Classes will vary weekly between classic and neo-burlesque styles, but all classes will involve sassy and seductive movement combinations. Ginger Leigh will also incorporate lessons in attitude, posture, and presence. Your self-confidence will soar as you feel fabulous in your skin and have fun exploring burlesque dance and movement!
*No classes on September 5th, October 31st, and November 21st.
Floor-ography will provide a fun challenge in the art of getting down for stage or for your own private show. In this workshop you will get down without ever getting up! Prepare for a dance class focused on movement, transitions, and beginner/intermediate acro-tricks, all while playing with transfer of weight, full body connection, shapes, and rhythm, exclusively on the floor.
Comfortable heels that are secure and comfortable that you can easily move, squat, and flex/point in.
Comfortable clothes you can move in.
This class is not recommended for individuals with knee injuries!
Along the way you will attend workshops and lectures that will give you the knowledge and confidence to bring your ideas to life. There will be intermittent showings of your incomplete work where you will have the opportunity to receive feedback from your instructors and peers. This will be done in a positive and encouraging atmosphere! Over the 8-week period the following subjects will be explored:
The Immersive on October 21st will involve talks with experienced burlesque performers in addition to some of the workshops mentioned above. Bring your lunch and your questions for a fun burlesque Saturday!
Your class fee includes 3 hours of studio time. A discounted rate is offered after your 3 hours is used.
Sophie Sucré, Cherry Bomb, and Ginger Leigh have been in the burlesque world for 8, 12, and 11 years respectively. They will use their years of experience to help you begin your journey into the sparkle world!
In order to register for this class you must have completed the following prerequisites:
This series is geared towards those who have been in burlesque 0-2 years, but it is open to all who have met the above requirements. Please be prepared to:
*All classes are required. Exceptions are at the discretion of the instructors and will be handled on a case-by-case basis.
**No refunds after September27th**
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All you ever wanted to know and insider tips on how to style and wear wigs for the stage! Whether you are more pinup or more drag queen, whether you use full wigs, falls or ponies, this class will help you take your fake-hair game to the next level. From what kind to buy and where to find them, to how to style them and how to keep them from falling off your head – Ula shares her years of experience and insider tips on all things WIGS! Please bring a notebook. If you have a wig you are struggling with, please bring it and your styling supplies.
Bring class and sass to your burlesque routine! In this class, we will work on different walks and ways to make your routine cheeky. For showgirls of all levels, (or an intermediate level class), this class incorporates aspects from the Ziegfeld Follies and the Delsarte technique to take your routine to the next showgirl level!
Open to everyone. Please wear clothes and heels you can move in.
Boo is bringing her years of experience hosting in some of the toughest rooms in New York City to this brand new workshop for anyone wanting to learn and practice the skills for successful show hosting. Learn how to balance personality, character, timing, empathy and just the right amount of sass to command any room. Time will be spent learning helpful tips as well as trying out your own material. Open to all genders and experience levels.
***A minimum of 3 registered students is required in order to hold each class!
Twirly Whirly Burly-Q is a touring burlesque troupe bringing you a burlesque extravaganza straight out of the days of old New York! Experience the nostalgia of old burlesque and the excitement of avant-garde theater. Brought to you by an entirely female creative team, this show celebrates sensuality, sexuality, the female form and good old-fashioned girl-power.
Twirly Whirly Burly-Q features three New York burlesque stars – ULA UBERBUSEN (star of NYC’s Victrola Burlesque and Tainted Cabaret and producer of the The Mason Dixie Burlesque Tour), ROSIE CHEEKS (Star of The Burlesque Show at the Borgata), BOO BESS (host for Wasabassco, Storybook Burlesque core creative member).