Monday, 14 April 2014

Singing In The Key of Drunk

Boom! A brilliantly busy week nailed! Photoshoots, shows, hoop... the works. And I still found time to chill out (briefly) with the cats and the boy!

Count the cats! One, Two, Three, Four! Definitely pinned... I am a crazy cabaret cat lady...

So on Tuesday I shot with Zebrowski Photography for Vanity B Corsetry alongside the gorgeous Ruby Deshabille. We were working on some promo images for Antonia's new corset and tassels range and supplemented her glorious creations with some fabulous costume items from Angels on Shaftesbury Avenue. Ruby and I had a fan afternoon dressing up and playing around, and Antonia made us cupcakes!! So good.

 
Ready for my close-up ** Showgirl detritus...

Sneaky shot of Ruby and I

One of my favourite images from the shoot

Ruby and I with Antonia - the genius behind Vanity B Corsetry!

On Wednesday I was back with the House of Magic family for more magical shenanigans - the crowd were a little reserved but soon warmed up for the show, especially since it was rounded off by the incomparable Lolo Brow blowing everyone away with an incredible striptease act.


 
Backstage fun-times with Stevie Smallwood and Abby Drake!

On Friday I was fortunate enough to be given a ticket to the London Coliseum to watch the Monte-Carlo Ballet's performance of 'Lac' - the ballet was a re-imagining of Swan Lake and fused classical ballet with modern and contemporary dance. The cast danced their hearts out on stage, completely committing to the unusual but brilliantly realised choreography, and it was captivating! The only thing that could have made it better would have been a live orchestra.

Waiting for the show to start - my favourite moment is when the lights begin to dim and the curtain rises...

Poster for the ballet 

Then it was back to Proud Cabaret on Saturday for another fantastic show with my glorious cabaret reprobates and some of my favourite people: backstage is as fun as the performance! Although I have to say I had one of the greatest moments during 'Shake It Doll' ever... it involved a stag party and a toy cat being thrown onto the stage... filth :P

 
Mirror Pictures! With Jolie Papillon, Joe Morose, Chrys Columbine, Taz Zebrowski and Helen Orford!

 

 
Snaps of 'Shake It Doll' and 'Lust' by Zebrowski Photography

On Sunday I joined Joe Morose and Chastity Belt to watch "Enter Micky Jeronimo", Matthew Floyd Jones' show at the Riverside Studios. Alongside performing his own material he had assembled a fabulous line-up including Kiki Lovechild, The Original Street Dancers, and his partner-in-crime Felicity Fitz-Frisky, among others. It was also lovely to finally meet the gorgeous Vivacity Bliss at long last, and I adored her bonkers Canada act!

Waiting for the show to start...

 
Pre-show selfie ** In the bar with Kiki and Vivacity!

 

It all got a little bit hazy... I remember McDonalds and Disney songs...

I also had a couple of hoop classes this week and Zebrowski Photography popped along to have a giggle at my expense and take some pictures - both of which happened.

 
With the lovely Amanda - putting up with my faffing on the hoop!


 

 
Striking some poses!


 

 

And some more!

It wouldn't be a hoop class without some injuries!!

And now I'm tired and a little bit hungover, and planning to spend the entire day in my PJ's - well deserved I think!
xx

1 comment:

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