'Sikorski's performance was perhaps the most assured of the night. Hilarious and beautiful, poignant yet self mocking, and performed with the audience control of a seasoned comic.'
"...it’s a love-fest, an invitation to partake in an intimate serving of four acts [...] She is an exuberant circus performer. A gymnast gone rogue. A movie-star of old, thriving on the adoration of her fans."
'Cake is witty, absurd, and touching. As a performer Eleanor exudes warmth. Three days later I continue to discover lovehearts and marshmallows in my bag. The gift that keeps on giving.'
'Sikorski’s performance is like watching someone have a very public breakdown, beautiful, emotional, and playfully skipping beside comfort zones.'
Possibly the shortest ever performance in four acts on the smallest ever stage. A twist on the classic burlesque cake-act, Cake, is a surprise for the faint hearted. Meet the soloist who is well dressed, well iced, is in love with her audience and is a bit of a hazard.
Choreography and text by Eleanor Sikorski.
Costume and design by Eleanor Sikorski.
Commissioned by BELLYFLOP Magazine for Sadler's Wells Wildcard, 2013.
Running time: 20min