Workshops

The Arizona Burlesque Festival is offering classes with burlesque stars from around the country on October 15! Join us for a day of fun, learning, and meeting new people. All levels are welcome! Save $15 by purchasing a full day pass for $55! Individual class prices are listed below

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12:00-1:00pm Cultivating Creativity with Fanny Galore (movement/dance class)- $15
Ever find yourself reverting to the same moves in all your acts? Do you often feel stumped to create exciting new choreography? Join Fanny Galore in learning techniques for choreography and creativity while bumping and grinding to your heart’s content. We will focus on expanding movement vocabulary and applying choreographic techniques as an individual performer. Be prepared to dance! This is an intermediate/advanced level movement class, so material will be presented at a faster rate. Participants should wear dance/exercise clothes and bring knee pads.

1:00-2:00pm Burlesque Touring 101 with Matt Finish (lecture class)- $15
Do you want to learn how to take your act on the road? Learn the basics of getting yourself booked out of town for paid gigs from international touring veteran and ‘Mr. Exotic World’ 2015 Matt Finish. Attendees should bring a pen and notebook.

2:00-3:00 Yes…but where is the sex? with Poison Ivory (lecture class)- $20
Want to exude more confidence on stage? Are you looking to take your sex appeal, your act, and most importantly, your audience to another level, but are not sure if you have what it takes? This class is here to help. As part 1 of a 2 part series, this class (the lecture), will be broken down into 3 sections: Relax, Exhale, and Swallow. Poison Ivory will share stories and give participants her tips and techniques on how to incorporate more sex into any act.

3:00-4:00 Dare to be sexy with Poison Ivory (movement/character class)- $20
Want to exude more confidence on stage? Are you looking to take your sex appeal, your act, and most importantly, your audience to another level, but are not sure if you have what it takes? This class is here to help. As part 2 of a 2 part series, this class (the exercises) will cover techniques on breaking out of a performance rut, attacking choreography and themes by creating a sexy alter ego. Using Archetype cards and a pair of gloves, Poison Ivory will teach participants how to approach new characters and movement that will be explored through a easy course exercises.

Classes are held in the dance studios at Pima Community College West 2202 W. Anklam Rd. We’ll send out a map ahead of time, but plan a little extra time to navigate the campus.

Cancellation Policies:
If your class is cancelled by the instructor, your money will be refunded to you as soon as possible. Tuition is otherwise non-refundable.