Media Release: An Evening of Burlesque comes to town


FLUSHED with success, Britain’s biggest burlesque extravaganza is coming to Inverness, direct from London’s West End and unveiling a fresh cast of burlesque all-stars for 2013.

An Evening of Burlesque’s 100-show, debut production celebrated its finale with a critically-acclaimed European tour and will visit Eden Court on Saturday 6th April at 20.00.

It’s all tease, no sleaze in An Evening of Burlesque, with sultry vocals, breathtaking choreography, corsets, killer heels and stockings aplenty.

Mischief, magic, frivolity and fun collide to give you a show you’ll never forget. Reviving the true spirit of this time-honoured art-form, this show is enhanced with a playful, modern-day tweak for good measure…

An Evening of Burlesque is for over-18s only and show’s producer, Michael Taylor, says:

“It’s the slickest, wickedly wittiest, most delightfully-choreographed cabaret spectacular of the year. Prepare for the ultimate in glamorous nights out where dance, comedy, mischief, music, magic, frivolity and fun collide – so dress up and come to the cabaret.”

Stars of An Evening of Burlesque can also include:

* The Folly Mixtures – a burlesque quartet choreographed to thrill, featuring a tasty assortment of lip-smacking themed routines that have thrilled fans throughout the UK and Europe;

* Ivy Paige – the evening’s most welcoming compere, this songstress is a cabaret star in her own right;

* Miss Ooh La Lou – described as Police Academy dream babe, a bit Britney, a bit Goldie Hawn. Trained at Italia Conti, she has appeared in numerous West End musicals;

* Miss Felixy Splits – another product of Italia Conti, the all-singing, all-dancing performer is the ultimate cheesecake pin-up;

* Bettsie Bon Bon stars in An Evening of Burlesque. Bettsie is definitely not just a pretty face. An one-time Lloyds underwriter with a law degree, Bettsie is tease, glamour and naughtiness personified;

* Liberty Sweet – sensuous and graceful, a nimble vamp, trained at the Royal Academy of Dance, comes with her own sparkle-encrusted swing. A star of the Edinburgh Festival and ITV’s Alan Titchmarsh Show;

* Angie Sylvia – trained in hip hop, waacking and vogue at the Broadway Dance Center, New York, her red-hot repertoire also includes Arabian Nights, complete with fire eating;

* AJ James – experience gravity-defying feats of balance involving knife juggling that features audience participation with a wince-inducing twist – they throw the knives; and

* Kalki Hula Girl – her explosive, show-stealing hula-hoop performances defy both the laws of gravity and impossibility, leaving audiences in an old-school vaudeville spin.


For further information, interview requests or to arrange picture opportunities, please contact Eden Court marketing department / / 01463 239 841.

Notes to editors:

Eden Court is the largest multi-arts venue in Scotland. It re-opened in November 2007 following an extensive redevelopment programme, which saw the addition of two purpose built cinemas, a brand new flexible second theatre space and two dance and education studios.

Eden Court is the only theatre in Scotland to offer Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) courses in Drama and Dance. These are extracurricular courses, which offer pupils from across Highland the opportunity to study at Eden Court for an SQA Higher Dance, Drama or Intermediate 2 exams. Aside from Eden Court, there is only one school in the Highlands where pupils can sit SQA Higher Drama exams.

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