All Level Burlesque Class with Princess Farhana
When: April 17, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: The Belly Dance Studio, 4335 Calder Ave., Beaumont, TX 77707
Cost: $35 purchased in advance / $40 at the door
Purchase your tickets here – limited availability
Unleash your inner pin-up girl! It’s time to strut like a showgirl and learn to tease a la Gypsy Rose Lee in the retro-burlesque style. In this class you will learn the rich history of American Burlesque and it’s most legendary, glamorous stars. You will learn sassy showgirl walks, boa work, turns, cute hip and torso accents, and vintage-style strip tease mechanics ( with the emphasis on “tease”) as well as a short routine to a classic song. We will also touch upon costuming, stage presence and showgirl attitude.
Princess Farhana is not only a belly dancer, but for thirteen years was one of the stars of America’s first and most well-known neo-burlesque troupe, The Velvet Hammer, and was the principle dancer in Margaret Cho’s touring burlesque show, “The Sensuous Woman”.
*Bring high heels, a pair of gloves, a feather boa (boas will be available for use in class if you don’t own one) and some of your “scanties” (bra & panties)
**Please dress as you would for any dance class!
***THIS CLASS IS PG-RATED: NO NUDITY REQUIRED