Zürich Burlesque Festival Workshops

24. März 2023

Zürich Burlesque Festival is around the corner and we’re SO PUMPED to be able to offer you the best of the best workshops with the big stars – and also an elements workshop with our headmistress Bunny D’Vine for all of our beginners out there! Check out our program!

Jonathan Finch-Brown is an international circus and cabaret performer from the UK. Performing as a soloist, as one half of aerial duo ‘Little Finch’ or as his drag queen alter ego ‘Force Majeure,’ Jonathan has wowed audiences across the globe from the FrIedrichstadt Palast in Berlin to Singapore and the Seychelles as well as touring the USA.
Jonathan’s unique performance style and mix of strength and flexibility have made him a sought after cabaret star throughout Europe and he cannot wait to be back in Zürich for this years Burlesque Festival!
In this course we will be looking at all areas of flexibility, the course is for all levels of flexibility as we will be working through progressions to make sure everyone is working at their own level. 
We will be looking at how to increase flexibility with passive and active stretches as well as using partner stretching in a safe and secure way to increase our range of mobility. 

You need no experience with dance to strip like a pro, and Bunny can give you all of the tools you need to perform a strip-TEASE from beginning to end, be it in your room for a partner, for yourself or for an audience!

Ginevra Joyce will teach you how to use the floor as a prop! After warming up your bodies with a little bit of stretching Ginevra will guide you on how to incorporate floorwork in your routine revealing tricks and tips that will be useful for creating your act. You will add a new dimension to your performance and you’ll improve your flexibility.

Suggested clothing: leggins or leotard, dance shoes, knee pads.

Learn to move gracefully and musically with feather fans! In this workshop you’ll cover the basic hand holds and fan movements. Then, you’ll use these movements to explore fan reveals that work with the natural, soft movement of your feather fans. It’s time to add a whole new romantic dimension to your feather fan movements!