4135 SE Gladstone St
Portland, OR 97202
Performance Art Burlesque or “What did she just pull out of her pussy?”
What is the difference between performance art burlesque, neo burlesque and classic burlesque? Ah the question of the century! In this class we’ll learn that performance art is easily and often accidentally integrated into what we know as Neo-Burlesque. Darlinda Just Darlinda facilitates the workshop, giving students practical Performance Art Skills to create Performance Art Burlesque acts and students are given the opportunity to brainstorm/workshop new or old pieces within the S.C.U.M format. Students should bring: A concept they would like to brainstorm, clothing they can move in, pen, paper,music on a CD or ipod and an open mind!
The Village Voice calls DARLINDA JUST DARLINDA a “Mastermind of Bizarre Extravaganza” and she has been working as a Burlesque Performer and Producer since 2004 locally (NYC) and internationally (Australia, China, Finland, Germany, France, England, Canada, and most of the USA including Alaska!) Darlinda is one half of the Burlesque duo The Schlep Sisters, co producing such shows as Menorah Horah and The Burning Bush vs. The Second Coming. Darlinda and Scary Ben co-produce Bushwick Burlesque, The New York Times call it “shockingly explicit.” Darlinda has also performed Off Broadway and on television; she performed with Taylor Mac in The Lily’s Revenge (Obie) , The 29th Annual Roots of American Music Festival at Lincoln Center and at Celebrate Brooklyn. She can be found on television, in HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. She’s lectured for Yale’s infamous Sex Week. She’s crossed over into performance art with her year long “life as art” projects Year in Dance and Year in Rainbow. Darlinda is a current faculty member at the New York School of Burlesque and BurlyCon and also teaches internationally. The Sundance Channel made Darlinda a “Top 10 Badass Burlesque Babe,” she was voted in the Top 50 International Burlesque Industry Figures of 2011-2014! Darlinda is the recipient of the Golden Pastie Award for The Most Innovative and Creative and The Brooklyn Nightlife Award Winner for Best Burlesque in 2013 & 2014! USA Today says “It’s hard to top Darlinda.”