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SOLD OUT Burlesque Workshop - Vintage Movement & Titan of Tassels

  • Inner Strength Fitness Studio 2485 Willow Park Road Bethlehem, PA, 18020 United States (map)

THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT! PLEASE CHECK OUR NEXT WORKSHOP HAPPENING SUNDAY, APRIL 28TH.

Please note that this class requires 1 pair of tassels per person. If you have your own you may bring them if not we have an option to purchase tassels during your registration. Please make note when registering. (You will not be required to take off your top, tassel instruction can be done over your clothing).

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The Looking Glass Revue Presents: The Burlesque Class Series, taught by professional burlesque performers.

Two great classes in one day!
Learn the art of the tease...

Burlesque is a liberating and empowering art form that has seen a mainstream resurgence. These sensual movements have been performed by some of the world’s most iconic women as the ultimate form of expression.

Come learn how to bump and grind and use the power of sensuality to liberate and empower your inner temptress!

This workshop will focus on body positivity while encouraging and building self-confidence.

1st Hour:
Vintage Movement with Mika Romantic.
No modern woman embodies old hollywood glamour quite like Mika Romantic.
Learn to walk like Marilyn Monroe, spin like Ginger Rogers, and flip your hair like Rita Hayworth all in one class! Mika Romantic will school you in the elegant movements of the Hollywood starlets and Burlesque Legends who came before us. Think musical theater with more sex appeal and a little less technique!

This class is ideal for beginners who just want to have fun and great for performers who want to add to their classic-burlesque-movement vocabulary.

2nd Hour:
Titan of Tassels Class with the champ herself, Ruby Von Vanity: Learn to spin your tassels like the pros. It's more then just a little shimmy and shake. Spinning tassels is all about technique and physics.. Yes there is a a whole lot of science behind it!
Ruby will show you tricks and the secret to a perfect twirl.

(Please note that removing your top is not required for this class. Tassels may be worn attached to a lightweight shirt or bralette)

You may bring you own tassels or you may purchase a new pair for an extra $5

WHAT TO WEAR: COMFORTABLE DANCE/YOGA CLOTHES
WHAT TO BRING: HEELS AND ATTITUDE

Tickets:
$20 - Workshop Only
$25 Workshop + pair of tassels


***Please note that tickets are NOT available at the studio. They can only be purchased through the Looking Glass Revue Link above.***

Inner Strength Fitness Studio
2485 Willow Park Rd
Bethlehem, PA

Meet the Instructors:

Mika Romantic:
Mika Romantic is an international multi award-winning burlesque performer and pin-up model from a sleepy little hamlet in Eastern Pennsylvania. Mika made her triumphant Burlesque debut in New York City of Spring 2012. Romantic has performed in some of the hottest festivals and venues in the world, including the Kansas City Burlesque Festival and the 9th annual London Burlesque Festival. She performed at the Great Burlesque Expo in Cambridge, MA where she was awarded “Most Classic” and “Bella Blue’s, “Judges Choice” in 2015. She is the current title holder and World Champion of the Burlypicks Competition, having placed 1st overall and winning "Most Classic" and "Best Costume".

Crowned "Duchess of Viva Las Vegas 21." Star of The Looking Glass Revue's short-film documentary, "Small Town Diamonds", debuted at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival and is now available on Amazon.

She was named one of the hottest Burlesque Acts to follow by GQ Magazine.

Mika is the Artistic Director and co-founder of the burlesque troupe, "The Looking Glass Revue". The classic Burlesque group that has entertained at venues such as the Hard Rock Cafe and exclusive celebrity Lounges during the Sundance Film Festival. As a Pin-Up/Alternative Model, she has been featured in such publications as: "Retro Lovely", "Vintage Boudoir Magazine", "Kat Club Magazine" "We Rise Magazine" "Renegade" and More...

Ruby Von Vanity:
A resident member of The Looking Glass Revue since 2012, this redheaded temptress is a vintage dream. Ruby was the winner of the first Retro Lovely Pinup Contest and has graced the pages of numerous magazines and books. Ruby is a fashion model for the successful Sourpuss Clothing Line. As a burlesque performer, she brings her classical ballet training to the stage where she has teased audiences during the Sundance Film Festival and the Philadelphia Tattoo Convention. A woman of many talents, she designs and creates all of her lavish costumes and makes custom pasties for adoring fangirls and boys alike. Her creativity never ceases to amaze; she is also a published hair and makeup artist. This rare gem is every man's ruin, with a flirtatious smile and an infamous posterior. Get ready to fall in love!

Later Event: March 24
Auditions for the Troupe