Whisky Falls is a Scottish born performer living in Melbourne, Australia.
After training in dance from the tender age of three, Whisky found her way to London, England to study Dance and Musical Theatre at one of the UK's leading performing arts institutes. After working with various dance companies, Whisky found herself drawn into the ever curious and evolving world of cabaret.
Whisky performed burlesque for the first time by producing her very own burlesque cabaret in February 2012, at the Piccadilly Theatre's exclusive 'Cabaret Piccadilly'. Whisky has been a finalist in the Neo Burlesque Awards & Burlesque Idol (London, UK.) In both 2013 & 2014 Whisky also placed Runner Up in the World Burlesque Games (London, UK).
By 2016, Whisky's success became a solo venture, and she was invited to perform at Burlesque Festivals around Europe. Whisky was Runner Up at both Stuttgart Burlesque Festival and Bohemian Burlesque Festival, given these accolades by judges including Lada Redstarr and Dirty Martini respectively. After winning her many accolades in the burlesque industry, Whisky teamed up with fellow performer Jeanie Wishes to create 'Whisky & Wishes'. Together, they were crowned the Variety Winners at the 2017 World Burlesque Games.
Whisky has headlined shows at the London Burlesque Festival & Best of Burlesque (Edinburgh Fringe), as well as countless shows in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Germany & the Czech Republic.
Whisky is also a professional dance teacher; After teaching at Bird College (UK) for 7 years, Whisky has developed signature teaching methods that she has transferred into burlesque, and has mentored fellow performers via workshops, classes and one-to-one online.
In 2018, the Scottish pin up brought her rich and dramatic tones to the Australian stage a mere 2 days after landing; Known as 'the wee dram of glam' Whisky has a repertoire that is as varied as her dance background. Like a good malt, Whisky will warm the cockles of your heart with her unique blend of fire and finesse. Her blend of dance techniques, dramatics and styling will keep audiences' palates wanting more than just on wee dram.
After working as a teacher & choreographer for over a decade, Whisky has successfully worked with:
Over 5 graduating years of dancers who are training professionally
Over 4 graduating years of actors who are training professionally
Developing term-long courses in dance technique, appreciation, history and choreography
Developing term-long assessment criteria in movement for actors
One-to-one technique programmes for part-time professional performers
One-to-one programmes to assist act development of professional performers
One-to-one workshops and sessions of varying time frames to choreograph acts and shows
Directing and assisting fellow teachers and choreographers across both the dance and burlesque industry's
Below are testimonies from a handful of solo performers that Whisky has aided over the years: