A contemporary Perth entertainment agency that specialises in booking bands, singers and DJs with a retro and vintage inspired theme.

Feature Show: A cabaret legend from the 1920s onward

“Bodycoat’s voice has a vibrancy and potency that conveys the emotional depth of the lyrics and hints at the personal tragedy behind Dietrich’s public mask.” – The West Australian

Ali Bodycoat’s Minor Major Marlene is a sumptuous and intelligent glimpse into the astonishing 65-year career of cabaret legend Marlene Dietrich.

Accompanied by Tom O’Halloran on piano, Ali paints an evocative picture of Dietrich’s intriguingly complex character, covering her transition from glamorous femme fatale on screen to formidable stage performer.

Ali captures the charm, wit and severity of the original queen of reinvention with her exceptional vocal ability and poignant stage presence.

Striking, captivating and beautifully presented, Minor Major Marlene features exquisite costumes by internationally renowned designer Aurelio Costarella, stunning visuals by VJzoo and a repertoire of classics such as ‘Lili Marlene’, ‘Blue Heaven’, ‘White Grass’ and ‘Falling In Love Again’.

Featuring 21 songs that are interspersed with dramatic prose and monologue, Minor Major Marlene has been performed during numerous sold-out seasons.


  • Ali Bodycoat requires a minimum stage size of 2.4m x 2.4m.
  • A vocal PA and lighting (with operator) as per the act’s PA/lighting Technical Rider. This information will be sent on request.
  • Video projection by VJ Zoo is required for this show.
  • A Dressing Room/Greenroom available for all members during the course of the event.
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