So, you want to learn burlesque? The number one question we receive here at Great Canadian Burlesque is “How do I break into burlesque?”. The answer is quite simple, take a few burlesque classes at the Great Canadian Burlesque School and Academy!

Great Canadian Burlesque is always looking to teach and is always searching for new talent to showcase. You could be our next star. Check out the Great Canadian Burlesque School and Academy for burlesque classes focusing on both the casual burlesque fan looking to have fun as well as the seasoned pro looking to expand their burlesque routine.

For over a decade, The GCB has produced monthly Toronto burlesque showcases featuring Toronto burlesque veterans as well as debuting new starlets. The GCB's reputation for finding and nurturing burlesque talent is almost legendary. The GCB producer, Chris Mysterion, sits on the Toronto Burlesque Festival committee and is president of the Canadian Burlesque Hall of Fame. Mysterion also produces his own annual Toronto burlesque extravaganza known as Girlesque and his networking in the Toronto burlesque and global burlesque communities has seen Great Canadian Burlesque talent perform nationwide and featured in world class New York and Los Vegas productions.

From developing a character, a routine, costuming as well as how to promote and book your act – Mysterion knows it all and has a network in place to assist you. At the Toronto Burlesque School and Academy, you can learn burlesque and all the ins and outs of burlesque by Toronto burlesque vetrans and Hall of Fame Entertainers.

You don’t need experience to learn burlesque, just a playful personality and a level head to make the most of burlesque. If you are ready to take the plunge or would just like to learn a bit more about the industry, looking into the current burlesque classes being offered by the Toronto Burlesque School and Academy