THURSDAY 17th August
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm
LOW 302, 302 CROWN ST SURRY HILLS
produced by plastik soup
Join The Bower for their unique brand of immersive entertainment that is dark, seductive and surreal. Produced by Plastik Soup and Australia’s Burlesque Entertainer of the Year Natalya Alessi, Low302 host the one and a half hour burlesque variety show.
As always you’ll be hypnotized by the months line up of incredible variety artists including burlesque, contortion and contemporary dance among other entertainment all sorts.
If you want to see more from Plastik Soup check out The History of a Showgirl
MEET THE CAST
Described as "Flawless" - Voice Mag UK & "The best in Australia" - Hifiway,
Bettie Bombshell has accrued quite a list of achievements including winning the coveted national title of Miss Burlesque Australia
2019/2020, as well as being voted the 11th most influential burlesque performer in the world in 2022, and the 13th most influential
burlesque performer in the world 2021 and in 2020!
She is a Guinness World Record holder, Australian Burlesque Festival & the Perth International Burlesque Festival headliner, as well as performing at the 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021 Burlesque Hall of Fame competition in Las Vegas. Bettie is a featured headlining artist in the new Bass Fam Creative touring production 'ORACLE', A regular with iconic variety show The Kaye Hole (with host & producer Reuben Kaye), has performed with drag/ cabaret sensation YUMMY (produced by Valerie Hex & Hannie Helsden), Bust out Burlesque (New Orleans), Hubba Hubba Revue (San Francisco), The Slipper Room (NYC) Beauty of Burlesque (produced by Miss Tosh in L.A.) and co hosts podcast Friends with Benefits - The Podcast! with her best gal pal Tash York.
This Bombshell brings a veritable smorgasbord of disciplines to the stage; and with over 20 years of experience her performances are powerful and captivating. Combine this with her quirky comedic style, Hollywood vixen good looks, curvy package & wicked sense of humour, you will not be able to avert your eyes, and nor should you want to.
She's the glam reaper.
Bombshell by name, Bombshell by nature.
EVANA DE LUNE
Introducing the daughter of the moon, Evana De Lune.
This Lizard Queen was created for the sheer purpose of your viewing pleasure. Inspiring queer panic across Melbourne and the world is one of Evana’s many pastimes. As a classically trained dancer, her fetishes for the finer things in life thrust her towards the rhinestoned art of burlesque. Evana is here to remind you of your deepest desires and bring completeness to your cravings.
This glameleon will show you how naturally she can shed her clothes as if they were her own skin.
Lady fur is the non-binary beauty and beast of Sydney drag-lesque, born from the world of pole dancing and set free onto the stage to liberate us from the boundaries of gender, sexuality and normalcy.
As well as being an enigmatic and passionate performer, they have also produced their own variety show entitled ‘FUR BALL’, celebrating and uniting queer talent from across Sydney.
Saint Eve is an international boylesque artist moved moved back from London and has taken a tour of Australia showing them what they have to offer. They have performed at some of the most iconic stages/events in the UK including Proud Cabaret, The Box, Cirque Le Soir, Sink the Pink and going on tour with Strictly Come Dancing and RuPauls Drag Race. Recently coming off as a finalist for Naarm’s Alt burlesque competition and coming off tour as the swing for Matador (BASS FAM CREATIVE).
With their unique dance training and praise kink, their mix of sass and swag, masc and fem, they will confuse you in all the best ways leaving you want more …
With a slew of productions in her wake Natalya Alessi has spent her career whirling stages world wide earning her the title Australian Entertainer of the Year for MX Burlesque 2019/2020.
As a company soloist for six years she toured Australia and two back to back tours of the USA and Canada with the acclaimed show The Empire Strips Back. The same year saw her sharing the stage with international Burlesque icon Sukki Singapora in Japan as well as a guest appearance in Singapore.
Natalya has spent the last 15 plus years performing across national and international stages for companies such as Tokyo Disney, The Venetian Macau, Chrissie Parrott Contemporary Dance Company, The Ninth Floor Performance Company as well as various casinos and cruise ships.
When she’s not on the stage Natalya is Creative Director of Plastik Soup where she produces shows such as The Bower Burlesque and The Late Night Buffet as well as variety and corporate entertainment Sydney wide.
Natalya is currently touring Australia as featured solo artist in the role of Virgo for Bass Fam’s award winning production Oracle - The Myth
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We would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which we are gathered The Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples here today.