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Frolic Cabaret at Ballarat Winter Festival wrap up!

That’s a wrap! Frolic’s debut onto the Ballarat Winter Festival program of events has been a hit. Last night Ballarat’s talented performers wowed a packed house at the Printer’s Room for our last weekend of Frolic Cabaret. From drag kings and queens to burlesque and songs we were thoroughly entertained. Even tonsillitis couldn’t stop the fabulous…

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Drink up Ballarat Drag Queen Elektra Lite!

Elektra Lite is Ballarat’s very own glamour clown! As a Ballarat Drag Queen she has been performing all over Ballarat and surrounds for a little over 2 years. Known for her bizarre antics on the Ballarat drag scene, we’re so happy to have her as part of this Saturday’s Frolic Cabaret line up! Whether smashing…

Frolic Cabaret Nellie Minelli

Frolic Cabaret review. One night down, one to go!

Frolic Cabaret – Saturday July 6 It may have been a cold Ballarat night but people turned out in droves to attend the first Frolic Cabaret as part of Ballarat Winterfest 2019. There was a buzz in the air as people lined up outside the venue waiting for the doors to open at 7pm. Thankfully there…

Drag King Frolic Volunteer

Meet Evelyn, a new Frolic volunteer

Frolic Volunteer Profile – Evelyn Evelyn is a recent arrival to Ballarat and we’re so glad she chose Ballarat when deciding to escape Brisbane (though we understand it’s been quite the adjustment temperature-wise!). Already jumping in to help out as a Frolic volunteer you may have met her during the Ballarat Heritage Weekend where she…

Katherine Gale

Katherine Gale, is welcomed backed to Frolic!

Katherine Gale performed at our 2017 Frolic Queer Ball but was sadly missing from the 2018 Frolic Festival lineup. We couldn’t hold her back when put out the call for performers to be involved in Frolic Cabaret though! We welcome her back with open arms. As a beautiful singer, she will bring tears to your…

Cabaret performer Maureen J Andrew

Shirley Bassey better watch out, Maureen J Andrew is here!

It’s our absolute pleasure to be introducing Maureen J Andrew to Ballarat audiences as part of Frolic Cabaret. Maureen is an accomplished and highly sought after singer, actress, musical theatre and cabaret performer having performed on stage and screen for many years. She is a proud platinum member of Actors Equity (MEAA). Her credits are…

Ballarat Burlesque Minnie Mayhem

Ballarat Burlesque star Minnie Mayhem!

Miss Minnie Mayhem is a Ballarat burlesque chameleon from exotic lands – one minute frolicking, fun and flirty, the next a dark femme fatale who tempts you with every move. Ballarat’s answer to Dita Von Teese, she may captivate you with a flurry of feathered fans or titillate you with her tenacious tassel twirling. Miss…

Frolic Cabaret giveaway for one lucky email subscriber!

Frolic Cabaret giveaway for one lucky email subscriber!

Congratulations to Daniel L. for winning a double pass to Frolic Cabaret on Saturday the 6th of July just for being an email subscriber. We have contacted you via email to let you know. Want access to exclusive Frolic Festival competitions and giveaways? You need to join our mailing list by clicking here to be eligible.…

Ballarat Courier Frolic Cabaret Headline

Ballarat Courier – Frolic Cabaret @ Winterfest article

The Ballarat Courier – Frolic Festival to showcase all the glamour of LGBTIQA+ arts and culture at winter cabaret performance. FROLIC: Organiser Jay Morrison with performers Maureen Andrew, Minnie Mayhem, Holly Pop, Katherine Gale and Lil Jul. Photo: Kate Healy BALLARAT’S rainbow community and allies will give the city a taste of its third annual…

Ballarat Times Frolic Cabaret

Ballarat Times – Frolic Cabaret will heat up Winterfest

Ballarat Times – Frolic Cabaret will heat up Winterfest Written by Edwina Williams, July 3 2019 OVER two Saturday evenings this month, Ballarat Winter Festival and Ballarat Frolic Festival will unite to present exciting cabaret showcases. With burlesque, singing, drag and more, focussing on the avant-garde, anything is possible, and the two nights will not…

Lady Eleanora

Lady Eleanora to take the stage at Frolic Cabaret this weekend!

Lady Eleanora time travels to us from the glitz and glamour of the 1920s and 30s. She brings style, sophistication and sass for your enjoyment. With a penchant for the gorgeous art-deco period, she swings and sways her way into your heart with her grace, charm and poise. Sometimes daring, sometimes sweet and cheeky, but always elegant…

Benjamin Ashe

Benjamin Ashe is our Festival Director – say hi!

Meet Ben/Benji/Benjamin Ashe, the next volunteer we’re profiling as part of our Frolic Festival profiles. Ben is one of the founders of the Frolic Festival, the Festival Director, and sits on our Committee of Management. Preferred first name: Ben/Benji/Benjamin Ashe – I really don’t mind! Pronouns: He, They Your role: Festival Director What does that involve? I work with…