Miss Indigo Blue's Academy of Burlesque

The Academy of Burlesque was founded in 2003 by Miss Indigo Blue and offers courses in basic through intermediate Burlesque arts.

The Seattle based Academy of Burlesque was founded in 2003 by Miss Indigo Blue and offers courses in basic through intermediate Burlesque Arts. The Academy is the only institution of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. The courses are fun and informative, providing students with rich experiential knowledge about Burlesque history and culture. The practical application of the strip- and the -tease have transformed students’ experience of their own bodies, and has launched some into semi professional performance. Courses are offered year- round, with parts of summer off during the busy Burlesque performance circuit.

“Since taking this class, I feel totally comfortable about my body…
and trust me, I would never have said this 6 weeks ago!”

Follow us on Twitter!: @AcadofBQ

#TeaseTipTuesday Sticky pastie-tape on your scissors? Easy clean up, w/ either rubbing alcohol or nail polish remover! #TTT #pastie #sticky

Thursday, June 8th: VARSITY BUMP&GRIND DANCE (This isn’t for the JV squad, folks)! Taught by Headmistress Indigo Blue, this fast-taught class is for intermediate dancers who want to freshen and expand their bump&grind skill set. New choreographic phrases are introduced each week, and moves are connected to build longer combinations. Class is progressive, but drop-ins are welcome! Space is limited, so reserve your spot at the #academyofburlesque website, or by following the link below. #Varsity #studioblueseattle #Seabq

EVENING SUMMER CAMP FOR GROWNUPS! Tease Camp registration is open, and filling up fast! Starting June 5, you can learn six new burlesque/life skills, earn actual Merit Badges, and have hoot of a good time to boot! Classes include Walking in Heels, the Art of the Tease, Tassel Twirling and much more. Follow the lucky link to register TODAY! (Space is limited, so don’t delay, darlings!!) #Meritbadges #Seabq #teasecamp #StudioblueSeattle http://ow.ly/QCbf30bVbra

WIN TICKETS to the #SIFF2017 showing of Cabaret!
Follow the Academy of Burlesque on Instagram @AcademyofBurlesque and @StudioBlueSeattle
Post an Instagram pic/video of yourself in a 1930’s Cabaret glam, OR! Give us your best character impression: Joel Grey as the Emcee, or Liza Minnelli as Sally Bowles.
Tag #AcademyofBurlesque and #StudioBlueSeattle
Deadline is Sunday, May 21st by 10pm PDT.

WILKOMEN! BIEN VENU! WELCOME to Cabaret, darlings!
The Academy of Burlesque has joined forces with #SIFF2017 to give away 3 pairs of tickets to a Special Showing of Bob Fosse’s CABARET, Wednesday May 24 at 7:00PM, at the SIFF Cinema Egyptian! It's going to be a real swanky affair, headlined by Robbie Turner (RuPaul’s Drag Race)! Robbie is going to open the evening with a delicious Cabaret-style revue. Folks are encouraged to dress for a Night of 1930’s cabaret entertainment. It'll be an Affair to Remember, sure to sell out. However, YOU have an EXCELLENT chance to win tickets!
**Follow the Academy of Burlesque on Instagram @AcademyofBurlesque and @StudioBlueSeattle
**Post an Instagram pic or video of yourself in a 1930’s Cabaret pose: Sexily posing on a chair, dancing to the movie soundtrack, playing an instrument, etc. OR! Give us your best character impression: Joel Grey as the Emcee, or Liza Minnelli as Sally Bowles. Or BOTH! (Please be mindful of the Instagram rules regarding nudity, etc)
***Tag #AcademyofBurlesque and #StudioBlueSeattle

Winners will be chosen by AOB staff, May 21st, 2017 Deadline is Sunday, May 21st by 10pm PDT. Winners will be notified no later than 10am PDT Monday May 22nd by Instagram Direct Message, and must respond by 7pm Monday May 22nd to claim.
(Unclaimed tickets will be distributed via AOB discretion. )

#FierceFaceFriday: Onyx is a kinky, sex-positive, womanist queer burlesque performer, although most people mistake her the girl-next-door." #FFF #SeaBq #burlesque

#ThrowBackThursday: Bazuka Joe of The Stage Door Johnnies! Chicago’s Own stopped by the Academy to teach Movement and Musicality. Combining elements of basic jazz and Fosse technique, this Visiting Instructor was memorable, indeed! #HigherEducation #AOBSeattle #Fosse

#TeasetipTuesday: Coconut oil works for everything from soothing pastie-ravaged nipples to removing stubborn makeup! #TTT #SeaBq #Coconut

COME TO US, ZUMBA NATION! The popular cardio-dance class is BACK Tuesday at #StudioBlueSeattle, 7pm. Sign up for the series! @ElsaVonSchmaltz will take you on a journey of bumps, grinds, shimmies and shakes: zumba with a burlesque flair! #burlesque #seattleevents #ZUMBA

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