School of Performance

Brisbane's Longest Running Burlesque & Variety School

2019 School of Performance dates:

TERM 2 - Monday 25th March - Thursday 16th May

CaBBaret Saturday 18th May 

TERM 3 - Monday 3rd June - Thursday 25th July

CaBBaret Saturday 27th July 

TERM 4 - Monday 19th August - Thursday 10th October

CaBBaret Saturday 12th October 

TERM 5 - Monday 21st October - Thursday 12th December

CaBBaret Saturday 14th December

 

Term 2 Class Timetable

In Term 2 we will be bringing back your favourite classes, as requested by you! Thanks to everyone who completed our online survey in Term 1.

BB and her staff of fabulous teachers bring to you the seductive art of burlesque, hula hoops 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 18th May, 2019.


Check out the schedule of classes below and enrol 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 Saturday 30th March, 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 2 DISCOUNTS:

**you must quote the discount code when enrolling to be eligible**
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Pay your term fees in full by Saturday 23rd March 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, pay for 1 full term class 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 $30! **Only 3 Offers Available**

BURLESQUE: Book into a full term 8-week course and receive a 50% discount from the total fee. This includes Maypole Burlesque, Fetish Burlesque, Chair Burlesque. Not eligible for Signature Act Creation. One 50% discount per student. **Only 2 Half Price Offers Available per class**

DANCE: Book into a full term 8-week course and receive a 50% discount from the total fee. This includes Beg-Int Tap Dance, Music Video, Advanced Tap Dance, Beach Babes GoGo, Great Gatsby Charleston, Broadway Jazz. Not eligible for Signature Act Creation. One 50% discount per student. ** Only 2 Half Price Offers Available per class**

HOOP: Book into a full term 8-week course and receive a 50% discount from the total fee. This includes Hula Hoop Tricks. Not eligible for Signature Act Creation. One 50% discount per student. **Only 2 Half Price Offers Available per class**

 

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

 

Metro Community Hub – 22 Qualtrough Street, Woolloongabba

Monday 25th March – 13th May

6:00-7:00pm
Beg-Int Tap Dance – Teacher: Susie Liqueur

Learn to tap dance like vintage icons, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers and Eleanor Powell. Classic tap dance technique will be taught in this class with a vintage movie musical themed routine. Optional performance opportunity at CaBBaret on Saturday 18th May.

8-week Term: $150

Casual Class: $20

Suitable for: Absolute Beginner – Tappers with some previous experience

 

Music Video Mayhem - Teacher: Susie Liqueur
Monday 25th March – 13th May

7:00-8:00pm
Music Videos are high energy and lots of fun! Learn dance routines to popular songs, inspired by jazz, funk and hip hop dance styles. This term we’re going back to the 90s!

8-week Term: $150

Casual Class: $20

Suitable for: All Levels

 

Monday 25th March – 13th May

8:00-9:00pm
Advanced Tap Dance – Teacher: BB le Buff

Take your tap dance skills and push them to the next level with more intricate tap patterns and a focus on drilling new steps and sequences at the start of term to put into our class routine. Optional performance opportunity at CaBBaret on Saturday 18th May.

8-week Term: $150

Casual Class: $20

Suitable for: Tappers with previous training

 

 

Brisbane Latvian Hall – 10 Bank Lane, Woolloongabba

TUESDAY

Tuesday 26th March – 14th May

6:00-7:30pm

Beach Babes GoGo – Teacher: BB le Buff
Step back into the sixties where the gals were groovy and the boys bodacious! A high energy group routine will be taught in class combining classic 1960s GoGo moves, prop work with beach towels and some basic circus skills using exercise ‘beach’ balls. It’s a Beach Party and you’re all invited! Optional performance opportunity at CaBBaret on Saturday 18th May.

8-week Term: $180 
Casual Class: $25

Suitable for: All Levels of Experience

 

Tuesday 26th March – 14th May

7:30-8:30pm
The Great Gatsby – Teacher: BB le Buff

The Speakeasy is open and the flappers are dancing the Charleston! This fun, high energy dance style was popularised by the 1920s Jazz Age. Our glamorous, vintage-styled routine will reflect the opulence of the party and guests straight out of the 2013 Baz Luhrmann movie “The Great Gatsby”. A little party never killed nobody! Optional performance opportunity at CaBBaret on Saturday 18th May.

8-week Term: $150 
Casual Class: $20

Suitable for: All Levels of Experience

 

Tuesday 26th March – 14th May

8:30-9:30pm
Hula Hoop Tricks – Teacher: BB le Buff

Each week we’ll be playing with exciting ALL NEW tricks to add to your repertoire, the tricks you learn each week will then be put into a routine to help build stamina with an optional performance opportunity at CaBBaret on Saturday 18th May.

8-week Term: $150              
Casual Class: $20

Suitable for: All Levels of Experience

 

WEDNESDAY

Wednesday 27th March – 15th May

6:00-7:00pm

Maypole Burlesque – Teacher: BB le Buff

Want to feature on the CaBBaret poster? As a Maypole burlesque dancer you will be on our May CaBBaret poster! Welcome Spring (in the Northern hemisphere) 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. Optional performance opportunity at CaBBaret on Saturday 18th May.

8-week Term: $150 
Casual Class: $20

Suitable for: All Levels

 

Wednesday 27th March – 15th May

7:00-8:00pm

Fetish Burlesque – Teacher: BB le Buff

Slip on those stilettos and get ready for some light bondage burlesque fantasies! Dangerous females need apply! Optional performance opportunity at CaBBaret on Saturday 18th May.

8-week Term: $150 
Casual Class: $20

Suitable for: All Levels

 

Wednesday 27th March – 15th May

8:00-9:00pm

Burlesque Chair Dance – Teacher: BB le Buff

Film Noir is a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particularly such that emphasize cynical attitudes and sexual motivations, come and live your 1940s Femme Fatale fantasies. The femme fatale represents the most direct attack on traditional womanhood and the nuclear family. She uses all of her cunning and sexual attractiveness to gain her independence and remains fiercely independent even when faced with her own destruction; happy to leave behind the image of a strong, sexually exciting, and unrepentant woman who defies the control of men! Slip out of your silk stockings and slink straight into this class! Optional performance opportunity at CaBBaret on Saturday 18th May.

Class Requirement: Stefan Chair from Ikea - https://www.ikea.com/au/en/catalog/products/80363426/

8-week Term: $150 
Casual Class: $20

Suitable for: All Levels

 

 

Mount Gravatt Showgrounds - Memorial Hall - 1644 Logan Road

Thursday 28th March – 16th May

6:00-7:30pm

Broadway Jazz – Teacher: BB le Buff
Polish your dance technique and get ready to hit the Broadway stage with high kicks, slick sexy arms and fancy footwork. Do you have a favourite musical theatre routine that you’d like to see featured in this class, let us know we love your feedback! Optional performance opportunity at CaBBaret on Saturday 18th May.

8-week Term: $180

Casual Class: $25

Suitable for: Intermediate – Advanced Dancers

 

Thursday 28th March – 16th May

7:30-9:00pm

Signature Act Creation – Teacher: BB le Buff

This class is aimed at aspiring performers as well as experienced performers, class 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 our 50th CaBBaret on Saturday 18th May.

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. Pop in casually to perfect your routines for competition and stage.

8-week Term: $270

4-week workshop: $135

2-week workshop: $65

Casual Class: $35

 

 

 

PRIVATE CLASSES

Book your Private Class for Signature Act Creation with the teacher of your choice.

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.

**Enrolled in a Term 1 class? Book in with your teacher at these discounted rates: 1 HOUR $50, 2 HOURS $95 - any additional hours at $25 p/h. Book 4+ hours (can be over multiple booking dates) pay only $45/hour.
AVAILABILITY: By Request
BRING: To be discussed with your teacher.

VENUE: To be discussed upon booking


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. 

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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Susie Liqueur

 

Susie Liqueur has a passion for performance. She has danced since she was 8yrs old, and is CSTD trained in jazz, tap and ballet. After touring the US with her dance troupe as a young adult; Susie discovered the wonderful, weird and wild world of cabaret.

She has a passion for vintage dance styles, especially GoGo, Disco; Charleston; and continues to practice her love of tap dance in all of its classic and modern style interpretations.

 

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