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St. Louis PRIDE June 24th- The Big Gay* Soirée!

St. Louis! A brand new PRIDE tradition is sashaying its way into town, and it’s grander, glitzier, and gayer* than you could ever imagine! Inclusive and welcoming to every flavor of the rainbow and the people who love them, The Big Gay* Soirée is an eye-popping, panty-dropping, heart-stopping spectacle that will have you over the rainbow and under the influence in no time flat! An unbelievable, theatrical, and expertly curated PRIDE party that has something for every lady, gentleman, boi and grrl. The creative minds behind “Spectaculaire” “Glitterbomb Productions”, “The Vertical Sideshow”, “Jeezy’s Juke Joint” and “Lez Dance” have combined their fab forces to create a majestic and otherworldly PRIDE event like no other. The Big Gay* Soirée is presented by Pearl Vodka and features award-winning and well known acts in drag (including Yara Sofia from RuPaul’s Drag Race!), aerial, acrobatics, burlesque, and the best in high energy dance music for an unmistakable, non-stop night celebrating the whole spectrum of life and love! *Inclusive and all encompassing of gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, queer, genderqueer, gender …

Fire Ball Masquerade in Columbia, MO at The Blue Note THIS SATURDAY December 13th!

The Blue Note Presents FIRE BALL BALL MASQUERADE! A burlesque & vaudeville circus spectacular! starring: BEGGAR’S CARNIVALE and SHOW-ME BURLESQUE Saturday, December 13, 2014 Doors 7:30PM at The Blue Note Tickets $10 On Sale Friday, Nov. 14 at 10am⇢ http://goo.gl/daAOLG WHAT IS FIRE BALL MASQUERADE?? Since the The Blue Note was built in 1927, the historic stage has hosted the breathtaking stunts of magicians, the humor and wit of vaudeville performers, and so much more! In celebration of bygone days of entertainment, for one night, Saturday December 13th, the Blue Note will transform back to it’s roots for a one-time only show called Fire Ball Masquerade! – A Burlesque and Vaudeville Variety Show. Join us for a mystical, titilating, breathtaking and riotious night of the Midwest’s best acrobats, jugglers, magicians, comedians, and burlesque dancers. Be dazzled and wowed by the seductive shenanigans of St. Louis’ BEGGAR’S CARNIVALE. Ladies and gentlemen, dress to impress and prepare to be wowed and aroused…this is the Fire Ball Masquerade! WHO IS BEGGAR’S CARNIVALE?? Ladies and Gentlemen! Boys and Girls …

Twerk and Jerk Class Saturday 11/8 at Van Ella Studios!

REGISTER HERE: http://vanellaproductions.com/workshops-3/ Van Ella Studios 2646 Cherokee Street St. Louis, MO 63118 http://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 …

Lots coming up in the land of Jeez Loueez- The Powerhouse of the Midwest!!! And a whole lot more being added for 2015. In addition to burlesque performance I’m also available to emcee your event, gogo dance, tap dance, sing, and to teach you how to do some stuff with your butt. xo Fri October 17th- 7th Annual Mynx Pole Dance Extravaganza at 2720 Cherokee Sat October 25th- The Beggar’s Carnivale Presents: Le Maison de Decadence Sun October 26th- Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School St. Louis featuring Greta Garter Sun October 26th- Super Happy Funtime Burlesque live at the Crack Fox October 27-November 1st- On Tour with Super Happy Funtime Burlesque Monday October 27th- NEW SESSION STARTS AT Van Ella Studios Fri November 7th- LEZ DANCE! ’90s RAGE Friday Nov 7 Sat November 8th- Twerk and Jerk at VES Sat November 8th- Hypnosis and Burlesque with Brian Madrid at Stratford Inn November 14-16- Humboldt, CA- Humboldt Burlesque Expo Mon November 17th- L.A.- Monday Night Tease! (Tito Bonito’s Birfday Show!)

Learn Burlesque! Fall Session at Van Ella Studios Begins This Week!

This fall Van Ella Studios has added new classes, plus we’re bringing back Dramatic Stage Make-Up with Siren!! REGISTRATION IS OPEN- SIGN UP TODAY! If you’ve been curious about burlesque, want to become a stronger dancer and performer, looking to add new skills to your repertoire, want to find a new, exciting way to get fit, or just take a great dance class with other adults, you have come to the right place! Van Ella Studios is a one-of-a-kind, boutique dance school, featuring a wide variety of classes and workshops for every level of student. We pride ourselves on a friendly, fun atmosphere and a knowledgeable staff to make your dance experience a fulfilling one. Our focus is not only on comprehensive burlesque education, but a diverse variety of other dance and fitness disciplines, including ballet, belly dance, and jazz. We also offer classes to spice up your love life, the stage, and the dance floor. Van Ella Studios has some of the most talented instructors in the area! Our staff is not only knowledgeable, …