The Annual New Orleans Burlesque Festival is an international burlesque festival that takes place in New Orleans in mid-September. For information go to www.neworleansburlesquefest.com
The Queen of Burlesque is a competition among the world’s sexiest, talented, and glamorous burlesque dancers. Focused on classic and traditional burlesque, each contestant performs a striptease with the accompaniment of a live traditional jazz band. A panel of celebrity judges selects the title-holder who is crowned Queen of Burlesque. Video shot by Andrew Madden. Edited by Michael Sauer.