WELCOME TO 

The bower

THURSDAY 18th August

SHOW TIMES:

 

Doors 7pm, Show 8pm

LOW 302, 302 CROWN ST SURRY HILLS

produced by plastik soup

 

upcoming shows 

the Bower

Thursday 15th September

The Late Night Buffet

Friday 23rd September

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 and Low 302 check out The Late Night Buffet 

MEET THE CAST

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BETTIE BOMBSHELL

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.

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JEREMY LLOYD S

 

Danni Jeremy Santos is a first generation Filipino Australian movement artist and spoken word poet who’s passions for creating, performing and teaching allow him to share his love for dance and story telling.
Known for his honest, raw and expressive performance style, Jeremy’s intersection of both Dance and Spoken Word Poetry has provided pathways, platforms and perspectives for him to explore and express his experiences and views as a queer asian millennial with HIV while advocating for representation of minorities and marginalised communities.

 

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SIAN BRIGID 

 

The Circus Style Showgirl! Sian Brigid is an award winning performance artist and jack of most trades dedicated to decadence in all things! She’s fluttered her feathers and flames up and down Australia, touring her signature sideshow acts all over the country. By day you can find her passing on the joy teaching circus. By night she trades her props for pasties and sheds rhinestones across stages far and wide. In 2021 Sian took out the titles of Burlesque Muse and The Apprentease A.C.T., and makes regular appearances on the lineup of award winning ensemble shows OMGWTF, Wild Side, and Sideshow Femmes!

Most recently Sian has signed on for a season touring with The World's Greatest Freakshow, and was also nominated to compete for Mx Burlesque NSW 2022! 

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PALOMA NEGRA

 

Paloma is an avant guard performer who has blurred the boundaries of neo burlesque, fetish, contemporary dance and performance art for the last 12 years. She now creates performance art that analyses the nature of the performer’s mind, with particular emphasis on themes such as ageing, sexuality, the ritual of performance, and its fetishistic (obsessive) subtext.

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NATALYA ALESSI

NATALYA ALESSI

Hot off the heels from touring the US and Canada with The Empire Strips Back, pre Covid saw Natalya Alessi performing with international Burlesque star Sukki Singapora in Japan as well as a guest appearance in Singapore.

Upon graduating from the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts with a Bachelor  degree in Dance Natalya began her professional career dancing for local and international companies including Chrissie Parrott Contemporary Dance Company, The Ninth Floor Performance Company, Tokyo Disneyland/Disney Sea, The Venetian Macau as well as various casinos and cruise ships. On returning to Australia Natalya began performing burlesque where she has enjoyed the stage of many regular variety shows as well as national and international tours and various art festival seasons with shows such as Brunswick Picture House - Bruns does Burlesque, Dame of Thrones, Jaded Vanities, The USOh show, Sweet Meat, The Empire Strips Back, Absolute Kylie, The Bower Burlesque,  and The Late Night Buffet.

In 2019 Natalya was awarded the title Entertainer of the Year for Miss Burlesque Australia and is currently based in Sydney performing and producing. 

 

Natalya is currently playing the role of Virgo in Bass Fam’s nationally touring production Oracle. 

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For an intermission treat we have a

virtual tarot 

affirmation reading 

for you.

Instructions

Close your eyes, take a few deep breaths and focus on the stillness in your mind. 

When you are ready take a screenshot of the tarot card to draw your affirmation.

 

Beautiful video-Cocorrina &Co 

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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.