School of Performance

Brisbane's Longest Running Burlesque School

2017 School of Performance dates:
TERM 4 - Monday 14th August - Thursday 5th October ~ CaBBaret Saturday 7th October
TERM 5 - Monday 23rd October - Thursday 14th December ~ CaBBaret Saturday 16th December

 

**The NEW Term 4 class timetable is listed below**

Term 4 Class Timetable

Get ready to blossom this term with our Spring themed classes. BB and her staff of fabulous teachers bring to you the seductive art of burlesque, hula hoop and a variety of circus, dance and fire workshops. Classes are so much fun you won't even realise you're getting fit! Increase your confidence through performance with fun routines taught in every class. Work towards an optional graduation performance at BB's show ** CaBBaret ** on Saturday 7th October, 2017.

 
Check out the schedule of classes below and book in by emailing the school –
bblebuffsop@gmail.com
  
Once you enrol by email you will be sent payment information. Payment for full term classes must be received no later than Sunday 20th August 2017, if you cannot finalise payment by this date it is recommended that you sign up for casual attendance. All casual classes must be paid for in cash in class.
 
All Burlesque & Fire classes are 18+ and open to women and men alike.

 

 
TERM 4 DISCOUNTS:

**you must quote the discount code when enrolling to be eligible**
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Pay your term fees in full by Sunday 13th August to receive an automatic 5% discount. Not eligible for classes with a 50% discount already applied.

MULTIPLE CLASS DISCOUNT: Book into more than one full term class & receive 15% discount from your total Term Fees, only available when no other discounts apply.

ONE-NIGHT STAND: Book into all classes on the same night and receive a 50% discount from each additional full term class booked.

TRIPLE TREAT: Grab 2 of your besties and get to classes, you’ll pay one full term fee and each friend joins for only $20! **Only 7 Offers Available**

BLOSSOM BURLESQUE: Book into a full term Burlesque course and receive a 50% discount from the total fee. Not eligible for Signature Act Creation. One 50% discount per student. **Only 7 Half Price Offers Available**

RAIN DANCE: Book into a full term Dance course and receive a 50% discount from the total fee. Not eligible for Signature Act Creation. One 50% discount per student. **Only 7 Half Price Offers Available**

FROLIC: Book into a full term Hula Hoop course and receive a 50% discount from the total fee. Not eligible for Signature Act Creation. One 50% discount per student. **Only 7 Half Price Offers Available**
 


**3 CLASS VENUES – PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF WHERE YOUR CLASSES ARE BEING HELD**
 
 

Seriously Dance - 4 / 520 Kessels Road, MacGregor 

THURSDAY

Thursday 24th August – 5th October

6:30 – 7:30pm - Blue Studio
Maypole Burlesque – Teacher: BB le Buff

**7 Week Term, please note classes will start in Week 2**

Welcome Spring with the ancient fertility rite of dancing around the maypole. This will be a stunning, colourful and sexy Burlesque routine. So grab a ribbon and get ready to weave, spin and strip as we dance around the maypole.

7-week Term - $140

Casual Class: $22

Suitable for: All Levels

 

Enoggera Bowls Club – 72 Pickering Street, Enoggera 

Tuesday 15th August – 3rd October

6:00-7:00pm
Beginner Hula Hoop – Teacher: Star Anise

Come and learn the basics of Hula Hooping. It's the most fun way to exercise and you will learn some amazing tricks! We will put them together into a celebration of Springtime! Don your sunflower suit and come praise the sun to a modern rendition of the classic song, "Here Comes the Sun". Optional performance at CaBBaret on Saturday 7th October.

8-week Term: $160
Casual Class: $22
Suitable for: Absolute Beginners-Hoopers with some experience

 

 

Tuesday 15th August – 3rd October

7:00-8:00pm
Intermediate Hula Hoop – Teacher: BB le Buff

You will be challenged in this course to advance your existing 1-hoop skills and learn a range of multiple hoop tricks. Optional performance opportunity at CaBBaret on Saturday 7th October.

8-week Term: $160
Casual Class: $22
Suitable for: Hoopers that have completed Beginner Hoop (or similar) have experience with knee, foot, chest, isolations and twin hooping.

 

Tuesday 15th August – 3rd October

 

8:00-9:00pm
Advanced Hula Hoop – Teacher: BB le Buff

Push your hoop skills to the next level! Multiple hoops skills and partner tricks taught. Advanced isolation patterns with an emphasis will be placed on perfecting tricks for performance. Perfect your on-body transitions and kick-ups and off-body tricks using up to 4+ hula hoops. Optional performance opportunity at CaBBaret on Saturday 7th October.

8-week Term: $160
Casual Class: $22
Suitable for: Students that have extensive experience with hoops and completed Beginner & Intermediate courses (or similar).

 

 

 

Metro Community Hub – 22 Qualtrough Street, Woolloongabba

MONDAY

Monday 14th August – 2nd October

6:00 – 7:00pm

Bubblegum Burlesque – Teacher: BB le Buff

Super Sweet and Sassy! This is a class you’ll love sinking your teeth into this term. We’ll be dancing to Confidence Man’s upbeat song “Bubblegum”. This class will focus on modern burlesque techniques and dance styles with a heavy influence on our bubblegum props, costume and the art of a clever, humorous striptease! Optional performance at CaBBaret on Saturday 7th October.

8-week Term - $160

Casual Class: $22

Suitable for: All Levels
 

Monday 14th August – 2nd October

7:00 – 8:00pm

Go-Go Rainbow – Teacher: BB le Buff

Step back into the sixties where the gals were groovy and their bods bodacious. Shake, shimmy and swing your hips, we’ll cover classic 1960s go-go moves along with a few modern ones. This class is the most fun you can have while getting fit! Costumes will be a Rainbow of fabulous fringing – what’s your favourite colour? Optional performance at CaBBaret on Saturday 7th October.

8-week Term - $160

Casual Class: $22

Suitable for: All Levels

 

Monday 14th August – 2nd October

8:00 - 9:00pm

Signature Act Creation - Teacher: BB le Buff
This class is aimed at aspiring performers and is limited to 5 people or groups. Your BBSOP teacher will assist you to create a signature act of your own, streamlining your own ideas and inspirations. All students are offered the chance to première this act as a Paid Performer at CaBBaret on Saturday 7th October.

Suitable for: Performers looking to create their own solo or group routine. Previous experience with the skill you want to create a routine in is required. Have an act prepared that you’d like to workshop and get feedback on, sign up for a 2-week or 4-week workshop course. Perfect your routines for competition and stage.
8-week Term: $220

4-week Workshop: $120

2-week Workshop: $65

 

 

TUESDAY

Tuesday 15th August – 3rd October

6:00-7:00pm

Glamourzon Burlesque - Teacher: Nolens Volens

Warrior. Queen. In this powerfully expressive routine, you will be a warrior and a queen. Inspired by the heroines dominating the silver screen this class is open to men and women to be strong, brave and beautiful. We will be dancing to Flint Eastwoods song “Queen” and will blend the classic use of props and tease with a modern twist. First conquer the class, then the world! Optional performance at CaBBaret on Saturday 7th October.

8-week Term: $160
Casual Class: $22
Suitable for: All Levels

 

Tuesday 15th August – 3rd October

7:00-8:00pm

Bellydance – Teacher: Malakeh

Learn how to make your entrance and command your audience's attention with a sensual classic Egyptian style bellydance incorporating a veil as our class prop. ‘Mejance’ is the grand opening dance for a performer and with a veil you're sure to make a majestic entrance. Optional performance at CaBBaret on Saturday 7th October.

8-week Term - $160
Casual Class: $22

Suitable for: All Levels

 

Tuesday 15th August – 3rd October

8:00-9:00pm

Spring Thaw - Fire Burlesque - Teacher: Frankie Mae Felon

The changing of seasons is always a magical time and the spring thaw is no different. Glittering snow and ice give way to a sea of colourful flowers and grass as green and lush as you could imagine. This term, you can learn the equally magical skill of fire manipulation in a burlesque routine inspired by the spring thaw. Learn how to extinguish a fire torch with your hand, to manipulate flames to jump from one torch to another and even eat fire. Add a new skill to your performance arsenal! Optional performance at CaBBaret on Saturday 7th October.

8-week Term - $160
Casual Class: $22

Suited for beginners through to intermediate level burlesque students, no fire experience necessary.

Students will need: one set of palm candles, one set of 1-inch fire wands/torches

Bring to class: wet face washer in Ziploc bag, plenty of water

 

 

WEDNESDAY

Wednesday 16th August – 4th October

**Please note this is a 7-week term, there is no class on Wednesday 23rd August**

6:00-7:00pm
Beginner Tap Dance – Teacher: Trigger Happy

Get ready to Stomp, Spin and Shuffle! Learn some toe tapping new Tap Dance skills with Trigger Happy. Students are required to bring their own tap shoes. Optional performance at CaBBaret on Saturday 7th October.

7-week Term - $140
Casual Class: $22
Suitable for: Absolute Beginners – Beginner level tap dance

 

Intermediate Tap Dance – Teacher: Trigger Happy

Wednesday 16th August – 4th October

**Please note this is a 7-week term, there is no class on Wednesday 23rd August**

7:00-8:00pm
Advance your Tap dance technique in this fun high energy class. Students are required to bring their own tap shoes. Optional performance at CaBBaret on Saturday 7th October.

7-week Term - $140
Casual Class: $22

Suitable for: Performers with previous tap dance performance experience

 

Showgirl Burlesque – Teacher: Trigger Happy

Wednesday 16th August – 4th October

**Please note this is a 7-week term, there is no class on Wednesday 23rd August**

8:00-9:00pm

Shower yourself with Glitz, Glamour, Feathers and Jewels. Learn the poise of a showgirl and sprinkle in some sass and stellar high-kicks; taught by the King of High Kicks and Leg Mounts himself. This is a burlesque class to elevate your dance and flexibility levels and the opportunity to create a beautiful showgirl costume. Optional performance at CaBBaret on Saturday 7th October

7-week Term - $140
Casual Class: $22

Suitable for: Dancers with previous performance experience

 

PRIVATE CLASSES
Book your private lesson now. All of the BBSOP teachers are available for one-on-one sessions which are perfect for perfecting your new solo or group acts, polishing up for a Pin-Up Pageant or to master new skills (movement, prop or confidence). The one-on-one environment allows your teacher to focus on your personal strengths and weaknesses and help to make you a stronger performer. You can choose a suitable time and we will arrange the venue and teacher. Please contact the school directly to request a private booking – bblebuffsop@gmail.com
COST: 1 HOUR $80, 2 HOURS $150 - any additional hours at $50 p/h.

Book 4+ hours (can be over multiple booking dates) pay only $60/hour.
AVAILABILITY: By Request
BRING: To be discussed with your teacher.



HENS PARTIES
BB le Buff’s School of Performance offers custom Burlesque, Hula Hoop, 1960s Go-Go, 1970s Disco, Amped for the 80s and 90s, Mad Men and Great Gatsby themed hens events. Our popular hens parties are now available across South-East Queensland so make your enquiry now! Enjoy a fun night to remember with your best gal pals and we’ll bring everything to you! Add some memorable moments to your hens night; it’s an excellent way to loosen up before your big night out and for your party to get to know each other. LOCATION: Your place or ours!
COST: $300 for 10 people for a standard 2 hour party. Each additional guest costs $15.
For more information, please visit BB’s website:

http://www.missbblebuff.com/infopage/book-miss-bb-to-perform-or-model
**If you’re a BBSOP student you will receive a special price on hens parties. Please email the school to confirm these rates.



PAYMENT OPTIONS FOR TERM ENROLMENTS:
Bank Deposit:
Suncorp
Account Name: B E Bannerman
Account Number: 600604402
BSB: 484799
Reference: YourName ClassName

**Please confirm your enrolment by email: bblebuffsop@gmail.com

OR PAYPAL to 
missbblebuff@gmail.com
**All PayPal payments will attract an additional $5 charge to account for the PayPal fees incurred. Please include the name of the class or workshop as well as your name, email address and phone number in the details of your PayPal payment.

 


**Unfortunately, BB le Buff cannot offer refunds. If you have a medical reason BB is happy to negotiate make-up classes or class credit, based on the date you notify her.

 

 

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Teacher Profiles    

BB le Buff - Director - School of Performance

BB started out her dance training in traditional dance styles such as, jazz ballet, contemporary, funk and tap; and her love of classic musical movies took her at the tender age of 7 to pursue training in competitive Ballroom Dance as well.

She studied Burlesque with Lola the Vamp in 2007 and after one Term of classes was invited to perform on her national tour. She has never looked back and has been performing burlesque ever since! BB started her School of Performance in 2009. She is also part of a burlesque duo called The Fanny Bam Bams with Magnolia Knife.

BB started her circus training with Vulcana Women's Circus and then also took classes at Circa and attended intensive workshops at the Tasmanian Circus Festival; as well as many other short courses. She went on to work for Circa and is still a casual trainer for Vulcana.

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Nolens Volens

Provocative, alluring and her own muse. Nolens Volens is a visual artist that has taken to burlesque quicker than you can say tassel twirling. Since debuting in 2014 she has been performing regularly across Brisbane and Sunshine Coast. Her background in design derives her unique performance style. A story teller; weaving comedy, outlandish props and narrative in her routines. Miss Burlesque Australia 2016 Queensland Finalist and Winner 2016 Queen of Seduction. Tragic tales, absurd adventures and twisted tease. The only thing to expect is the unexpected.

 

 

 

Trigger Happy

Ben started his performance career at the young age of 6 gracing Brisbane stages performing with companies such as Harvest Rain, Brisbane Arts Theatre and Basement Arts. Be has studied both Musical Theatre and Speech & Drama through Trinity College London and has also trained in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary and Hip Hop for over 15 years through JAL Dance. Ben most recently performed in the Australian premiere of Next Fall at Metro Arts and is excited to be presenting the world premiere of his one-man-show Puberty! The Uncut Edition! @ the Anywhere Theatre Festival in May. When Ben isn't teaching or performing his one-man-show you can catch him performing at Burlesque shows all around Brisbane!

 

 

Star Anise Hoops

One third of the infamous Spice Rack Sisters, Star Anise is a Brisbane hoop-star with a relish for performing and an equal passion for savouring each and every hoop trick that crosses her path. If you need a little seasoning on your stale trick base then this is the BBSOP teacher that will give you a zest for life! She has performed across Brisbane for the last 4 years and excels in adding some spicy new tricks to your hula hoop repertoire.

 

 

Frankie Mae Felon

Frankie Mae Felon stumbled into the world of burlesque 4 years ago when she was searching for something to perform for the talent section of a pinup competition. She is a respected fire eater, learning her skills from the best in Australia. The current reigning Miss Maiden Ink and inaugural Miss Dirty Love, Frankie has 6 years of pageant and pinup modelling experience under her belt and is ready to share the skills and tricks she has learned in this time with you.

 

Malakeh

Malakeh is a chamelon of dance combining her balletic grace with percussive orientale dance. She will command your attention for every moment, leaving you entranced and captivated.

She has completed teacher training with Egyptian dance legend Dr Mo Geddawi and previously performed in the stage show "A┼čk/Love" by world renowned Ozgen, and continues tuning her craft with many other local, interstate and international artists.

Often seen sizzling up the stage with fire fans and her ooey gooey bellydance, Malakeh regularly teaches ballet and tap at her school Sirene Dance and produces the show "REHYDRATE" annually.
 

 

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