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Burlesque Movement Intensive, NYC

Sunday, December 8, 12-6 PM

440 Studios at 440 Lafayette St, studio 4C. Come directly to studio 4C to check in.

It's our annual crash course in burlesque dance! Learn the essentials of Classic Moves, Tassel-Twirling, Chair Dance, Fan Dance, Showgirl Strut, and More! Great for curious beginners, a refresher for performers, and for experienced dancers curious about the vocabulary of burlesque movement.

If this class sells out, please contact us at to be notified of cancellations.
We recommend registering immediately if you are interested, as attendance is limited to ensure the quality of the class..

Tassels included!

If you want a full crash course in one weekend, we recommend also taking the crash course in Act Development on December 7. Details here.

This class features sections of the Essential Burlesque Series, all set into a one-day program.

Get in touch with the history of sensual, magnetic, powerful women, and become part of that history yourself! Enjoy the sparkle of rhinestones, the flash of fringe, the feathery dreamy drop of a boa...

Women only.
If you want to make it an entire weekend of intensive, join us here as welll: Details here.

Learn the moves that make burlesque so much fun! You'll be shimmying, peeling, and rocking it, performing an entire burlesque striptease routine. Learn AUTHENTIC burlesque! New York School of Burlesque Headmistress Jo Weldon has learned directly from the fierce and fabulous ladies who performed during the magical golden age of twentieth century striptease, and taught these movements, principles and styles to NYSB instructors.

The class will be conducted to classic burlesque music!

Sunday, December 8, 12-6 PM
440 Studios at 440 Lafayette St, studio 4C. Come directly to studio 4C to check in.

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Burlesque Workshop Intensive
Saturday December 7, 2-6 pm
Beginners Welcome!

You do not need to be a performer or planning to perform to take these classes. This intensive is suitable for beginners, as well as for experienced dancers or other types of performers curious about the language of burlesque.