Swan Song By Wet Hot Beauties

About Swan Song

Project 2012-11-17 02:40:35 +1300

Last Auckland Fringe Festival, the Wet Hot Beauties presented the first water ballet in New Zealand in over fifty years. This summer, the 1930s styled ballerinas of the deep are back.

Following on from their 2011 award winning, sell-out success ‘Sirens’, the Wet Hot Beauties present ‘Swan Song’, a fantastical Swan Lake / Baz Luhrmann-inspired water ballet mash up with their trademark cheeky modern twist.



100 tutus flock to the water at the historic Parnell Baths in a romantic and epic tale of star crossed lovers, dark magic and water fowl . Eternal Love. Prince and Princesses. Dark magic. Girl fights. Water fowl. Love triangles. Love triangles with water fowl. A hilarious water dance party with rocking great moves, this is Auckland's most popular pool-side night-time spectacular.

Wet Hot Beauties are a fully inclusive, contemporary water ballet community in their fifth season. Past and present whanau sit around 250 and are a widely diverse collection of people. The majority of performers have no formal dance or performance background and join the group to channel their inner water ballerina and participate in an art form that sits outside the box.



Staging such a huge spectacular costs an epic amount of money. As our troupe grows, so too do our costs. We pride ourselves on being good time girls n guys and it's important to us that we put on an awesome and memorable extravaganza. In short, we want Swan Song to have the WOW factor.  To do this we need to spend money on the production.  We will use your kind donations on make up, costumes, props, set design, lighting and sound equipment to show case our 100 performers and the historic Parnell Baths and show them off to the best of their abilities.

Classical ballet just got all pool party on it!



Check us out at www.whbs.co.nz

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Thank You Video

A thank you video emailed from us to you. Saying 'Big Kiss. Thank you for supporting us and making the show happen'. Only way more cool. And watery. May or may not include Swans.

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Wet Hot Thank You in the Programme

Not only will we endow you with your very own Wet Hot Beauty moniker ( think Million Dollar Mermaid, Manchovy, Finalla Ice) but we'll put you and your Beauty name in print, publicly thanking you in the programme for your generous support.

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Retro Cap

Look stylish and glam this summer in and out of the water ( and keep your hair dry) with a retro style cap. Either brand spanking new or as worn by a Wet Hot Beauty - your choice. 'As worn by' caps will be delivered post season.

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Just one more: Best Seat in the House - 15 Feb 2013

Friday 15th February 2013 Two tickets to watch the show from the best seat in the house. The spa pool! Poolside action at its best. BYO Togs and towel.

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Best Seat in the House - 15 Feb 2013

Friday 15th February 2013 Two tickets to watch the show from the best seat in the house. The spa pool! Poolside action at its best. BYO Togs and towel.

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Best Seat in the House - 16 Feb 2013

Saturday 16th February 2013 Two tickets to watch the show from the best seat in the house. The spa pool! Poolside action at its best. BYO Togs and towel.

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Best Seat in the House - 17 Feb 2013

Two tickets to watch the show from the best seat in the house. The spa pool! Poolside action at its best. BYO Togs and towel.

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Valentines Day Package

Love conquers all. You and your lover will enjoy two tickets to the show. Snuggle up on your own private blanket under the stars before the show. Candle light, bubbles, rose petals, live music. Wellllll, we're working on the music and rose petals but it'll be something cool and romantic. Promise.

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Best Seat in the House - 14 Feb 2013

Valentines Day - 14th February 2013 Two tickets to watch the show from the best seat in the house. The spa pool! Poolside action at its best. Romantic picnic and blanket provided before the show. Then hit the spa. BYO Togs and towel. Love soup anyone?

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Best Seat in the House - Opening Night

Opening Night - 13th February 2013 Two tickets to watch the show from the best seat in the house. The spa pool! Poolside action at its best. Includes awesome opening night party with cast and sponsors and drinks. BYO Togs and towel.

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Car Wash

Wax on, wax off. A flock of Wet Hot Beauties will descend on you and hand wash your car(s). In their outfits. Optional water fight included. Put some Wet and Hot into your summer. Delivery date by negotiation.

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Encore! Encore!

Your very own encore. Hand pick an APRA approved song and we'll choreograph it especially and dedicate it to you on the night of your choosing. If you're out of town, we'll make you a music video. Bespoke at its best.

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The Valentine's Day Proposal

Want your lover to say YES? We'll help you execute the bestest, most romantic, out of the box proposal EVER. We'll tailor make it to your requirements but we're thinking pre-show picnic and flash champagne, candles, roses, private spa pool, the show and then the best ever love songs and a full company of water ballerinas at your disposal to dedicate the perfect love tribute. Imagine walking down an isle of cascading water ballerinas. How could they say No? And we'll video it for you too.

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Pool Party!

The Wet Hot Beauties will host a pool party just for you! We'll perform, chat, mingle, beguile. Serve (and drink) your champagne, dazzle and delight your friends or clients. Help you embrace your own inner water ballerina. Something oh so fun and oh so different. Jump on in. The waters fine. BYO pool.