Registration for our online workshop series is now open!
Each class is $25 (+service fees) or attend from home via livestream for $15 (+fees).
Browse this year's offerings and sign-up below.
10:00 AM - 10:55 AM
with Ava Lure
Do you rely on that "5, 6, 7, 8"? Want to add a little pizazz or je ne sais quoi to your act? Let's tap into that virtuosic musicality hiding within! In this class, you'll learn to become best friends with your music and to embody inspired movement on stage. Over the course of the workshop, we'll go through fun, low-impact exercises and improvisation that will take your performances to the next level.
Bring a medium-large piece of fabric/flowing garment, wear comfortable clothing to move in, and bring a notebook, water, and a mat.
Skill level: All levels
11:00 AM - 11:55 AM
Advanced Floor F*ckery
with Lola Frost
Saucy, slinky and smutty.
Learn to get low and luscious with some killer moves and flow to add to your floor work repertoire! This class is suited to more advanced students who are comfortable with shoulder rolls/stands and like to add erotic dance elements to their combinations. This class will break apart some slick and tricky moves safely then add them all into a scrumptious flow!
All presentations of gender are welcome. Knee pads are strongly recommended for this class as are tights/crops/leggings so you don't stick to the floor. Heels optional.
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced
12:00 PM - 12:55 PM
with Judith Stein
Quote: "If you love them first, they will be unable to help themselves from falling in love with you."
In this workshop Judith Stein explores the concept of connection to all audiences through Provocative Intention. Calling on her seventeen years as an international stripper and Canada's Burlesque Legend, we will talk about understanding and building the anticipation of striptease through intention and the provocative nature of our art; how to pace the action; hold suspense; when to hold back and when to eke it out; and allowing yourselves to become entertainers in the burlesque world.
Skill Level: All Levels
1:00 PM - 1:55 PM
Slow it Down like a Queen
with Foxy Lexxi Brown
In this workshop Lexxi will guide you on how we embody sexiness like a queen. She will start with a little intro of the class follow by a quick sexy warm up to set the mood while giving you some tips and tricks. Explore how the tease is the element around which the strip turns. Join our headliner Foxy Lexxi as she helps you on how to use your shapes, walks and movements to highlight your silhouette, charm and certain something... leaving your audience hot and bothered.
Please bring a water bottle, comfortable clothing you feel cute in, and heels you feel confident in.
Skill Level: All Levels.
2:00 PM - 2:55 PM
Making Movement for Burlesque
with Rita Ann'tique and Newfound Lad
In this workshop Rita Ann'tique and Newfound Lad will break down people's ideas around choreography and dance. Students will be led through a full body warm up, with some focus on bump and grind movements, followed by a series of creative tasks. These tasks are designed to hone the student’s choreographic and improvisational skills, while having them walk away with new ways of crafting movement. Shoes optional, moveable clothing a must!
Skill Level: Beginner/All Levels.
3:00 PM - 3:55 PM
Grounding and Stage Presence through Clowning
with Holly Von Sinn
In this class you will learn skills to command the stage and be fully present in your performances. This course is a series of clown prompts and suggestions that you can freely engage with in a way that works best for you and your body. We will work through these exercises with the goal of becoming more grounded, present, and creative in the moment. This will also help develop skills for creating and maintaining a clear character on stage. This is a fun, creative class with the goal of waking up your inner clown so please come ready to play! Please wear clothes you can move easily in, running shoes or bare feet is best for this movement style.
Skill Level: All Levels of Skill/Mobility.