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Marianne – Burlesque Performer | London| UK

Marianne

Marianne is an international burlesque performer. A forbidden treat, she is not only elegant eye candy but also the embodiment of provocation and humour. Born and raised in Canada with origins from Hong Kong, Marianne is a special delicacy that will delight the human senses.

Presenting the finest traditional burlesque theatre with a cinematic twist, Marianne creates memorable shows inspired by popular film characters from the 1920s-1950s. Starring as a Ziegfeld showgirl, Hollywood glamour puss, and Film Noir detective, Marianne revives such iconic characters from the silver screen, giving a nostalgic theatrical experience that instils excitement in the modern day audience. Owing much of her work to the great legends themselves, she also has a selection of specialty tribute acts dedicated to Josephine Baker, Charlie Chaplin, and Anna May Wong.

Showcasing bite-sized recreations of silent films and old Hollywood classics, Marianne indulges the audience with her delectable style, glamorous vintage wear, and entertaining storylines. A classically trained performer with over 15 years of experience in theatre and creative movement, her choreography is both beautiful and slick with moves that will tease, tantalise and most of all, entertain! With a fine eye for detail, Marianne collaborates with highly skilled costumiers and prop makers world-wide to ensure all her shows stand alone as visual masterpieces. Talented and skilled as a performer and theatre maker, Marianne has collaborated with numerous clients on various projects, tailoring acts for themed events and special occasions.

Acts Available:

Ziegfeld Girl (1920s)
A show-stopping Ziegfeld siren adorned with crystals and feathers. Sneak a peek beneath the luxurious folds of her fantasy robe, and watch her reveal a feast of feathers that inspires the most feverish dance. A highly captivating and stylised fan dance influenced by the 1920s surrealist movement, which makes this masterpiece equally beautiful and bizarre.

Standard Length of Performance: This show is approximately 4 and half minutes in length.

Crime Scene (1930s)
Disguised as a private eye is a femme fatale who takes matters into her own hands. Dating back to 1930s film noir, this act depicts the moody and mysterious life of a dangerous but desirable dame who gets away with everything, even murder. Try spotting the hidden clues, but follow too closely and risk falling into her trap of deceptive seduction.

Standard Length of Performance: This show is approximately 5 minutes in length.

Red Carpet Strut(1940s)
Making history, this starlet of yesteryear shares her finest hour on the red carpet with a sensational performance in pure 1940s Hollywood glamour. A simply divine striptease with a lot of class and sauciness that will leave everyone wanting more!

Standard Length of Performance: This show is approximately 4 minutes in length.

Avon Calling (1950s)
Ding, dong – Avon calling! A true hallmark of 1950s beauty and fashion, this picture perfect beautician is the ultimate style icon and the face of her own best-selling perfume collection. With charm and her expertise in fragrances, she can make anyone feel beautiful, sexy, and desirable. Her simple demonstration gets out of control when the seductive scent sends her into a stripping frenzy.

Standard Length of Performance: This show is approximately 5 minutes in length.

In addition to her signature burlesque acts, Marianne has a variety of classical fan dances and balloon dances in different colours and styles. Please enquire for details.

Testimonials:

“A delight to behold – Marianne delivers exceptional performances which dazzle the audience every time.”
– Volupté Lounge

“It is always exhilarating to watch Marianne perform. With her many acts, from the breathtakingly elegant to the cheeky and quirky. This is not the only reason we love her so much at Dr. Sketchy – it is the beauty and stillness of her poses that make her our dream life model.”
– Dr. Sketchy

“Marianne is a highly commendable person. Every lady who has been taught by her, from the housewife to the aspiring burly dancer, has walked out of her class with absolute belief in themselves.”
– Burlesque Baby

“Passionate and professional”
– MTV

“A beautiful dancer”
– The Telegraph

“Sino-Canadian beauty”
– Erotic Review

“Beautiful and talented”
– Remotegoat

“Seductive”
– DV8 Oxford

“It was a fab event and Marianne was truly brilliant! Everyone loved her!”
– Chase PR

“Delectable.”
– London Lite

“A Canadian of Chinese extraction, with a love of the Jazz scene of 1930’s Shanghai; the afternoon, even down to the cakes, is a project of personal love.”
– Myvillage.com

Previous Clients Include:

The Bloomsbury Ballroom
The Bongo Club
Bush Hall
Café de Paris
The Comedy Store
The Glee Club, Komedia
Leicester Square Theatre
Madame Jo Jo’s
The Pigalle Club
33 Portland Place (Historic Residence of Lord Edward Davenport)
Henley Royal Regatta
The Kills After-Show Party
Eurostar
Soulwax
2 Many DJs
Macmillan Cancer Support
Ace Cafe London Reunion
Gok Wan Lingerie
The Tassel Club
Connie Douglas
Paradiso
Edinburgh Festival
1st Annual Montreal Burlesque Festival

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