For current auditions and dance job listings throughout the U.S. see our page for: Casting and Auditions
Numerous burlesque festivals are held annually in many states throughout the U.S. Here is a list: http://www.edbarnas.com/Burlesque. There is a common misconception that only women perform burlesque, but in fact, the performers can be men or women.
Cirque du Soleil’s, Zumanity: (http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/shows/zumanity), is just one example of a currently running show that incorporates some elements of burlesque. Described as part burlesque and part cabaret, Zumanity now runs at the New York-New York Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas. Information regarding upcoming auditions can be found here:
FISHNET FOLLIES CLASSIC BURLESQUE REVUE – SF Bay Area and Los Angeles
Celebrates the golden years of classic Hollywood glamour and Las Vegas showgirl sparkle on the burlesque stage. Showcasing the most beautifully talented burlesque and variety performance artists in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles and beyond. Official website:
STOCKHOLM BURLESQUE FESTIVAL – http://stockholmburlesquefestival.com/index.htm