Burlesque Classes with The School of Shimmy
Classes are held at The Climate Theater
Located at 285 9th Street. At the corner of 9th and Folsom in San Francisco
Space is limited and reservations are appreciated and encouraged.
All classes are open to students of any age or gender who want to shake it on stage or in the bedroom. No previous dance or performance experience is required. No deposit needed for class, however space is very limited and reservations are strongly encouraged. To reserve a spot email: email@example.com with S.O.S. in the subject line. State which class(es) you are interested in and don't forget inquire about discounted rates! All classes are $30.
If you would like to perform at the School of Shimmy Showcase Burlesque 101, 201 and Rehearsal are mandatory classes. The Summer Showcases will take place on Aug 7th and Sept 4th at 7:30 pm at El Rio as part of the famed weekly show, Red Hots Burlesque.
Aug 9th 3-5pm The Schmooze- Business of Burlesque with Lady Monster Learn how to respectfully get press and bookings. Navigate the burlesque world with class and dignity. The best ways to get involved are right at your fingertips; don't miss out!
Aug 10th 7-9pm Burlesque 101: In this two-hour workshop, students will learn the history of burlesque, how to create a persona and basic choreography. As well as learning to build your burlesque attitude; feel great about your body, and an open discussion about increased confidence and positive thinking.
Aug 17th 7-9pm Burlesque 201:Students are encouraged to come with an act or character in mind. We will develop personas and discuss song choice, prop use, costume selection and techniques for coming up with acts. This class will include lecture and group work.
Aug 23rd 3-5pm Hair and Make-up Intensive: Learn how to apply fake lashes, accentuate your look, use hair pieces and wigs. We've all heard the saying "It's costs a lot of money to look this cheap!" well it doesn't have to. Join in this class where you're given the best places to find bargains and even learn how to make the most of what you already have!
Aug 31st 7-9pm Finishing Touches: Rehearsal and Workshop Participants get a chance to go through each of their numbers and address practical questions and concerns with bringing your first act to the famed Red Hots Burlesque (El Rio 2-13-09) stage that very week. Tim Wells is on hand to take your posed or live photo!
Sept 4th, 7:30pm El Rio (3158 Mission Street SF, CA)- School of Shimmy Showcase! Your chance to sh-sh-shake it on stage!
285 9th Street
San Francisco, CA
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|