All posts tagged: Chicago dance

Jeezy’s Juke Joint Workshops – Learn from the Best in the Biz!

Jeezy’s Juke Joint Workshops March 16, 2019 | 4445 South King Drive Jeezy’s Juke Joint is proud to present a variety of workshops taught by our award winning cast members as apart of our 8th Annual Weekender. 10:30 am – 11:30 am | Missa Blue | Burlesque Business – Manage yourself to the top! |$15 ​ You want to turn up confident and prepared at every gig?  Missa teaches you everything you need to know behind the scenes: From the secret of being an enchanting backstage buddy over how to prep and conduct your tech & light rehearsal ending with do and dont’s during showtime. In the second part of the workshop MisSa gives deeper insights about building an appealing online presence and what social media can do for you. 11:45 am – 12:45 pm | Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière | The Getdown | $15 ​ The getdown (advanced floorwork): Learn the art of the get down with Lou Lou la Duchesse de Rière in her floorwork master class. Perfect your dips dives …

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. *************** 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, …

The Vertical Sideshow presents “GISELLE” July 28th-29th (CHICAGO)

The Vertical Sideshow July 28 & 29 @ 10pm at Uptown Underground $20 – $25 TICKETS: https://www.uptownunderground.net/verticalsideshow Scandal sweeps Uptown Underground this July with a shocking twist on a classic fateful ballet.  The ugly death of a lovely girl. But who’s to blame for our dear departed –  Drowned in shame and broken-hearted? A shocking and all too soon farewell,  An unfair fate for the fair Giselle.” Giselle” is an age-old story ripped from the headlines steeped in torrid love triangles, celebrity rivalries, and tragic consequences. The Vertical Side Show brings its own brand of tabloid sensationalism with a touch of burlesque, dance, circus acts, and dark humor.    The Vertical Side Show is a non-stop, fully immersive mash-up of music, dance, burlesque, theater, drag, and circus arts. Every show is different and features a wide range of performance styles keeping the audience guessing what’s coming next and where to look. The Vertical Side Show showcases multiple award-winning performers linked together in a seamless neo-vintage narrative that has been described as “gonzo” and “sleekly sensual”