Cleveland Burlesque formally known as Le Femme Mystique Burlesque is a professional ecdysiast dance company, Established in 2004 it's the longest-running awarded burlesque revue in Ohio.
This production company specializes in event logistics, entertainment booking, event production, burlesque entertainment training, marketing, and event consultation.
Our production team, performers, and crew are trained to handle small cocktail parties to large events. We pride ourselves in offering a well-rounded burlesque extravaganza with our mission statement always in mind. Our casts are always bringing International industry professionals, Multi-Award Winning National Acts, and Local Luminarie that hold professionalism to heart.
Our international award-winning Ohio Burlesque Festival was established in 2011 as a one night showcase celebrating burlesque, variety, vaudeville and drag statewide, Enthusiastic sold out crowds encouraged the expansion of the festival to two and finally three nights by 2013. The Ohio Burlesque Festival for short (OBF) is one of the state largest burlesque events, with over 70 diverse local and international entertainers. Burlesque is having its second golden age! This year's festival is dedicated to the past century of the art form - and its present and future. Performance styles including old school and neo burlesque, nerdlesque, drag, live music, bellydance, aerial acrobatics, sideshow, and vaudeville can be seen on the OBF stage.
OBF attracts an audience of over 1000 spectators and artists from all over the fest’s three days. Our online reach through digital marketing and social media is over 10,000 followers. We can be seen in Cleveland Scene Magazine, The Plain Dealer, Cleveland Magazine and online publications as Fresh Water Cleveland, Cool Cleveland and Yelp! In addition over 10,000 handbills are distributed throughout Ohio in the run-up to the festival.Our ninth anniversary festival will take place on
The OBF is produced and sponsored by The longest Award Winning Production groups in Ohio Cleveland Burlesque LLC (formerly Le Femme Mystique Burlesque) led by a Indigenous Mexican Immigrant that is an international awarded performer Bella Sin "Cleveland's Burlesque Queen and along side the OBF Board of Directors they create the largest burlesque celebration in Ohio. Our of the Festival mandates are to showcase a diverse and inclusive body positive cast of artists representing WOC, POC, BIPOC, QPOC, LGBTQIA, immigrants, and differently abled performers in a safe, inclusive space.
OBF and Cleveland Burlesque have entertained at event such as Cleveland Cinematique, Western Reserve Society, PlayHouse Square, The Cleveland Film Festival, Gay Games 2014, and private parties for fortune 500 companies and other local businesses.
Our shows are individually catered to your needs providing a high-end entertainment dynamic for any occasion, You can rest easy that Cleveland Burlesque and Ohio Burlesque will over you the perfect experience.
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The Ohio Burlesque Festival is proudly produced by a POC, LGBTQIA+, Indigenous Mexican immigrant woman-owned company.
Ohio Burlesque Festival and Cleveland Burlesque Events