Theremerkin Debut at Bushwick Burlesque

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During my recent trip to the USA, I was delighted to┬ábe included in the line up for Bushwick Burlesque, no doubt one of New York’s most colourful and infamous burlesque nights, which specialises in the weird and unusual. Dodge the piles of garbage and try not to trip over the homeless and you’ll reach the Bushwick Bizarre. A cozy place …

Secret Garden Festival 2015

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What do you get when you take a dairy farm, a bunch of performance artists and several thousand hipsters at a dress up party? The wonderful thing that is Secret Garden Festival. I was blown away by how gorgeous the property and site was, it was delight to explore little fairy lit pathways through the rain forest, silk draped grottoes …

Next Gigs! Secret Garden & the Last Resort

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Upcoming Gigs Hopefully you already have tickets to the legendary Secret Garden Festival this weekend, because it is well and truly sold out! If you are traipsing around in your animal onesie / stripey pajamas and you catch me on one of the performance stages be sure to come over and say “oh hai!” Secret Garden Festival burlesque / puppetry …

Higgledy Piggledy Golden Goddesses @Subsonic

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Admittedly I have been a bit lax due to the usual end of year chaos! But I now promise you I shall be catching up with updates, pictures and videos from December’s antics. The festival season was well and truly upon us, with Geronimo and myself bring the epic doof, Subsonic Festival a healthy dose of higgledy piggledy burlesque. Why …

Psyfari Launch Party

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Saturday night Manning Bar will become a steam punk safari paradise where all kinds of freaks can dress up and dance as wild as they like. Heralding the Psyfari Festival in August, the launch party hosted by party crew the Noisy Chickens will feature a cocktail of bass and beats, featuring; Kobra Kai Ryanosaurus vs Rumpelstompskin The Bassix Itsu Variant …

April Gig Guide

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Hells yeah! Next weekend I have some sweet new gigs for you, from free fun to freaky folly. Back to back launch parties by some strange coincidence, though each with their own very distinct, tasty flavours. I’ll be doing some puppetry and a bit of burlesque at these two very exciting endeavours!   Friday 04 April 2014 – 6-9pm Smart …

Save The Trees Burlesque

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I created a second routine for Regrowth Festival’s Saturday night on the Treetop Stage. Inspired by the bush setting, and the presence of some mildly annoying wilderness society charity muggers, I donned a koala suit. For those now confused readers outside of Australia, let me fill you in. About 10 years ago there was a proliferation of sad looking koalas …

2013 Wrap Up

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Wow! I know we all say it every year, but it’s hard to believe that its the end of January already. After a very full and fulfilling 2013, I feel exhausted already. We certainly were busy! Nonetheless, taking a look back puts a smile on my face.