POP, PEEL, SHIMMY & FLOW: Using Your Costume to Full Effect
5000 crystals, custom made corset, $20 a yard fabric--but what you you do with it once you hit the stage separates the newbies from the pros. Award-winning burlesque dancer Penny Starr, Jr. will take you through the paces of working with the inherent properties of your costume and how to incorporate those movements into your choreography. Bring a costume piece that has been bedeviling you and workshop it's best use in class.
WHEN: Sunday, February 17th from 12pm to 1:30pm
WHERE: West Hall
$35 in advance, $40 at the door
OR $50 in advance is you sign up for this class AND: Taste The Rainbow: Bling, Color Theory, and Hair Flower or Tie Construction. Info on that class HERE:
"A Delightful Sexpot Burlesque Royalty" LA WEEKLY Granddaughter of Philadelphia burlesque legend Penny Starr Sr, Penny Starr, Jr. is "the Pe-Tite Barnum of Burlesque": Award-winning burlesque dancer (First Runner-Up, Burlesque Hall Of Fame, 2004), producer/director of VICTORY VARIETY HOUR, founder of ALL-STARR BURLESQUE CLASSES, director/producer of the documentary THE VELVET HAMMER BURLESQUE and the PRINCESS FARHANA line of videos, as well as a writer for BACHELOR PAD MAGAZINE and has been featured on 21st CENTURY BURLESQUE website. She is a regular performer and instructor at both BURLYCON in Seattle and WINDY CITY BURLESQUE FEST, and has consulted on the TV shows CHUCK, CASTLE and the film WATER FOR ELEPHANTS.
West Hall, Oddfellows Building (View)
915 E Pine Street, 2nd Floor
Seattle, WA 98121