Carnaval meets Cabaret!
HOT PINK FEATHERS performs World Cabaret Showgirl dance.
Recently voted BEST DANCE COMPANY in the SF Bay Guardian "Best
of the Bay" polls, the Feathers are committed to Delighting
the World, One Showgirl at a Time. Think Busby Berkeley choreographing
an ethnic dance festival, with Carmen Miranda, Josephine Baker,
Lola Montez & Little Egypt as his side kicks.
Feathers are veteran performers of cabarets, clubs, concerts,
carnavals and corporate events, from the intimate to the grand.
by the current reigning Queen of Carnaval SF, Kellita, the Feathers
embody full tilt joy and passion in a professional dance revue
package. A Feathers show is guaranteed to bring smiles to each
and every face in the house. These San Francisco-based dancing
darlings are spreading the glitter gospel across the globe with
their exuberant extravaganzas.
of the past years in the life of Hot Pink Feathers include performing
in Margaret Cho's Sensuous Woman variety shows at the Plush Room
and Bimbo's in San Francisco and at El Cid in Los Angeles and
sharing the stage with Rosin Coven at The Fillmore. You may also
have caught the Feathers entertaining many millions of TV viewers
on NBC's America's Got Talent. Hot Pink Feathers earned First
Place in Original World Dance at San Francisco's Grand Carnaval
2005 & 2006.
family friendly to delightfully risque revues, the Feathers entertainment
themes range from Brazilian Carnaval, Vegas Showgirl, New Orleans
Mardi Gras, Old Havana Mambo, French Can Can, Gypsy Cabaret, Tropical
Sambafest, to Bawdy Bollywood and beyond.
revue is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face with their cheeky
and playful presence.
Feathers were founded in 2000 by award-winning dancer and choreographer
Kellita Maloof. In addition to providing artistic direction to
Hot Pink Feathers, Kellita delights audiences with her array of
captivating solo acts. Choose Kellita: in her Brazilian Carnaval
solo; her latin showgirl number; her samba lounge shimmy shake;
or in one of her more classic burlesque pieces: her feathery tribute
to Night Train, her alluring Gyspy act, her sizzling Jungle number,
or her humorous Bunny act (with option of Kellita jumping out
of a life-size gift box!).
was a member of Rococo Risque Cabaret, awarded Best Theater Ensemble
by SF Weekly 2005. She has ventured a la carte to Las Vegas, Hollywood,
Seattle, Denver, Anchorage, NYC, Costa Rica and Honduras, leaving
glitter and grins in her wake. Kellita was named Little Miss Aftershock
for her outstanding shimmy-shake at the Miss Exotic World Contest
and earned a nod to her main instrument of bump 'n' grind at the
New York Burlesque Festival with a Golden Pastie for Best Derriere.
may have seen Kellita on Fox News leading a Conga Line in San
Francisco's Union Square to kick off National Dance Week in April
2007, and again in 2008, alongside Carnaval King Everett. You
also may have spotted her as MC of the Carnaval San Francisco
King & Queen Contest alongside Feather Kerri in March '07.
KRON 4 interviewed Kellita on Carnaval morning in May '07. She
also appears in KRON's documentary of SF's nightlife, "Sex
& The City," and ABC and CBS spots on the Grand Re-Opening
of the Condor. She is the debut act in the burlesque stag film
"Broad Daylight" by John Michael McCarthy, and was interviewed
and performed live on webcast through WFMU.