New York meets Vegas in Vancouver
Cabaret Torlage is a visual experience that combines song, dance, theatre and Burlesque. On stage every Friday night at Lux Lounge (Dinner Shows) and every Saturday night at the Penthouse Nightclub at 7:30PM. Cabaret Torlage features Vancouver's hottest singers and dancers as they bring to life your favourite songs from classic standards to classic rock with creative direction and choreography by Leigh Torlage.
Cabaret Torlage creator, Leigh Torlage, is a former professional dancer, choreographer and owner/show creator of the now demolished Maxine's Hideaway Cabaret Restaurant. Cabaret Torlage shows, classes and choreography are polished, professional, theatrical, sexy and fun with just the right amount of risque. The shows typically run an hour and a half with three 20 minutes sets and two 15 minute breaks.
The Georgia Straight describes the shows as "Pussycat Dolls meets Bob Fosse jazz numbers...a vampy show that highlights the choreographic chops of director Leigh Torlage."
Known for her professionalism, passion, creativity and desire to exceed expectations, Leigh Torlage strives to create a top quality product. Having performed in the movies Chicago, Bullets Over Broadway and toured the world with West Side Story, Leigh's experience, integrity and high standards have led her to choreograph for film & TV (Disney's Big Thunder, mini series Alice and Tin Man, Flash Gordon, etc.) and create entertainment for numerous corporate events and galas around Vancouver such as "Pants Off for Prostrate Cancer", the Vancouver Nightlife Awards, 'Shades of Red' - Valentine's 2014 at the Vancouver Lawn & Tennis Club, Railtown Catering Launch at The Urban Winery, Vancouver TABOO Shows, Joe Fortes 25th Anniversary, Goldfish Pacific Kitchen NYE 2010/2011 galas, V Lounge for Contiki Vacations and more. Leigh's classes run out of Vancouver's number one dance studio: Harbour Dance Centre.
The Performers: Cabaret Torlage performers are Vancouver's hottest singers and dancers. To be a member of Cabaret Torlage is to be a part of an elite, professional, focused, talented family of exceptional individuals. Leigh hand picks each performer from open auditions, classes and/or submissions. Cabaret Torlage performers all posess a special something that Leigh recognizes, taps into and accentuates in each show. Leigh's performers are representatives, ambassadors and vehicles through which her passion, integrity, style and creativity are transformed and translated to the audiences.
Cabaret Torlage is the featured entertainment of the "Secrets of the Penthouse" Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours. "It’s your chance to explore Vancouver’s most notorious and storied venue with owner Danny Filippone as your guide." Visit their website for info on the next tour.