You've Got "It"! Or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Acting In Burlesque

Through a series of freeing (and silly) acting exercises, we'll uncover the beating heart of every performer - the innate stage presence that lives inside of us. Learn how to break out of your shell, tear down the fourth wall, and have more fun with your audience!"
Feb. 22, 2015, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
William Dawes A

About the Teacher - Dot Mitzvah

Born from a delirious one-night stand between a rabbi from Flatbush Avenue and a Lotte Lenya impersonator, Dot Mitzvah bravely carves a place in the burlesque world with a mix of comedy, music, and good ol' fashioned cheesecake. As a burlesque artist, Dot has has had the honor of performing with the New York School of Burlesque, Kitty Nights NYC, Bon Appetit Burlesque, Brick City Burlesque, and many other venues. She was the first winner of the "Best Hybrid Performance" at 2012's Great Burlesque Exposition, "Best Variety Act" at 2012's Great Southern Exposure Pageant, and the "WTF Award" at the 2014 Alternatease Neo-Burlesque Festival in Cambridge, MA. She was also featured in the documentary "The Road Less Traveled". Her goal is to bring opera and burlesque to a more contemporary audience, so shake the dust off and check her out!