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An Interview with Jacqueline Furey

The bewitching burlesque star talks to 4BC’s Spencer Howson about the hit Club Cremorne

7.49 min listen

Following the roaring success of its debut season in 2020 as part of QPAC’s Unlocked program, Club Cremorne once again transformed our Cremorne Theatre into a world of laughs, lust, loops and looseness after dark. 

Offering a true cabaret experience, complete with signature cocktails and nibbles, the return season of Club Cremorne thrilled audiences and critics alike with its saucy and sassy line up, including internationally renowned comedian Damien Power, beatbox guru Tom Thum, bewitching burlesque star Jacqueline Furey and Company2.

Jacqueline Furey spoke to Spencer Howson on 4BC Weekends about what it’s like to attend ‘Burlesque School’ and how to make a Workplace Health and Safety Advisor very nervous (hint: it involves an angle grinder). Listen to the full radio interview below.

“I’m a self-taught sword swallower, I have studied dance, my mother handed down a little bit of costume-making skill to me… I design a lot of my props and I design and make a lot of my costumes.” Jacqueline Furey 

Club Cremorne Production Shot – Mayu Muto

“If you go along, go along! This is not a show to sit with your hands together and just go ‘entertain me’; you have to get into it.” Spencer Howson, 4BC

Club Cremorne Production Shot


Club Cremorne Production Shot

Image credit: Darren Thomas


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