Ballet for Burlesque with Matt Finish is a beginner to intermediate ballet barre-based class focused on movement quality, precision, grace, strength, and flexibility.
Dancers will work through traditional ballet combinations with explanations and insight into how classical dance works with burlesque performance techniques.
Participants should wear comfortable dance clothing (nothing too loose) and either ballet slippers or jazz slippers. Participants should also bring water and a towel.
Feb. 7, 2016, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Thomas Paine A&B
About the Teacher - Matt Finish
Matt Finish 'The Golden Boy of Burlesque' (Tucson, AZ) is one of the co-producers of The Arizona Burlesque Festival and Don't Blink Burlesque. He is also the Burlesque Hall of Fame's reigning Mr. Exotic World 'King of Burlesque'.
Matt has 27 years of dance training including a B.A. from UC Irvine and his M.F.A. from The University of Arizona. He also performed with Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (NYC), where he toured internationally.
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