The most explosive show to re-emerge post COVID, The Late Night Buffet is a sensory degustation of variety, burlesque, comedy and circus with an adult-size side of game show.

The Late Night Buffet serves some of Australia’s top performers over it’s one and a half hour show, each month offering brand new acts.

Created by Australia’s Burlesque Entertainer of the Year Natalya Alessi of Plastik Soup, this show is a guaranteed sellout so book your ticket now!


DATE: Thursday 26th Nov

TIME: Doors 6pm, show 7pm

LOCATION: The Vanguard, Newtown




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The Amazing Ari has wowed audiences the world over, employing physical skill, costume, sound and light. He continues to explore and develop cutting-edge performance and discovery in aerial disciplines, keeping this work a respected and innovative internationally acclaimed performance art.


He has entertained audiences across England, Scotland, Finland, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Germany, France, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Norway, Sweden, Hong Kong, Turkey, Belgium and Greece. So far. From clubs in London, Berlin, Paris, Milan and NYC to corporate functions in the Middle East, everywhere is home.


Arian has spun and dangled sky-high at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Qatar, for the Royal family in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and has been broadcast live for the Zain Football League launch. He presented daring routines for the Wella International Trend Vision Awards in Germany, the Mass Mutual Awards in Hong Kong and performing annually for the London Tattoo and Edinburgh Aerial and Acrobatic Conventions. Being featured on UK television in an ITV promo for Take That, and the 24 hour entertainment channel London Live.

He also starred in an ident for the BBC documentary channel Eden.


Acclaimed as the first aerialist to work the innovative human mirror ball in 2001 and a breathtaking aerial silk routine, blindfolded, at the Erotica Showcase in London in 2008, Arian was invited by the Sydney Opera House to perform for the Late Night Lounge Cabaret, and as a specialty artist with the internationally toured, hit West End show, The Hurly Burly Show.

A regular aerialist on the London cabaret circuit and infamous Torture Garden parties, Arian is also a regular with the Australian arts scene, including the Sydney Festival and Mardi Gras.

From angle grinding in MTV music videos to appearing with pop stars and in newspapers and magazines, his performance career is as colourful as his skin.


Danni has been working as a professional dancer since 2002. She achieved her Associate Degree in Dance & a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance Performance) at Queensland University of Technology. She worked at Expressions Dance Company & performed in numerous works with Claire Marshall & dancers. 

Danni continued to pursue her passion for dance in London. During this time she regularly worked in film & TV & performed at the Royal Albert Hall. She has performed for Ministry of Sound, Mark Ronson, Amy Winehouse, 50cent & had a lead role in a Justin Timberlake music video. 

Danni then moved to the USA for 2 years performing solos & pas de deux in production shows with dancers & singers from all over the world. She performed as part of Miss World Productions. 

Since returning to Australia she continues to perform in modelling & sell out Burlesque shows throughout Australia. She has been an original cast member and toured Australia with shows such as “The Empire Strips Back”, “Jaded Vanities”, “Batman Follies of 1929”, “Dames of Thrones” as well as numerous corporate shows and events for Plastik Soup



Mr Gorski is regularly seen on stage in Australia’s lively cabaret, circus and festival scene. Originally from Melbourne Daniel’s passion and persistence for movement and performance has taken him in many directions, including a degree from NICA, Australia’s only official circus school and annually touring nationally and internationally since 2006. 

Daniel has worked with companies such as La Soirée, CIRCA, Circus Oz, P&O, ABC and Live Nation as part of ‘Hoopla Doopla’ and most recently an ensemble member of The Sydney Opera House’s production of ‘The Funatorium: Mad Hatter’s Tea Party’. Daniel is regularly guest artist in NSW numerous cabaret shows such such as El’Circo, Gin-mill Social, Vaudevillia, Bat-Man Follies, Sweet Meats, Brunswick Picture House Cheeky Cabaret, Mr Falcons, Knock’s Street Bizarre and the Kiama Kabaret.

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Fast, Feisty and eager to please, Burlesque Powerhouse and Perverse Engineer, Memphis Mae takes to the stage with energy bursting at the seems. Memphis Mae is breaking boundaries and pushing audiences out of their comfort zones to bring a new level of interactive burlesque and MCing. Memphis fits a 2 hours production into a 5 minute show and it larger than life, you have to see it to believe it.

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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'.


 is vintage inspired comedienne, heavily influenced by the Queens of quirk such as Lucille Ball and Dame Edna Everage. Miss Rivette is predominantly known for her animated and comedic style of tease, she loves to build a fantasy, and when you least expect it, she'll punch it in the dick! So hold onto your gonads folks, and get ready for eroticism in its most confusing form yet!

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Elegance in an unearthly form

Serene, sublime and surreal

These hypnotic otherworldly creatures bend light and time through dance, contortion and burlesque with their unique giant champagne glass duo. Your foliè fantasy come to life with The Champagne Twins.

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