The Guest Stars

Miss Danni Dee

Miss Danni Dee is one of London’s leading cabaret stars and the alter ego of Danny Malloy. Danny graduated from the Northern Ballet school and toured the world appearing in a wide range of dance shows before returning to the UK for a two year stint in the internationally acclaimed Funny Girls. Miss Danni Dee was created in 2010 and has swiftly accrued a celebrity following with Gok Wan, Sheridan Smith, Alexander Burke, Duncan James, Adam Lambert and the cast of Made in Chelsea attending her high kicking shows.  A cut above the usual drag star – Danni is a comic showgirl specializing in high kicks, pirouettes and show stopping routines.

Miss Danni Dee

Miss Danni Dee

Miss Betsy Rose

Betsy Rose is one of London’s most prestigious headline performers and a starlet on the global burlesque scene.  Betsy has dazzled audiences far and wide with her mesmerising and classic acts.  From Paris to Berlin, Milan to Monte Carlo, Sydney to Slovenia. Betsy has graced the most glamorous of stages and appeared in feature films, numerous music videos, film premières, television dramas and television commercials.  Betsy has teased the Royal Family, the Italian Mafia and featured in French Vogue, Italian Playboy and Harpers Bazaar.

The Character Roles

Meet The Cast

Its good to start by saying hello, but we are going to tease you by doing it in stages! Get ready to meet our Burlesque On Ice characters….

Hollie Deller as “The Burlesque Virgin”

Hollie Deller has been ice-skating for 20 years and has competed at both national and international levels. She holds a clutch of impressive qualifications, titles and awards including Junior British Solo Ice Dance Champion
2000.  Hollie’s professional engagements have included being a line captain for an ice show aboard a Tallink ferry liner between Stockholm and Tallinn, four years touring Europe, Russia, South America and Mexico as a line captain and chorus girl in Holiday on Ice and co-managing the UK tour of Extravaganza on Ice. In addition to her prowess as a skater Hollie has also spent 3 years living and working in a Spanish circus and takes classes for aerial hoop and silks!

Dolly Deller

Dolly Deller

 

Scarlet Sparkle as “The Mistress”

Scarlet Sparkle aka Sam Jenkins originally trained as a barrister, having obtained a first class degree in criminology before moving into the world of figure skating and burlesque – quite a strange combination. In addition to appearing in the show she is the producer of the show. Burlesque on Ice is Sam’s brain child and she has been the driving force behind the project.  Sam has been skating for a number of years and this enabled her to understand the difficulties in combining the glamour and tease of burlesque with the precision of figure skating.

Scarlet Sparkle

Scarlet Sparkle

Scarlet did not perform in the first run of the show due to a family medical emergency

Joe Morose as “The Libertine”

Joe Morose trained as an actor and has played theatres all over the country making his West End debut in 2012 as the eponymous Cat in The Cat in The Hat at Leicester Square’s Arts Theatre.  Describing himself as ‘a cross between Keith Richards and Noel Coward and a hefty dose of Peter Pan’, Morose is a regular compere at Proud Cabaret and works across all three of their venues and has also worked in cabaret all over London, including The Hippodrome’s Matcham Room. Lyn Gardener of The Guardian referred to him as “impishly spiteful and particularly impressive” whilst This Is Cabaret opted for ‘A deviant mash-up of Tori Amos, Helena Bonham Carter and Eddie Izzard’

Joe Morose

Joe Morose

Gwendoline Lamour as “The Fairy Godmother”

Gwendoline Lamour was at the vanguard of the UK’s burlesque revival and continues to be one of the most accomplished and influential performers of classic burlesque performance. Performing all over the world Gwen has entertained at events for Sir Elton John, Cointreau, Cirque du Soleil, Jasper Conran, the Marquis of Bath, Eddie Izzard, Matthew Williamson, Selfridges, Harvey Nichols and Diesel to name but a few. As the real life Fairy Godmother of Burlesque she has trained, advised and nurtured many of today’s burlesque performers and is, in the words of the Independent on Sunday ‘The Gypsy Rose Lee of our times.’

Gwen Lamour Fairy Godmother

Gwen Lamour Fairy Godmother

Vicky Butterfly as “The Ice Fairy”

Vicky Butterfly is a tour de force of burlesque performance. Her innovative  styling and consummate artistry have seen her established as one of the most respected and in demand performers in the cabaret world. A graduate of Central St Martins Vicky creates exquisite props and costumes that transport her audience to ethereal and magical worlds – whether it is her Crystal Moon, her Faberge Egg or her Snow Globe Vicky’s shows are always out of this world. Vicky has a prestigious list of clients including Beefeater Gin, Roberto Cavilli, Kensington Palace, and the Paris Ritz and she has appeared in videos and stadium projections for bands including The Verve, Kings of Leon and Paul Weller.

Vicky Butterfly

Vicky Butterfly

Glorian Gray as “The Stage Kitten”

Glorian Gray is an Incorrigible clown and resolute funny lady, Glorian harks back to the days of good old British music hall with Carry-on style humour and just plain daftness, a dash of rude and a pinch of “ooh I say”. A firm comedy favourite in the cabaret world, Glorian has entertained all over the UK and Europe, and is best known for being the only trampolining stripteaser in the world (probably). Glorian has performed at many of the UK’s finest theatre venues including the King’s Theatre in Portsmouth, the Buxton Opera House, the Royal and Derngate, Northampton, the Old Rep, Birmingham, the Cheltenham Everyman and the Lowry in Manchester. Glorian also tours with large scale event The Burlesque Show and was recently one of the stars of the Foxy Bingo ad campaign.

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Glorian Gray

 

The Professional Skaters

The Professional Skaters

The Professional Skaters

The Professional Skaters

Sarah Christou

Sarah Christou began dance lessons at the tender age of three and took to the ice aged nine.  Inspired by the sight of a skater performing spins Sarah decided to transition from dancer to skater, and Sarah’s incredible spins are certainly a defining part of her repertoire.  When she was seventeen Sarah auditioned for Holiday on Ice and spent several years skating in a number of shows worldwide, including taking the role of principal skater in Pinocchio. Sarah has subsequently trained as a coach and has assisted a number of celebrities  involved in ITV’s Dancing on Ice including Bonnie Langford who is taking part in the final ever show. Sarah has been instrumental in teaching all the burlesque performers to skate. Visit Sarah’s website londoniceskatingcoach.com 

Sarah Christou

Sarah Christou

Kerri-Ann Thomas

Kerri-Ann Thomas is a professional figure skater and has been performing with Holiday on Ice for the past five years. In addition to this she has appeared on the Dutch version of ITV’s Dancing on Ice, is the poster girl for veteran ice skater Robin Cousin’s new ice show ICE and, with her partner, won the BBH Dancing on Ice Christmas Special 2013. Kerri-Ann is also a competitive bikini and fitness model, being placed in the top six at Miamipro 2013 and achieving fourth place at Hercules Olympia 2013

Kerri Ann Thomas

Kerri Ann Thomas

Jessica Ashby

Jessica Ashby has been performing on ice since the age of eleven and was ranked third in Southern Britain when competing at junior level. Jessica has had starring roles in a number of ice shows including Aerial in The Little Mermaid, Princess Jasmine in Aladdin, and Dorothy in The Wizard of Ice as well as appearing in Sleeping Beauty, and Mary Poppins. In addition to her prowess as a skater, Jessica’s passion for spinning, jumping and performing has prompted her to develop circus skills. Jessica is a member of Aircraft Circus and performed in an aerial hoop at The Greenwich Circus Festival in 2013, where she seduced the audience with her burlesque style solo.

Jessica Ashby

Jessica Ashby

Rosie Van Someren

Rosie Van Someren has been skating professionally for 20 years and was competing in many national competitions from an early age. At the age of sixteen she became the British Solo Dance Champion. Rosie began coaching at the age of 18 whilst studying at University and continued her passion for skating and coaching full time after graduating. Rosie continues to coach at Alexandra Palace, she has never lost her love for performing and has recently skated in shows in Europe.

Rosie Van Someren

Rosie Van Someren

The Cabaret Girls

The Cabaret Club Girls

Here at Burlesque On Ice, we appreciate the joys of delayed pleasure and the tease, but we just can’t keep you waiting any longer for this, so hold on to your hats and here we go.

Mia Merode

Mia Merode graduated with distinction in Professional Musical Theatre from Liverpool Theatre School. Having gained experience working in bands, theatre and television, Mia was seduced by the glamour of the burlesque stage and has since performed across the UK and Europe with prestigious companies and highly regarded shows. Highlights of her career so far include the award-winning international tour of The Burlesque Show; the inaugural cast of Circus Burlesque at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2010 (which went on to win the Spotlight Pick of the Fringe Award); featuring as a Burlesque Dancer on Coronation Street and working with The Old Vic, US Travel Channel and for Saatchi & Saatchi

Mia Merode

Mia Merode

 

Jasz Vegas

Jasz Vegas is a burlesque performer, magician, fire performer and freak show and circus artiste. Her boundless energy and versatile skills have seen her entertaining audiences all over the world with credits ranging from the heavy metal magazine Metal Hammer to the stately homes of Britain as represented by Hever Castle, English Heritage and The National Trust. Other credits include the BBC, London Fashion Week, Bizarre Magazine, Ikea, The  Hollywood Bowl and Hilton Hotels. Presently working on television show, Jasz is a veritable powerhouse of talent.

Jasz Vegas

Jasz Vegas

 

Ruby Deshabille

Ruby Deshabille trained in Drama and Theatre at Middlesex University and is now one of the hottest names on the London burlesque scene. Inspired by the classic splendour of Hollywood icons Gene Teirney and Rita Hayworth, Ruby fuses classic glamour with her own inimitable risqué charm. Described as ‘dazzling’ by This is Cabaret and ‘seriously hot!’ By Zoe Ball, Ruby’s client list includes The Ritz, Selfridges, Coco De Mer, Kettners, Women’s Fitness and Jonathan Aston. A regular at top London burlesque clubs Wam Bam and Proud Cabaret, Ruby has also taught for Burlesque Baby for five years.

Ruby Deshabille

Ruby Deshabille

 

Trixie Kixx

Trixie Kixx attended Laine Theatre Arts and also holds a BA (Hons) degree in professional dance. Trixie is brand new to the world of burlesque but gained her accreditation with distinction as an authentic street dance teacher with Urban Strides.

Trixie Kixx

Trixie Kixx

 

Bonnie Fleur

Bonnie Fleur fuses the elegance and line of her ballet training with the sultry grace and danger of the femme fatale. This winning combination saw her triumph in the recent Burlesque Baby new Burlesque Awards (London), taking first place in Heat Six she was narrowly pipped to the title coming second in the grand finals. A new face on the burlesque scene, Bonnie has already begun to impress audiences around the UK and her individual style and flair promises a glittering career

Bonnie Fleur

Bonnie Fleur

 

Gallery

The Cast

Burlesque On Ice © Tigz Rice Studios 2014. http://www.tigzrice.com

Burlesque On Ice © Tigz Rice Studios 2014. http://www.tigzrice.com

Our cast is made up of professional ice skaters, burlesque performers and our very own drag queen.

Read all about them on the following pages

The Character Roles

The Professional Skaters

The Cabaret Girls

Guest Stars

The Crew

The Show

Shedding our thermal underwear and heating up the ice in 2014; its Burlesque On Ice!

Scorching hot and frosty cool, Burlesque On Ice is a world first which melts the glamour, comedy and tease of burlesque together with the breathtaking skill of figure skating.

An innovative blend of story telling, song, and burlesque, the show is an unique and unashamedly risqué modern fairytale, on ice! Featuring some of the UK’s most sought after burlesque performers and ice skaters,expect spectacular skating, bawdy burlesque, camp cabaret, all set in one of London’s most beautiful 1920’s dance halls. Strictly adults only!

Burlesque On Ice © Tigz Rice Studios 2014. http://www.tigzrice.com

Burlesque On Ice © Tigz Rice Studios 2014. http://www.tigzrice.com