FISHNET FOLLIES SCHOOL OF CLASSIC BURLESQUE
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CHORUS CRASH COURSES

Intro to Burlesque: Chorus/Group Routine Crash Courses

Harkening back to the charm schools of the 1950′s, we will begin with mild stretches and “drills” on posture, poise, and persona– and some core work! Then…

EACH WEEK, we’ll focus on a “crash course” style class to learn a Fishnet Follies group routine!

1. OCT 23 – “Night Train” 
2. OCT 30 – “Hot Note” 
3. NOV 6 – “Charleston” 
4. NOV 13 – “Sneakin’ Around” 
5. NOV 20 – “Bad Girls” 
6. NOV 27 – “Russian Style”

Open to all shapes, sizes and backgrounds, 18 years and older. No prior dance experience necessary!

Led by Mynx d’Meanor.

WEEK 1: NIGHT TRAIN

(Monday, October 23, 2017) Our most classic group routine. Showgirl styling, elegant movements, smooth transitions, and the flirty flutter of feather fans.

WEEK 2: HOT NOTE

(Monday, October 30, 2017) Fosse-inspired showgirl poise and elegance, clean and lean lines, gliding across the floor, group formations, “showgirl fingers”…… and tassel twirling!

WEEK 3: CHARLESTON

(Monday, November 6, 2017) Feathers will fly in this high-energy Jazz Age routine! We’ll learn the Charleston, jazz steps, and feather boa work in Busby Berkeley-inspired chorus line formations. Very cute and sassy Flapper girl styling!

WEEK 4: SNEAKIN’ AROUND

(Monday, November 13, 2017) Full of sass (ass) and attitude, it’s our theatrical “breakup” routine! Smoldering eyes, slow burn sass and attitude, posing, “runway” strut, sharp movements, creative drama in small movements… and tassel twirling!

WEEK 5: BAD GIRLS

(Monday, November 20, 2017) Full of sass (ass) and attitude, it’s our own “Bad Girls Modeling School” routine! Slow, deliberate poses and synchronized movements, 1950’s styling. Channel your inner juvenile delinquent a la “Grease”!

WEEK 6: RUSSIAN STYLE

(Monday, November 27, 2017) “Boom Boom! Yeah!” The internet meme may have come and gone, but we can never get tired of this fun, high-energy, crowd pleasing dance! Also: Possibly the longest tassel twirling we’ve ever done in a group routine!

We’re going to burn those Thanksgiving calories in this sexy cardio dance workshop!

 

 SCHEDULE 

Every Monday Night / OCTOBER 23, 2017 – NOVEMBER 27, 2017 @ 7:30PM – 8:30PM

COST

Per Class: $20.00
Series: $90.00 ($15/Class)

Eventbrite - Intro to Burlesque: Chorus/Group Routines Crash Courses - Fishnet Follies

CHAIR DANCE

Burlesque Chair Dance Choreography

 

Learn poses and dance combinations incorporating the chair as your main prop/apparatus/dance partner. We’ll start with a core strengthening warm-up, pinup-inspired poses, then move on to dance moves progressively increasing in level of difficulty on chair and moving onto the floor.

We will learn a new group routine series to Rihanna’s “Skin”!

Led by Mynx d’Meanor.

STUDENTS MAY BRING (OPTIONAL):

  • Knee pads
  • Dance shoes with small heel (ballroom, character, jazz) 
  • Metal folding chair – If you have one you’re already working with and love. 🙂

PREREQUISITE: Must have taken Chair Level 1 or instructor approval. Please be mindful of any injuries and/or physical limitations you may have and work within your comfort level. Mynx will do her best to accommodate all levels and make modifications as needed.

 

Led by Mynx d’Meanor

LEVEL 2 SERIES: $100.00
Every Monday / OCTOBER 9 – 30, 2017 @ 8:30PM – 9:30PM
Eventbrite - Burlesque Chair Dance Choreography - Level 2 - Fishnet Follies

PREVIOUSLY…

CHORUS CHOREOGRAPHY:
“THE MOOCHE”

A sultry tribute to the supper clubs of the Prohibition Era!  We will use solo jazz dance elements, work on dramatic poses, strong character/presence, partnering, and group formations.

 

CHORUS CHOREOGRAPHY:
“CHARLESTON”

Feathers will fly in this high-energy Jazz Age routine! We’ll learn the Charleston, jazz steps, and feather boa work in Busby Berkeley-inspired chorus line formations. Very cute and sassy Flapper girl styling!

CHORUS CHOREOGRAPHY:
“NIGHT TRAIN”

Our most classic group routine. Showgirl styling, elegant movements, smooth transitions, and the flirty flutter of feather fans.

CHORUS CHOREOGRAPHY:
“JUST A GIGOLO”

In this series, we will learn choreography for “Just A Gigolo”– a *NEW* suit and tie routine tailored for men and women of burlesque!

Inspired by the infamous striptease scene by Christopher Walken in “Pennies from Heaven”. Choreographed by reigning Burlesque Hall of Fame King of Boylesque Harden Reddy and Fishnet Follies director Mynx d’Meanor. We will use solo jazz dance elements, strong character/presence, group formations, and a couple of hat tricks!

Break out those fedoras!