Welcome to Bottoms Up!

Australia’s Most Fierce School of Burlesque and Pole Dancing!

Established in 2008 Bottoms Up! provides Melbourne with the most comprehensive courses, classes and workshops in Burlesque and Pole Dancing. We have two Victorian locations, Bottoms Up! HQ is our Brunswick studio and we have a brand new studio now open in Gisborne!

The burlesque classes, designed by Melbourne based performer and actor Miss Willow J Conway, covers Burlesque, Fan Dancing, Classic Burlesque Tease, Neo Burlesque, Chair Dancing and Solo Performance Development.

Co-founder, Jacquie Thomas (aka Sparkarella), has meticulously created the Pole Dancing classes to suit all levels of fitness and ability, ranging from beginners through to professional performance level.

You can also join us for classes, courses and workshops in Stretch and Flex, The Charleston, Hula Hoop Tease, Booty Dance, 80′s Cardio, Adult Ballet and Fly Gym.

Workshops, hens, birthdays, private parties, private lessons & performers, along with rehearsal room hire are also available in Bottoms Up’s  Melbourne studio!

You can also see our students and teachers perform at Burlesque and Pole events across Melbourne.  For details on all upcoming performances please visit our events page.

Bottoms Up! is a vibrant and creative studio where every lady’s femme fatale can celebrate and come out to play!

Want to hear what other students have said about Bottoms Up? Check out our customer reviews!

We look forward to seeing YOU at Bottoms Up! xx


BURLEXERCISE is Bottoms Up’s newest dance craze! Join this class for an hour of high energy fitness and fun. Bump n Grind, shimmy and shake your way through a dynamic class incorporating cardio fitness with Burlesque moves and disco grooves designed to condition and tone your body while burning those calories away. A great way to improve your fitness level, get your heart rate pumping and have a good old workout filled with FUN!

All fitness levels and dance levels welcome. Beginners to Advanced.

Please bring a water bottle. Wear sneakers or bare feet are fine too.

Thursdays 8.30pm | $95 for 6 weeks or $20 CASUAL!

Faerie Tales December 7th

Bottoms Up! Burlesque and Pole School Presents their annual end of year extravaganza FAERIE TALES.

Step into the fantastical and sometimes frightening world of the Faeries! While some are good, others are very VERY bad!

Sunday 7th December
Thornbury Theatre – 859 High St, Thornbury VIC 3071

$35 pre-sale, $40 at the door (subject to availability)
Or available at Bottoms Up! Brunswick (3 Pitt Street) & Gisborne (39 Hillview Rise) studios and The Thornbury Theatre

Brought to you by Australia’s Most Fierce School of Burlesque and Pole Dancing!

Thanks to our Amazing Sponsors
RTR ProductionsSiren Doll & KristynaHess Photography

Join the Faerie Tales facebook event for all the latest show news and sneak peeks! #FaerieTales


Burlesque and Pole Dance has arrived in Gisborne!

The brand new Bottoms Up! Gisborne is now open!

Our first 8 week courses are now underway at Bottoms Up! Gisborne. We will be offering more beginner and intermediate spots next term, which will start early in 2015. Dates and timetables for next year will be announced soon!

If you would like to keep up to date with all things Bottoms Up! Gisborne join us on our own facebook page! Or join the bottoms up mailing list and we’ll send you an email as soon as our next courses are open for enrolment!