Intermediate Burlesque Course

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  • Wac Arts


  • Cabaret/Burlesque and Classes
  • Tickets from £35.00
  • Over 18
  • Tuesday 3rd March 2020 and 2 other Tuesdays
  • 19:00 - 21:00




*Feb 2020 Intermediate course starts Feb 25th and runs every Tues until 17th March inclusive* 

Want to explore the fabulous world of burlesque further, have fun and learn some exciting new skills? The House of Burlesque intermediate course picks up where our beginners course finishes, and gives you even more ways to increase your confidence, move like a burlesque star and learn new burlesque skills and techniques. 

In these 4 sessions, you will study using props such as feather boas, look at floor work, learn more advanced striptease techniques, develop your own persona and explore comedy and character in burlesque. We will teach you tips to help you really connect with your audience and help you with on stage acting and musicality. This course is suitable for anyone who has completed the House of Burlesque beginners course, or other beginners burlesque classes or workshops and is suitable for all genders. 

Intermediate Week By Week Sessions: £35 per class or £140 for the whole course 

TUES 25TH FEB: Week 1 - Acting, Comedy and Storytelling for Burlesque 

Learn how to really make a connection with the crowd and explore how to communicate effectively through your face and body language, tell stories, add dimension to your striptease, and explore the use of comedy onstage. This workshop is useful for all styles of burlesque.  

Please bring: A pair of heels and clothes you can dance in. Pen and notebook. 

TUES 3RD MARCH: Week 2  - Advanced Striptease 

Stocking peels and corset removals are two of the most sensual and elegant of the striptease arts, and the most tricky to master. Discover the secret to making your stocking peels look effortless and corset stripteases "come off" without a hitch. 

Please Bring: Stockings* and suspenders, or hold ups. Heels you can easily slip on and off.  A back laced corset

(optional). Pen and notebook. 

*We recommend most types of sheer stockings with the exception of fishnet stockings. 

TUES 10TH MARCH: Week 3 - Introduction to Floorwork and Props 

Floorwork and props can add much sought after dimensions and levels to your performance. Learn the secrets of how to use props effectively and imaginatively to bond them seamlessly into the narrative of your routine. With floor work understand how to get up and down effortlessly, and the positions that are most flattering on the floor. 

Please bring: A pair of heels and clothes you can dance in. Pen and notebook. Floorwork can be tough on the joints, we suggest bringing knee pads or a yoga mat. 

TUES 17TH MARCH: Week 4  - Confidence and Presence 

Learn techniques to help you boost your confidence and magnetism on the stage, and also how to calm nerves and control energy before the performance. This workshop is also suitable for those working in non-burlesque performance disciplines. 

Please bring: A pair of heels and clothes you can dance in. Pen and notebook. 




Ticket Event time Cost
Week 2: Advanced Striptease

Drop in class ticket for Week 2 Tues 3rd March

19:00 - 21:00 £35.00
Week 3: Introduction to Floorwork and Props

Drop in class ticket for Week 3 Tues 10th March

19:00 - 21:00 £35.00
Week 4: Confidence and Presence

Drop in class ticket for Week 4 Tues 17th March

19:00 - 21:00 £35.00



Wac Arts, The Old Town Hall, 213 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4QP

Nearest Station

Belsize Park (Tube)


House of Burlesque
We believe that everyone can enjoy the art of burlesque and use it to bring a little magic into your everyday world. Whether you want to come and watch one of our 5 star sell-out shows, learn burlesque for fun or professionally, or book one of our stunning top level artists for your event the House of Burlesque offers the very best of anything burlesque. From UK theatre tours and residencies at the famous Hippodrome Casino, the Underbelly Festival and Christmas in Leicester Square, world class events in the UK and abroad to inspiring the next generation of performers and artists - Tempest Rose's House of Burlesque is the very benchmark for entertaining, intelligent and fabulous burlesque.

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