Burlesque is a widely inclusive cabaret styled dance which includes optional strip tease! If you love feathers, glitter and glamour then this is the club for you. Watch your confidence rocket as you learn routines and practise free style dance amongst an inspiring team of Trent Tigerlilies!

Club information

NTU Burlesque is a strong-minded group of empowering individuals with varied dance abilities. You do not have to have any previous dance experience to join us and we do not hold auditions, the club prides itself on its inclusiveness and is open to everyone! Burlesque is a cabaret styled dance which includes optional strip tease.

Join us to learn a variety of routines including traditional burlesque, sassy numbers and rocky numbers. Learn how to freestyle and techniques such as glove and stocking peeling, performing with an amazing group of people whilst watching your confidence rocket! We hold 3 shows a year, usually around Christmas, Valentines and our big May show, however these shows are optional for participation! We also hold fantastic social events such as Ocean Wednesdays, boat ball, sports tour and activities such as bowling and quiz nights etc.

This year our club hit 100 members for the first time in history and it just keeps growing! We hope you will join our Trent Tigerlilie family! You can find us at Clifton freshers fair and City freshers fair on freshers’ week at the start of every academic year or alternatively contact us on any of our social media platforms/email.


We have three committed coaches from Nottingham dance and fitness.

We train three times a week, Mondays 7:30pm-8:30pm, Tuesdays 7:00pm-8:00pm and Thursday 6:00pm-7:00pm.

Practice / meeting schedule

Mondays 7:30pm-8:30pm in the City campus music studio

Tuesday 7:00pm-8:00pm in the City Campus SU Dance studio

Thursdays 6:00pm-7:00pm in the City Campus SU Dance Studio.

Taster sessions

We hold taster sessions at the start of every academic year, please follow our social media accounts to keep updated with this. However, you can also come and watch a class at any point through out the year before joining.

How to join

You can join at any point throughout the academic year. Do this by filling in some paperwork at the Student Union sports desk. Fees are £75 for the year.

Sports kit information

To class you can wear any clothes you feel comfortable in, something flexible that you can move in, most people wear leggings and a T-shirt.

Most kit is provided such as corsets and larger costume pieces however we do ask you to provide yourself with items of clothing that we do not share for example gloves, hosiery, high heels and underwear.

Email us: NTUBurlesque@ntu.ac.uk

Twitter: @NTUBurlesque

Instagram: @NTUBurlesque

Snapchat: @ntuburlesque


You may also be interested in: Our sister club @NTUBellydance

Still need help?

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