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Jeezy’s Juke Joint Workshops (Saturday March 17th)

Jeezy’s Juke Joint is proud to present a variety of workshops taught by Juke Joint cast members as apart of our 7th Annual Weekender. 

12-1 | Sparkle Town 101 with Looking Glass Gems | $15

Learn the basics of rhinestones, and begin your journey into the vast world of stage sparkle!
We will be giving industry informations regarding different types and qualities of rhinestones, tools, glues and techniques.
We’ll discuss color matching and pattern making. Bring an item to place rhinestones on! We will provide glue and 1 gross of rhinestones to work with. If you like, please feel free to bring your preferred rhinestone and NON-TOXIC glue as well. No E-6000 please, thank you for your understanding.

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1:15-2:15 | Red Bone | Art of Freestyle | $15

Anyone can achieve freestyling, in fact you already do it every day! When it comes to dancing, The key is confidence in your movement and trusting that you are fabulous. We will practice relying on what you have in your movement arsenal and letting the music, people, and surrounding vibes inspire you at any given moment. We will also play with timing, space and energy to create an even more over the top, dynamic performance. This class is designed for all levels of dance experience focusing on Cabaret/Burlesque inspired movements and will consist of a warm up, movement drills & exercises, choreographic elements, freestyle period and cool down.

Be prepared with:
note book
dance heels
knee pads
water
optional-video camera (you may want to record your movement ideas and use them for choreography later on.)

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2:30-3:30 | The Art of Seduction | $15

Learn the Art of Entrancement by building anticipation through sexy, sensual and exotic movement. This class is for the Naughty Girl not the Faint of Heart. (Lap dancing, Wall playing, floor work) Bring heels and an open mind.

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3:45-5 | In Conversation with Miss Toni Elling | $15

Jeezy’s Juke Joint founder and host, Jeez Loueez sits down with Burlesque Legend Miss Toni Elling for a conversation on burlesque, race, career and everything in between.

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Fierce! International Queer Burlesque Festival (Denver, CO May 12-15th)

Fierce! is the first festival to honor the talents and uniqueness of burlesque performers across the globe who identify as queer.
“The biggest naked queer party on the planet!”

DENVER- Fierce! International Queer Burlesque Festival May 12-15th

DENVER- Fierce! International Queer Burlesque Festival May 12-15th

Jeez Loueez Appearances at Fierce!

Saturday May 14th 12-2pm “Twerk and Jerk: Booty Intensive Twerkshop” at Quality Inn Central Denver

The class that has everyone ready to pop, wobble, werk, and wine! This high-energy choreography intensive is not for the faint of heart. Fusing the sensuality of burlesque with the sharp attitude of hip hop, this class will focus on isolations, footwork, and of course…THE BOOTY! Class begins with a warm up and stretch and moves into a combination of popping your favorite asset. Learn coveted moves such as the Booty Chaser and the Slow Wine. Drop it like it’s hot and pick it back up again! Some dance experience is recommended.
***Wear comfortable, form-fitting clothing in which you can easily move. Booty shorts and knee pads recommended. Bring a water bottle.
$20.00
Pre-reserve your spot at
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=75MN9A3NYGK9Y

Saturday May 14th at 8pm at Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret

Join us for the 4th Annual Fierce! International Queer Burlesque Festival in Denver! We’re honored to feature the best of queer burlesque from across the US and Canada.
Our headliners include Jeez Loueez from Chicago and Faux Pas la Fae from NYC, joined by features Kitty Crimson from Denver, Belle Jumelle from Toronto, Cherry Pop Pop Poppins from Denver, Butch Sassidy from Boston, Faux Pas and Aurora North from NYC, the Brotherhood of Boylesque from Colorado Springs, Dahlia Fatale from Chicago, Ace Phoenix from Pittsburgh… and more than 100 other performers from the US and Canada!

Saturday Showcases, May 14 – TWO DIFFERENT SHOWS at 8:00 and 11 p.m., at Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret https://lannies.com/

Twerk and Jerk 2015 Dates in St. Louis Announced

Hello all and Happy Holidays! We just wrapped up another awesome Twerk and Jerk master class and I’ve just announced the dates for the 2015 sessions at Van Ella Studios! Get ready to WERK those winter blues away!

-St. Louis-
Sat January 10th 2-3:30pm
Saturday February 7th 4-5:30pm
Saturday March 7th 2-3:30pm
$20/class or $50/all 3 Sessions

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/755793981161928/

REGISTER HERE:  http://vanellaproductions.com/workshops-3/

Van Ella Studios
2646 Cherokee Street
St. Louis, MO 63118
www.vanellastudios.com

BY POPULAR DEMAND!!! The class that has everyone ready to pop, wobble, werk, and wine is BACK!!!

***This high-energy ass intensive is not for the faint of heart! Fusing the sensuality of burlesque with the sharp attitude of hip hop, this class will focus on isolations, footwork, and of course…THE BOOTY! Class begins with a warm up and stretch and moves into a fun combination of pop, lock, and dropping your favorite asset. Some dance experience is recommended.

***What to bring/wear: Wear comfortable, form-fitting clothing in which you can easily move. Tennis shoes and booty shorts recommended.

Sign Up!
http://vanellaproductions.com/workshops-3/

–About Jeez Loueez- The Powerhouse of the Midwest–
Jeez Loueez is an award-winning burlesque performer, actor, emcee, and instructor in St. Louis known as “The Honey Badger of Burlesque” and “The Powerhouse of the Midwest”! A lethal combination of drama, hilarity, and killer kinetics, Jeez is known for consistently bring audiences to their feet! She’s the 2012 (and first African-American) Miss Viva Las Vegas, the 2013 Shimmy Showdown Champion, and the Reigning 2014 Southern Fried Burlesque Queen. Since 2010 Jeez Loueez has been voted as one of the TOP 50 Burlesque Industry Figures coming in at #39, #31, #27, #18! Jeezy has produced the sold-out hit show Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue in Chicago/St. Louis, The 8th Degree, and most recently LEZ DANCE with Lola Van Ella & Kristen Goodman, a monthly LGBT lady-loving dance party in the burgeoning neighborhood of Cherokee Street in STL. Never one to rest for too long she frequently tours with The Beggar’s Carnivale and Foxy Tann and the Wham Bam Thank You Ma’ams, teaches at Van Ella Studios, and has taught her popular Twerkshops across the country from Burlycon Seattle to Chicago to Virginia!

BurlyCon 2014

BurlyCon 2014 was a BLAST! I taught, I learned, I reconnected, I performed, I partied, I loved, and I left full and happy and refreshed and SORE! See you all next year! xoxo

 

Twerk and Jerk: BOOTY INTENSIVE *TWERKSHOP* Returns to Chicago in August!

 

Chicago Twerk and JerkSaturday August 23nd
3-4:30pm
$20

REGISTER HERE:
www.vaudezilla.com/chicago_burlesque_classes

Vaudezilla Studios
3614 Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
www.vaudezilla.com

BY POPULAR DEMAND!!! The class that has everyone ready to pop, wobble, werk, and wine is BACK!!!

***This high-energy ass intensive is not for the faint of heart! Fusing the sensuality of burlesque with the sharp attitude of hip hop, this class will focus on isolations, footwork, and of course…THE BOOTY! Class begins with a warm up and stretch and moves into a fun combination of pop, lock, and dropping your favorite asset. Some dance experience is recommended.

***What to bring/wear: Wear comfortable, form-fitting clothing in which you can easily move. Tennis shoes and booty shorts recommended.

REGISTER HERE:
www.vaudezilla.com/chicago_burlesque_classes

–About Jeez Loueez- The Powerhouse of the Midwest–
Jeez Loueez is an award-winning burlesque performer, actor, emcee, and instructor in St. Louis known as “The Honey Badger of Burlesque” and “The Powerhouse of the Midwest”! A lethal combination of drama, hilarity, and killer kinetics, Jeez is known for consistently bring audiences to their feet! She’s the 2012 (and first African-American) Miss Viva Las Vegas, the 2013 Shimmy Showdown Champion, and the Reigning 2014 Southern Fried Burlesque Queen. Since 2010 Jeez Loueez has been voted as one of the TOP 50 Burlesque Industry Figures coming in at #39, #31, #27, #18! Jeezy has produced the sold-out hit show Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue in Chicago/St. Louis, The 8th Degree, and most recently LEZ DANCE with Lola Van Ella & Kristen Goodman, a monthly LGBT lady-loving dance party in the burgeoning neighborhood of Cherokee Street in STL. Never one to rest for too long she frequently tours with The Beggar’s Carnivale and Foxy Tann and the Wham Bam Thank You Ma’ams, teaches at Van Ella Studios, and has taught her popular Twerkshops across the country from Burlycon Seattle to Chicago to Virginia!

www.jeezloueez.me

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Twerk and Jerk: Booty Intensive TWERKSHOP Returns!!!

Twerk and Jerk

Saturday August 2nd 2-3:30pm
Thursday September 4th 7-8:30pm
Thursday October 7th 7-8:30pm
$20/class or $50/all 3 Sessions

REGISTER HERE:
http://vanellaproductions.com/smbf14-workshop/

Van Ella Studios
2646 Cherokee Street
St. Louis, MO 63118
http://www.vanellastudios.com

***$20/class or $50 for all three sessions!!***

BY POPULAR DEMAND!!! The class that has everyone ready to pop, wobble, werk, and wine is BACK!!!

***This high-energy ass intensive is not for the faint of heart! Fusing the sensuality of burlesque with the sharp attitude of hip hop, this class will focus on isolations, footwork, and of course…THE BOOTY! Class begins with a warm up and stretch and moves into a fun combination of pop, lock, and dropping your favorite asset. Some dance experience is recommended.

***What to bring/wear: Wear comfortable, form-fitting clothing in which you can easily move. Tennis shoes and booty shorts recommended.

Photo by Don Spiro

Photo by Don Spiro

–About Jeez Loueez- The Powerhouse of the Midwest–
Jeez Loueez is an award-winning burlesque performer, actor, emcee, and instructor in St. Louis known as “The Honey Badger of Burlesque” and “The Powerhouse of the Midwest”! A lethal combination of drama, hilarity, and killer kinetics, Jeez is known for consistently bring audiences to their feet! She’s the 2012 (and first African-American) Miss Viva Las Vegas, the 2013 Shimmy Showdown Champion, and the Reigning 2014 Southern Fried Burlesque Queen. Since 2010 Jeez Loueez has been voted as one of the TOP 50 Burlesque Industry Figures coming in at #39, #31, #27, #18! Jeezy has produced the sold-out hit show Jeezy’s Juke Joint: A Black Burly-Q Revue in Chicago/St. Louis, The 8th Degree, and most recently LEZ DANCE with Lola Van Ella & Kristen Goodman, a monthly LGBT lady-loving dance party in the burgeoning neighborhood of Cherokee Street in STL. Never one to rest for too long she frequently tours with The Beggar’s Carnivale and Foxy Tann and the Wham Bam Thank You Ma’ams, teaches at Van Ella Studios, and has taught her popular Twerkshops across the country from Burlycon Seattle to Chicago to Virginia!