The 2019 SUMMER OF BURLESQUE
Burlesque Workshops all summer long!
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a burlesque dancer?
Or have you ever just wanted to move with poise and elegance?
Perhaps you are thinking you'd like to plan a sexy show for someone special and don't know where to start…
Whatever your reason, this burlesque series will give you everything you need to begin a brazen new adventure in burlesque.
WEDNESDAY JUNE 19 at 7:30PM
The EXOTIC MOVEMENT class will give you an in depth understanding of sensual and exotic movement including how to create smooth hip circles, fluid undulations/body waves, shoulder rolls and techniques for elegant arms and hands and the importance of moving slow and deliberate. We will also cover different types of showgirl walks and struts.
Wed June 26 at 7:30pm
The SPINS, TURNS & HAIR FLIPS class takes your mastery of exotic movement and gives it dimension, excitement and punctuation! Work on spotting techniques to help alleviate dizziness. Explore options for changing directions in your choreography and how to maintain your balance while flipping your fabulous, flirty hair.
WEDNESDAY JULY 10 at 7:30PM
Using props in burlesque can be an exciting way to change up your choreography, add dimension and versatility to your act and emphasize drama in your routines.
This workshop shows you how to use a common fold up chair in your burlesque dance and several acrobatic tricks to show off those sexy legs and how strong your core muscles are.
Beginner friendly and easier than you think, implementing a prop in your routine can be a great workout as well as a fantastic flare with your basic chair.
WEDNESDAY JULY 17 at 7:30PM
The second prop class of the Burlesque series is feather boas. Boas are fluffy, luxurious and fun props. Feathers and feather boas are a staple in burlesque and they can be flirty or dirty. We will go over how to carry and wear our boa, things to do with your boa, using the boa for your reveal or your big "TA DA!" and even how to tease audience members with your boa.
WEDNESDAY JULY 24 at 7:30PM
What is burlesque without a little tease?
Find out how to flash some flesh while creating anticipation for the big reveal.
It's not what you do, it's HOW you do it ands this workshop will give you several ways to remove the 3 top burlesque costume elements: gloves, stockings (thigh highs, of course) and dressses.
WEDNESDAY JULY 31 at 7:30PM
The biggest of the burlesque "TA-DA'S" is usually the TA-TAS!
This workshop will require some core control and for you to be topless. Each student will be provided with a pair of custom-made rhinestone pasties with tassels for spinning (add'l $30) and taught techniques for making the tassels twirl.
$59 Individual Workshops
$149 Any 3 workshops
$259 Entire Series of 6 Workshops