Marissa Burgess, the longest serving star in the Moulin Rouge’s 120-year history stars in the burlesque extravaganza, Cabaret de Paris, at Her Majesty’s Theatre for two performances only on Saturday 19 September and Sunday 20 September.
Australian-born and trained, Marissa is a legendary showgirl who became the toast of Paris with a string of accolades to her name. Marissa says ‘Cabaret de Paris includes all the magic of a lavish French cabaret show with gorgeous dancers, beguiling music, and an array of international guest artists including aerialists, pole dancers, illusionists and of course the famous French can-can dancers!’
The fifteen member Cabaret de Paris cast features the crème de la crème of showgirls from around the world; dancers who have graced the stages of France’s most famous cabaret revues.
Cabaret De Paris is choreographed by one of Australia’s dance leaders, Todd Patrick, who began his formidable career with Disney and then Versace, Dior, Issey Miyaki, Gucci and Chanel across Europe and Asia. As a dancer Todd worked internationally, one of the highlights being as the principal in The Lido in Paris.