Velvet Royale

The Velvet Royale Show – Special Event Entertainment – Shows without Fire

More than just violin: An astounding mix of sensational circus stunts, passionate Tango, combined with Classical & contemporary violin and production.

Dazzling glamour & excitement, stunning visual presentation, production backing tracks and breathtaking sections of solo violin… all whilst performing totally unique circus stunts.  The show is guaranteed to amuse, amaze and totally engage any audience.

Showcasing wow-factor original features such as:

  • Choreographed Tango with 2 playing on one violin
  • Unique Acro-Fiddle routines
  • Beautiful Tango-Violin routines
  • Uplifting Hula Fiddle routine with LED hoops
  • Mesmerising Sword to Knife Balance
  • Seemingly Impossible Violin performance balancing on the wobbly Rola-Bola combined with Rose-on-Nose Balance
  • Signature 2-high violin duet finale – both violinists playing with Mare standing on Nellie’s shoulders
  • FLASH Bow wow moments can be included in any venue (not fire or smoke sensitive)
  • Can be presented with humour or formal elegance

Presented by Rachele Wildmare & Michael Collins (“Mare” & “Nellie”), the creators of award-winning Strings on Fire.  The Velvet Royale show is the duo’s top-booking show in Australia and Asia over the last 5 years.

Creative use of LED includes a beautifully choreographed LED “Hula-Fiddle” routine is a real crowd-pleaser.

Performed in many kinds of venues, including risk sensitive and security sensitive government buildings and casinos.

Flexible show formats – from short, impactful event openers to dynamic main feature presentations.


THE “PARLIAMENT HOUSE” VERSION OF THIS SHOW DOES NOT INCLUDE SWORDS OR KNIVES (as performed in Australia’s Parliament House and other security sensitive venues).

Themes for corporate events include Venetian, Baroque, Masked Ball, Circus, Horror.  See Themed Shows for more info.
Shows can be specifically customised to your event.
Package can include entertainment for guest arrival.  Enjoy light, elegant Mozart from Mare and Nellie as The Undercover Classical Violinists… it will make the spectacular, costumed, feature production even more of a surprise!


Strings on Fire have presented the Velvet Royale Show at prestigious events for Hyundai, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Marina Bay Sands, The Cancer Council, Royal Caribbean Cruises and many more.


Based in Sydney Australia, the dynamic duo perform nationally & internationally.




LED Hula Hoops while playing violin

Velvet Royale LED Hula Fiddle – totally unique special event entertainment