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House of Burlesque Performance Course
Clean Break
London United Kingdom
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What does it take to create a showstopping act?

What's the secret to entertaining and winning an audience?

What things need to be considered to build a burlesque act successfully?

A 6 week course ending with an opportunity to perform, and professional development session, designed for those who are either creating their first act or those already performing and looking to perfect and take their work to a new level.

Do you ever wonder what makes an act go from OK to Wow! Why are some acts more successful then others? And once you have an act what are the expectations of professional bookers? In this practical course The House of Burlesque will take you step by step through the process of putting together your very own act from start to finish in six weeks. Beginning with just your concept each week you will add to your act, learn tips to help you, receive feedback and at the end have a showcase opportunity to show your work. The course will also cover what goes on backstage and give valuable information about what is expected of you off stage at a professional show. This course is suitable for all styles of burlesque and looks to develop the artist's individuality.

The course will cover:

Music Choices and Research

Act Structures


Make up and Costuming Advice

Stage Craft and Presence

Audience Engagement

Professional Etiquette

Students will be asked to come to the course with a concept in mind and develop their act in realtime as the course progresses. The course is also suitable for artists wishing to rework and redevelop acts already in their repertoire. Price includes Video/pictures of your final performance and a professional development advice session to help you on the next step of your career.

**PLEASE NOTE: This course is NOT suitable for beginners. If you are coming to burlesque from considerable experience in other performance fields then please email us at to see if the course will be suitable for you or to ask any questions.
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Clean Break (View)
2 Patshull Road
London NW5 2LB
United Kingdom


Arts > Burlesque & Cabaret
Education > Workshops

Minimum Age: 18
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!


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