Va-Va-Voom Productions is an Auckland, New Zealand based production company specialising in burlesque, cabaret and vaudeville performers, productions and events. 

Fever Pitch. Photo by Little Death from 'Voix de Ville', TAPAC Theatre, 2013.

Fever Pitch. Photo by Little Death from 'Voix de Ville', TAPAC Theatre, 2013.

 

what do we do?

- We can be contracted to produce high end burlesque, cabaret and vaudeville shows for your venue, event, function, corporate gathering and more. 

- Need social media presence and marketing for your next event? We also can be contracted to take the hassle out of promoting your event via social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook. 

- Want to book a burlesque, cabaret or vaudeville performer for your next event? Let us handle it! We have contacts in many performing arts disciplines and can find a suitable performer or performers to dazzle and give your next event the x factor. 

- Want to learn the art of burlesque? Or have a hens doo that needs a bit of sparkle? Look no further than Bambina Burlesque Academy! 

- Like sketching? Like art? We're home to Dr Sketchy Auckland - existing circa 2006. 

 

who are we?

Nat Hugill (aka. Lilly Loca). Photo by Epiphoton.

Nat Hugill (aka. Lilly Loca). Photo by Epiphoton.

Lilly Loca (Nat Hugill) is a professional actress, vaudevillian, MC, producer and now the director of her own production company, Va-Va-Voom Productions

After starting her own vaudeville theatre show, Lilly Loca's Vaudeville Cabaret in April 2011, she has successfully produced sell-out shows that have got rave reviews from audiences and critics alike. She created a-Va-Voom Productions to allow for her to create more fabulous cabaret, vaudeville and theatre shows  and unite them all under the Va-Va-Voom Productions umbrella.

Natalie has a keen eye for aesthetics, styling, branding and for picking out top-notch performers to perform as a part of her shows. She is a perfectionist with everything she produces and constantly delivers outstanding shows, from beginning to completion, to the highest quality.

She is currently a resident promoter for Cassette Nine. She has also been contracted by organizations such as the Auckland Council, First Thursdays and Uxbridge Creative Centre to produce and manage events on their behalf.

For more information on Lilly Loca -  please visit her website: www.lillyloca.com

 

what have we produced?

Coney Bow. Performing at 'Classique/Erotique - A Burlesque Double Bill'. Cassette Nine, 2016.

Coney Bow. Performing at 'Classique/Erotique - A Burlesque Double Bill'. Cassette Nine, 2016.

Below are some of the productions, events and shows we have directed, created, produced and promoted: 

  • 2017: Producer, Publicist & Event Manager at Shimmy Shake 'n Bake. Cassette Nine.

  • 2017: Producer, Event Manager for Auckland Council's Shimmy & Shakespeare Event. The Shakespeare Tavern & Brewery. 

  • 2017: Producer, Publicist & Event Manager at Bambina Burlesque Graduate Showcase. Cassette Nine. 

  • 2017: Producer, Publicist & Event Manager at BananaRama - A Burlesque Comedy Show. Uxbridge Arts & Culture.

  • 2017: Producer, Publicist & Event Manager at Tomfoolery - A Rather Silly, Slapstick Burlesque Variety Show. Cassette Nine.

  • 2016: Producer, Publicist & Event Manager at Classique/Erotique - A Burlesque Double Bill. Cassette Nine. 

  • 2016: Pre Show Entertainment Organizer & Manager for Uxbridge Arts & Culture Official Opening.

  • 2016 onward: Producer & Publicist for Dr Sketchy Auckland - Every month at The Wine Cellar. More info here.

  • 2015: Producer, Publicist & Event Manager for A Very Rocky Horror Halloween. Cassette Nine.

  • 2015: Producer, Publicist & Event Manager for The AetherCon Ball & Cabaret. Ellerslie Event Centre.

  • 2015: Producer & Publicist for BananaRama - A Burlesque & Comedy Spectacular. Uxbridge Arts Centre.

  • 2015: Producer & Publicist for Bambina Burlesque Graduate Showcase. Cassette Nine.

  • 2014-2015: Directed, Curated and Produced various mini and end of year showcases for Defying Gravity Perfrorming Arts.

  • 2013: Producer, Director, Event Manager & Publicist for Lilly Loca's Vaudeville Cabaret Presents: Voix de Ville. TAPAC Theatre. 

  • 2013: Producer, Director, Event Manager and Publicist for Dark Horse Cabaret Presents: Grimm. Westpoint Performing Arts Centre. 

  • 013: Producer, Publicist & Event Manager for Whisper 150 Speakeasy Club, Hard Luck Cafe.

  • 2013: Producer, Publicist & Event Manager for Lilly Loca's Vaudeville Cabaret Presents: Vivacious Vaudeville - A Fringe Special!, Q Theatre.

  • 2012: Co-Producer for B-Boys & Burlesque as a part of First Thursdays. Galatos.

  • 2012: Producer & Co-Publicist for Lilly Loca's Vaudeville Cabaret & Tempo Dance Festival Present: The Va-Va-Voom Burlesque Show!, Q Theatre.

  • 2012: Producer, Publicist & Event Manager for Lilly Loca's Vaudeville Cabaret Presents: Frivolous Frivolity! TAPAC Theatre.

  • 2012: Director of Western Springs College Yr 11 Drama Production of A Midsummer Nights Dream by William Shakespeare. TAPAC Theatre.

  • 2012: Co-Director of Western Springs College Yr 12 Drama Production of BARE by Toa Fraser. TAPAC Theatre.

  • 2012: Co-Creator, Co-Producer & Performer for PUSSY LIQUOR! Hard Luck Cafe.

  • 2012: Producer, Publicist & Event Manager for Lilly Loca's Vaudeville Cabaret Presents: The Wunderbar Spectacular! The Basement, Auckland.

  • 2011: Director of Onehunga High School Yr 13 Production of Revenge of the Amazons by Jean Betts.

  • 2011: Co-Director of Onehunga High School Yr 12 Production of BARE by Toa Fraser.

  • 2011: Producer, Publicist & Event Manager for Lilly Loca's Vaudeville Cabaret Presents: The Big Timers! The Basement Theatre.

  • 2011: Producer, Publicist & Event Manager for Lilly Loca's Vaudeville Cabaret presents: The BIG Reveal! The Basement Theatre.

  • 2010: Director of Rangitoto College's YR13 Drama production of Nga Wahine by Riwia Brown

  • 2008-2009: Directed and created various different theatre performances for The Performance.Net

“Having performed and attended a number of Va-Va-Voom shows, all I can say is that the shows are always guaranteed to dazzle and bedazzle. Highest production standards, impeccably run, incredible acts....exactly what Auckland needs for it’s burlesque, cabaret and vaudeville scene. Nat’s a diamond and her business reflects that.”
— Verity Johnson. Media Personality, Wordsmith.