BURLESQUE NOIR 2019 CAST
2019’s #1 burlesque performer of the top 50 worldwide (21st Century Burlesque) was awarded to Zelia Rose, a well recognised leader & visionary in the burlesque, cabaret and drag world. From working alongside Dita Von Teese, and touring the world as a solo artist Zelia has established herself as Australia's most in demand showgirl.
"Rose steals the stage" as written by The Age newspaper, and this illustrious talent has graced many from theatres, festivals and productions worldwide. In 2015 she won "Best Debut" in the reputable Burlesque Hall of Fame, Las Vegas to a standing ovation. She is also the title holder of Miss Burlesque Australia 2014. Her extensive skill in Dance & Vocals and choreography compliment her big stage persona and repertoire of highly conceptual acts that are sexy, dynamic and truly compelling.
Zelia is the first and only Australian to join the iconic Dita Von Teese in her worldwide touring burlesque review. She has been part of 5 sold out tours with Dita as a solo artist in 30 cities throughout the U.S., Nationwide Australia and in over 14 European cities.
The "definition of burlesque", Miss Dirty Martini, is one of the most celebrated performers in the world of neo-burlesque. Voted number one burlesque performer in the world two years in a row by her many fans, Miss Martini has spearheaded the new burlesque revolution in New York City and all over the world with her over the top physique and classical dance training bringing vintage glamour into the 21st century. A leading figure in the American burlesque revival, Miss Martini has become an underground celebrity and a favourite of the living legends of burlesque who performed in the heydays of the 1940's and 1950's.
Dirty Martini recently toured all across Europe as a part of Dita Von Teese’s ‘The Art of Teese’ tour and showed off her infamous tassel twirling tricks!
Accolades Miss Martini has received include Miss Exotic World 2004, Reigning Queen of Burlesque, Ranked Number 1 burlesque performer by 21st Century Pinups and Best body in Burlesque, NYC.
Since the mid 1990's she has had audiences on their feet applauding in venues as diverse as Carnegie Hall and the Museum of Sex to notorious NYC nightclubs where she has been awarded a Glammy for her performances.
Gin drinking cabaret darling, musical comedy misfit, drag clown and acid tongued ringmaster.
Living somewhere between the stages of music, theatre and comedy, Joe Black takes an audience firmly by the hand and guides them into a place where the strange and unusual reign supreme.
No stranger to the absurd, Joe Black creates a world where the shocking is the sublime and the ridiculous is the beautiful.
One of the leading figures in the dark cabaret genre, Joe Black has toured extensively across the UK, Europe, Australia and America.
He has also toured and performed alongside the likes of Eddie Izzard, The Tiger Lillies, David J, Voltaire, Toyah Wilcox, Rasputina and Duke Special. By whom he was invited to headline an evening in Belfast at a week long curated event by Duke Special himself.
Joe Black is also a regular performer for the infamous 'Torture Garden' nightclub and hosts and curates a sell out residency in the opulent and lavish edwardian 'Kings Theatre' in Hampshire
Dubbed by Vanity Fair Italia as "Not to be missed". "Charismatic and downright filthy" by Broadway Baby…
"More seamless than a Venusian onesie" by the Belfast Telegraph... "Indecent hilarity" by Time Out Melbourne…
and "Nothing can detract from his blood curdling brilliance" by the Reading Chronicle….