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The Burlesque Handbook

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Publisher Comments:

The Burlesque Handbook is the essential manual to understanding and performing both classic and neo-burlesque. Written by Jo Weldon, award-winning founder of the New York School of Burlesque, this book features easy-to-follow suggestions and exercises for developing stage-worthy confidence, presence, and sexiness. You'll learn about the fabulous makeup, costumes—including pasties!—moves, grooves, and attitudes of burlesque. The Burlesque Handbook is the must-have guide for everyone interested in this vibrant and wildly popular performance art, providing inspiration and practical information that readers can take straight from the page to the stage!

Synopsis:

This easy-to-use and indispensable guide to the art form runs through the basic philosophies of burlesque performance, provides step-by-step instruction on basic moves, and offers hand-me-down wisdom from one of the most established voices on the burlesque scene.

Synopsis:

The Burlesque Handbookis the essential manual to understanding and performing both classic and neo-burlesque. Written by Jo Weldon, award-winning founder of the New York School of Burlesque, this book features easy-to-follow suggestions and exercises for developing stage-worthy confidence, presence, and sexiness. You'll learn about the fabulous makeup, costumes—including pasties!—moves, grooves, and attitudes of burlesque. The Burlesque Handbookis the must-have guide for everyone interested in this vibrant and wildly popular performance art, providing inspiration and practical information that readers can take straight from the page to the stage!

About the Author

Jo Weldon is the headmistress and founder of the award-winning New York School of Burlesque, and many of her graduates have gone on to become burlesque stars themselves. She is known as the premier educator and authority on burlesque, and is the coexecutive director at the Burlesque Hall of Fame in Las Vegas, working with burlesque instructors around the world to develop curriculum and standards for teaching burlesque history and technique. She has published countless articles and photographs about stripping and burlesque, and has been interviewed for television, film, radio, print, and the Internet.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061782190
Author:
Weldon, Jo
Publisher:
It Books
Author:
Weldon, Jo "Boobs"
Subject:
Sexual Instruction
Subject:
General Performing Arts
Subject:
Striptease
Subject:
Burlesque (theater)
Subject:
SELF-HELP / Sexual Instruction
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
20100601
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9 x 5 x 0.93 in 11.76 oz

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Product details 272 pages It Books - English 9780061782190 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This easy-to-use and indispensable guide to the art form runs through the basic philosophies of burlesque performance, provides step-by-step instruction on basic moves, and offers hand-me-down wisdom from one of the most established voices on the burlesque scene.
"Synopsis" by , The Burlesque Handbookis the essential manual to understanding and performing both classic and neo-burlesque. Written by Jo Weldon, award-winning founder of the New York School of Burlesque, this book features easy-to-follow suggestions and exercises for developing stage-worthy confidence, presence, and sexiness. You'll learn about the fabulous makeup, costumes—including pasties!—moves, grooves, and attitudes of burlesque. The Burlesque Handbookis the must-have guide for everyone interested in this vibrant and wildly popular performance art, providing inspiration and practical information that readers can take straight from the page to the stage!
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