Meet The Performer: Tricity Vogue, Performing at Our Dec 16 Show!

With our seasonal spectacular only a couple of weeks away, we thought we’d roll out some of our rather fantastic cast for your delectation… So step forth the four-stringed wonder that is Tricity Vogue!  Tricity Vogue is a cheeky charmer, a ukulele-strumming singer of off-beat ballads all with a clever lyrical twist. A regular on […]

Sound Advice: How To Deal With Audio Issues…

As an artform that relies heavily on recorded music to perform, burlesque (and cabaret and dance) is prone to problems outside our control… We’ve compiled some ‘sound advice’ to help you deal with audio emergencies…  Firstly, if you are looking for advice on how to choose your track, go here for inspiration on themes, editing and performing […]

“Bluestocking Lounge Is Dirty!” “Pure Filth”

Those are the words of a certain Mrs No Overall, who came to our August show undie-cover, apparently to scope out the venue. What Mrs No Overall found will shock you!    Mrs No Overall, who has been in the cabaret business for a number of years, travelled from the North of England to stake […]

Meet The Performer: Velma Von Bon Bon, Performing At Rocktober Rumble This Saturday

We’re crossing the days off on our calendar ready for this Saturday’s show and we have another fabulous performer to introduce to you… Velma Von Bon Bon…    Okay, okay, so if you’ve been a regular at our shows over the years you will already be familiar with this powerhouse of a performer, since she’s […]

The Importance Of Play In Your Practice

Yes, we all know what it is to play. We’ve played in playgrounds, we’ve played with our cats and played with a lot of other things… But how many of us performers remember the art to creating great things on stage is playing? Here’s a guide to why it’s important and how it can enhance […]

Meet The Performer: Amber Topaz, Performing At Swansea Grand Arts Wing Tomorrow!

With out height of summer show, set to live up to its Hot, Hot, Hot moniker, hitting Swansea Grand Theatre Arts Wing tomorrow night, we thought we’d better introduce you to one of the headliners! Step forward our flame-haired fire cracker Amber Topaz! GQ Magazine call her an “explosion of charisma and stage presence unmatched, […]

Progress… It’s All About Progression

In this world, where everything is instant, where at the click of the button you can have this or do that, where all knowledge can be looked up and copied and pasted, instead of learned, in our hurry to do things now, we often forget the joy in progression. We’re here to tell you why […]

Meet The Performer: Mister Meredith, Performing This Saturday at Swansea Grand

With our Summer Time Blues just days away, we thought you ought to meet one of our most charming of performers – the very naughty Mister Meredith… If variety is at the end of the pier, Mister Meredith just went and jumped off – this musical comedian has a penchant for very nautical antics and […]

Meet The Performer: Audacity Chutzpah, performing at our Summer Time Blues 10 June

It’s Friday! There’s just over a week to go until our Summer Time Blues hits Swansea Grand Arts Wing, so step forward Audacity Chutzpah Based in the South West, Audacity is a comedy genius. Her clever acts, which include an unexpected take on Britannia, and her brilliant fawn – with nods towards Mr Tumnus from […]

Name Of Thrones… Why A Punchy Name Can Make Your Act Stand Out

In this game, we’re always trying to think of ways to make ourselves and our acts more dynamic and make ourselves stand out among a sea of literally thousands of performers and acts. Which is why having a punchy and interesting title to your act matters.  What’s In A Name?  A name is really important, […]