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When? Every Sunday from 11th June - 30th July | Where? Base Dance Studios, 4 Tinworth ST, SE11 5EJ

What time? 12pm-2pm | How much? £275 for all 8 sessions  

Who is welcome? Black people of all genders



Lesson is in session! 

The Black Burlesque School offers an 8-session course, taught by working professional Black Burlesque artists of international acclaim. 


Guest tutors include, uk's no.1 burlesque artist, Cleopantha, Soul Sista of Burlesque Demi Noire, Cabaret Royalty, Coco Deville, World pole champion Lauren Elise, and international superstar, LA-based co-star to Dita von Teese, Jessabelle Thunder.

Costumier and star of Evening of Burlesque, Velvet Jones, Burlesque idol champion Onyx Fatale and sing and fling superstar, Mimi Sugarpill also teach on the course. 


11th June | Floorwork 

18th June | Choreography

25th June | Clowning

2nd July | Costume & Poise

9th July | The USA Way

16th July | R&B Burlesque

23rd July | Musicality

30th July | Sing & Fling / Commercial

A Black Burlesque School?


You can attend the entire course, or take a drop-in class, if space if available.


Classes include: 

Musicality, Floorwork, Choreography, Costume & poise, Commercial, Sing & fling, The USA way, R&B Burlesque

Do you need dance experience to attend?


All you need is a passion for being playful and performance, we'll teach you the rest!

Ready for a new profession?

Our course lays the foundations to join The Cocoa Butter Club's new Black Burlesque company for professional performance bookings.

I don't want to be a professional!

No pressure! You can still attend the course or classes on a drop-in basis. 

There will be an optional performance opportunity at the end of the course, where you can show off your new skills... if you like!

All body types | All genders | All levels welcome! | Because Black is always beautiful, baby!

The Black Burlesque School Course

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