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Term 3 2018 at The Bombshell Burlesque Academy has a wide range of classes in an array of styles so whether you’re an absolute beginner or an experienced performer – we’ve got you covered!

In addition to your favourites, we’re pleased to announce the return of some of our most requested classes this term: Video Vixens, Bad Ass Bump & Grind & 1920’s Charleston!

Students will be invited to perform routines learnt during Term 3 in a fun performance environment on Saturday June 16th at our graduation show ‘The Bombshells Ball’. Details on this event will be released mid-term.

Check out all the details below and join us for some glamour, giggles and glitter!



SIX WEEK COURSES
Commencing the week of May 7th – check the class description for day and time
VENUE: Metro Arts - Whitlam Space - Level 4, 109 Edward Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
DISCOUNTS: Book into two or more 6 week courses for the full term and receive a 10% discount!
TERM BOOKINGS: Fill out the online enrolment form and choose the Term 3 6 Week Course option in the online store for a term booking. If you’re booking for multiple classes simply select the discounted rate from the dropdown.
CASUAL BOOKINGS: For casual enrolment where available, please fill out the online enrolment form and bring $25 in correct cash to the start of each class. No other payment methods are available for casual attendance.



~ MONDAY NIGHTS ~
Commencing 7th May 2018


INTERMEDIATE NEO BURLESQUE
Inspired by rock and roll attitude and California excess, burlesque elements fused with modern dance, Lila Luxx presents a neo routine with a lyrical twist to Lana Del Ray’s West Coast. Please note: This class is Intermediate to Advanced level and recommended for those who have completed several burlesque classes or have previous dance experience.
Students will have the opportunity to perform this class routine at The Bombshells Ball on June 16th.
TEACHER: Lila Luxx
COST: 6 WEEK TERM: $115
CASUAL ATTENDANCE: No casual attendance option available for this class.
TIMETABLE: 6 - 7PM MONDAY NIGHTS
DATES: 07/05/18 – 11/06/18
VENUE: The Whitlam Space, Metro Arts, Brisbane City.
BRING: Please bring heels with a strap, water.


VIDEO VIXENS
“Driver, roll up the partition, please…” Inspired by the high energy choreography in film clips fused with modern jazz dance and, of course, burlesque, Lila Luxx presents a no-strip class for those who like their tease to modern music with a healthy dose of Beyoncé worthy hair flicking! You’ll be learning a cheeky chair routine that might just make you blush! Please note: This class is Intermediate to Advanced level and recommended for those who have completed several burlesque classes or have previous dance experience.
Students will have the opportunity to perform this class routine at The Bombshells Ball on June 16th.
TEACHER: Lila Luxx
COST: 6 WEEK TERM: $115
CASUAL ATTENDANCE: No casual attendance option available for this class.
TIMETABLE: 7 - 8PM MONDAY NIGHTS
DATES: 07/05/18 – 11/06/18
VENUE: The Whitlam Space, Level 4, Metro Arts, Brisbane City
BRING: Heels with a strap, water.


HEADLINERS: Act Development Masterclass
Are you ready to create your burlesque persona and make your solo debut at The Bombshells Ball?
This masterclass is designed for students with a number of burlesque classes under their belts; the ones who are on the cusp of creating a solo act and hitting stages! This class is ideal for soloists, duos or groups who want to create a new act or polish an existing one. During the course, Lila will work one on one with you to bring out your performance potential, guiding you step by step through act creation while developing your onstage persona. Headliners also includes practical theory on how to get booked, managing social media, the best way to apply for festivals, budgeting, building an effective website and more!
Students will have the opportunity to perform this class routine at The Bombshells Ball on June 16th.
TEACHER: Lila Luxx
COST: 6 WEEK TERM: $175
CASUAL ATTENDANCE: No casual attendance option available for this class
TIMETABLE: 8 – 9:30PM MONDAY NIGHTS
DATES: 07/05/18 – 11/06/18
VENUE: The Whitlam Space, Metro Arts, Brisbane City
BRING: Pen & Notebook, ipod with headphones, inspiration (pictures, books, movies, drawings etc), costume ideas, music, props and anything else relevant to your act.



~ TUESDAY NIGHTS ~
Commencing 8th May 2018

BAD ASS BUMP & GRIND
If you've mastered the art of bump, grind and shimmy and now you want to bump it up a notch and grind it down as low as you can go- this class is for you! Taking inspiration from the bad ass, burlesque royalty of the classic era, we will take the audience in the palm of our hands with limitless reckless abandon! Explore your femininity, embrace your curves and wow them with the big bang bumps and grinds, Bettie Page Leaps and getting freaky on that floor.
Burlesque performers and go go dancers were often used as warm up and half time entertainment between double features in the 50s and 60s and “Grindhouse” was born. This term we pay tribute to the Grindhouse era, focusing on strength, stamina and bringing that rebellious, wild and free spirited personality to life! Fierce, fearless and fabulously bad ass.
Students will have the opportunity to perform this class routine at The Bombshells Ball on June 16th.
TEACHER: Betty Lovecat
COST: 6 WEEK TERM: $115
CASUAL ATTENDANCE: $25
TIMETABLE: 6 - 7PM TUESDAY NIGHTS
DATES: 08/05/18 – 12/06/18
VENUE: The Whitlam Space, Metro Arts, Brisbane City.
BRING: Water, clothes you can move in and heels with a strap.



BEGINNER BURLESQUE WITH JACQUELINE
Whether you want to take to the stage, build your confidence or learn some techniques for everyday life, this class is for you. Beginner Burlesque will teach you the basics of the art of the tease! From walking with poise, confidence (and a little bit of attitude), to a cheeky routine that lets you step into the glittery world you've been dreaming of, burlesque performer Jacqueline Furey will teach you the techniques of the tease and how to have a bit more fun with the body you've been blessed with, in a fun, comfortable environment with like-minded students.
Students will have the opportunity to perform this class routine at The Bombshells Ball on June 16th.
TEACHER: Jacqueline Furey
COST: 6 WEEK TERM: $115
CASUAL ATTENDANCE: No casual attendance option available for this class.
TIMETABLE: 7 - 8PM TUESDAY NIGHTS
DATES: 08/05/18 – 12/06/18
VENUE: The Whitlam Space, Metro Arts, Brisbane City.
BRING: Water, clothes you can move in and heels with a strap.


SHOWGIRL BURLESQUE
Live your feathery fantasy while perfecting your poise and stage presence. Jacqueline will teach an upbeat showgirl inspired striptease including feather boas and headdresses. Class will also include showgirl stretch and strengthen exercises to help you nail those kicks, turns and poses.
his class is recommended for students with previous burlesque or dance experience.
Students will have the opportunity to perform this class routine at The Bombshells Ball on June 16th.
TEACHER: Jacqueline Furey
COST: 6 WEEK TERM: $115
CASUAL ATTENDANCE: No casual attendance option available for this class.
TIMETABLE: 8 - 9PM TUESDAY NIGHTS
DATES: 08/05/18 – 12/06/18
VENUE: The Whitlam Space, Metro Arts, Brisbane City.
BRING: Water, clothes you can move in and heels with a strap.



~ WEDNESDAY NIGHTS ~
Commencing 9th May 2018


BEGINNER BURLESQUE WITH CELLO
Whether you want to take to the stage, build your confidence or learn some techniques for everyday life, this class is for you. Beginner Burlesque will teach you the basics of the art of the tease! From walking with poise, confidence (and a little bit of attitude), to a cheeky routine that lets you step into the glittery world you've been dreaming of, burlesque performer Cello Bordello will teach you the techniques of the tease and how to have a bit more fun with the body you've been blessed with, in a fun, comfortable environment with like-minded students.
Students will have the opportunity to perform this class routine at The Bombshells Ball on June 16th.
TEACHER: Cello Bordello
COST: 6 WEEK TERM: $115
CASUAL ATTENDANCE: No casual attendance option available for this class.
TIMETABLE: 6 - 7PM WEDNESDAY NIGHTS
DATES: 09/05/18 – 13/06/18
VENUE: The Whitlam Space, Metro Arts, Brisbane City.
BRING: Water, clothes you can move in and heels with a strap.


FEATHER FAN DANCE
Made famous by Sally Rand, ostrich feather fan dancing is a captivating dance style that is elegant and visually beautiful. This class will teach you techniques, classic poses, movement, and most importantly the art of tease with the fans. Learn a stunning showgirl formation routine with quintessentially glamorous choreography. Indulge in the luxury of the plumed performance.
This class is suitable for students of all experience levels.
Students will have the opportunity to perform this class routine at The Bombshells Ball on June 16th.
TEACHER: Cello Bordello
COST: 6 WEEK TERM: $115
CASUAL ATTENDANCE: No casual attendance option available for this class.
TIMETABLE: 7 - 8PM WEDNESDAY NIGHTS
DATES: 09/05/18 – 13/06/18
VENUE: The Whitlam Space, Metro Arts, Brisbane City.
BRING: Water, clothes you can move in, heels with a strap, your own pair of feather fans.


1920’s CHARLESTON
During the roaring 1920's, there was no dance style that was more popular than the Charleston. This lively and energetic class will introduce you to the hot jazz sounds of the best decade ever, and have you moving with speed, vitality and expression! You will learn authentic Charleston and other 1920's dance moves and be able to put technique into practice with fun choreography. This routine and class don’t involve strip tease, so perfect for those who are a little shy or for those that have a nostalgic heart for vintage music and dance! This class is recommended for students with previous burlesque or dance experience.
Students will have the opportunity to perform this class routine at The Bombshells Ball on June 16th.
TEACHER: Cello Bordello
COST: 6 WEEK TERM: $115
CASUAL ATTENDANCE: $25
TIMETABLE: 8 - 9PM WEDNESDAY NIGHTS
DATES: 09/05/18 – 13/06/18
VENUE: The Whitlam Space, Metro Arts, Brisbane City.
BRING: Bring heels (chorus or ballroom shoes are best), water, towel.


~ THURSDAY NIGHTS ~
Commencing 10th May 2018

VINTAGE STYLING
Sharing her secrets of almost a decade of experience in Pinup, Bettie Butcher will show you how to put together complete 40s, 50s and 60s inspired vintage looks in the only dedicated pinup classes held conveniently in Brisbane City!
Not only will you learn all the tricks to easily create hair and makeup in the pinup style, you’ll also learn how to match wardrobe and accessories, confidence and tip for pinup pageants and photoshoots, and how to stand out in a crowd! Take home makeup tips on contouring and highlighting, flawless foundation, winged eyeliner for every eye shape and more! Learn how to hold hair styles for stage, setting curls that last all days and hair styles such as victory rolls, 6 different fringe styles including the popular ‘Bettie Bangs’, the Gibson roll and the beehive.
TEACHER: Bettie Butcher
COST: 6 WEEK TERM: $115
CASUAL ATTENDANCE: $25
TIMETABLE: 6 - 7PM THURSDAY NIGHTS
DATES: 09/05/18 – 13/06/18
VENUE: The Whitlam Space, Metro Arts, Brisbane City.
BRING: Miss Bettie will email you each week with what to bring along. Miss Bettie will also have the accessories and tools you will need for sale during class to help you complete the look.


OPEN NEO BURLESQUE
Feeling frisky? Learn a modern interpretation of burlesque with a cheeky kitty cat themed routine! Cool cats are more than welcome at this feisty feline inspired class where we will be strutting and stripping with our tails held in the air. This class is perfect for the kitten getting their paws wet for the first time to the more experienced pussy, complete with fun costumes and quirky choreography that will have you yowling!
This class is suitable for all experience and fitness levels.
Students will have the opportunity to perform this class routine at The Bombshells Ball on June 16th.
TEACHER: Lenore Noire
COST: 6 WEEK TERM: $115
CASUAL ATTENDANCE: $25
TIMETABLE: 7 - 8PM THURSDAY NIGHTS
DATES: 09/05/18 – 13/06/18
VENUE: The Whitlam Space, Metro Arts, Brisbane City.
BRING: Water, clothes you can move in and comfortable heels with a strap.



PRIVATE LESSONS
Private coaching can often be the key to taking your concept or stage persona to the next level! As part of Term 3, our tutors are offering private lessons to suit your budget and timetable.
These sessions can focus on narrative, choreography development, presentation & performance skills, polishing and refining an existing act, creating a new routine or competition prep. Past students coached by our tutors include winners of Miss Burlesque Queensland, Miss Burlesque Brisbane, Miss Burlesque Gold Coast, Miss Burlesque Perth, Burlesque Idol Brisbane, Burlesque Idol Newcastle, title holders of the Miss Pinup Australia competition and many more.
Whether you are working on an existing act, creating something new, developing your persona or preparing for competition season our tutors are here to help you think out of the box, calm your nerves, meet criteria and have you bumping and grinding bigger and better than ever!
IN-STUDIO PRIVATE LESSONS: Available during Term 3 on Tuesday (9 – 10pm Jacqueline Furey) & Thursday (8 – 9pm & 9 – 10pm Lila Luxx) @ $80/HR
CUSTOM PRIVATE LESSONS: Available at a time and location of your choosing @ $150 for two hours (+ travel or studio hire if required) - any additional hours at $50 p/h.
BRING: Pen & Notebook, ipod with headphones, inspiration (pictures, books, movies, drawings etc), costume ideas, music, props and anything else relevant to your act. If you’re working on a competition act, please bring the rules with you.
Please email contact@bombshellacademy.com.au to enquire.

By enrolling in any of the above courses, you acknowledge and agree to all Terms & Conditions of enrolment. If you require assistance, please email us at contact@bombshellacademy.com.au

We look forward to seeing you in class soon!

xoxo Lila & The Bombshells