The Showtime is the ideal place to start your burlesque adventure, you can be a complete beginner or have some performer/burlesque experience.

Creating a character that inspires you, you will learn vintage moves, pin up technique, the classic bump and grind, glove and stocking peel as well as nipple tassel twirling. You will have all the skills to unleash your inner temptress and then celebrate her in a troupe performance with lashing of glitter and gorgeousness.

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A 12 week course dedicated to you creating your own solo act with the opportunity to perform at a famous London Burlesque Venue

Are you ready to launch yourself onto the UK Burlesque and Cabaret scene with your own solo act? Then this course is for you. This course has trained some of the best and most successful performers on the UK scene including both 2013, 2014 and 2015 Burlesque Idol Winners. With a further 90% of graduates entering UK competitions since 2010 coming 1st 2nd or 3rd!!

What You’ll Get From The Advanced Course

Three master classes in Movement, Striptease and Fan Dancing, eight classes dedicated to working on your act with expert advice and guidance from your lead teacher as well as the invaluable experience of performing your act every week in front of you peers. The confidence to create work that really inspires you, the skills to create an act ready to perform. Expert tips and guidance on character, costume, styling, makeup and hair.

The opportunity to perform at an established venue with a professional team to support you on and off the stage. The opportunity to get professional photos and video of your act. The support needed to start working on the UK burlesque and cabaret scene should you choose to. The opportunity to be part of the wider Cheekette community who will encourage, support and love you through all your learning and invite you to lots of wonderful burlesque related events. And above all you will feel inspired and empowered by who you are and those around you and have more fun then you can shimmy a tassel at.

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Especially created for those who love burlesque but want to develop their movement ability, confidence and stage presence; From shimmies to the bump and grind, this course is the perfect place to master a whole range of moves that can be used for existing and new burlesque routines plus the physical benefits (including toning the entire body, improving co-ordination and fitness) will leave you feeling fabulous.

And…..The course includes the opportunity to show off your new moves with a troupe performance at the end of term Showcase!!! The course is open to all levels, ages and sizes. Whether you want to try out belly dance for the first time or you want to add a little extra sparkle to your burlesque moves, this course will be tailored for you. We will dance barefoot, You will need a coin belt, Comfortable clothing that you can move in (eg. Leggings and t-shirt/crop top)

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Classes at Academy Mews

Dance Studios:

Mondays 6 pm – 7.30 pm







Phone: 07967931559

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