Teacher Training Program


Are you interested in learning how to teach the Art of Burlesque? Please contact Headmistress Cheripop Purr at burlesque@sasktel.net for more information. She requests that you send a current 1 page performance and/or teaching resume alongside of a short letter of interest explaining your connections with Burlesque and your teaching intentions.

You will learn:

  • General Teaching skills
  • History of Burlesque
  • The advance and retreat and the Burlesque walk
  • Small reveals vs Large events in choreography
  • Glove and stocking peels
  • Parasol and Fan techniques
  • How to make, attach and twirl pasties
  • Feather boa techniques
  • Clothing removal and discard techniques
  • Basics of dance building and choreography
  • How to sell/market your classes

Original lesson plans created by Headmistress Purr can be licensed upon completion of the teacher training program. A limited number of applicants will be selected per season to participate in this program. Preference will be given to those with a strong performance or teaching background.

Please contact burlesque@sasktel.net to discuss fees and  scheduling.