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Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière Workshop #2: On Beat: Musicality 101


October 5, 2024 3-4pm at Portland Dance Studio 102
Please plan to come 15 minutes early to ensure parking and check in.
Please wear comfortable clothes you can move in. Knee pads optional. Please do not wear heels in this studio, soft bottom dance shoes are allowed.

On Beat: Musicality 101:

Unlock your inner musical performer to step your burlesque game up this year.
Hone your skills in transitions, movement and connection; and acquire the tools necessary to bring out the WOW factor in your next act and take your choreography from step-driven and technical to organic and awe inspiring.
Learn the importance of active listening, song selection and mapping, alongside tips to working with live bands. Lou Lou will teach you how to strengthen your use of rhythm, tempo, phrasing, and mood so that you will be set up for success next time you hit the stage.

Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière, is an internationally renowned multi award winning neo-burlesque artist hailing from Kahnawake Quebec. She began her burlesque career in 2005 in Montreal. She has since headlined shows across North & Central America; the UK, and Europe. She has been voted into the Burlesque Top 50 by 21st Century Burlesque for seven consecutive years and is currently ranked as the number one most influential burlesque figure in the world. In September 2018 she made history by becoming the first Indigenous woman to be crowned New Orleans Queen of Burlesque. She holds titles from the 2019 Burlesque Hall of Fame, including Most Innovative and won Miss Exotic World in 2022. In addition to mentoring and performing, she also acts as the Executive Producer for Burlesque Hall of Fame.