In the spirit of the cultural shift that the deco period heralded, Glory Days is proud to partner with Red Delicious Burlesque to present the first ever Burlesque show to be included in the programme during an Art Deco Trust season of events in Napier! While we don't want to give away too much before the show, we are pleased to introduce the performers who will be presenting a fabulous evening of entertainment for the lucky guests who snaffled a ticket.
MisRed Delicious is an internationally renowned, multiple title and award winning burlesque entertainer. She is the co-producer of the NZ Burlesque Festival and mistress of Red Rascal Productions which boasts a burlesque academy, regular shows and tour support for burlesque artists. She is a passionate force in the New Zealand Burlesque scene and is fast building an international profile having performed around the world, including throughout Europe, the USA and Australia. Her neo-classical style of seduction always is sure to tease audiences.
Armed with 30 years of technical dance experience she creates slick jazzy burlesque and cabaret acts that have been selected in Burlesque Festivals around the world. Coney was awarded the title of Duchess of the Festival at the New Zealand Burlesque Festival in 2014 and 2015 won the title of "Most Dazzling Dancer" at the Finals of the burlesque competition Grand Tease New Zealand 2015.
Coney has also a passion for dance education and choreography. She is the co-producer of “Burlesque: the workshop series” and is the artistic director of the vintage and retro dance troupe “The Roaring Antoinettes”
Amourous Ava has been performing throughout New Zealand and internationally since 2011, including the New Zealand and Australian Burlesque Festivals. She was voted ‘Most Innovative’ and co-won ‘Favourite Costume’ in the New Zealand Burlesque Festival Golden Garter Awards 2015.
Her background deeply rooted in classical ballet from a very early age. Dancing wise she's an all rounder, experienced in jazz, tap, contemporary, hip hop, latin ballroom and african jazz. It doesn't stop there, Trillian is also a highly trained classical and jazz singer too.