FEB 2020: The Intermediate Course will run from 25th February to 17th March and can either be booked as a full 4 week course or as individual drop in classes.
Cost is £35 per drop-in class or £140 for the full 4 week course
VENUE: WAC ARTS, The Old Town Hall, 213 Haverstock Hill, London NW3 4QP
YOU KNOW THE BASICS, BUT NOW YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE AND POLISH YOUR SKILLS... SIGN UP TO THE HOUSE OF BURLESQUE INTERMEDIATE COURSE!
Want to explore the fabulous world of burlesque further, have fun and learn some exciting new skills? The House of Burlesque intermediate course picks up where our beginners course finishes, and gives you even more ways to increase your confidence, move like a burlesque star and learn new burlesque skills and techniques.
In these 4 sessions, you will study using props such as feather boas, look at floor work, learn more advanced striptease techniques, develop your own persona and explore comedy and character in burlesque. We will teach you tips to help you really connect with your audience and help you with on stage acting and musicality. This course is suitable for anyone who has completed the House of Burlesque beginners course, or other beginners burlesque classes or workshops and is suitable for all genders.
COURSE BEGINS 25TH FEBRUARY
Week One: 25/02 - Acting, Comedy and Storytelling for Burlesque.
Learn how to really make a connection with the crowd and explore how to communicate effectively through your face and body language, tell stories, add dimension to your striptease, and explore the use of comedy onstage. This workshop is useful for all styles of burlesque. Please bring: A pair of heels and clothes you can dance in. Pen and notebook.
Week Two: 03/03 - Advanced Striptease.
Stocking peels and corset removals are two of the most sensual and elegant of the striptease arts, and the most tricky to master. Discover the secret to making your stocking peels look effortless and corset stripteases "come off" without a hitch. Please Bring: Stockings* and suspenders, or hold ups. Heels you can easily slip on and off. A back laced corset (optional). Pen and notebook. *We recommend most types of sheer stockings with the exception of fishnet stockings.
Week Three: 10/03 - Introduction to Floorwork and Props.
Floorwork and props can add much sought after dimensions and levels to your performance. Learn the secrets of how to use props effectively and imaginatively to bond them seamlessly into the narrative of your routine. With floor work understand how to get up and down effortlessly, and the positions that are most flattering on the floor. Please bring: A pair of heels and clothes you can dance in. Pen and notebook. Floorwork can be tough on the joints, we suggest bringing knee pads or a yoga mat.
Week Four: 17/03 - Confidence and Presence
Learn techniques to help you boost your confidence and magnetism on the stage, and also how to calm nerves and control energy before the performance. This workshop is also suitable for those working in non-burlesque performance disciplines. Please bring: A pair of heels and clothes you can dance in. Pen and notebook.
TO BOOK THE FULL COURSE CLICK ON FEB 25TH DATE OPTION AND SELECT FULL COUSE. TO BOOK INDIVIDUAL SESSION PLEASE CLICK ON THE RELEVANT DATE.