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.
 
Unless otherwise noted, all classes are taught at The Thalia, 288A Green Street, lower level, Cambridge, MA 02139

Looking for current class offerings? See our Calendar

 

News!

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 tipscan be purchased at B.A.B.E. or on-line!
  • To support her writings and receive special extras, become a Patron at Patreon.
Headmistress Mina Murray giving a little history lesson to some early B.A.B.E. students (Photo: Chelsea Frajerman)

Headmistress Mina Murray giving a little history lesson to some early B.A.B.E. students (Photo: Chelsea Frajerman)

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

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For a list of upcoming classes & events, visit our CALENDAR
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. Please contact us if you'd like information about our teacher training program.