The Art of Burlesque
– 10 week course with Eliza DeLite
When: Starts Monday 20th September
Where: Danceworks London
Price: Fee £160
Suitable for those looking to dip their toes into burlesque for the first time.
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.
Weeks 1-5- we’ll focus on confidence building, shimmy shaking, feather boa choreography and tassel twirling!
Weeks 6-10 – will see you progress further into sensuality and striptease; including robes, shoes, stockings & suspenders and incorporating props such as hand fans.
By 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 private Facebook 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).
Eliza DeLite first stepped into the burlesque world in 2008 and has since enjoyed a glittering international career. Pulling together her extensive training in art studies, and contemporary dance, Eliza’s stage performances encompass elevated elegance, powerful stage presence, creative artistic vision and dazzling costumes inspired by the golden age of Hollywood.
Throughout her career, Eliza has toured regularly across Europe and the USA, with performances at renowned burlesque events such as the Burlesque Hall of Fame Miss Exotic World Weekender (Las Vegas), Duane Park (NYC,) Voodoo DeLuxe (Milan), Boheme Sauvage (Berlin) to name but a few, and has headlined some of the UK and Europe’s most prestigious burlesque revues.
In 2019 she earned a sought-after residency at Mayfair’s very own Park Chinois before going on to tour in Germany and Austria with The Firebirds Burlesque Show, 2020.
In summer 2020 she was awarded a grant from Arts Council England and is currently working on a new theatrical burlesque work.
Also, a trained photographer & film maker, Eliza has a strong understanding of visuals and aesthetic design, a strong and essential component of her stage work and choreography.