Name: Fancy Chance
Crime: better Prince than Prince.
Likely to be seen next: supperclub, bethnal green working men’s club, circus, missy malone’s valentine’s special in Cheltenham, the liquor cabinet…. wait, I don’t have one.
Background: totally normal childhood in a port town in the US and then at some point my love for Barry manilow, Liza Minnelli, Blondie and the film ‘Victor Victoria’ got the better of me.
Inspiration: news of north Korea, radical babes, the music of circular breathing from a saxophone, revolution, trashy cyber punk and sci fi books and YouTube.
Key features: I only do funny or strange and often times both. The past few years I’ve been doing a lot more than strictly burlesque. There’s been more performance art, circus and drag that I’ve been lucky enough to work on.
Describe yourself Twitter style (140 characters): “Alternative Miss World, London’s Top Tranny and a Burlesque Terrorist aka fuckin’ weird.”
3 key routines: Alice in Wonderland on drugs, Prince Drag King Kiss, I can tassel 9 ways,
Accomplishments: Alternative Miss World, London’s Top Tranny, one of the few people who performs hair hanging, I can somehow make a living from performing.
“Because Fancy Chance makes a better Prince than Prince. That is all.”- TimeOut London
“There aren’t many performance artists who combine great talent, wit, humour and grace with equal aplomb – but Fancy Chance is top of the list.” – Bizarre Magazine
“Veronica Thompson (Fancy Chance), the undoubtable star… At times the coquette and at times the seductress Thomson steals the show…” – The Stage
“Fancy Chance is a five star act every time.” – remotegoat.co.uk
Contact details: email@example.com
Words: khandie Khisses