Founded in November of 2006, Key West Burlesque was formed to showcase the worldwide revival of the classic art form of striptease now known as neo-burlesque. As an ever-growing movement in arts and entertainment, burlesque has become an international sensation! With movies made and books written about it, burlesque is once again at the forefront of entertainment.
Key West Burlesque has far surpassed its neo-burlesque roots in production quality and style. The small theater troupe has become known as one of the most creative theater companies of its kind and has taken root in Key West’s incredible theater and art scene. Key West Burlesque shows incorporate the art form of burlesque into original, full-scale theatrical productions. Created by local Key West artists and performers, the shows have been recognized internationally for having imaginative scripts and choreography with incredible costuming and sets. The productions often incorporate Key West themes and ideas into their story lines. Shows feature the island’s most amazing and uniquely talented performers while integrating local businesses and well know Key West characters into the productions. Audience members become part of the show while performers interact with them on and off the stage creating an unforgettable theatrical experience.