Troupe

Gypsy Charms & The French Fling Showgirls  – bringing their unique blend of ‘je ne sais quoi’ to your event.

About Us

Based in central Scotland, French Fling is a troupe of professional dancers who specialises in showgirl, can-can and cabaret style entertainment.  Multi-skilled and highly trained, our team provide the very best in dance-based event entertainment.

Themed Performances & Shows

French Fling  produce work for themed occasions – Moulin Rouge, Las Vegas, Roaring 20s and James Bond are firm favourites – and we have created original choreography for Wild West, Victoriana, Vikings, World War II, Halloween and Christmas events. Ask us if you have a theme in mind.

We pride ourselves on our versatility and creativity, and are able to customise work to suit. Our team are constantly designing, choreographing and costuming new routines – and as seasoned performers and professional dancers with years of experience in the field, interpreting briefs and injecting fresh ideas comes naturally.

Our team can provide full length shows, such as our signature show Parade du Plaisir, or deliver entertainment in a segment format to suit your event.

French Fling is highly adept at providing exceptional customer-service.  Our team frequently work in a meet & greet capacity at events, from corporate functions and charity fundraisers to weddings.  Whatever the occasion, we aim to exceed client expectations.

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Where we have high-kicked & ruffled feathers…

Edinburgh International Film Festival, Aye Write Festival, Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, Greater Grassmarket Events, Diageo, Scottish Event Awards, Hilton Hotels, Coca-Cola, Prestonfield House, Corn Exchange, Gleaneagles Hotel, St Andrews Old Course Hotel, Wild Cabaret, Voodoo Rooms, The Old Fruitmarket, Best Western Hotels, Jurys Inn Hotels.

Media Appearances

BBC 4 (Michael Grade’s History of Music Hall),BBC (Videogaiden), BBC 3 (Fun & Filth Cabaret, Edfringe), Channel 4 (How to Look Good Naked), BBC Alba, Chiambretti Night, Canel 5 (Italy),Lady Burlesque, Sky Uno (Italy), RTL (Germany)

Enquiries/Bookings

Please contact: Sarah (gypsy@burlesqueandcabaret.com)

 

REPERTOIRE

 French Fling can-can – “a high-kicking Parisian can-can spectacle”

This raucous performance from our dedicated can-can troupe French Fling is a jaw dropping can-can extravaganza! High-kicking exuberance and athletic grace combine in an homage to this time-honoured cabaret spectacle.

Our can-cans merge traditional French can-can with all the well-known spécialités such as the high-kicking battement, the grand écart (jump splits) and much more, to provide a show-stopping entertainment guaranteed to whip the audience into a frenzy.

The can-can is not simply a dance routine; it is an exercise in spectacle and performance!

Viva Las Conversations

A firm audience favourite, Viva Las Conversations is a classic Las Vegas-inspired showgirl number.  Dressed in full showgirl backpacks and head-dresses, this high-energy showgirl act performed to a crowd-pleasing soundtrack is perfect for Las Vegas and Casino Royale themed events.

Highland Follies

A Scottish-inspired showgirl act in full showgirl costumes that combines elegance and grace to a contemporary Scottish-themed soundtrack.

Fan Dance

French Fling have an extensive repertoire of showgirl-style fan dances to suit any event.  Executed with style, grace and their signature ‘je ne sais quoi’ their fan dance repertoire consists of performances to classical, jazz, retro-styled and rock music.

Les Ailes

French Fling’s duo showgirl performances incorporating the use of wing props merge the classic showgirl performance with ethereal elegance in their performance.

Glass Act

A burlesque standard and guaranteed to create a splash at any event, Gypsy Charms’ solo combines agility, allure with an added dash of sass to create a glamorous cocktail of a glass act.  This act can be performed to jazz, contemporary blues, rock or contemporary Scottish music.

Charleston

Adding their own unique twist to a 20s classic, French Fling’s flapper-inspired high energy Charleston using an electro-swing soundtrack is a favourite at Gatsby, 1920s and Weimer themed-events.

Burly-Air

The French Fling Showgirls would like to welcome you aboard Burly-Air; an airline that delivers a world-class service with a retro style pin-up performance to an American classic.

Pin-Up Cuties

A jive number with a French Fling twist, our pin-up cuties routine is a crowd-pleasing number guaranteed to have an audience clapping and tapping along.