and a mainstay within the burlesque community.
Dolores Daiquiri began her career at the forefront of the Burlesque ‘explosion’ over nineteen years ago and is considered a pioneer
of the revival of burlesque in Australia.
Starting her journey as a founding member of Australia’s longest serving burlesque troupe and then as a soloist in 2009, Dolores continues to
perform and star in a vast array of showcases in Australia and internationally which encompasses local & corporate events, private shows
and media launches. Dolores regularly performs at popular burlesque and cabaret venues.
As a producer she has launched and produced many exciting and hugely successful events including ‘The Australian Burlesque Festival’ which
tours nationally every year to sold out audiences. Her current project ‘Bubble Glamour Productions’ launched in early 2017.
Combining her performance, production and event management experience to deliver a ‘Boutique Entertainment’ service. Headliner &
Featured Artist in many shows and festivals including the Australian Burlesque Festival, Perth Burlesque Festival, Paris Burlesque Festival,
New Zealand Burlesque Festival, Noumea Burlesque Festival &New York Burlesque Festival.
• Director of The Burlesque Cruise (Australia & USA)
• The Australian Burlesque Festival Director
• Burlesque Teacher
• Event Manager
• Graduate Diploma in Event Management
• 21st Century Magazine: Top 10 Australian Burlesque Performer 2014 & 2015
• ‘Guinness World Record Holder 2014 – Burleskathon’
• ‘The Australian Burlesque Museum’ ICONS Exhibition 2015, 2018
Artistic Director and Resident Director/Choreographer of Salty Theatre a company that leads-the-way in providing the culture of
“workshop-musicals” and is a Writer-In-Residence at Theatre Works.
As Producer, she co-curated Salty Theatre’s successful first season, Directing and developing the concept designs for People Suck
– A Musical Airing of Grievances Seasons 1 and 2, Top Gun The Musical, which was ranked in the top 15 shows to see for the
Melbourne Fringe Festival and most recently Voldemort and the Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody.
Her dedication to her company’s ethos (grass-roots, global-collaboration) has seen her connect and debut the works of International
Playwrights and Composers as well as mentor and develop the works of Mid-Career Australian Artistes. Sarahlouise is the
Co-Creator of “The Hatch Lab” a unique Musical Theatre Residency Program conceived by Salty Theatre and supported by Theatre
Works which is dedicated to the development of Australian Voices within Musical Theatre.
Coming from a proud family legacy in Circus, Music and Theatre she is a seasoned Performing Artiste. Sarahlouise is an
Alumna of The Arts Academy 2005 graduating company with a BA in Musical Theatre and a scholarship recipient of Danceworld Studios.
She has performed for festivals such as The Melbourne Cabaret Festival, The Sydney Cabaret Festival, Midsumma Festival and more.
Select Theatre credits include The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Variety), The Cat Stevens Story (Hit Productions), Nothing to Lose
(Force Majeure) and City of Angels (Just Pretending Co). She is also an Educator in Dance, Audition Technique and Performance
Repertoire having taught for institutions such as The Arts Academy, The Australia School (Singapore) and Pineapple Studios (London).
Sarahlouise is committed to be an advocate for Women, BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ representation in Creative Leadership
and Performance spaces and focuses on the development of Conscious Casting to change the visual landscape of live performance.
Festival Liaison & Development Manager Sarah will be bringing a vast background of experience to the festival in this new role
as the Festival Liaison & Development Manager.
The role encompasses but is not limited to artist liaison, artistic and cultural development, championing BIPOC, LGBTQIA+ and
minority groups, assistance with show curation and the development and coordination of the Scholarship Program.
Our goal is to make sure all cultures, races and genders are treated with respect, tolerance and equality.
We look forward to our continued relationship with Sarah as this role develops.
has sung at the Sydney opera house, and studied at both the Western Australian Academy of
Performing Arts and the Ballarat Arts Academy. Over the last 9 years Daniel has been
discovering the art of burlesque, performing in shows around Victoria under the name Jagaraj.
His inspiration comes from watching performers like Tim Curry, Reuben Kaye and Tim
Minchin, leading him to begin producing shows and helping to create a Ballarat burlesque
community through Red Mill Productions. He is excited to be sharing the art of burlesque with
The Australian Burlesque Festival which highlights his feelings on the importance of body
confidence, humour, sexual liberation, and above all – great entertainment.
Kitty is known for loudly appreciating the artists - you can always hear them in a crowd if you haven't been
blinded by the pink sequins they obsessively wear first!
Founder and producer of Curves & Claws: Variety & Burlesque show - Kitty channels a passion for LGBTI & BIPOC
rights & representation and body acceptance/diversity that wows crowds time after time. Now having the chance to
work with the Australian Burlesque Festival they can't wait to show you their passion in a whole new way!
Performing in one form or another for a decade, Kitty loves nothing more than exploring new forms of art.
Beguiling and badass, bringing their special brand of madness to audiences Australia wide this is one pussy
you might not want to pet. Watch out, this kitty has Claws!
again be leading the charge to find the perfect roles for our volunteers whilst ensuring a smooth journey for all of our wonderful performers.
Working with some of the leading names in the industry she is forging her path across the stages of Melbourne and looking forward
to taking on the rest of Australia soon.
With decades of experience in team management and event coordination both in and away from the theatre Cherry is relishing her role
as the teams Girl Friday.
She has managed shows such as Le Grand Burlesque and Starlite Frolics (Australian Burlesque Festival),
Mx Burlesque NSW, Royal Heart Revue, Heartstoppers, Red Light Confidential,
The Bower, Late Night Buffet and many more!
manager. With over 5 years experience working with clients in Canada, Mikki has moved back to her hometown of Melbourne, where she
has forged lasting relationships with new clients.
Passionate and dedicated, Mikki specialises in working with performing artists and small businesses, where they can vouch that she has
vastly increased their likes and following, and gained them more post engagement overall.
Mikki is thrilled to be stepping into the role of Marketing and Media Manager for The Australian Burlesque Festival, and can't wait to help it grow even bigger.
providing photography, videography, marketing and multimedia services - showcasing performances over the month-long festival.
Angel has also placed in the world’s Top 10 most influential non- performing artists (Photography/Producing) in the prestigious
21st Century Burlesque Awards in 2016, 2017 & 2019.
Angel has worked in the Melbourne professional & independent arts scene for over twenty years as an actor, writer, director, producer,
photographer and videographer. He founded 3 Fates Media in 2011 and has since produced numerous theatre works including
the sold-out season of ‘Triage! A Nursing Cabaret’ as part of the 2013 Melbourne Cabaret Festival, the silent comedy ‘Last Mime Standing’
for the 2014 Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Box Office smash - 2013 Green Room Nominated Cabaret – ‘The Yummy
Burlesque Hour’, the 2018 Cabaret Smash hit Subtle starring Sally Bourne and Susan Ann Walker and the 2019 cabaret ‘Not Quite Right’
starring Susan Ann Walker.
In 2014, Angel wrote, directed, produced and filmed 2 advertising campaigns for AFL Victoria and in 2015 his production company
– 3 Fates Media provided multimedia services for the acclaimed, sell out season of ‘The Living Museum of Erotic Women – Written
and Directed by Willow J Conway and produced by Bernzerk Productions. In 2020 he directed the sold-out season of ‘Bin Goddess’ starring
Danielle Matthews and Susan-ann Walker as well as producing/directing the 2020 Burlesque Muse Grand Finale.
In 2021, Angel joined the board of ‘The Antipodes Theatre Company’ a cooperative of like-minded artists and creators providing a collaborative
and inclusive environment for producing independent theatre in Melbourne.
2018 and voted #9 Most Influential Burlesque Figures in Australia.
An established performer, producer and coach she has peeled off her rhinestoned gloves andshimmied her way into audience's hearts
all over the globe. Whether it be flourishing her feathery fans, teasing with a fluffy boa, or singing a Peggy Lee classic, Camilla will make
audiences all over cream with excitement, unexpected cheek and joy.
Her signature prop is her large feather fans. She has wowed audiences all over Australia with these floating beauties.
Camilla also has her own World Record: The Most Fans Used Simultaneously in a Burlesque Performance and has headlined shows
interstate numerous times; including headlining shows for Fringe Festivals (Adelaide and Melbourne), Big Bang Burlesque (East Coast),
and performing in the Australian Burlesque Festival (Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra and Sydney).
She produces successful burlesque shows such as 'Le Grande Cabaret' in Melbourne and interstate (plus has co-produced several shows).
Her professionalism, strive to provide high quality events and care for fellow performers is what makes her stand out in this field.
She's a solo performer and producer powerhouse known all over Australia for her fan twirling abilities, marketing tips, connection
with the audience and a whole lot of fun!
-Created the Profitable Performer Program to help artists
develop Brand, Marketing and Business Skills 2020
-Ranked #9 Most Influential Burlesque Performer in Australia 2018
-Miss Burlesque Tasmania 2018
-Nominated for 'Most Glamorous' and 'Most Classic' at the
2018 Busties Awards
-Burlesque Idol Victoria - Runner Up 2017
-World Record - Most Fans Used Simultaneously in a Single
Burlesque Performance 2015
-World Record - participation in Burleskathon (24 hr show) 2014
and particularly loves the style of midcentury advertising design and artwork. Areas of specialty include Pinup and Burlesque,
Vintage, Western Vintage.
Previous clients include Schylling toys, Atomic Swag tee shirts, Original Penguin, Viva Las Vegas and The Rockabilly Rave festivals,
editorial illustrations for Australian and international publications including Men's Health magazine, AFR magazine and St Louis magazine.
Artist representation by The Illustration Room (www.illustrationroom.com.au)
With over 10 years of professional experience, Dan has worked alongside corporations, small businesses and musicians to help develop
their online and offline presence.
His business, Go Modern Creative offers a range of website and design solutions from online stores, reservation systems, email
newsletter marketing and online portfolios. Go Modern takes a consultative approach, first developing an understanding of your business
and customising solutions to suit your needs.
Feel free to get in touch to discuss your next project.