Tiger and the Lamb: Burlesque Archetypes

The tough and the soft, the dominant and the submissive, the predator and the prey. So much of the erotic play of Burlesque draws from these dualities. In this class, you will learn easy and fun body language tools to give mastery with each type of character. You'll also learn how to switch instantly from one to the other within a choreography and keep your audience guessing.
Feb. 6, 2016, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
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About the Teacher - Willy Barrett

The world’s foremost teacher of, and pioneer in, reconstructing the Delsarte System of Expression, used by the early theater choreographers to create the Broadway styles (including the Ziegfeld Follies). Joe's teaching has taken him around the world and he is proud to have taught Delsarte at the National Centre of Dance in Paris, at the Juilliard School, and also at numerous Middle Eastern dance festivals across the US. A great lover of burlesque for many years, he created and regularly performed a stripping gorilla burlesque for several years in Ohio in the late 1980's. Now he looks forward to teaching at the Great Burlesque Expo every year that he can and lends his support to the revival of this beloved, charming art.