The Austin Academy of Burlesque is thrilled to present their 2019 Winter Burlesque Intensive. This 6 week semester culminates in an optional showcase. Sunday classes begin January 6th through February 10th. Our showcase at the Vortex Theater will be on Monday, February 11th!

Class passes are available for introductory, intermediate, advanced, Manlesque (male/male identified burlesque students semester) and continuing education semesters.

Noon-2:20 Introductory courses

2:30-3:30pm Introductory workshop

3:40-5:40pm Intermediate/advanced courses

5:50-6:50pm Intermediate/advanced workshop OR Ensemble Rehearsal

7-8pm Continuing Education courses/Manlesque courses

8-9pm Continuing Education courses/Manlesque courses

9-10pm Manlesque Workshop

We’re very sorry but refunds are not available.

Enrollment is also available on our Mindbody app.

Enroll Today!



August 26th
12:00pm Intro to Burlesque with Coco
1:10pm Dance Basic with Coco
2:20pm Workshop
3:30pm Origins of the Bump and Grind with Coco
4:40pm Striptease with Coco
5:50pm Workshop or Ensemble with Blaise
7:00pm Intro to Choreography with Coco
8:00pm Creating an Act with Midge
9:00pm Workshop with Coco

September 2nd

September 9th
12:00pm Bumps, Grinds, and Shimmies with Coco
1:10pm Stockings & Gloves with Coco
2:20pm Workshop
3:30pm The Human Metronome: Isolation for the Whole Body with Ginger Snaps
4:40pm Define Yourself with Ruby Lamb
5:50pm Workshop or Ensemble with Blaise
7:00pm Chair Tease with Coco
8:00pm Character Development with Alexander the Great
9:00pm Workshop

September 16th
12:00pm Intro to Boa and Fabrics with Coco
1:10pm Creating an Act with Ruby Lamb
2:20pm Workshop
3:30pm Costume and Character with JD Hickcock
4:40pm Big Bad Boa with Coco
5:50pm Workshop
7:00pm – 9:00pm Master Class with JD Hickcock
9:00pm Workshop

September 23rd
12:00pm Creativity Cultivation with Roxie
1:10pm Bootylesque with Zaftigg
2:20pm Workshop
3:30pm Performance Engagement with Zaftigg
4:40pm Intermediate Fans and Veil Fans
5:50pm Workshop
7:00pm Commercial Jazz with Anastasia
8:00pm Ballet Strengthening and Stretching with Blaise
9:00pm Workshop

September 30th
12:00pm What’s in Coco’s Closet with Coco
1:10pm Pastie Making with Godiva Morte
2:20pm Workshop
3:30pm Pasties and Assels Twirl with Coco
4:40pm Costuming in a Snap with Coco
5:50pm Workshop/Ensemble Rehearsal
7:00pm Entrances and Exits with Coco
8:00pm Costuming: Layering and Story with Coco
9:00pm Workshop

October 7th
12:00pm Sexy Halloween Tease with Jinxy
1:10pm Getting Ready for the Big Show! with Anastasia
2:20pm Workshop with Anastasia
3:30pm Polish Your Act with Anastasia and Blaise
4:40pm Polish Your Act with Blaise
5:50pm Ensemble Rehearsal
7:00pm Improv with Midge
8:00pm Workshop with Midge and Blaise
9:00pm BURLESQUE ROULETTE (All levels welcome!)

October 8th – Student Showcase at The Vortex!