Dr Sketchy’s is back on stage!

On Monday April 24, we return in 2017 to a new venue and seduce you and your pencil with a never before seen muse. A goddess, seductress, an empress and warrior.

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Ms Rogers, Go-Go dancer, lingerie model, womens rights advocate. The most romantic muse the Dr Sketchy stage has seen will drip her glamour and her garments throughout the evening.

Performer, exhibitionist, activist, and truly hopeless romantic, Chanelle sweeps up the most passionate of experiences and embraces them through every medium she can get her hands on.

Through her lifes work of exploring and understanding the art of exhibitionism, Chanelle finds a joy like no other in expressing herself through her body for the pleasure of others. Her heart is on her sleeve with every move and she wants you to take it and love it. Chanelle performs as much on the internet as she does on the stage.

She’s featured in live works by Boon Companions, Supple Fox, and Guerilla Museum; at the likes of Dark Mofo, Melbourne Festival, Brisbane Festival; live on Network Ten and her own instagram feed; and from adult clubs to exhibition openings across the country.

You can see more of her fetish, bondage, and erotic photography, or learn about her live performance, by following her @letsmakebeauty

You can follow the workers rights campaign she spearheads with lingerie-star Bellentina at #notyourhoney

WHEN Monday 24 April Doors open 6.30pm
WHERE 24 Moons Bar, 2 Arthurton Rd Northcote
TICKETS via MOSHTIX

BAM BAM hits Dr Sketchy’s Melbourne!

BAM BAM hits Dr Sketchy’s Melbourne!

It only took 10 years of Dr Sketchy’s – we FINALLY have her!!!!!

Bam Bam is a force to be reckoned with. Powerful, mesmerising, tender and strange.
This dangerous woman will take you on an uncomfortable journey into a dark world of desire and unrealistic expectations.

“Bam Bam is a dream from another time, a nightmare from another world”.

Not only is Bam Bam a scandalous performer, she is also the revolutionary force behind GRRL FEST– mini DIY festival is designed to celebrate, encourage and inspire women* artists and performers.

Art brings people together, regardless of age, colour, gender or sexual orientation. Theatre and the visual arts have been separated for too long. We seek to combine them, providing a space for people of all abilities to draw the flourishing alternative performance scene that might otherwise be inaccessible to the lone artist. This bringing together of scenes and crossing of boundaries is essential to what we do.

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Dr Sketchy has been a boon to the art scene since its inception, promoting creativity and community in every city that runs one. A wildly inclusive event– young and old, those who have drawn before, and those who have never picked up a pencil, this is the perfect place to get your fill of drawing fun.

DONT FORGET YOUR SKETCH PAD AND PENCILS!

Doors open 4.30pm

Session runs 5 – 7pm

TICKETS WILL SELL OUT!!! http://www.eventbrite.com/o/dr-sketchy-anti-art-school-melbourne-10753887938

Check out previous sessions at our Vimeo page https://vimeo.com/user34117357

 

Super vixen Stella Angelico launches 2014!

On Sunday 12th January we launch our 2014 season at The Toff in Town with female powerhouse, the sophisticated, seductive, siren of soul.. Stella Angelico.

‘Femininity… in full-throttle.’
theauureview.com.au, June 2013

Stella Angelico sings because she must, her voice and violent hip-shaking performance is an explosion of the untamed feminine. The daughter of cult cabaret darling Peaches La Crème and internationally renowned magician Sam Angelico, the world of music and performance course through Stella’s veins.


Stella was born for the spotlight, this woman is the main event. Join us as Stella ignites our inner muse with her raunchy dips, swivelling hips and rips Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School into 2014.

‘Inescapably seductive’
theaureview.com.au, June 2013

See a whole lot more of Stella here https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stella-Angelico/186949314699884

Harzest Mag describes Dr Sketchy’s Melbourne as “a room full of friendly people, an appreciation for art, beautiful models, unreal costumes and a truck load of fun times”.

WHEN: Sunday 12 January
TIME: Doors 3.30 Session 4 – 6pm
WHERE: The Toff In Town Swanston St
TICKETS: on the door or via The Toff $18.00

Bring your sketch pads and materials!

Happy New Year!

The Wives of Henry VIII with reigning Queen of Burlesque, Strawberry Siren

Part art, part cabaret, all fun.  Melbourne’s original burlesque life drawing event.

This month we lay out the red carpet and sound the trumpets for Australia’s reigning Queen of burlesque, The Strawberry Siren. The Strawberry Siren has been dazzling Burlesque audiences worldwide for the last 6 years drawing on her 18 year background in Circus, Theatre and Dance to provide a fresh and fancy take on Burlesque that she’s dubbed Cirlesque.

Not only a Burlesque Queen Downunder, Strawberry has recently been setting the northern hemisphere on fire, sizzling and scorching her way through the London BurlesqueFest, Los Angeles, Kansas, Vancouver and New Orleans Burlesque Festivals!

“The Strawberry Siren is the Tarantino of Burlesque…. Sexy and dangerous!”

King Henry the Eighth,
to six wives he was wedded.
One died, one survived,
two divorced, two beheaded.

Queen Strawberry will be paying homage to the Wives of King VIII with the most spectauclar of tudor inspired outfits.  Join us as we kill off these woman with our mighty pencils!

Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art Schools has been a boon to the art scene since its inception, promoting creativity and
community in every city that runs one. Providing a space for people to draw the flourishing alternative scenes that might otherwise be inaccessible to the lone artist, presenting hilarious and exciting performers as your unique muses.

Dr. Sketchy’s is for everyone, no previous artistic ability required. The world’s premier alternative drawing movement. 

Harzest Mag describes the event as “a room full of friendly people, an appreciation for art, beautiful models, unreal costumes and a truck load of fun times”.

Please bring your own sketchpad and art materials

Join us on Facebook
Instagram: @DrSketchyMelbourne

Tickets: $18.00 +BF / $18.00 on the door
Time: 4.00am-6.00pm (Doors 3.30pm)
When: Sunday 27 October 2013
Where: The Toff in Town, 2/252 Swanston St Melbourne VIC 3000, Melbourne

Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School presents Tim Rogers

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To kick off Dr Sketchy’s 2013 season at The Toff in Town is rock’n’roll cabaret man, Tim Rogers. Best known as the frontman of Australian rock band You Am I, Rogers continues to perform as a solo artist around the country showcasing his prolific output, in recent years dedicating time to cabaret, movies and theatre.

 

In this intimate and rare performance, Tim will be taking center stage as our audience gets up close and personal with their medium of choice.

Harxest Mag describes the event as “a room full of friendly people, an appreciation for art, beautiful models, unreal costumes and a truck load of fun times.”

What: Dr Sketchy’s Anti-Art School presents Tim Rogers

When: Sunday 24th February

Time: 5.00pm-6.30pm (doors open 4.30pm)

Where: The Toff in Town, Curtain House
2/252 Swanston Street

Tickets on sale from Moshtix – phone: 1300 GET TIX (438 849), on-line: buy here or Moshtix outlets including Polyester (Fitzroy & City).

 Dr Sketchy’s Facebook

E: hello@drsketchymelbourne.com

Photos by Carbie Warbie – The Famous Spiegeltent 2012
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Dr Sketchy’s VS Sylvia Ji at Outre Gallery

The Famous Spiegeltent returns to Melbourne, with Dr Sketchy’s in it!

Dr. Sketchy’s Melbourne launches its 2012 season in the most beautiful of cabaret venues.
Join us for a very special Dr. Sketchy session in The Famous Spiegeltent.


Indulge in some cheeky rendering of  the Spiegeltent’s visiting performers where you’ll also be treated to a performance.  DJ Knave Knixx will be spinning an infectious blend of nostalgic tunes with a boogie woogie flavour, that will have you toe-tappin’ while you sketch.

A more perfect venue could not exist for Dr Sketchy’s.  We are thrilled to be a part of such a historic venue where some of the world’s greatest artists, bohemians, freaks, talents and legends have sung, danced, drank and laughed….

And now, a brief history….

The Famous Spiegeltent was built in 1920. Since Marlene Dietrich sang Falling In Love Again in the 1930s, her magic mirrors have reflected thousands of images of artists, audiences and exotic gatherings. She is a star in her own right, hosting parties, concerts, clubs and a myriad of stunning performances, launching the careers of countless artists travelling the world.

So ignite your creative spirit by coming out to this special session!  

Date & Time

Monday 13 February 2012, 7pm -9pm
120 min
$25 Includes a glass of sparkling wine
Advisable to bring your own drawing materials and paper

Book online – the Arts Centre

By phone: 1300 182 183 9am – 9pm, Monday to Saturday

At the box office:
The Box Office is located in Theatres Building (under the spire), Level 5, in the Smorgon Family Plaza.
It is open from 9am to 9pm, Monday to Saturday and 10am to 5pm on Sunday.

Enter, Salome – The Red Goddess

Witness the epitome of dangerous female seductiveness,
with her iconic Dance of the Seven Veils.
Immortalised by Oscar Wilde, and made memorable in Richard Strauss’s Opera.

“No longer was she merely the dancing-girl who extorts a cry of lust and concupiscence from an old man by the lascivious contortions of her body;
who breaks the will,  masters the mind of a King by the spectacle of her quivering bosoms,  heaving belly and tossing thighs;

she was now revealed in a sense as the symbolic incarnation of world-old Vice,
the goddess of immortal Hysteria,
the Curse of Beauty supreme above all other beauties by the cataleptic spasm that stirs her flesh and steels her muscles,
– a monstrous Beast of the Apocalypse, indifferent, irresponsible, insensible, poisoning”
– Huysmans À rebours – Toni Bentley (2002) Sisters of Salome: 24

Kerryx is a smouldering and sultry bombshell waiting to be uncovered (literally!).

Join Kerryx as she takes you on a journey through the darker side of seduction.
With inspirations ranging from belly dance through to both classic and neo burlesque, she is known for her breath-taking performances with a touch of gothic enchantment.

Harzest Mag describes the event as “a room full of friendly people, an appreciation for art, beautiful models, unreal costumes and a truck load of fun times”

DJ Knave Knixx spins the tunes to keep things funky throughout the evening and of course, The Toff has one of Melbourne best stocked bars to keep your creative spirits well lubricated!

What: Dr Sketchy’s at The Toff presents Salome, The Red Goddess

When:  Sunday 27th November 4.30-6.30pm
NOTE THE TIME CHANGE

Doors open 4.00pm

Where: The Toff in Town
Curtain House 2/252 Swanston St Melbourne
www.thetoffintown.com
www.drsketchymelbourne.com

Bookings: $15 at the door or pre book your seat (recommended) from Moshtix phone 1300 GET TIX (438 849) online www.moshtix.com.au or Moshtix outlets including Polyester (Fitzroy & City)