I can't say that I have just one way of expressing my creativity. I love to write. I love photography. I love collaborating with other creatives to showcase our various mediums of expression.
So, I think the term “royal” is actually due for a re-brand. I think, in order to really newly define “royalty,” we need to truly think about leadership. You aren’t born into leadership- you grow into it. The heroes/heroines who change the course of history go against what’s wrong, go against what’s easy. Leaders push against the norm.
Meet Yolanda Dunderdale AKA Madam Marvelous -- artist, performer, producer. Yolanda is also Echo's incredibly talented costumer and loyal royal sister. We love working with her on all things creative.
In their 6th year of jiving and grooving, the group has had its fair share of changes. Musician lineups have adapted as members have come and gone. The band has always worked to keep the quality in their performance consistent. Original members Jes and Dani understand the importance of this, as the band not only plays classic sixties jams, but also embodies the females of that seemingly forgotten pastime through integral performance aspects. Beautiful dresses, the heels, beehives and wigs, oh my! Not to mention band members Jes and Laura’s awesome dance moves!
"I think the idea of passion is really commercialized. Like you have to have a passion in order to excel in anything. I never really had a passion; a love for things, sure, but nothing that drove me to obsession to play. When I hear ‘passion,’ I think of obsession. I wanted to play music, but the fact that it was a violin was more or less random."