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Essential Burlesque with Jo "Boobs" Weldon!
West Hall, 2d Floor, Oddfellows Building
Seattle, WA
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Essential Burlesque with Jo "Boobs" Weldon!
The legendary Jo Boobs of The New York School of Burlesque brings her special brand of burlesque to Seattle for a 4 week residency!

The Essential Burlesque course is comprised of 4 segments:
- Classic Moves
- Peeling and Chair Dance
- Isolations and Fan Dancing
- Striptease Expertise

This is a FABULOUS way to learn burlesque movement vocabulary and style without the pressure of creating a routine or performing! You will also get to keep the gloves, turkey boa, and hand fans you use in class!

Please note, you will be using Jo's book: The Burlesque Handbook for this class. If you do not already own it, you will be able to purchase it at the first class for $10!

Sundays Jan. 19th - Feb. 9th from 12:30 - 2
$175 for the 4 week workshop
$315 for this class AND her "Making a Burlesque Act" class (15% discount!): http://burlesquehandbook.brownpapertickets.com/
(If you want to register for both please do it under the "Making a Burlesque Act" event!
West Hall of the Oddfellows Bldg, 2nd Floor, 915 E Pine St.

Jo Weldon is the Headmistress and Founder of the New York School of Burlesque, and is one of the most recognized burlesque instructors in the world. She is a recipient of the coveted Burlesque Hall of Fame award for Recognition of Outstanding Contribution to the Art of Burlesque. She has been interviewed for or mentioned in countless major press articles, films, documentaries, news items, and television shows.

Jo is the winner of such exotic titles as Best Bump N Grinder, Best Teacher and Mentor, and Biggest Cougar in Burlesque! She has worked with performers from Leonard Cohen to Spinal Tap, and has been featured on television shows from CBS Sunday Morning to Gossip Girl. She's taken it off in the grimiest strip clubs and at the most esteemed venues, including being the first burlesquer to ever strip down at The New York Public Library, and has performed and headlined at dozens of festivals all over the world, including The Vancouver Burlesque Festival, the Toronto Burlesque Festival, and the New Zealand Burlesque Festival. She is Co-Director of Education at The Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas, Co-Curator of Burlycon, and conducts the Master Class in Burlesque at Coney Island USA.

In addition to teaching and performing, Jo has released three ground-breaking how-to burlesque DVDs (via World Dance New York), and her critically acclaimed book The Burlesque Handbook, with a foreword by Margaret Cho, (HarperCollins) is the first book ever published on how to create burlesque routines. She is also the founder of Pink Light Burlesque, a program that produces free burlesque classes for breast cancer survivors and patients.

photo by Scott Schuster


West Hall, 2d Floor, Oddfellows Building (View)
915 E Pine St
Seattle, WA 98122
United States


Arts > Burlesque & Cabaret

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


Owner: Academy of Burlesque
On BPT Since: Mar 03, 2006
Polly Wood

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