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.
Part 1: Yes, but where is the sex?
Are you a shy performer who wants exude more confidence on stage? Do you find yourself only doing comedy acts because being “sexy” on stage makes you uncomfortable? Are you looking to take your act, and your audience to another level, but are not sure if you have what it takes? This class is here to help. Using the mock sex-ed class format, Poison Ivory will teach her students tips and techniques on how to incorporate more sex appeal into any act.
Part 2: Dare to be Sexy?
Want to exude more confidence on stage? Are you looking to take your sex appeal, your act, and most importantly, your audience to another level, but are not sure if you have what it takes? This class is here to help. As part 2 of a 2 part series, this class (the exercises) will cover techniques on breaking out of a performance rut, attacking choreography and themes by creating a sexy alter ego. Using Archetype cards and a pair of gloves, Poison Ivory will teach participants how to approach new characters and movement that will be explored through a easy course exercises.
Part goddess, part femme fatale, part hedonist, and recently crowned Miss Exotic World- Reigning Queen of Burlesque at the 2016 Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender, Poison Ivory is a New York based burlesque performer who has made her mark on the international burlesque scene.
Within months of her debut, Poison was nominated for Hottest Freshman at the 2012 New York Burlesque Festival. She was was later crowned Miss Starlet Burlesque at the 2013 Hollywood Burlesque Festival and took home the first place Crystal Corset Award at the 2014 Pennsylvania Burlesque Festival. Additionally, Poison won the Most Classic award at the 2015 International BurlyPicks Finals. Now, with multiple festivals, accolades, and the queen title under her garter, it is clear that Poison Ivory is a force to be seen.
With a background in theater and dance, Poison Ivory combines her thoughtful musicality with sultry and sensual movements that always leave her audience wanting more. She is brown sugar and spice; she is a deadly device.