Burlesque II with Talloolah Love
TUESDAYS 8:45 - 10:15 PM
Session 1: 1/30 - 3/5
Session 2: 3/19 - 4/23
Talloolah Love teaches burlesque with an edge, exploring the deeper facets of dance expression in a group dynamic. Still sexy, still fun, but sometimes thought-provoking, statement-making, or just plain silly! Come prepared to move! Come prepared to think, but most of all, come prepared to dance!
This intermediate burlesque class is a chorus/ensemble series that focuses on cabaret dance and burlesque movement within-group dance routines. This dance class introduces musical theatre dance styles from the 1940s to the present. You will learn that burlesque is more than skin deep. Students will learn the depth of burlesque storytelling from a place of authenticity. It is ideal that you have taken Burlesque Academy I because it lays the foundation in burlesque vernacular.
Please be mindful of your attendance at all classes. Your attendance is essential for the group dance choreography. Each class will be taught on the same day every week (with the exception of the days listed above) for a total of six (6) weeks.
Progressive students may have the opportunity to perform at the end of semester showcase. Students would be required to furnish their own costumes.
Learn one (1) choreographed routine.
Evaluate movement skills in terms of space, time, and force and reproduce accurately through the movement of your body.
Receive a skill evaluation. Those who meet performance criteria may be eligible to perform in smaller studio shows.
Analyze a dance performance in terms of choreography, performance, and theatrical elements.
Demonstrate clarity of intent while applying kinesthetic principles for all dance elements.
WHAT TO BRING:
Dance/character shoes or strapped toe shoes with a 2–3-inch heel.
Other acceptable footwear includes jazz flats, salsa shoes, or barefoot.