New alternative life drawing and burlesque event launches in York

By January 13, 2011 July 20th, 2016 York

An internationally renowned burlesque event called Dr. Sketchy‘s is to lauch in York next month.


Dr. Sketchy‘s Anti-Art School is the little New York art event that became a movement. Started in 2005 by artist Molly Crabapple, the concept is simple. Artists draw glamorous burlesque dancers, compete in contests, and win wacky prizes.

From it’s humble Brooklyn beginnings, Dr. Sketchy’s now has over 100 branches around the globe, including Los Angeles, London, Rome, Tokyo, and Melbourne. Now, Burlesque Artiste Freya Fox is bringing Dr. Sketchy’s to York.  The monthly sessions will feature burlesque babes, roller derby girls, drag queens and fetish models, along with contests, prizes and alcohol galore.

Since it’s inception in 2005, Dr. Sketchy’s has received coverage from the likes of The LA Times, The Washington Post, BBC Radio, NPR, The Village Voice, WNBC, Time Out London, and The New York Times.

Dr. Sketchy’s York Grand opening will be on Tuesday, February 1, 8pm (doors: 7.30pm) at the fabulous Kennedy’s Bar and Restaurant (downstairs).


For more information visit the official website.