PERFORMANCE ARTIST | SHOWGIRL | STRIPPER | COSTUMIER | PRODUCER
Queer performance artist, showgirl, stripper, producer and costumier, Frankie Valentine has been blazing trails across stages since 2008. Valentine has performed all over Australia and Europe, from balls to the wall club shows to the grandest affairs in town, from strip clubs to State Theatres. Co Producer of the sell out show Baby Got Back with fellow ass clown Vesper White, her performances have earned her a reputation as one of Australia's most illustrious showgirls . Whether she’s performing her fierce brand of bump and grind or deconstructing and subverting the paradigm of what it is to be a women; Valentine will take to the stage and make it her own.
Valentine has performed at festivals around the globe including Adelaide Cabaret, Paris Burlesque Festival, Australian Fringe Festivals and of course The Australian Burlesque Festival Headliner Tour. 2014 saw Frankie touring theatres around the country with the epic production Dames of Throne produced by Tenderloins Productions. She went on to feature in Kill Bill and Sweet Meat with Tenderloins.
Frankie co-produced the sell out show The Jitterbug Club alongside Mojo Juju, which toured the east coast and was featured at Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Baby Got Back , produced by Valentine and Vesper White is a regular on the fringe circuit and continues to sell out year after year. Frankie and Vesper also brought Naked Girls Reading to Australia for the first time, which has gone on to sprout chapters around the country. Valentine has featured numerous times in Seen & Heard Cabaret, produced by Becky Lou which was awarded Best Cabaret at Melbourne Fringe Festival this year.
Her background in costume has found her working in such places as The Australian Ballet, The Malthouse Theatre and Victorian Opera. Frankie's talent for aesthetics and eye for detail can be seen in her acts and productions as well as the pieces she designs and makes for other artists.