Articles on ‘Burlesque’
If there’s one event, one constant that I can look forward to each year (apart from my birthday and Christmas of course), it’s the return of the Spiegeltent at the Brisbane Festival. I am always guaranteed a great night out and highly recommend it to anyone who likes a bit of naughty fun. However, I… Read more.
AussieTheatre has a double pass to giveaway to Taint at the Hare Hole on 31st August. Somewhere in the warm, wet, liminal place between soft pink comfort and the dark unknown, lies Taint… Following it’s triumphant debut, Taint is back, even softer, hairier and more ticklish than before! A new cabaret lab, Taint is a raw and intimate one-night-stand of risk… Read more.
The Aussie Flim Flam Japanese Burlesque Revue are taking a troupe of cabaret and burlesque artists to Tokyo for one week in November to experience and share their culture and art with their Japanese sisters. In support of this cultural exchange, a collection of Melbourne’s finest Burlesque performers are donating their time to raise the… Read more.
ABSINTHE Tour Le Monde is the lateste production to rock the Spiegeltent. Now showing in Brisbane in the King George Square, Aussie Theatre reporter, Bobbi-Lea caught up with a few of the acts just prior to opening. From the creators of EMPIRE, ABSINTHE is an adult-themed cocktail of circus, burlesque and vaudeville for a modern… Read more.
Sparkly. Dirty-sexy. Performing fast-paced, high-risk goings-on that fill the lush red-velvet tent. And that’s just the filthy two-person team who host this cabaret/circus/vaudeville show. In the intimate space of the spiegeltent, Master of Ceremonies The Gazillionaire is an energetically unsavoury presence. With flashing gold tooth, lank greasy hair, brocade jacket and too-short trousers, he tells us… Read more.
Sparkly. Dirty-sexy. Performing fast-paced, high-risk goings-on that fill the lush red-velvet tent. And that’s just the filthy two-person team who host Spiegelworld’s new cabaret/circus/vaudeville show. In the intimate space of the spiegeltent, Master of Ceremonies The Gazillionaire is an energetically unsavoury presence. With flashing gold tooth, lank greasy hair, brocade jacket and too-short trousers, he tells… Read more.
Burlesque dancer Angie Sylvia plays with fire. Literally. Her Fire Burlesque act involves naked flames, and if you sit in the front row of the Spiegeltent during her performance in Absinthe, you will feel the heat. You might even feel puffs of air as she pops balloons in the Balloon Strip act she learned from… Read more.
World Class Circus Up Close and Personal. What is it about the circus that is so universally loved? Is it the nostalgia of childhood, the visual smorgasbord of acts that keeps us engaged, or the range of emotions one gets to experience, including joy and pathos from the clowning segments, awe and amazement from acts… Read more.
Burlesque is fun, playful and sexy, but what happens when it’s combined with George Lucas’s famous American sci-fi franchise, Star Wars? After dozens of sold out shows in Sydney and a handful of Theatre shows around the country, Star Wars Burlesque is back, bigger and better in a brand new production, The Empire Strips Back:… Read more.
Glitz, glamour, feathers, and jewels, Jupiter’s Casino has it all. Jupiters Hotel & Casino’s latest showroom production Cabaret De Paris brings back the glitz and glamour of the showgirl with a Parisian-themed revue that includes first-class entertainers and gorgeous be-jewelled burlesque dancers. The costumes designed by Cathie Boyd are a spectacular feature of the show. … Read more.