BURLESQUE 5: Create a Solo for Stage or Boudoir (Spring 2019)
Do you yearn for the limelight? Starting your very first solo act? Revisiting an unfinished piece or one that didn't quite work? Well then, it's showtime for you! In this 10-week session, you will develop a solo act from start to finish. No matter where you are in the creative process, this 10-week intensive series is the perfect place for you to get the guidance you need in a supportive environment. Ophelia Flame offers expertise and inspiration, helping you better understand your direction, what needs attention, and how to make decisions. We'll discuss the process from start to finish, including concept, music selection, costuming, choreography, stage presence and more. Wear comfortable clothing, bring a notebook and a pair of heels. At the end of your series, students will be eligible to perform in the student showcase held in June 2018. Space is limited; advance registration is strongly encouraged. Instructor: Ophelia Flame Date: Saturdays - Mar 2, 9, 23, April 6, 13, 20, May 4, 18, June 1, 8 Time: 2:00 - 3:30 pm Cost: $250 advance online registration or $350 register & pay at the first class STUDIO LOCATION Straightline Dance Fitness 34 - 13th Avenue NE, suite 104 Minneapolis, MN 55413 About the Instructor: OPHELIA FLAME is an internationally renowned instructor with over 25 years of experience in the art of the tease, making her the preeminent burlesque teacher of the Twin Cities. But experience isn't only what makes her an excellent teacher. It's her personal connection with students, her ability to communicate her attention to detail with students of all levels, and her passion for guiding people on a path of self discovery in a fun and often ridiculous ways. As Headmistress, Ophelia teaches a well-rounded curriculum of classes at The Playful Peacock ranging from introductory to advanced and specialty workshops such as her wildly popular, Teasercise and her acclaimed class that focuses on stage fright, CALM THE %$# DOWN! Ms Flame's specialties are strutting with intention, walking in heels and classic feather fan dances. She is also a life long practitioner of Hatha Yoga in the Himalayan tradition, benefits from three generations of yogic study and is a certified Vinyasa instructor through Corepower Yoga in Minneapolis, MN. Ophelia is honored to be an instructor and current board member of the Burlycon, the nation's premier educational conference for burlesque artists in Seattle, WA. She has also enjoyed sharing her love of burlesque teaching classes in Chicago, Colorado, Florida, Fargo, St. Louis, Toronto and Helsinki Finland THE PLAYFUL PEACOCK ACADEMY, the first school of its kind in the Twin Cities, was founded by Ophelia Flame and Gina Louise, who have been performing together since 2003 and teaching burlesque workshops since 2005. The belief that there's a bit of showpony in all of us is the drive behind their mission: to teach burlesque technique, performance, and history while encouraging self-expression and body confidence, welcoming students of all levels and backgrounds. The Academy offers performance opportunities, bachelorette parties & special events. www.playfulpeacock.com www.playfulpeacock.com
Cost: 250 - 250 USD
34 13th Avenue Northeast
Minneapolis, MN 55413
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