Aussie Heat to Host Entertainment Industry Showcase to Benefit Opportunity Village August 06, 2018 08:53
Las Vegas’ highest rated male revue to host variety show event featuring Las Vegas entertainers
and Opportunity Village Performing Artists
Las Vegas, Nev. – Aussie Heat, Vegas’s most hands-on male revue, will be hosting and producing a genre-spanning, groove-inspired entertainment industry showcase, The Vegas Variety Show, on Wednesday, August 29 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. at the Opportunity Village Ralph and Betty Engelstad Campus. Open to the public, the event is suited for all ages.
The inaugural variety show will feature performances by individuals in Opportunity Village’s Performing Arts Program, along with local talent who perform throughout Las Vegas in shows and venues including Aussie Heat, Sexxy, David Goldrake - Imaginarium, Stoney’s Rockin’ Country, and many more. The event’s featured entertainers will perform routines from their headlining shows, spanning across several genres including contemporary, hip-hop, ballroom, Western and more. Attendees will also have the chance to get on their feet and show off their best moves by participating in a line dance lesson.
Since debuting in Las Vegas in 2015, Aussie Heat has supported many Las Vegas not-for-profit organizations including Opportunity Village, where they teach monthly lessons to adults with intellectual disabilities and donate a portion of their nightly merchandise sales.
“We are honored to be producing and hosting Opportunity Village’s first-ever ‘Vegas Variety Show,’ which will showcase a diverse collection of performers from around the world who perform nightly, right here in Las Vegas. We hope everyone comes out to join us for an incredible afternoon of entertainment, while supporting Opportunity Village’s unparalleled Fine & Performing Arts Program,” said Adam Barr of Aussie Heat.
Tickets can be purchased for $15 at this link or at the door, and food and beverages will be available for purchase. All proceeds from the event will benefit Opportunity Village’s Fine & Performing Arts Program. The Fine & Performing Arts Program serves individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in music, dance, theater and visual art. The program was designed to increase individual’s awareness of the arts, support their creative passions and offer individualized and group training, while promoting self-expression, social interaction and the development of peer relationships. Additional information can be found on Facebook here.
About Aussie Heat:
Recognized as the most interactive male revue in Las Vegas, the Australian-based show Aussie Heat is comprised of eight classically trained dancers in street, break and hip-hop dancing. As seen on Australia’s Got Talent and So You Think You Can Dance Australia, the group takes male revue to a whole new level. Aussie Heat explodes with interactive seduction and world-class choreography, performing four nights a week at the V Theater inside Miracle Mile Shops. Tickets to the electrifying show start at $54.99 (plus applicable tax fees) and can be purchased online at the V Theater Box Office. For more information, visit http://www.aussieheatlv.com, or follow on Facebook @AussieHeatLV, Instagram @AussieHeatLV and YouTube @AussieHeat.
About Opportunity Village
Mission: Opportunity Village is a not-for-profit organization that serves people within our community with significant intellectual disabilities, to improve their lives and the lives of their families.
Seven families who were determined to give their children with disabilities the best lives possible founded Opportunity Village in 1954. Now, more than six decades later, Opportunity Village is one of the most recognized and respected organizations of its type in the United States.
Nevada’s largest employer of people with disabilities, Opportunity Village serves nearly 2,000 individuals annually, providing vocational training, employment, habilitation and social recreation programs and services that make their lives more purposeful and interesting.
Opportunity Village citizens – individuals who were previously considered unemployable – work at Opportunity Village’s Employment Resource Centers and in jobs throughout the community, collectively earning wages amounting to more than $3.7 million in 2016. They are hardworking and diligent, proudly paying taxes and happily leading more fulfilling lives.
Primarily a self-funded organization, Opportunity Village generates the majority of its operational funding through its employment contracts and fundraising efforts such as the Magical Forest and Great Santa Run, saving Nevada taxpayers more than $37 million annually.
Gina Yager Creative