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 […]

Meet The Performer: Petula Goldfever, Hitting Our Hot, Hot, Hot! Show Tomorrow!

We’re on form tonight, with the introductions, and while we’re on a roll, we thought you’d like to meet the French fancy that is Petula Goldfever, who is in the UK and fresh from a stint at the Edinburgh Festival! Leaving a trail of golddust where ever she goes, Petula Goldfever is 24 carat gold […]

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, […]

How To: Troupe Costumes

So you’ve formed a troupe and you want to look professional and stand out from the crowd… Here’s a little how-to!  Firstly, what are troupe costumes? And why? When you get together as a troupe, it’s not just the moves that should be in-step, you whole look should be in keeping with everyone else in […]

How To Burlesque Without Losing Yourself

We get it! You’re excited! You’ve entered the industry, invented the colourful characters and made everything you do B I G… You have the confidence, your stage persona is on fire… But you’ve woken up one morning and realised you don’t know where the off-switch for the on-stage persona is…   Putting everything into your […]

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 […]

Our Ticket Shop Has Moved!

That’s right! You can now buy tickets for our shows, classes, workshops and more directly from us over at our BigCartel store here: buy tickets  Look out for our early bird discounts on show tickets – we offer £3 off the face value when tickets are purchased directly through us earlier than a month before the […]