26th January, 2nd, 9th & 16th February, 2013 (3-5pm)


Back by popular demand, this is a rare opportunity to learn from International Burlesque and Fire performer, and teacher Missy Fatale. Places are limited and the course happens once a year, so book EARLY to avoid disappointment!

No experience whatsoever is needed to take the course, it's perfect for all ages, shapes and persuasions! All levels of skill will be catered to.

Course Description
This course is dedicated to celebrating women, our bodies (all ages, shapes and sizes!) and our sexuality - which is something to be proud of! Whether you want to become a fully-fledged burlesque performer, increase your dancing repertoire, or simply learn how to feel fabulous and improve your confidence, then this is the course for you. Embrace the diamonds and the feathers and reveal your inner burlesque starlet!

Missy Fatale is an international burlesque performers and teacher, and also specialises in swing and authentic jazz dance (as well as fire-eating and snake-charming!) You will be tutored in all the vital elements of this performance art, such as 1930's showgirl jazz dance, 1950's bump n' grind, body movement, expression, vintage hair/ make-up/ styling and costuming, characterisation, the art of the tease and of course how to perform burlesque in front of an audience! If there is enough interest, we run a GRADUATION SHOW! Giving you the chance to perform either your own creation, or our group choreography - on stage!

Price: £90 for the course (including Graduation show)

4-week course, four 2-hour sessions over four weeks + performance (optional)
ISTD 2 Dance Studio, Basement Studio, 346 Old Street, London EC1V 9NQ