• Katie Hardwick

Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair


I performed as the long-haired princess, Rapunzel, at a black tie gala dinner event with a Twisted Fairytale theme last week. Livestock Productions commissioned the silk dress costume and braided hair piece, which I spent weeks sewing and weaving in preparation for the bespoke event. I performed ambient sets on aerial hoop, suspended from a birdcage structure which was decorated with flowers.

This act can now be performed either freestanding in the birdcage, or on an aerial frame, suspended from a rigging point in any suitable venue.

I wanted to create an ethereal, couture inspired dress, and a hair piece to look as natural as possible (whilst using synthetic hair!).

Rapunzel performing ambient aerial sets as dinner entertainment at the black tie gala event, hosted by The Brewery venue in London.

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The making of the costume...

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