"HBF 2015 Performer Taught Workshop Series"
TICKETS/RESERVATIONS
FACEBOOK

EVENT:
"From Pineapples to Pasties: Talking Story about Hawaii's Scandalous Burlesque History"
PURCHASE TICKETS
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EVENT:
Film Screening of "The Glades Project" w/ Panel Discussion
PURCHASE TICKETS


OFFICIAL HAWAII BURLY FEST WEBSITE
DORIS DUKE WEBSITE ( ALL SHOW/EVENT TICKET PURCHASES)
HAWAII BURLY FEST TWITTER
HAWAII BURLY FEST FACEBOOK
HAWAII BURLY FEST INSTAGRAM
HAWAII BURLY FEST Pinterest

OFFICIAL HBF HASHTAGS: #HIBurlyFest #HawaiiBurlesque #pastiesinparadise #pastiesacrossthepacific #hotlavahukilau #Hi_BurlyFestWorkshops