Frid 23 July Camden Cabaret & Burlesque
CELLIST VOCALIST COMEDIENNE KATE SHORTT Kate Shortt is an award winning freelance cellist, pianist, vocalist and comedienne. Her work takes her through eclectic genres including Portuegese Fado, Classical, Jazz, Theatre, Rock, Comedy and Free improvisation. Past work with pop artists include Gary Kemp of Spandeau Ballet, Take That and Simon Le Bon. Kate performs her unique one woman sit-down comedy show with cello, keyboard plus more with original songs of life observation, impressions and topics ranging from Jewish cats to love and Bach! Festivals include Edinburgh/Madrid Gras for Classic Fm/Covent Garden and Austria. Radio includes BBC Scottish radio/Birmingham radio. ...‘Really gets the blood racing’...Brighton Magazine ...’She twists the dials of our genre sensitive mind, hopping from station to station like a pre-digital radio sliding in and out of wave bands’...Alban Low -The art of Jazz ...’Wild cellist with wide ranging vocals’... The Stage ...’Stomach achingly funny’... Fleece Jazz New
Exciting showgirl / Burlesque performer BOBBIE DERRIERE
exciting funny actress .comedian HATTY PRESTON Hatty Preston is a London-born comedian, now back in the UK after 2 years in Chicago pursuing stand-up. Whilst in Chicago she was a regular at all major comedy venues: Laugh Factory, Zanies, Comedy Bar and Second City. At The Laugh Factory she was a semi-finalist in their ‘Verified Laughs’ competition and is a regular on their Saturday Night ’Chicago’s Best Stand-Up’ show. She has opened for major US comics such as Mike E Winfield (Zanies, Rosemont), Hunter Hill (Greenhouse Theatre, Chicago) and Eddie Ifft (Zanies Chicago). She has featured at The Virgil, Los Angeles, The Comedy Bar, Nashville as well as at festivals across the US in: Cleveland, Ohio; Iowa City, Iowa; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Raleigh, North Carolina. Hatty also headlined the 2018 3rd Annual International Lady Laughs Festival in Madison, Wisconsin with her set filmed for upcoming Glowstix Studios feature 'I Heart Funny Women’. As an actress, Hatty is best known for playing Princess Maribel in Lionsgate’s ‘The Royals’ on E! Entertainment and for originating the role of Minty in Jennifer Saunders’s ‘Viva Forever!’ in London’s West End.
MISS SIBYL VANE
Burlesque Star Classy burlesque MISS SIBYL VANE Miss Sybil Vane is an Italian born Burlesque superstar lighting up stages from London to Paris with her classic movie inspired sets. She may be petit but her stage presence is anything but. When this musical theatre trained showgirl dons one of her elaborate outfits she has the power to take you to vintage inspired dream worlds and even let you glimpse your darkest desires as she performs her unique wax pouring rock n roll number.