"...In this exotic new breed of cabaret, these rare and illusive creatures will emerge from the foliage of their alluring, colour-speckled underworld, to share provocative, heart warming tales of wandering souls pining for love and looking to be saved.
Written and devised by award-winning singer, cabaret artist and dancer, Simone Page Jones, The LoveBirds pays homage to 1930'2 Bohemia and psychedelic, sexually ambiguous San Francisco."

I created this epic feathered gown for Simone Page Jones' role in  The Lovebirds
Performed at the Spiegeltent as part of the Adelaide Fringe Festival 2012

Simone about to go onstage! Wearing the feathered gown I made for her. 2012

Circus extravaganza, featuring the wonderful talents of hoola queen Ms Anna Lumb. Strong woman feats, hula hoops, trapeze, slapstick and live music by DJ Lazer Ferrari. The show premiered at Red Bennies this year, before opening at the Spiegeltent at the Fringe World Festival in Perth.

For my favourite Melbourne circus babe, I constructed 
For my favourite Melbourne circus babe, I constructed 
Anna Lumb performing at the Adelaide Frige hub, wearing the Leopard 2 Piece I made
Anna's fave: black high waist booty shorts with a black glitter love heart on the bum!
Bad-ass TIGER JOCKS for DJ Lazer Ferrari

Making the showgirl headress for Anna

Anna's headress almost finished!


Collaborative erformance and design as part of Next Wave Festival 2010.
Theatre collective; Matthew Kneale, Daniel Koener, Zoe Meagher and Jess Daly.
Over two year period, ran sewing workshops for men, teaching them how to sew and construct their own high visibility work vest. Final performance, site specific work, peformed on a loop, 3 times a day, over a 5 day week period in April 2010.
Performed on the footpath, outside Prada, in Collins Street Melbourne!
High Vis Dandis aimed to prove that you can still look good while wearing high visibility clothing. 

All costumes designed and made by the High Vis Dandies 2011

Directed by Daniel Koerner 2009
Costumes by Jess Daly

Bands, burlesque and circus event, held at The Espy, St Kilda. 2009.
Event managed and produced by James Marshall and Jess Daly.

Promotional photoshoot styled by Jess Daly.
Featuring funk band 'Baron Samadhi" and dance troupe "V Dentatas".

Directed by Kirsten Von Bibra 2007
The Victorian College of the Arts
Drama School and Production School.
Costume design Jess Daly


Choreographed by Stephanie Lake 2006
Costumes designed and made by Jess daly
The Victorian College of the Arts