Performance artists of all genres call Dogtown Dance Theatre their home. The culmination of hard work, rehearsals and countless hours dedicated to their artistry, the performers that appear on our stage keep Dogtown Dance Theatre's mission alive. Check back often to see what is happening on the Dogtown Mainstage Theatre. 

All purchased tickets are non-refundable once patrons have entered the theatre.

RVA Burlesque Festival has been postponed for 2021. 

RVA Burlesque Festival: Hosted by RVA Burlesque


Weekend passes available: Ticket links below

Friday & Saturday Night Showcase
$40 VIP (reserved seat in the front row)
$25 in advance
$30 at the door

Saturday Classes: $15-$40 Range

Show Time: Doors open at 7PM | Show at 8PM

Friday, March 27, 2020 at 7 PM – 11 PM
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 10 AM – 4 PM

Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 7 PM – 11 PM

The inaugural RVA Burlesque Festival is a 3-day event that will be taking place on March 26th-28th, 2020 and two of those days will be held at Dogtown.  The festival will feature national and international burlesque performers, as well as local RVA favorites.

The RVA Burlesque Festival is dedicated to celebrating the art of burlesque. We strive to cultivate awareness while continuing the support of our thriving burlesque and performing arts community in Richmond, VA. Our weekend of entertainment will promote our values of artistic expression, inclusivity, diversity, and empowerment.

Fabulous Friday Showcase
Headliner Jacqueline Boxx-Baltimore, MD
Featuring Twinky Boots-NYC
Hosted by Ego Von Hubris-Richmond, VA

Lady Fingers-Austin, TX Salem, Sirene-Hampton Roads, VA
JoRose-Durham, NC, Monty Caldo-Philadelphia, PA
Santobella Spark-Richmond, VA, Dakota Crow-New Orleans, LA
Lady Bladie-Frederick, MD, Victoria Viking-Dallas, TX
Silver Kitsune-Tuscaloosa, AL, Mone't Ha-Sidi-Sacramento, CA
Ember Sky-Seattle, WA, Doctor Vu-Burlington, VT
Aviva the Mirage-Toronto, ON, Canada

London St Juniper-Stepford Suburbia
Katniss Everqueer-Burlington, VT

Green Mountain Cabaret-Burlington, VT

Bebe Demure-Roanoke, VA
Empress de Naste-Richmond, VA, Vesper Valentine-Nelson, BC, Canada and Gordita Maricona-Richmond, VA


The 2020 RVA Burlesque Festival is excited to host a variety of classes from both of our headliners and several of our traveling performers! This is a fabulous opportunity to learn from these very talented teachers during the festival weekend!

All classes take place at Dogtown Dance Theatre on Saturday, March 28th. Time, cost and class location specified within each description. Reserve your spot for any or all classes by clicking the button below.

Sensual Saturday Showcase:
Headliners: Jacqueline Boxx-Baltimore, MD and

Zyra Lee Vanity-Toronto, Canada
Featuring Twirlisha Devine-Bloomington, IN

Bunny Fn Vicious-Baltimore, MD, Isabel Astrum-Virginia Beach, VA
Arabella de Lioncourt-Boise, ID, Miso Honey-Philadelphia, PA
Sepia Jewel-San Diego, CA, Bearcat Betty-Frederick, MD
Beatrix B Naughty-Louisville, KY, Cheekie Devine-Asheville, NC
Eevee Bravura-Virginia Beach & NYC
BearItAll Burlesque-Knoxville, TN, Master Class-Knoxville, TN
Bert Shaffer-Richmond, VA, Saffron Soleil-Richmond, VA
Ginge O'Lolly-Burlington, VT, B. B. Sanchez-Portland, OR
Rayna DeMae Gogh-Harrisonburg, VA and
Lottie Ellington-Detriot, MI


Ticket sales are now live for the 2020 RVA Burlesque Festival!  RVA Burlesque has this weekend packed with fabulous entertainers from all over the US and Canada! Grab a weekend pass for admission to all 3 shows! VIP Weekend Passes are also available! These are LIMITED and include a reserved front seat with a raffle ticket for each show as well as a festival poster. Get yours while you can!