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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Circus @ Bournemouth Opera House

On boxing Day i was invited to perform at Bournemouth Opera House for a night called Circus. It an amazingly beautiful venue with some great history! I did 2 shows there, one on the hoop and one on the silk.

The Opera House located in the Boscombe district of Bournemouth, is now one of Bournemouth’s most successful and largest nightclubs. It has a long history dating back to it’s opening on 17th May 1895, and was used as a circus/theatre.

In the late 1960’s the building was reincarnated as a music venue and saw acts such as Pink Floyd, Status Quo, Led Zeppelin, Thin Lizzy, Hawkwind and David Bowie. In the 1980’s saw the revolution of the discothèque and the Academy Nightclub was born with a multi million pound refurbishment.

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Shoot with Joeph Sinclair for Ruffskin

Here are some shots from the latest shoot I did with Joseph Sinclair. An amazing London based photographer. ( ) There are loads of them, but here is a sample!

The Cobden Club London

Last night I was invited to perform at the Cobden Club for a themed party " The Beautiful and the Damned".

Was a fun night with some nice people there. It was the end of year party for beau production.

I had been tattooed that afternoon so was feeling very tender but soldiered on!

Here are some pics from my show.

Monday, December 15, 2008

Tassle Club Show Dublin

I was invited to Dublin over the weekend to perform at The Tassle Club which is a great burlesque cabaret style evening full of great performers.

It was my first time performing for them and the show went down really well. It was the first time in ages that I kept my clothes on!

Here are some pics!

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Performance at Koko London

Tonight I was invited to perform at the historic Koko London. KOKO began life as The Camden Theatre and was opened on Boxing Day 1900 by the famous actress Ellen Terry, with a seating capacity of 1600.

In 1909 the theatre was renamed The Camden Hippodrome and was a variety theatre where famous names such as Charlie Chaplin appeared. It has also hosted the earliest gigs of the Eurythmics and the first UK performance by a rising star known as Madonna!

And now me!!!

Monday, December 8, 2008

Athens Shows

Last weekend I was invited to go to Athens and perform at a special fundraising event for World Aids Day.

I had a great time in Athens and explored the old temples and ruins while I was there. It was my first time in Greece also, and I hope to be going back in the summer to do more work on a Greek island somewhere!!

Here are some pics from the shows:

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Erotica Showcase 2008 @ London Olympia

The Annual Exhibition of Erotica once again filled the Olympia Stadium in London, with new and exciting people and products from the world of erotica. From Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd November, the most daring event of the year sent thousands to Olympia in Vauxhall Road, London.

It is the biggest consumer adult lifestyle show in the world and on stage are stimulating live shows ( with me ), in the stadium are art galleries, interesting and unusual seminars take place, and visitors have a chance to do some very unusual shopping.

Some of the artistes who appeared in the live stage show were Missy Malone, the classic burlesque rock chick, Buck Angel, born a woman but transgendered into a man.

Arian Levanael,(thats me) "a wizard with ropes, silks, static trapeze and rings", and Dusty Limits, cabaret singer and comedian. Roxy Velvet (the girl with the props) has to be seen to be believed!

The 3 days and 11 shows went really well! I worked a new routine blindfolded which was a challange I thoroughly enjoyed!

The response I got was amazing and I felt very honoured to be a part of it, and appreciated!

Friday, November 14, 2008

Filming Promo with Take That for ITV London

Yesterday I was fortunate enough to be asked to film a promo ad for the band Take That. The guys have a tour coming up and a big show so was good to meet them and work with them.

I was filming a few different scenes, 1 with fire pois on my own with the band, 1 with all the other extras and another with just me as a stage manager and the band.

It was a really long day of filming, but the guys were lovely. They asked for my details so hopefully I will be working with them again in the near future.

Heres a couple of pics.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Trio Aerial Hoop show

Here are some pics from the show I did with 2 of my amazing students. They totally rocked it. We got to play the Angles of Death for a Halloween Cabaret! We were more like witches with attitude.... loads of fun.

Sunday, November 2, 2008

Aerial Silk @ The Hangar Arts Trust Cabaret

Was able to perform at the Hangar`s very first public performance at the new venue. I did a frankenstein kind of routine for Halloween and was happy with how it all turned out.

Here`s a few pics

Friday, October 31, 2008

Performance at Soho Revue Bar - Dusty to Dust

Here are a few quick picks from my performance last night at Dusty to Dust. An amazing and freaky halloween cabaret filled with loads of really cool acts to represent the glory of the dark half of the year! And also the witches new year!

Its a really busy weekend for me, I have lots of shows and will upload more pics soon.