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, noon – 3pm PT
Sunday, May 10, 2020 – Week One: Stage Persona
Why we use them and how and when to use for your character.
Sunday, May 17, 2020– Week Two: Music
Understanding music and how the journey of dance choreography and stripping relate in burlesque.
Sunday, May 24, 2020 – Week Three: Costuming and Make Up
Body and facial shape related to costume choices, style in context of the musical choice and the strip.
Sunday, May 31, 2020 – 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.
Sunday, June 7, 2020 – Week Five: Pasties
Styles, usage and Tassel Twirling. Working numbers.
Sunday, June 14th – Week Six: Professionalism and Final Touches
Business, negotiations, ethics, promotion, and emergency kits. Final numbers rehearsal.
Class Fees: $200
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.
Class Locations: ONLINE Zoom
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 $200