Burlesque for Beginners (level 1)

& Burlesque for Improvers (level 2)

With

Eliza Delite

The Art of Burlesque with Eliza DeLite – Level One (Beginners)

 January  10th – March 14th 2022 | Time: 18:00 – 19:00

 

 Suitable for those looking to dip their toes into burlesque for the first time (no prior burlesque experience necessary).

Over this 10-week course, we’ll look at some of the core essentials of burlesque.

This Level 1 course aims to give you the tools to feel more confident in yourself, meet new friends, learn fun routines which will incorporate aspects of striptease, dance and theatricality.

 

Key Focus areas:

  • Confidence building
  • Shimmy shaking
  • Feather boa choreography
  • Tassel twirling
  • Striptease (robes, shoes, stockings, suspenders & bras)
  • Hand fan choreographyBy the end of this 10-week course you will have mastered the basics of burlesque, learned and polished two full striptease routines and be feeling more confident in yourself!There will be a course ice breaker social on the evening of Thursday January 13th (details TBC at the first class). This is a great way to get to know your fellow course-mates before we dive in!KIT LIST – For this course, you will need the following items (they do not need to be expensive, just something to practice in):
  • Lingerie that you feel confident and comfortable dancing in.
  • A pair of Stockings (not hold ups)
  • Suspender belt
  • Evening gloves
  • Nipple tassels
  • A silky robe (long)
  • Slip on court shoes that you can comfortably dance in and remove without straps or fastenings.
  • Feather or tulle boa.

There will be a private Facebook and Whatsapp support group for all attendees to access resource materials, catch up with fellow students, find out about social events and stay up to date with the week-to-week classes (and what to bring along). Access to these will come into effect from week 1 onwards.

Art of Burlesque with Eliza DeLite – Level Two (Beginners +)

January 10th – March 14th 2022 | Time: 20:00 – 21:00

This course is suitable for those with a little burlesque experience (the Level One course is perfect preparation for this).

Over this 10-week course, we’ll look at some of the more complex striptease components of burlesque, such as corsetry (if taking this course, you should already have a basic knowledge of glove, stocking, suspenders and bra removal and tassel twirling, all of which are covered in Level One).

This Level Two course aims to give to help you advance your striptease skills through choreographed routines, understanding of music, and begin to think creatively about burlesque as an art form (some sessions will be discussion led with idea sharing).

 Key Focus areas:

  • Corset removal
  • Level 2 choreographed routines
  • Musicality
  • Creative thinking for burlesque (act development)By the end of this 10-week course you will have levelled up on your burlesque skillset, learned choreographed several routines and completed a creative assignment (so be prepared to put in a little work outside of class).There will be a course ice breaker social on the evening of Thursday January 13th (details TBC at the first class). This is a great way to get to know your fellow course-mates before we dive in!KIT LIST – For this course, you will need the following items (they do not need to be expensive, just something to practice in):
  • Lingerie that you feel confident and comfortable dancing in.
  • A pair of Stockings
  • A pair of Hold ups
  • Suspender belt
  • Evening gloves
  • Corset
  • Nipple tassels
  • A silky robe (long)
  • Slip on court shoes that you can comfortably dance in and remove without straps or fastenings.

There will be a private Facebook and Whatsapp support group for all attendees to access resource materials, catch up with fellow students, find out about social events and stay up to date with the week-to-week classes (and what to bring along). Access to these will come into effect from week 1 onwards