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Finding Ada and friends, with Kaz Cooke

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State Library Victoria, Experimedia

328 Swanston St

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Uncover the story of Ada Delroy, vaudeville comedian and dancer of the Victorian era, and the subject of Kaz Cooke’s latest novel, Ada.

Kaz is joined by actress, dancer and cabaret performer Meow Meow to discuss conjuring and creating characters through research into cabaret and vaudevillian history.

About Kaz Cooke

Kaz is a cartoonist and bestselling author; her publisher calls her the Number One Advisor for Australian girls and women. Kaz makes her living writing, drawing and talking.

About Meow Meow

Meow Meow is a dancer, cabaret performer and post-postmodern diva who has hypnotised, inspired and terrified audiences globally with unique creations and sell-out seasons from New York’s Lincoln Center and Berlin’s Bar Jeder Vernunft to London’s West End and the Sydney Opera House.


Image: The Ada Delroy Company in Quetta, India (Ada, front row, with Parrot), c1897; courtesy Joy Bell, Bell Family archives.

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