Welcome 2018 Directors!

BurlyCon announces the 2018 Directors. Seattle, WA – BurlyCon, the only education focused burlesque convention in the US, is heading into its eleventh year in Seattle, WA. They are excited to announce the Directors who will be working throughout the year to help put on the convention. Indigo Blue, the mastermind behind BurlyCon continues in her role as Executive Director. Lola Love has accepted the role of Deputy Director along …

BurlyCon Welcomes Lola Love as Deputy Director

Seattle, WA – BurlyCon Burlesque Convention is thrilled and delighted to announce exciting changes in its organizational staffing for 2018. In BurlyCon’s 11th year of rocking the burlesque community’s educational world, we have taken important new steps to solidify the staff running the convention. “On behalf of the Board of Directors I am thrilled that Lola Love has accepted the job of Deputy Director of BurlyCon. Lola is a 6-year veteran …

Velvet Swing & Buddy’s

We love our major sponsor Velvet Swing!  This incredible cannibis enhanced sensual lubricant is your path to bigger and better orgasms. We are so excited they have organized this little field trip to Buddy’s Pot Shop for all our attendees on Thursday, the 9th. The shuttle will leave at 6pm and then again at 7pm from the main hotel lobby. We will have representatives in the hotel lobby to greet you, check you off the …

Explore Seattle While at BurlyCon!

So this is your first time to Seattle? First thing’s first. The rumors are true and it does rain here a lot! If you want to try and fit in like a Seattle-ite leave your umbrella at home and pack a jacket with a hood instead. Seattle-ites don’t bother with the hassle of an umbrella because of how frequently the weather can change. This means having good shoes to wear …

BurlyCon Basics-Packing 101

Think of BurlyCon as burlesque’s summer camp! It’s a weekend off from show mode, so wear what makes you comfortable. We do offer the chance to dress up for our themed special events (see below). Leave space in your suitcase for a few glamorous items, and be aware that your yoga pants will probably see the light of day far more than your beaded evening gowns. What to Pack – …

Panels and Caucuses 101

Who are you: Kiki Mustang & Lola Love BurlyCon Job Title: Kiki: Caucus and Panels Coordinator, Lola: Director of Programming How long have you volunteered for BurlyCon? Kiki: Two years, this is my first year as Caucus and Panels Coordinator. Lola: 5 years Location: Kiki: Seattle, WA, USA, Lola: Honolulu, HI What is the difference between a panel and a caucus? KM: My understanding is that a panel has a …

New Limited Edition 10th Anniversary Poster!

We collaborated with the amazingly talented Mexican artist Lady Love to bring you a collectors item like none other. Because this is our 10th year celebrating burlesque, Legends, and the history & art of our craft we wanted to do something special for all of you. Lady Love graciously reached out to us wanting to work together and now we give you this spectacular piece commemorating our home of Seattle, …

New to BurlyCon-BurlyCon Amenities

Whether this is your first BurlyCon or you need a refresher from last year we are pleased to bring you our New to BurlyCon blog series where we give advice to help our first time attendees have a great experience! Our first blog focused on how to dive into the class schedule as well as some tips for preparing for a weekend of burlesque classes. In this blog we’ll go …

New to BurlyCon Series- Classes 101

First Time at BurlyCon? So this is your first time at BurlyCon? Welcome! This is quite an exciting first BurlyCon to attend as we are celebrating our big X. Yup, ten years of burlesque education shenanigans and we are pulling out all the stops in order to make this an extra special event. To help prepare our newcomers for their first convention we’ll be writing a series of tips to …

Welcome Dee Milo!

BurlyCon is proud to announce Dee Milo as our second Guest of Honor and Living Legend for BurlyCon X. Dee Milo, “The Venus of Dance”, got her start in burlesque in 1949 in New Orleans and became a headliner performing nationally and internationally. She is known for her signature act “Sentimental Journey” where she undresses and then redresses in the routine. During her career Dee Milo toured with the USO; …