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Burlesque

Burlesque is a captivating dance style that blends theatrical flair with playful, seductive moves. Originating from the 17th-century Italian theater, it has evolved into a form of expression that celebrates body positivity and self-confidence. At Five6seven8 Dance Studio, we offer Burlesque classes that cater to all skill levels, from beginners to seasoned performers. Our classes are designed to empower students, enhance their sensuality, and improve their dance technique, all in a supportive and fun environment.

Burlesque Classes Details:

Days: Mondays

Time: 18h30-19h30

Age: 16 years and up

Experience Level: None required

Costing: Available here

What is Burlesque?

Burlesque dance is an enchanting art form that combines elements of acting, storytelling, and sensual dance movements. Historically linked to the early vaudeville and cabaret scenes, modern Burlesque has transformed into a medium for performers to express their individuality and artistic creativity, often with a focus on humor, satire, and elaborate costumes. It’s more than just dance; it’s a theatrical performance that engages and captivates the audience, making it unique among dance styles.

At Five6seven8 Dance Studio, we are proud to offer comprehensive Burlesque dance classes that not only teach the basic steps and routines but also delve into the rich history and evolution of this vibrant art form. Our classes are structured to help students of all backgrounds discover their own style and build confidence both on and off the stage. Whether you’re a novice looking to explore a new form of expression or an experienced dancer aiming to refine your skills and add a playful twist to your repertoire, our professional instructors are dedicated to supporting your journey.

Enrolling in our Burlesque classes, you’ll find a warm and inclusive community where everyone is encouraged to embrace their uniqueness and celebrate their body in a safe and positive space. With regular opportunities to perform in studio showcases, our students can experience the thrill of live performance and audience interaction, essential aspects of Burlesque. Join us at Five6seven8 to embark on a transformative journey through the art of Burlesque, where you’ll not only learn to dance but also to own the stage with confidence and flair.

Dancewear requirements

Uniform Brochure

Our members are recommended to wear:

  • Anything comfortable and doesn’t limit movement
  • Heels that fit around your ankles, preferably dance heels.

Teacher Feature:

Lizanne Robinson - Acro, Burlesque, Contemporary, Modern Instructor

Lizanne Robinson

I have been lucky enough to be dancing in some form my entire life. I started at the age of 3 with classical ballet, modern, and tap, and then acrobatics and gymnastics a few years later. In high school I started Latin and Ballroom dancing, completing my teachers training in 2008. I joined the UJ dance company in 2010 and was exposed to a multitude of styles from Cabaret, Urban Funk, Jazz, and Contemporary. I was definitely the worst at HipHop! I have a postgraduate degree in Anatomy and Biological Anthropology but prefer being in the dance studio all day. 
I have been teaching for 17 years and absolutely love every minute of it.
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