October 19, 2013 – October 19, 2013
The Old Malt House
To celebrate Bristols first burlesque festival BRISTOL BURLESQUE FESTIVAL Pink Kitten Dance School are holding a series of Burlesque and burlesque themed workshops with some of the fabulous performers.
Learn the art of whip cracking and also how to make your own whip in this fun four hour workshop.
Diva Hollywood is a world reknowned whip-teaser who has rocked stages across the world and her recent performances of “Storm Whips” have earned her the credit of “Best burlesque whip act in the world”, by the infamous Jim Rose, the original freak show host himself.
This workshop will be divided into three parts, in the first Diva will give you a quick guide to whip health and safety, and a short whip demonstration of what is possible.
Then you will get to make your own simple quality whip, from the design of world famous whip artists Adam Winrich, which is yours to keep.
The last part of the workshop Diva will teach you your first whip cracks, which you can take into performance, or use just for fun.
There will be lots of breaks and Diva is know for her fun and relaxed teaching style.
What to wear and bring
Please wear comfortable clothes. Its best to have a hat that covers your ears, safety goggles or eyewear and long sleeve top and trousers when learn whip cracking as it can be a painful business. Also ear plugs if you are sensitive to noise.
This workshop is suitable for men and women and all ages are welcome!