WELCOME TO 

The bower

THURSDAY FEBRUARY

18

SHOW TIMES:

 

VALENTINE'S HEART BREAKERS SHOW

Doors 7pm, Show 8pm

LOW 302, 302 CROWN ST SURRY HILLS

produced by plastik soup

SPONSORED BY HENDRICKS GIN 

Next show - MARCH

The Bower Burlesque is back this December with 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 and venue Low302 are hosting two sittings of the show on Thursday the 17th so it’s time to come and play, at a safe distance of course.

 

As always you’ll be hypnotised by the months line up of incredible artists including burlesque, contortion, comedy, contemporary dance and more.

Tickets are available but tables are limited so book now!

MEET THE CAST

DANNY GOLDING

Growing up in Broken Hill NSW, Danny embraced dancing as much as he could in a small town before making the decision to relocate to began studies at Newtown High School of Performing Arts. He completed his bachelor in dance performance at the Adelaide Centre of Arts and in 2005 he commenced work with the Australian Dance Theatre under esteemed choreographer, Garry Stewart. This was a dream come true for Danny, who worked with the company for two years, touring extensively internationally. In 2008, he began working with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and performed in the inaugural productions on both the Independence and Oasis Of The Seas.

In 2009 Danny earned a place in Australia's So You Think You Can Dance, and successfully competed making Top 12. After dancing for many years, Danny then decided to study circus and in 2011 he was accepted into The National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA). He graduated in 2013, specialising in both aerials and pole. During his studies at NICA, he worked with The Production Company in Chess the musical directed by Gale Edwards. He also appeared on Australia’s Dancing With The Stars, and was featured on ABC  Network’s Adam Hills On Gordon Street. He also appeared on Everybody Dance Now for Network Ten with the all male review Boylesque, and was a semi-finalist on Australia’s Got Talent with the acrobatic troupe Circotic. He directed his own original cabaret, Les Femmes and the Male Minority for a season at Melbourne's Red Bennies. Danny was also selected to represent NICA at the Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain to perform in the opening showcase.

After graduating in 2014, Danny commenced work with artistic director Neil Goldberg for Cirque Dreams. He performed in the US tour of Holidaze, and Jungle Fantasy for Norwegian Cruise Lines, where he was appointed the role of Company Manager.

Since returning to Australia in 2016, he has performed in Spiegelesque under the Spiegel Zelt directed by Wayne Scott Kermond and the Kermond Creative.

He also performed in the Cabaret Cathedral's production of Razzle Dazzle,

choreographed and directed by Jason Coleman. He was awarded ‘Best Male Performer’ by the Australian Aerial Awards in 2016. As well as performing at corporate events across Australia with various artists including Jean Paul Gaultier for his exhibit at the National Gallery of Victoria. Other artists include Sam Sparrow, Luciana, Ricki Lee Coulter, Darren Hayes, Rozalla, and Anthony Callea. He also performed aerial silks beside Rudimental at The Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix for Heineken.

In recent years Danny has dedicated himself to coaching pole dance in studio across Australia, he is largely 

recognised in the arts community as a highly skilled entertainer. Most recently he was invited to compete and showcase pole dance for Germany’ Das Supertalent.

 

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DEMON DERRIÈRE

 

Demon Derriere is a sassy & filthy booty manipulator & neo-burlesque performance artist whose fiery energy will give your soul a spiritual awakening as her jiggling ass will shake the room. Demon explores her experiences of “otherness” as she expresses sexual energy and blurs the lines between dance and pornography. As a HoH/Deaf performer she aims to display the essence of the music through the feeling vibrations create. You may have spotted her badonkdonk shaking it on the stages of Imperial, Darlinghurst Theatre company, The People of Cabaret , The Bearded Tit, Oyster club, Uplate & Uncut, Hellfire, wanted & Wild, Mr Falcons Burlesque, Speigltent, and many more. 

Demon is also co-producer and    creative director for ‘Big thick energy’!

A body positive festival celebrating all bodies.

Upcoming shows:

Body positive Festival: Big Thick Energy, 19th March to 21st March Darlinghurst theatre in Sydney 

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JOSEPHINA GLOVER 

Originally from Sydney, Josephina has spent the past 12 years touring internationally with several different circus productions including Carden International 3 ring circus (USA), Giffords Circus (UK), Circo Solary (Mexico), Circus Olympia (Aus).

Josephina has toured extensively throughout the UK, USA, Mexico, China, Morocco and Australia with several different traditional and contemporary circus shows, performing solo and duo aerials, contortion, handbalancing and hula hoops.

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RHYS LIGHTNING

 

Rhys Lightning strikes with wit and wonder to all who bare witness. A high voltage dancer with fire starting feet. 
A chameleon like character who’s aim is to electrify and excite your every sense. 
Lighting up stages since he was but a boy, now with a crack and a flash he is here to bring the Boylesque. 
This bawdy bolt of brilliance will take the field by storm.

Upcoming shows:

Obsessed Boylesque at Stonewall Hotel

March 2nd

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NATALYA ALESSI

Hot off the heels from touring the USA and Canada with The Empire Strips Back, and recently performing with Sukki Singapora in Japan, Natalya Alessi is no stranger to the stage.

As Creative Director of Plastik Soup Natalya produces various entertainment around Sydney including The Bower and Late Night Buffet.

Upon graduating from the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Natalya began her professional career dancing for various companies including Chrissie Parrott Contemporary Dance Company, The Ninth Floor Performance Company, Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo Disney Sea, and The Venetian Macau.

On returning to Australia Natalya began performing burlesque where she has enjoyed the stage of many regular cabaret and variety shows as well as national and international tours and various festival seasons.

Natalya was recently awarded Miss Burlesque Australia 2019 'Entertainer of the Year'

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We love sharing our experience of the evening and we know you do too.
Feel free to post your photos and videos
however please respect the artists by not sharing nudity or act reveals.

Be sure to tag us and the artists, we love seeing the night through your eyes.


If you enjoyed your evening with us
please stop by our FB page and leave a review

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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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