RAW Artists 2015
The Royal Flush 2015
Slamboree Soundsystem 2015
RAW Artists 2014
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Joel Devereux - SHOOT
Joel Devereux - SHOOT
Chris Mitchell - SHOOT
Chris Mitchell - SHOOT
Chris Mitchell - SHOOT
Kommune Studios - SHOOT
Kommune Studios - SHOOT
Kommune Studios - SHOOT
Two Pound Parlour 2013
Two Pound Parlour 2013
Two Pound Parlour 2013
Electro Swing Club 2014
The Royal Flush 2015
Tarantino Ball 2015
Two Pound Parlour 2013
Top Spot 2015
Miss Friby's growing fan base can be attributed to her uncanny ability to get any audience 'eating out of the palm of her hand' (artshub 2015). Her witty banter and lovable showmanship represents the best, and sometimes the worst, of us with charisma and elegance so your event is guaranteed to be exciting, engaging and memorable. 
ABOUT
Elizabeth Dawson-smith is a director, choreographer, performer, producer, song/script writer. With a First Class Honours accreditation in nineteenth century burlesque traditions (2014), Elizabeth has made her mark on the vaudeville.......
WORKING WITH MISS FRIBY
It is one thing to have a critically acclaimed host, who has won the hearts of audiences & critics throughout Australia but when that host is also an experienced producer, comfortable liasing with 
artists, technical crew and the public if need be, you can rest assured that it's smooth sailing for all involved...... 
 

HOSTING

Miss Friby's growing fan base can be attributed to her uncanny ability to get any audience 'eating out of the palm of her hand' (artshub 2015). Her witty banter and lovable showmanship represents the best, and at times the worst, of us with charisma and elegance so your event is guaranteed to be exciting, engaging and memorable. 
With an incredible knack for audience inclusion, Miss Friby's hosting style brings people together, encouraging them to have fun, and savour the odd cheeky moment amongst new friends.
Hosting can vary from character based, to a more naturalistic style, and Miss Friby can perform in between segments if required. Script, character and costume is tailored so that every performance is unique and cohesive with all production elements involved. 
Previous Hosting Roles

1/15
First and foremost, your success, is Miss Friby's success.
 
It is one thing to have a critically acclaimed host, but when that host is also an experienced producer, comfortable liasing with artists, technical crew and the public (if need be), you can rest assured that it's smooth sailing for all involved.
Elizabeth knows the benefits of working with someone who is professional, flexible, client focussed and personable and offers this support to the production team when hosting an event.
Quick witted and clever on her feet, Elizabeth is comfortable with audience interaction and improvisation, able to counteract any un-planned hurdles that may arise.
Elizabeth will liase with your team and the speakers, musicians and/or artists involved to ensure every element is cohesive and can also provide production support if need be.

Working with Miss Friby

'She has incredible instincts for face to face audience development - people love her shows, she can play an audience very well'

Marcia Ferguson, Bigwest Festival

'Miss Friby, a diva of the best kind - extravagant, quick witted and hilarious'

Talulah Rae, Rainbow Serpent Festival

'Possessed of a ferocious work ethic!'

Ian Pidd, The Village & Falls Festival
 
 

About Elizabeth Dawson-smith

Elizabeth Dawson-smith is a director, choreographer, performer, producer, song/script writer. With a First Class Honours accreditation in nineteenth century burlesque traditions (2014), Elizabeth has made her mark on the vaudeville, cabaret and burlesque circuit, with two Green Room Award nominations (2012/15), a Fields Award nomination for her 'Contribution to Australian Vaudeville' (2015) and act direction for the winning entries of Miss Burlesque Australia 2014 (Zelia Rose) and Mr Boylesque Australia 2015 (Egson Ham).
Currently Elizabeth produces seasoned works and boutique entertainment for the avante-showgirl company, Miss Friby. She also works with a variety of artists, producers and presenters to develop creative works that are innovative, thought provoking and of the highest quality
 

FILMS

HOSTING REEL

A compilation of Miss Friby's hosting performances

MISS FRIBY - PHYSICAL COMEDY REEL

Cross a showgirl with a clown, and whaddya get?

HOSTING - NEUTRAL STYLE 

For two years Elizabeth has been the host at Raw Artists

CHARACTER COMEDY 

Some of Miss Friby's bizarre characters that have charmed audiences

'Miss Friby' - The Character

A compilation of Miss Friby's antics in Two Pound Parlour (2013)

AUDIENCE INTERACTION & ADLIB

The true test of any host, is how quick they are on their feet!