Workshops – Cedar Rapids, IA

Sunday, April 9th | 3:30-7:30pm

Vitality Fitness & Dance Studio
333 1st St SE Ste 350, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

$25 for each workshop or $65 for all three
3:30pm - Stage Makeup Fundamentals w/ Ula Uberbusen
5:00pm - ABC's of Choreography w/ Rosie Cheeks
6:30pm - Intro to Burlesque w/ Boo Bess
TWBQ Workshops are open to all experience levels and welcome all genders and gender identities.
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About the workshops...


Learn stage makeup technique from a theatre professional!

As a performer, your face is one of your most important tools. Don’t get lost under the stage lights! Learn to apply makeup that will make your features pop under stage lighting. Whether you want high glamour, a more natural look, or a stylized character - makeup for the stage has the same fundamentals. In this class, you will learn how makeup for the stage is different from makeup for a night out. Techniques taught will include contouring, eye makeup tricks and glitter application. Please bring a notebook.


CHOREOGRAPHY 101 w/ Rosie Cheeks

Making choreography easy, step by step

You spent hours rhinestoning the costume, and you've finally found the perfect music... now what? In this class, Rosie will walk you through the basics of the choreographic process, to help you achieve your ultimate vision. Please bring pen, paper, and even your music if you've got something you would like to work on!

Please wear clothes and heels you can move in. Open to everyone.



For newbies and folks who just want to see what the fuss is about

Are you curious about this burlesque craze sweeping the nation? Now is your chance to learn a brief history of burlesque and classic striptease moves. Class will include a gentle warm-up and students will learn a short burlesque dance routine. Open to everyone, please wear clothes and heels you can move in.