Burlesque Rocks – Orange Rooms, Southampton

Text by Laura Nicol & Steph Ciancimino

Roll up roll up! 3rd Floor has some very exciting news to share with you all… The circus is coming to Orange Rooms, Southampton!!

This is burlesque at its very best….and now with a very freaky edge!

The event is held at Orange Rooms on the 27th March to raise money for Breast Cancer Care – so come along to show your support!

Details for the event shown below:

Not one to follow the crowd, Burlesque Rocks has a very special feature for our next show– a saucy lingerie catwalk (with a difference)

Introducing an array of burlesque showgirls including:

Having originally trained as a fire circus performer, Aurora has smoothly transitioned into the world of burlesque and shes here to stay! With a taste for dangerous props and sparkly attire her acts are not to be missed! “Pyro Mistress! Aurora Starr seduces her audience with her undeniable beauty, skilled fire handling & polished dance moves.” – Elysian Nights- Proud Caberet, Camden.

Southampton’s very own
A vivacious, voluptuous vamp. A vaudevillian virtuoso of veritable varity value. A velvet valentine who is never vacuous, always vibrant.

Hailing from Winchester, the ‘Rock and Roll English Rose’ that is Miss Betty Blushes is delighted to be making her burlesque debut. Her influences range from Bettie Page and Lili St. Cyr to Devine and Cruella De Vil so watch out!

We also have TWO appearances from the BR mumma..
The bitch is back baby!

With the theme set to ‘FREAKY’ we literally couldn’t think of any other compere who would dazzle and delight as much as the fantastic
Master of Ceremonies…
The neo-vaudevillian, the real life Disney villain, the gin-addled courtesan, the anti-christ of cabaret and the one and only waltzing cynic.

“The king of cabaret noir” – The Metro
“Expect to be immensely entertained!” – Devolution Magazine
“The darkest star in cabaret” – Bizarre Magazine

We have live music entertainment from the delectable

This event will be raising money for Breast Cancer Care so if you’ve not yet had the chance to experience BURLESQUE ROCKS – make this the show you come to! It’s going to be WIIIIIILD!

Featuring special guest BBC Solent DJ..
Katie will be judging our best dressed competition and drawing our raffle!!!

The event will also feature some fabulous stalls. Hepwright’s Vintage will be there with an array of beautiful vintage clothing and we also have local company Genii Cupcakes! Get stuck in! Yum!

Of course, no show would be complete without our dedicated sponsors who we all know and love:
The Sailor girls will be keeping you topped up and entertained all night long!

Tickets are available online tomorrow via the Orange Rooms website

Catwalk Information:

Lingerie is provided by Annsummers Southampton branch and By Caprice Lingerie. Other contributors include Hepwright’s vintage, Just For Fun, beatnik emporium and Solent graduate Francesca Horton
Makeup will be provided by students from Solent University. Our fabulous sponsor for this event, Rush Southampton, will also be showing off their skills on the night. Led by Lisa McBean, the Rush team are going to be providing the catwalk models with innovative and very creative designs that will make you want to go WILD!

Show designed and styled by Stephie Ciancimino, a third year Styling student at Solent University. She has used this event as her final major project and has worked with the BR team to create this amazing show.

Sponsors: SAILOR JERRY’S RUM, Rush Salon Southampton and Just For Fun.


One Response to “Burlesque Rocks – Orange Rooms, Southampton”
  1. Hepwright’s will have their vintage style spotting honeys at the gig, spotting Best Vintage style – only the real deal people! Not necessarily top to toe (but that’s just fine), but we’re looking for your delicious vintage treasures integrated into your sizzling outfit.

    Pieces must be over 20 years old to qualify -but you can be as old as you like!

    All pics will go up on our website & Best Vintage Dressed will be awarded £25 in HepVouchers.

    ***Mention Burlesque Rocks at Hepwright’s any time up to the event for 10% off your vintage purchases***

    Mwah Mwah

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