Student Showcase Preparation
Group-Tease students, get ready for the spotlight! Those who have completed fall, winter, or spring session of group choreography and have chosen to perform in our Student Showcase are required to attend this special series of 4 brush-up rehearsals to prepare for the big event. Bring your costume to every class!
Showcase Rehearsals: May 5, 12, 19, June 9
4 weeks: $85
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Gina Louise, co-founder of the Playful Peacock Academy, has found great joy in teaching the art of burlesque since 2005. Her warm and engaging teaching style welcomes all students, no matter what their background. A Minneapolis cabaret artist known for creating innovative events and ensemble performances since 2003, Gina is a producer, emcee, soloist, choreographer, and instructor. Of all her roles onstage and behind-the scenes, teaching is her favorite! Ms. Louise brings a penchant for classic glamour, a twist of kitsch, and a bit of the avant-garde to her projects, including workshops, festivals, fundraisers, and cabarets. She is the Founder and Artistic Director of The Minneapolis Burlesque Festival, The Ladyslippers, The Emporium of Frolics & Romps, and Kiss of Fire. She originated the Best of Midwest Burlesk Festival and The Peacock Showgirls, and was a founder of the award-winning Lili's Burlesque Revue. Gina has been honored to perform at The Burlesque Hall of Fame and stages across the Twin Cities.
ABOUT THE PLAYFUL PEACOCK:
The Playful Peacock, the first school in the region specializing in the art of burlesque, was founded by Ophelia Flame and Gina Louise, who have been performing together since 2003 and teaching workshops since 2005. The belief that there's a bit of showgirl in all of us is the drive behind their mission: to teach burlesque technique, performance, and history while encouraging self-expression and body confidence. The Academy also offers performance opportunities, bachelorette parties, and special events. All are welcome!
Straightline Dance Fitness (View)
34 13th Ave NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|