Afro Burlesk is open to all persons regardless of how they identify. This class series incorporates lecture and movement with an emphasis on black dance and black history, promoting awareness and movement based within the Burlesque community about the significance of black bodies in performance. Afro Burlesk embraces the freedom of movement which can be acquired through education and unlocking your wild nature. Come move with us!
HOW TO TRAVEL ON OTHER PEOPLE’S MONEY (90 MIN) / 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Tips and Tricks on traveling the world from a poor girl from Brooklyn.
BURLESK IN COLOUR (90 MIN) / 11:45AM-1:15PM
For anyone seeking to have an open dialogue about the contributions of black and POC bodies within burlesque and how racism has shaped the conversation in Burlesque on and off stage.
HOW NOT TO GIVE A FUCK OFF AND ON STAGE (2 HR) / 1:45PM-3:45PM
A movement class which fuses Afro-Caribbean dance, striptease and other dance styles! Encouraging participants to find their inner slut and embrace their unique styles. Wear comfortable loose fitting clothing, some classes are barefoot, prepare to be yourself!
Each class is $25 in advance (via PayPal); $65 all three; or $30 per class cash on the door. To register please email Akynos at firstname.lastname@example.org.
***Please consider purchasing a class for black and POC performers who may not otherwise be able to afford to attend***
Private and semi private classes are available -to discuss options please email Ayknos at email@example.com.