Step into the world of burlesque guided by our talented instructors at Boutique Burlesque. They are all bringing their unique flair, expertise, and passion to every class. With show experience and a dedication to the art, our instructors will empower you to unleash your inner showgirl. Join us for an unforgettable journey of self-expression and confidence-building under the guidance of these captivating mentors.
Miss Bailey Bliss
OWNER AND DIRECTOR
Miss Bailey-Bliss, is the dancing darling of burlesque who hits the stage full of sass, tease and style. Bailey has worked in the entertainment industry for 13 years as both a professional dancer and burlesque performer. She danced in Melbourne for almost four years as a commercial dancer performing at prestigious corporate events, for tv shows such as the Good Friday Appeal, the AFL Footy Show and Thank God Your Here, as a Storm Cheerleader, and Cheerleader in Dubai for the Rugby World Cup 2009 just to name a few of her dance credentials. She then went on to perform for Princess Cruises America, training in LA and sailing the seas in America. Bailey then moved to London and discovered the world of Burlesque, she worked in cabaret club The Green Room for a year and with burlesque company, Cabaret Rouge performing burlesque as both a solo and group artist in London's burlesque and corporate scene. Bailey returned home to Australia and has since performed for Red Bennies, The Australian Burlesque Festival, Bombshell Burlesque, Press Club, Vanguard and for private events in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and North Queensland.
Bailey returned home to Mackay and established Boutique Burlesque by Bailey in 2016 and is honoured to teach her wonderful students the beautiful art of tease. She produces ‘This is Burlesque’ yearly (covid permitting) featuring burlesque headlining acts from all over Australia, local burlesque events with Mackay talent and regular student showcases.
This dancing, full of sass showgirl owns the stage with her high kicks, hair flicks and shaking hips. Don’t blink, don’t flinch, You don’t want to miss, Miss Bailey-Bliss!
TEACHER - COMMERCIAL/HEELS
Starting from the young age of 3, Tiaani aka Diamond Allure has always had a passion for dance. Training classically on the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane with Brisbane City Youth Ballet, she continued this passion moving to Sydney at the age of 15 to study and train contemporary dance at Ev and Bow Fulltime Training Centre while acquiring her Certificate IV and Diploma in Dance. Training under the guidance of Sarah Boulter, Lisa Bowmer, Adam Blanch, Stephen Tannos and many more working industry professionals, Diamond Allure was also given opportunities to perform at the Australian Dance Festival and other Sydney events. Moving back to the Sunshine Coast, Diamond Allure continued to share her knowledge and passion for dance with young aspiring dancers before moving to Mackay and finding a love for Burlesque. In her classes, she wishes to create a fun and nurturing environment where her students can expand their knowledge and develop confidence within themselves.
TEACHER - BURLESQUE, TAP & BROADWAY
From learning jazz and tap at the age of 2 in a small mining town to learning from some of the dancing greats including Jack Chambers, Kelly Abby, Keith Hawley, Sarah Bolter, Sam Marks dance has always been a huge part of Miss Mayhem's life. Competing in eisteddfods and competitions across Australia winning many major awards, bursaries, aggregates and scholarships as well as being given the opportunity to compete in Australian Dance Idol (making Top 20) and So You Think You Can Dance. Hayley has completed her Advanced I RAD Ballet exam, Grade 7 CSTD Modern Jazz exam, and CSTD Tap Teachers and is currently studying her CSTD Jazz Teachers. Flash brings her extensive dance knowledge to BBBB and creates acts that infuse dance and burlesque together with classes like her 'Broadway Burlesque,' and Tap and Tease,'classes!
Miss Polly Dean
TEACHER-BURLESQUE, SOLO ACT DEVELOPMENT
After watching from the crowds, Polly entered the world of Burlesque in 2017. Through Boutique Burlesque by Bailey she found fun, fitness and friendship and she soon roped in anyone she knew to share in the magic. Having had the pleasure perform as part of inspiring events such as "Tease Before Ten", "The Just Saying Project", "Burlesque Idol 2019" and more. She brings with her a background in makeup artistry and mental health so not only will you be learning routines that tick the burlesque boxes of seductive and sweet, but she has all the tools to have you seeing yourself for the beauty you possess both inside and out.
Chanel Royale is North Queensland's blonde delight, who sets the stage alight with her unique and tantillising acts. Established in 2020, Chanel debuted on the Mackay stages with Boutique Burlesque by Bailey and has since then graced the stages of Mackay and North Queensland bringing her sassy numbers to all different audiences, most recently at Wonderlands Spiegltent in Townsville and Boutique Burlesque's competition "The Sugar City Take-Off" which she took home 1st Runner-up.
Coming from a classical dance background, Chanel utilises this within her acts to capture the audience's attention and leave them in awe. Throughout teaching she hopes to impart dance knowledge and develop her students' individual styles through the knowledge of burlesque and their legends.
Miss Siren Devill
Starting with Boutique Burlesque by Bailey in 2018, Miss Siren Deville found her love for burlesque and has had the privilege of performing at many BBBB Student Showcases and events. Miss Siren Deville has performed at BBBB productions of ‘This is Burlesque’ and ‘Tease Before Ten’, as well as travelling out to Winton for International Women’s Day in 2020. She performed at Townsville Burlesque Idol in 2019 and later that year she performed at New Follies ABF in Melbourne. Miss Siren Deville believes that burlesque is a space where women can find confidence in themselves and bring their creativity to life. On stage, she is the best of Marilyn and Manson and lets her freak flag fly. She is ready to bring her quirkiness alive in the studio and empower other women to do the same.
Miss Valerie Noir
TEACHER - VINTAGE STYLING
Miss Valerie Noir has been in the hair and make up industry for 30 years. Being a hairdresser was her passion starting from a young age. Doing her hairdressing apprenticeship on the Gold Coast and working and managing a salon in Conrad Jupiter's Casino for 5 years, she really strived for her dream. For the last 10 years She has owned Final Touch Hair and Make-up Artistry, contributing to her passion for hair and make-up and making women feel empowered and confident on their special days. Sharing her knowledge of hair and makeup will give students the knowledge to design the looks that really embody their true selves.
La Vita Love
La vita Love danced her way through her schooling years before discovering Boutique Burlesque by Bailey at the ripe age of 28. After watching her first BBBB student showcase, La Vita Love had to join in and has since performed in Tease Before Ten's, The Australian Burlesque Festival, took out the title of Apprentease North QLD Winner 2021 and was a finalist in Mx Burlesque QLD. She whole heartedly loves the BBBB family and the confidence and sense of community it nurtures