BURLESQUE 101: taught by Doctor Deja Vu
Wednesday Nights, Oct 9-30.
$100 for the 4 week series
**minimum enrollment by September 8 is required to run the class, so pre-registration is highly recommended.
A body-positive work out that Bumps & Grinds then Shimmies & Shakes with the basics of Burlesque dance. This class uncovers the base movement textures we associate with classic Burlesque style dance in a fun, body positive, and welcoming environment. Learn bumps, grinds, shimmies, and other technical skill burlesque moves before applying in a choreographed dance.
This class is geared for the individual who has an interest in Burlesque movement or those seasoned performers wanting to take a refresher.
No experience is necessary.
Dress in clothes that allow you to move (think yoga or workout).
If wearing heels, please make sure they are soft soled and do not prohibit movement because this technique class is a workout!
Doctor Vu, The Wibbly Wobbly Boobie Woobie Time Lady of Burlesque, has been making audiences stop blinking and start saying "Oh, yes!" as a Sugar Shaker with the Green Mountain Cabaret since 2012. Trained in mask work and physicality, she acted and worked behind the scenes for several years in stage based theatrical productions, Commedia dell'Arte, and Interactive Theatre prior to starting her Burlesque career. She enjoys teaching fitness dance classes, Burlesque bachelorette parties, and Burlesque Workshops. When not dancing with the Green Mountain Cabaret, Doctor Vu's performed as a soloist in New England including multiple years at both The Great Burlesque Expo and The Vermont Burlesque Festival where she has extended her knowledge of the art form partaking in many classes from well known performers and Burlesque Legends.