Rita Fontaine is a consummate entertainer in the art of the MC, Drag & Burlesque. She has toured with Australia's top Burlesque Shows and hosts regular events in Sydney as herself or her Drag King Persona Johnny Castrati

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Rita Fontaine is a top Mistress of Ceremonies and Drag King on the Cabaret circuit; a red headed vamp with dangerous curves,  Rita's acts vary from drag, comedy and dance.

Rita is renowned for her social commentary in a comical improvisation and her vocal stylings. She is also known for her glamour, performances of depth with smoldering moves.

She is also known as Gulia Jillard... 

Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jSUVEBWjVNQ

Career Highlights

  • "Miss Burlesque Australia 2010"
  • Rita Fontaine becomes a RED Burlesque Lipstick Ambassador & Colour
  • 2013 Voted No. 9 of Australia's Top 10 Burlesque Performers of 2013

Regular Shows:

  • The Ruby Revue (sydney/Newcastle)
  • 2008 - 2013 Performer and MC Dr Sketchy's since 2008 Sydney/Brisbane
  • 34B Sydney regular act or MC
  • Gallery Burlesque (Syd) 2010-2013
  • Mr Falcon's Burlesque (Syd) since 2012
  • RagTag Revue Brisbane 2008-2010


  • Part Tour MC - Miss Burlesque Australia 2014 --NSW/Grand Final, more
  • TBC Full Tour MC - Miss Burlesque Australia 2013 - NSW,QLD,VIC,WA,GC,SA & Grand Final at Athenaeum Theatre Vic
  • Part Tour MC - Miss Burlesque Australia 2012 - SA, Grand Final at Enmore Theatre Sydney
  • MC -Pole Candy Semi Pro Pole Dancing Championship 2013
  • MC - Australian Burlesque Festival , Empress Erotique Show, Sydney 2013
  • The Burlesque Ball -2009 as The Gamble Sisters Duo -2010 The Gamble Sisters -2012 Rita Fontaine Solo
  • Woodford Folk Festival 2011 - Burlesque Headliner & MC -With secret performance off site for an ex Prime Minister (as Gulia Jillard)
  • Woodford Folk Festival 2009 as the Gamble Sisters Band
  • Headliner: A Doll's House Cabaret, Adelaide Fringe Festival & Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2011
  • A Velvet Affair Mardigras Special 2011
  • Dr Sketchy Mardigras special 2011
  • MC -Under The Blue Moon Festival 2010
  • MAZDA2 Big Night Out 2010 Wintersun Festival 2009 , The Gamble Sisters Band
  • Valley Fiesta Brisbane 2009 - the Gamble Sisters Band
  • Choreographer,costuming and performance with a troop backing Peaches at Parklife Tour 2009 BigDayOut 2008

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