Our amazing producer, Rachel Rouge was a nominee for the 2017 Wellingtonian of the Year award. Have a squizz at the video they played at the official Wellingtonian of the Year nominations Gala dinner.
Menagerie Deluxe performer Fanciforia Foxglove has been featured in Wellington Regional News. Fanciforia talks about how she discovered burlesque and her performance career.
Check out the article here.
Wellington Woman magazine has written a wonderful article about Hannah Tasker – Poland, one of the fabulous Menagerie Deluxe performers. She talks about her life as a freelance artist, her bold new work projectMUSE and what she loves about Wellington. The upcoming Deluxe show gets a mention too.
Comedy and magic duo Kade and Jeremy have been featured in Wellington City Council’s Word on the street.
Kade and Jeremy talk about how they work together, their inspirations and give a little hint about what they will be doing for the Menagerie Deluxe!
You can check out the full article here.
The Big Idea has written a lovely feature on Hadassah Grace who will be reciting poetry at The Menagerie Deluxe in the Wellington Opera House on the 2nd of September.
Read the full article here: https://www.thebigidea.nz/stories/hadassah-grace-the-power-of-storytelling
We’ve put together a little video to give you an idea about the sorts of things you might see in the Menagerie Deluxe at the Wellington Opera House on the 2nd of September. Tickets are on sale at Ticketek.
Sugar and spice, and all things nice… and naughty make up a variety spectacular coming to Wellington. The Menagerie Deluxe combines burlesque, circus acts, opera singers, jazz vocalists, drag queens, and comedians in a show that celebrates the weird and wonderful. Producer Rachel Rouge discuses vaudeville, starting small, and how her own colourful past has helped bring the show to life.
Listen to the full interview here: http://www.radionz.co.nz/concert/programmes/upbeat/audio/201852296/celebrating-the-weird-and-wonderful
We thought we’d get know the performers of The Menagerie Deluxe a little better. Rachel Rouge is asking them all the same 5 questions. You can find all the videos on YouTube here.
Here’s a small selection
Hannah Tasker-Poland (part one)
Episode 6, season 2 of the Guy Cater show features Menagerie producer Rachel Rouge. the Guy Cater Show has interviews with prominent New Zealand variety entertainers.
Here’s the full episode:
The GAG drag collective showcased their fabulous range of styles and talents at Waitangi Park for Out in the Park as part of Wellington Pride Festival – Tū whakahīhī e Te Whanganui-ā-Tara.
They’ll be bringing a version of this act to The Menagerie Deluxe on the 2nd of September at the Wellington Opera House. Tickets from Ticketek.