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This is a six week course that goes go in detail with how to develop burlesque for the stage. Class is limited to 6 students for the entire course. All gender identies, body types, and ethnities are welcomeed. Students will be taught the history of burlesque in the United States as well introduced to the Burlesque Hall of Fame Legend Monquie Murray who will be making a special apperance for the class. This 90 minute class will also introduce students to the fundmentals of movement, costumes, story telling and character development for burlesque. Students will also be given the chance to debut their new found skills on stage at the end of the course.
Advance Burlesque Performance
This course is designed to help polish a single act for each student. If you want to perform in festivals, larger scaled shows or just want to have a solid act. This course is for you. Students will perform their number of their choice in each class and get feedback and guidance from Mercury Stardust and on occasion special guest instructors that will be announced later. Through discussion and exercises Mercury will help guide performers to enhance their performance tools. Prerequisite for this class is either Burlesque Performance 101 or already Burlesque performance experience. This is a 4 session course that will go into detail with one performance number over the over of the class. Class is limited to 7 students for the entire course. Students will also be given the chance to debut their new found skills on stage at the end of the course.
Finding the Funny in the Sexy
You may know Mercury Stardust as a 2017 competitor for the Best of Boylesque at the Burlesque Hallf of Fame Weekender, or maybe you know them as the 2018 Burlypics World Master of Comedy, or better yet you may have seen them on season 5 of Bar Rescue. Well the Ambassador of Cheese and Tease, Mercury Stardust is here to show you how to NOT take yourself too seriously on stage. With 2 fun exercises everyone will be able to walk away feeling a little more confident and a lot sillier. All students should come with shoes that are comfortable to move in and be prepared to get weird. Be prepared to have your clothes get dirty and become human mops.