Private Sideshow lessons @ VA Burlesque Fest!

vaBurlesqueFest This year at the inaugural Virginia Burlesque & Sideshow Festival, Mab Just Mab, DC's Own Sideshow Girl, will be offering private lessons in the traditional sideshow arts. This is a very rare opportunity, and usually by invite only. SATURDAY ONLY! She is offering three 50 minute private lessons where you can study ONE of the following traditional sideshow arts. - glass walking - bed of nails - straitjacket/rope escape - traps - fire eating - even blockhead! (disclaimer, not every human is anatomically compatible with blockhead. If you are not, you have your option of another feat!) * Please specify which discipline you would like to learn when you sign up. It's only $70 per session. Available times: 11am - 11:50am 12pm - 12:50pm 1pm - 1:50pm If you have more than one person in your group who wants to learn, we can allow up to 3 people per private, but only if they are learning the same skill. $60 each for two students $50 each for three students The private lessons will be held at Illumination Dance Studio (Lower Level at Dogtown Dance Theater) 109 W 15th St #104, Richmond, Virginia 23224 Contact Mab via email ( or Facebook ( if you have any questions or special requests.


  • First session: 11am - 11:50am SOLD OUT!

  • Second session: 12pm - 12:50pm - SOLD OUT!

  • Third Session: 1pm - 1:50pm SOLD OUT!