Get An Act is a six week beginner/intermediate class based on improving the development skills for creating an act. This class is designed to teach you the process to get from idea to a polished act.
Upon completion of this six week course you’ll have a new or improved act with the skills to create complex numbers from start to finish. Including music creation, costume design, makeup and accessories, dance choreography and understanding the details that make the act.
Class materials and written material are provided with both lecture, and hands on performances taking place.
GET AN ACT – Class times and schedule For Los Angeles:
Eighteen hours of class time in the six week course.
Sundays, 2PM – 5PM
April 10th, 2016 – Week One: Stage Persona
Why we use them and how and when to use for your character.
April 17th, 2016 – Week Two: Music
Understanding music and how the journey of dance choreography and stripping relate in burlesque.
April 24th, 2016 – Week Three: Costuming and Make Up
Body and facial shape related to costume choices, style in context of the musical choice and the strip.
May 1st, 2016 – (NO CLASS)
May 8th, 2016 – Week Four: Props, Boas, Fans and Gloves
Usage of props including; boas, fans and glove work in the actual strip you’ve decided to develop.
May 15th, 2016 – (NO CLASS)
May 22nd, 2016 – Week Five: Pasties
Styles, usage and Tassel Twirling. Working numbers.
May 29th, 2016 – Week Six: Professionalism and Final Touches
Business, negotiations, ethics, promotion, and emergency kits. Final numbers performance.
Class Fees: $300
Burlesque performance experience is required, or dance and/or some theater training. This is not a beginner class. Please contact Lili if you are unsure if you qualify. Students will be contacted upon registration.
North Hills, CA 91343
Evolution Dance Studios
10816 Burbank Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 91601
Direct contact: 818-378-8866
Students are expected to arrive 15 minutes early for sign in and dress comfortably. Performance and dance classes dates will require costumes (if developed) for best results.
Payment is nonrefundable, but may be used for a future class.
Get an Act Full Payment $300