Burlesque 101: Classes for the Burlesque-Curious

Burlesque 101 is specifically designed for those who are burlesque curious or new to the world of burlesque. The course covers over a twelve week period:

  • an introduction to Burlesque History and Feminist Burlesque
  • basic movements to use in a Burlesque routine
  • character and concept development
  • costume and makeup

You’ll get the chance to learn from established burlesque performers and instructors in the Athens area, as this course offers multiple perspectives and methods to this art form.
This course offers a chance to create, share, and work with others, as well as an informal recital to show off to friends and family at the end of the session.


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Classes for this session will be taught by Bump & Grunge Instructors as well as a special guest. All students will be provided with a notebook to keep track of notes and ideas throughout the session. Returning students are encouraged to bring back their previous notebooks to add to.


Recital: November 25th

*Recitals are encouraged, but not mandatory. Recitals are only open to family and friends of the students as well as members of the burlesque community. This is NOT a public event.