Memphis Mae (Sydney, NSW)

By 18th April, 2013No Comments

Sydney Burlesque performer, MC and Producer Memphis Mae is well known at establishments Gallery Burlesque, Dr Sketchy’s & 34B. Memphis Mae is breaking boundaries and pushing audiences out of their comfort zones to bring a new level of interactive burlesque and MCing.

Memphis is creator and part of Sydney dance troupe The Big Spenders who are Bella Louche, Rosie Rivette, Bridie. Also performing in an acrobatic duo with Tim Kent bringing sass, comedy and romance to the stage. Memphis produces and MC’s her own show, Mr Falcons Presents Burlesque.

Mr Falcons is a small Burlesque and Variety event that has hosted performers by the likes of Betty Grumble, Raven Boylesque, Rita Fontaine and many more.

Memphis is co-producer at Per-Verse Productions, a company that provides a space where performers can bring their art to life whether it be Burlesque, spoken word, music and circus. Per-Verse has produced a one off Valentines day Fetish show, Valentimes: A strange love Cabaret and now producing ‘Crown Street Tease’ – An intimate evening of Burlesque, Dinner and a show.

Memphis is now known in the community for her bold, Ill-mannered and often vulgar MC style being deemed ‘The Queen of Crude.

Winner of the Miss Burlesque Australia Heats 2013 Memphis will now compete in the NSW finals in March.

Inspired by all things glamour Memphis’s performances are anything but traditional, so those looking for that same old Burlesque experience shouldn’t even bother turning up because this is one girl who doesn’t like to disappoint. Think retro rock goddess meets 1950’s Stepford wife and you’ll only just begin to scrape the surface of what Memphis Mae has to offer.

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