In this 8 week long program, taught by Hamilton Burlesque Society's Miss Cadence, you will learn all the basics to become a burlesque performer. This course centres around helping you develop your own unique burlesque persona and how to create signature routines for the stage. Ideal for aspiring and new performers, no previous experience required. Each session will last approximately 90 minutes. Must be 19 years of age or older to participate. All body types, all ages (19+), and all genders welcome to participate.
Course will start on Sunday February 24th 2019 through to Sunday April 14th 2019
Course will cover the following
Burlesque History & The Modern Burlesque Community
Developing A Burlesque Persona
Costuming Basics (including suppliers lists)
Choreography Basics Including Props & Musicality*
Finding Creative Inspiration & Translating It To Stage
Stage Makeup & Hair
*Please Note - This course is NOT heavily choreography based.
Course Fees - A minimum of $80 (plus tax) deposit is required to reserve your spot. Full balance of course fee must be received by Sunday February 24th, 2019. Course fees are non refundable. Taxes added at checkout. This course requires a minimum of 4 people enrolled to run.
Materials Required - Bring a pen and note book (or whatever you would normally use to take notes). Printed hand out sheets will be provided. On choreography days you will be required to wear comfortable workout clothes such as yoga pants and a tank top.
Attendance - Ensure that you arrive a few minutes early to fill out studio waiver form. Class will start promptly at 3pm. If you will be unable to attend session please let us know as soon as possible; sessions will not be repeated but course notes will be provided. Workshop fees are non refundable.