Frances is caught in the rat trap of this multi-tasking, multi-vitamin, multi-media modern era. When she attempts to trade now now now for a little namaste, her carefully controlled existence rapidly unravels, revealing the virtues of procrastination and the joys of mixing yoga and alcohol.
‘Loads of fun’ – XS Entertainment
‘So much talent!’ - Australian Stage
‘An energetic and amusing insight into the OCD within all of us’ – Rip it Up
‘Funny, quirky & heart-warming…OH-SO-RELATABLE’ – Adelaide Now
- Venue Format
- Theatre, Hall, Black Box Venue
- Technical Rating
- Touring Party
- coarse language
- partial nudity (down to bra and underwear at one point)
Show can be modified to suit the presenters' technical requirements. Full technical specifications provided on request.
Technical requirements: (some elements can be provided by the producer if necessary)
- Tuned piano - OR - Electronic keyboard (88 weighted keys)
- Low & high mics on piano - OR - 2 x DIs to mic keyboard
- FOH Speakers (ability to get 110db evenly across venue)
- 6 channel mixing desk and input for CD/laptop
- Foldback speakers (in large venues)
- Please contact the producer to discuss how AV can be used in your venue.
- radio headset microphone
Belinda Raisin has had a diverse career as an actor, singer, voice over artist & dancer.
Her comedy cabaret, CONFESSIONS OF A CONTROL FREAK, has toured nationally receiving rave reviews, standing ovations and selling out two seasons at Brisbane’s Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts.
In 2014, Belinda also performed in Opera Queensland's Rigoletto, co-devised and performed in Little Boxes for the Anywhere Theatre Festival and began creating the sequel to her cabaret, performing a ten minute version for the Short and Sweet Cabaret Festival.
Other career highlights include touring nationally in David Burton’s APRIL’s FOOL performing with The Good Room on RABBIT, Queensland Theatre Company’s THE WORKS, CABARET at the Empire Theatre and working on ABC Telemovie, MABO.
Belinda graduated from USQ with a Bachelor of Theatre Arts - Acting (Distinction) and was awarded a Qld Arts Scholarship. She has been a proud member of Equity since 2004 and an Equity Section Delegate on the QLD Branch Council since 2010.
For more information visit www.belindaraisin.com
- Company Website
Unique Selling Point
"A cleverly-crafted, highly energetic tale all too familiar to the modern woman." - Theatre Press
"Oh-so-relatable" - Adelaidenow.com.au
"(It) does what good theatre does best – makes the audience feel a little bit less alone in their struggle to control their lives." - Australian Stage
Its the comic story of the modern woman, told through the power of song dance and bikram yoga.
And the audience gets served a free wine via rollerblades!
Pianist, Jamie Teh, has been totally blind from birth. He is also a computer programmer, entrepreneur and co-founder of NV Access. www.nvaccess.org
- MEDIA KIT including:
- IMAGES: high res and low res hero image and performance photos),
- VIDEO TRAILERS: Short and long and broadcast quality footage
- Poster & flyer templates
- Press Release
- press, reviews, interviews, pull quotes
- "Embrace the Freak" t-shirt & badge
- "Get your freak on" t-shirt & badge
- Workshop (see below)
With it's ready marketing hook, "Confessions of a Control Freak" grabs the attention of the obsessive compulsive in all of us. It makes a great girl's night out!! Perfect for cabaret style audience set up - serve with wine and/or food
We have an additional workshop available that aims to bring artists together to encourage collaboration and inspire creativity.
The workshop provides a hands on opportunity for participants to try activities that the artists used to create Confessions of a Control Freak and other new works.
Participants also have the opportunity to engage in conversations and ask questions of Belinda and Jamie.
Participants will make new connections and have the opportunity to establish new collaborative relationships.