Masterclass: Striptease technique and burlesque musicality (May)


Learn striptease & musicality techniques for burlesque.
Workshop Sunday May 22, 14h-16h in Antwerp or Online.

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Trixi Tassels is coming to Belgium to teach not 1 but 2 Masterclasses in Antwerp Dollhouse!

This workshop will cover elements of striptease and musicality – both essential elements of a good burlesque routine. We’ll learn how to pose, tease the audience, use characterisation and how to alluringly remove clothing and utilise them as props once removed from our body. Looking at musicality, we’ll take a theoretical approach to burlesque choreography and act structuring, examining how the music we select will instruct our movement on stage to ensure we are portraying a visual interpretation of the sound. We will create our own mini basic striptease choreographies using 4 short songs of 30s each to illustrate the basic striptease and musicality principals that we have just studied.

Bring gloves, stockings, a suspender belt and corset if you have one.

  • When? Sunday May 22, 14h-16h
  • Cost? 25-35 euro
  • Where? Anwerp Dollhouse, Lange nieuwstraat 32 – 2000 Antwerpen OR online
  • Teacher? Trixi Tassels
  • Language: English

Check out the facebookevent for teasers.

Trixi Tassels is an international burlesque performer from New Zealand with a dance background in jazz-ballet and Egyptian-style bellydance. In 2008 Trixi discovered the world of burlesque through Australian super-troupe Sugar Blue Burlesque.  She performed and taught with Sugar Blue Burlesque until moving to London in 2011 where she has been based ever since, performing and teaching regularly throughout the UK and Europe.  Trixi has co-taught all beginner, intermediate and advanced burlesque courses with Luscious Cabaret since 2018 and has also guest taught with burlesque academies House of Burlesque and The Cheek of It. Trixi won the coveted ‘Best Technique’ trophy at the 2013 Stockholm Burlesque Festival tassel twirling competition and is renowned for her attention to musicality, bellydance-flavoured bump-n-grind style and playful stage presence.

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