Candice Monique and The Optics
Candice Monique is a talented & unique vocalist/songwriter/poet whose individual vocal and lyrical style fuses Soul, Neo-Soul, Jazz, RnB, Funk, Blues, Folk & Spoken Word. After recording her first demo in Atlanta with producer Professor Griff (Public Enemy) in 2003 and later in Harlem, NYC in 2005 with Neo-Soul Producer, Rich Medina (Jill Scott, Vassy) - Candice Monique returned to her new home in Melbourne and has completed her debut album, "In My Soul" with her stunning five piece band, THE OPTICS
Produced by their multi-talented drummer, Choi, the band''s debut album, In My Soul, is already receiving rave reviews around Europe and the US and is soon to be released worldwide by UK label Freestyle Records.
Stephie has a background in both classical dance and calisthenics, performing on stage for the first time at age two.
She is currently attending her final year The National Institute of Circus Arts specializing in aerial hoop, contortion handstands and adagio with her brother.
Discovering at a young age that she is hyper flexible in every joint in her body, a natural contortionist it is little wonder that she found her passion in circus.
Her act is a sensual fast spinning double point aerial hoop routine.
This Aerial Angel flies through the air with graceful balletic movements twisting and bending her body in and around the hoop high above the audience.
Notes: Show times are approximate. Most tickets are for General Admission / standing room only - if you wish to book a table or a booth, please call the Red Bennies office to make a reservation on (03) 9826 2689