Vicky Butterfly & Oliver Tabor
Together Vicky Butterfly and Oliver Tabor form one of the most magical and elegant double acts on stage!
Part Burlesque starlet, part innovative performance artiste, part music hall Vaudevillian, and all dreamer...
Whether it’s clouds of butterflies that fly out ...from her clothes as she hovers en Pointe, a Kinetic glittering crescent moon or a Lynchian slant on Weimar era erotic dance, Vicky Butterfly’s elegant, classic style comes with a twist.
True to the original spirit of Burlesque and Vaudeville, her beautifully choreographed routines take in everything from the ethereal, the breath-taking and the beautiful to the macabre and the comic: with influences including Anita Berber, Loie Fuller, Rita Hayworth and maya deren, her performances take in everything from the Pre-Raphaelites and French literature to Surrealism and more...
Always in demand internationally from Paris to Bali, she has an enviable roster of clients (including Beefeater Gin, Roberto Cavalli, the Sugababes and the Paris Ritz), sparkling reviews and can frequently be seen gracing the pages of the worlds most exclusive magazines, dancing her way through music videos and stadium projections by top bands (including The Verve, Kings of Leon and Paul Weller) and adding her unique style to film-sets as far away as Bollywood!
With her magical repertoire, elaborate wardrobe, 8ft crescent moon, revolving Flame illusion platform, giant snow-globe, mirrored carillion with rotating mechanical key, floating bubble and her own traveling Victorian Vaudeville Theatre, Vicky adds the essential flair of mischief and mystery to any show.
Vicky can frequently be seen at the well-known variety night she helped found and curates: The Boom Boom Club
As a recent FISM World Magic Championships finalist, Oliver began performing magic at 12 years old, he discovered the Demon Magic Club a year later, a young magicians club who met every Saturday behind the oldest family run magic shop in the world, Davenports of London. He was accepted as a member of the club and was given the opportunity to mix with other keen young magicians who exchanged ideas and created new effects. Each year they put together a show at Christmas in London for the public and the Magic Circle. Here he received his first award for Excellence in Magic at the age of fifteen
A year later he started working at Davenports where for the next 5 years he honed his magic skills, demonstrating and improving to perfect his art. At 18 he was accepted as a member of the Magic Circle.