All posts tagged: STL dance

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 …

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, …