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. Our studio is located at 665 Beacon St.,  Suite 301, Boston, MA 02115

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 [the year] for me!”

— Estefania E., Lima, Peru


We have a new studio!

Introduction to Burlesque classes will be on Mondays at 6:30pm in September and Tuesdays at 6:00pm in October with Devastasia! In November classes will be on Fridays at 7:00pm with Lucie Luxe!

Beyond Basic Burlesque classes will be on Thursdays at 6:00pm in September , Tuesdays at 7:30pm in October  and Wednesdays in November at 6:00pm with Miss Mina!


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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.

With any physical activity, there is a risk of injury. Students assume all risk and should consult a physician with any concerns before beginning a dance class. 

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. 

Student images and names may be used for promotional material.