What is burlesque?

Burlesque is first and foremost a performance. It is a mostly pg-13 striptease with a story line. Imagine that people don’t usually remember “that” you stripped but remember “HOW” you stripped. I like to call it “sexy with a purpose.” It has been utilize as a tool of expression and sexual liberation by many of its performers. Imagine cabaret dancer with a striptease. To view more about the history of burlesque go here.

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Burlesque 101 2018 Session-Class Two @ Ragtime Dance Studio | Portland | Oregon | United States
Beginning prep work for costume design first have of class and dance movement during second half. Our introduction to burlesque is suited for every size, gender, and ability. Taught by Holly Dai and Satira Sin,[...]