Dolores Daiquiri began her career at the forefront of the Burlesque ‘explosion’ over eighteen 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.
• Co-Director of The Burlesque Cruise (Australia & USA)
• The Australian Burlesque Festival Director
• Maison 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
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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.
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 2016, 3 Fates Media was brought on as an official partner of the Australian Burlesque Festival, providing photography, videography and marketing services showcasing performances over the month-long event and this proud association has continued through to in 2020.
Angel has also placed in the world’s Top 10 most influential non- performing artists in the prestigious 21st Century Burlesque Awards in 2016, 2017 & 2019 and is honoured to be continuing in his role as the 2020 Australian Burlesque Festival’s Media/Marketing Manager and official Photographer/Videographer.
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.
"Rose steals the stage" as written by The Age news paper, and this illustrious talent has graced many from theatres, festivals and productions worldwide. In 2015 she won "Best Debut" in the reputable Burlesque Hall of Fame, Las Vegas to a standing ovation. She is also the title holder of Miss Burlesque Australia 2014. Her extensive skill in Dance & Vocals and choreography compliment her big stage persona and repertoire of highly conceptual acts that are sexy, dynamic and truely compelling.
Zelia is the first and only Australian to join the iconic Dita Von Teese in her worldwide touring burlesque review. She has been part of 5 sold out tours with Dita as a solo artist in 30 cities throughout the U.S., Nationwide Australia and in over 14 European cities.
Along with the plethora of performing work Zelia also teaches & choreographs having taught her own brand of dance workshops worldwide and having created choreographic works for the likes of Clairy Browne and Dita Von Teese.
Some of Zelia’s anthology include - Blanc De Blanc - Strut & Fret, Strange Fruit, Yummy the Show, Dita Von Teese’s - Art of The Teese, Dita von Teese’s - The Copper Coupe, MidSumma Festival, Holy Ship, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Melbourne Comedy Festival, Melbourne Fashion Week, Australian Burlesque Festival, Empire Strips Back, Falls Festival, Virgin Australian Fashion Festival, Splendour in the Grass, Noumea Burlesque Festival, Big Sound, Melbourne Music Week, & more.
With more than 10 years of experience creating visuals for the Arts, Cat’s approach to new projects is tailored to the individual. Offering valuable design advice, creative sensitivity and attention to detail, Cat makes collaborations with clients smooth and enjoyable, so that the end result is of the highest quality.
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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 currently studying Marketing and Communications and is thrilled to be a part of the Australian Burlesque Festival team.