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“Burlesque” 101 Masterclass

What is burlesque? Who does burlesque? How can I get in on the action?

Join Clara Bodacious on Friday March 16 in Hickey Gym from noon to 3 p.m. for discussion, exploration, and movement as she gives you an introduction to the world of Burlesque.

The workshop will include:

  • Shorty history and discussion of contemporary burlesque
  • Creating character and story arcs in burlesque acts
  • Classic burlesque movements: bump, grind, shimmy
  • The art of the tease – exploring creative reveals

Come prepared to move, discuss, and get creative. And in case anyone was worried – there will be no nudity in this workshop!

Clara Bodacious is a long-time Bay Area performer bringing wit, class, and a lot of sass to stages around the Bay. Known as the “Art Deco babe” and the “time-traveling tease” this pint-sized-powerhouse has been bringing her signature blend of classic glamour and physical comedy to the burlesque stages since 2012. After a lifetime of studying dancing and acting she finally found a home for her formal training, raunchy mind, and desire to undermine the patriarchy through liberated self-expression in the burlesque community. You can find her on stage with Red Hots Burlesque, Hubba Hubba Revue, and other shows throughout the San Francisco bay area. Check out her latest on Instagram and find more at clarabodacious.com

 

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