In 2010 Michael Wheatley threw his hat in the ring to sing a couple of songs for the cabaret production Noir Revue and 6 years on became co-producer and musical director for the show with a 4.5 star, sell-out 2016 FRINGE WORLD, Adelaide and Canberra Fringe Festival run. He has also been co-producing with his burly bestie Miss Kelly Ann Doll the Bustie nominated burlesque industry night Red Light Confidential since 2012, a show that recently sold out at FRINGE WORLD 2017, Adelaide Fringe 2017 and Darwin Fringe 2017. He is, alongside Kelly Ann Doll and Memphis Mae, co-producer of the Sydney Burlesque Gala, was MC for Burlesque Idol Australia (nominated “Best Cabaret” FRINGE WORLD 2016) for 3 and a half years as well as a regular host for RAW artist showcases and Big Bang Burlesque Qld.
Michael Wheatley - No Rest for the Wicked
"A voice that's downright f*ckable" Dan Murphy, Brag Magazine.
"Wheatley's stage presence was grand" ★★★★ Brandon Taylor, Australia Times.
Now in its fourth year as a FRINGE WORLD venue, The Ellington has earned its reputation as one of the most exciting live music venues in Perth. Boasting a classy, speakeasy-style setting and a delicious cocktail and finger food menu, The Ellington champions Perth's amazing local musical talent, hosting everything from sit-down Jazz and Cabaret shows to pumping dancefloor RnB and Hip Hop shows. This year, The Ellington will be hosting a whopping 82 Fringe World sessions, and there will be something for everyone, so be sure to head on over!
191 Beaufort Street, Northbridge, 6000, WA