top of page
A microphone and musical notes are on a black background. The graphic says Learn the art of the tease - burlesque academy - sultry songbirds. The Atlanta School of Burlesque logo is on the left
Please contact us for more information at

Burlesque Academy: Sultry Songbirds

  • 750 US dollars
  • 1259 Metropolitan Ave SE

Class Description

Instructor: Obsidian Thursdays, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Semester Dates: 2/1 - 4/18 Twelve (12) weeks + student showcase Dress Rehearsal: 5/19 Student Showcase 5/31 & 6/1 Sing, peel, and make ‘em feel! This beginner sing-and-strip course is for every aspiring singing stripper. Whether you are a complete singing beginner or you’re a naturally gifted vocalist, this Sultry Songbirds familiarizes you with a mix of essential singing and burlesque movement such as: - Learning the correct stance and placement of the voice - The best key for you to sing in - How to sustain your breath while moving/disrobing and singing. In the first six weeks of Sultry Songbirds, you will learn a fully choreographed sing and strip group routine. The first half is a chorus/ensemble dance series that focuses on singing while executing basic burlesque movements to undress, within a group dance routine. The second half of the course will equip you with the tools to prepare and perform your own sing and strip act or add to one you’ve already created. During this time, we will work to find the best song, easy costuming, and choreography for your very own sexy sing-and-strip performance. Breakdown of the 12 weeks - Voice/Pitch - Song Movement - Easy Costuming - Volume/Projection - Putting it all together - Presence - Song and background - Movement - Projection - Putting it all together - Peer performance - Dress Rehearsal This 12-week course will culminate in a group act (to be performed at the student recital in January) and the development of a personal act. Please be mindful of your attendance at all classes. Your attendance is essential for the group dance choreography and to develop your personal act. Each class will be taught on the same day every week for 12 weeks, minus holidays. Students are expected to provide basic dance blacks - black character shoes, black fishnets, black bra, and black bottoms: skirt, shorts, etc. Student Learning Outcomes: - You will learn (1) choreographed group routine and - Develop your own sing and strip routine - You will have a skill assessment, and those who meet performance criteria will be eligible to perform with CBR or smaller studio shows. Included Workshops: - Backstage Etiquette & Professionalism - Burlesque History & Ethics - It's called Show BUSINESS - Pics, Reels, and Peels. Digital Media for Burlesque - Music Mixing - Using Props on Stage

Upcoming Classes

Cancellation Policy

You must notify Metropolitan Studios at least 3 hours before class starts, or class will be deducted from your account and considered “used” even though you were not present.

Contact Details

  • Metropolitan Studios, Inc., Metropolitan Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA, USA


bottom of page