Jo Weldon is Adding a New Series and A Book Club at the School of Burlesque! Begins May 30 2020
Jo will discuss how she came to create and publish The Burlesque Handbook, and will talk about Dixie Evans and Jennie Lee, the founders of The Burlesque Hall of Fame, to whom the book is dedicated. Interactive, with QNA (only for questions related to her talk).
This will also kick off the School of Burlesque Book Club, where a different burlesque book will be discussed every Saturday at 4 pm.
To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the words “Registering for May 30, 4 pm EST” in the subject line and the code RITBH in the body of your email.
Every history is only one version of that history.
This is yet another perspective, presented by a stripper who's been a stripper's rights activist, feature dancer, and burlesque performer since 1980.
A History of American Burlesque Striptease 1880s-1980s
Learn how burlesque evolved from a satirical theatrical form into a fabulous striptease bonanza.
A History of Neo-Burlesque 1990s-2020
Learn how punk rock and strip joints contributed to the birth of a new burlesque.
Details and Registration:
Lectures with worksheets
Developing Ideas for Numbers: Inspiration and Originality
Neo and Classic: Tradition and Innovation
Movement with demo and choreography
Boa Work, Beginning and Intermediate
Glove Peels: Techniques and Tease
We hope to see you online and in real life soon!