Welcome

The Boston Academy of Burlesque Education (or B.A.B.E. for short) is the educational arm of The Boston BeauTease (formerly The Boston Babydolls). We offer a wide variety of classes and workshops in many different burlesque skills and burlesque-related arts. Our classes offer something for everyone, whether you're an experienced dancer looking to add something new to your repertoire or if you've never danced before.

Looking for current class offerings? See our Calendar

Expose yourself to a whole new way of thinking about your body and your sexuality.

I want to thank you again for such a wonderful experience. It was by far the highlight of 2014 for me!”

— Estefania E., Lima, Peru

News!

There will be no Introduction to Burlesque classes at B.A.B.E. in July and August. See you in September!

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Learn from The Headmistress – even when you aren't in class! 

  • Her blog, Oh The Glamourous LIfe has tantalizing looks at burlesque backstage as well as useful tips every week.  
  • Miss Mina Murray's Little Book of Better Burlesque, a compilation of her weekly tips, and Miss Mina  Murray's Little Book of Burlesque Costuming, Vol. 1: The Foundations can be purchased at B.A.B.E. or on-line
  • To support her writings and receive special extras, become a Patron at Patreon.
All material presented in B.A.B.E. courses is for personal, non-commercial use only. All lesson plans, routines, choreography, and combinations taught at B.A.B.E. are the intellectual property of The Boston Academy of Burlesque Education® and may not be used or performed without express permission.