We are excited to announce the launch of the first in a series of Cabaret nights we have curated for Duke Meadows, Chiswick.
Friday 30th June, will see the launch in a series of cabaret nights at Duke Meadows. The night will start at 7.15pm with meet and greet from the artists, with dinner at 8pm and a night of entertainment from musicians and cabaret acts. Featuring saxophonist from saharamusic.co.uk, compere and magician from the American musical Magic A Do through to hand balance and burlesque circus acts.
Stay tuned for more information on the night, with videos and photos to follow.
More information on the cabaret performers performing for Cabaret at the Meadows
Sarah – Saxophonist
With a solo performance from Saxophonist Sarah Louise Ings sarahlouiseings.com
Erik – Compere, Singer and Magician
A versatile theatrical entertainer who has performed worldwide as an actor, singer, magician and headlining concert artist. He has appeared in venues such as New York City’s Lincoln Center, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the San Salvador Teatro Presidente as well as with numerous theatrical and opera companies, and luxury cruise lines.
He is currently starring in Stephen Schwartz’s new musical illusion show Magic To Do, in the role of the “Magic Maker”. His performance in the title role of Phantom (Yeston & Kopit) at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse won him the 2009 Denver Post Ovation Award for Best Actor in a Musical. Erik appeared in the operatic premiere of The Light in the Piazza as Fabrizio Naccarelli with the Piedmont Opera Company, which was attended by Elizabeth Spencer, the author of the novella that inspired the piece.
Headlining Act – Aron Hand Balance
Completed a degree at the National Centre for Circus Arts and has been performing for the past ten years both nationally and internationally in Theatre and Circus. He now specialises in hand-balancing and amazes his audiences with his displays of strength and agility. As featured in London’s Udderbelly Shows.
Burlesque and Fire Act – Kay
Kay is from London, began her intensive classical training at Hammond school Chester before continuing a musical theatre course at Performers College London. Kay has performed as a commercial dancer for The Brit Awards, Take That Tour, VMAs, West End Shows and many more for the past ten years. Her skills are endless performing Fire, Pole and Burlesque shows world wide in theatres, clubs and circus. She now specialises in a unique ‘Crystal Bath Show’ which has launched this year, where she hopes to showcase her passion and skill in dance and nationally and internationally.
Clockwork Ballerina – Bambi Blue
Bambi Blue started her career in performance 5 years ago after training in dance and musical theatre. She became captivated with the glamour and costuming of the 1950s original showgirls and the art of vaudevillian circus performance. She embarked on a career on stage by mastering the art of sideshow and fire manipulation. Bambi specialises in traditional freak show stunts such as bed of nails, broken glass fan dancing and less for the faint hearted stunts like human blockhead and human pincushion. She coined the term ‘side-showgirl’ for her craft as it incorporates the bespoke costuming and props you might see at a high end burlesque show. Bambi has toured, performed and headlined world wide from Europe to Singapore, India, Marrakech and across America. Notable credits include Milan, Paris and London fashion week after parties, Formulae 1 Singapore, Cannes film festival red carpet, live with the band Muse, Wireless backstage VIP artist lounge. Bambi also did a stint performing her skill with the English National Opera’s production of Cosi fan Tutte as Zoma the fire queen, she fell in love with performing and is at the start of her career.