Workshops – Philadelphia, PA

Sunday, October 8th | 2-5:30pm

Philadelphia Burlesque Academy

2400 East Cumberland Street
Philadelphia, PA 19125

$20 per class or $50 for a 3 class pass

2:00-3:00 All About Wigs w/ Ula Uberbusen
3:15-4:15 Walk and a Wink w/ Rosie Cheeks
4:30-5:30 Hosting for Burlesque w/ Boo Bess
 
TWBQ Workshops are open to all experience levels and welcome all genders and gender identities.
 
Have a question? Email twirlywhirlyburlyq@gmail.com.

About the workshops...

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ALL ABOUT WIGS! w/ Ula Uberbusen
Insider tips on how to style and wear wigs for the stage!
2-3pm
All you ever wanted to know about wigs! Whether you are more pinup or more drag queen, whether you use full wigs, falls or ponies, this class will help you take your fake-hair game to the next level. From what kind to buy and where to find them, to how to style them and how to keep them from falling off your head - Ula shares her years of experience and insider tips on all things WIGS! Please bring a notebook. If you have a wig you are struggling with, please bring it and your styling supplies.

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WALK AND A WINK w/ Rosie Cheeks
Bring class and sass to your burlesque routine
3:15-4:15pm

Bring class and sass to your burlesque routine! In this class, we will work on different walks and ways to make your routine cheeky. For showgirls of all levels, (or an intermediate level class), this class incorporates aspects from the Ziegfeld Follies and the Delsarte technique to take your routine to the next showgirl level!
Open to everyone. Please wear clothes and heels you can move in.

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Hosting for Burlesque w/ Boo Bess

Make the most of your time on the mic!
4:30-5:30pm
Boo is bringing her years of experience hosting in some of the toughest rooms in New York City to this brand new workshop for anyone wanting to learn and practice the skills for successful show hosting. Learn how to balance personality, character, timing, empathy and just the right amount of sass to command any room. Time will be spent learning helpful tips as well as trying out your own material. Open to all genders and experience levels.

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