Briefs producer and performer Efeso ‘Fez’ Faanana says, ‘Briefs slams together a beef-caked & camped-up front line of Brisbane’s foremost male circus performers & mischief makers in a circus infused variety show for the not so faint hearted. It’s a ballistic and twisted blend of circus, burlesque and theatre in a night of camp, butch, fun and animation. What started as an underground yet popular club night in Brisbane developed into a fully-fledged show that premiered to audience acclaim at Brisbane Festival 2008 and toured to both the Adelaide and Melbourne Fringe Festivals.’
Briefs stars Mark Winmill, Fez Faanana, Natano Faanana, Mali de Goey, Davy Sampford, Rudi Mineur and special guests.
Briefs are as far down as this burlesque battalion go, made up of acrobats and performers who strip and flip for your predacious pleasure… the all-male revue has quickly risen in popularity, no doubt in part because of its accessibility to people of all persuasion – Glam Adelaide 2010
Fez, a New Zealand born Samoan who grew up in Ipswich was curator of the 2008 Pasifika Festival. ‘One big thing Aussie and Islander cultures have in common is humour. Quite a lot of Islanders are in the sporting world and we want people to see there is much more to our culture and performance is a great way to promote multiculturalism’, he says.
Educating and entertaining is a role Fez embraces every day as a founding member of the Polytoxic dance company, which fuses traditional Samoan dance with contemporary styles.
Tickets for Briefs are $25.00 and $20.00 concession and may be purchased through FEASTIX http://tix.feast.org.au
Adelaide’s Feast Festival will be the first Queer Festival in Australia to run its very own hub, centralising and showcasing many of the festivals key acts and iconic activities in one location. For the first time Feast will build its own Performance and Entertainment Hub in Light Square for this year’s festival which runs from Saturday 13th – Sunday 28th November.
The Light Square Hub will host Feast’s Opening Night Party and Picnic After Party as well as up to nine shows per evening, in 3 purpose built venues plus our emerging artists stage over 15 days.
The theme for Feast 2010, is OUR Place which ties into the new home base and also asks what and where is the place for the queer community in the modern day