Imogen Kelly teaches group classes, master classes and teaches one on one. Imogen is also a trained director and Personal trainer.


Once a year Imogen runs a series of masterclasses called Strut 'n' Stride and for four weekends she runs the classes listed below.


Uniquely in the world of Burlesque Imogen Kelly has a degree in directing from one of the most acclaimed dramatic instiutes in the world (NIDA), a degree in circus arts (ZACA) and a BFA in performance art (COFA). 

Classes

For The Love of Lili

Creative classic strip tease intensive.

Learn Imogen’s seven Cs of classic striptease- a sure way to make a knockout routine.
It can be difficult making classic fun and creative, but it’s not reinventing the wheel.

Visit different gown styles and different tips and tricks for their removal; learn five ways to remove a glove; how to remove a corset without becoming entangled in your corset strings and shoe… how to take them off elegantly… stockings… not only ways of removing them but ways to work ‘em.
Once you have your vocabulary of moves, it comes down to clever choreography and charm.

What to Bring:
Please bring the following:
Notebook and pen

Wear clothes you can move in.

A pair of socks

Stage shoes or heels you feel comfortable in.

Gloves and a dress of your choosing- one that you either wear, or would like to wear onstage.

A corset.

A pair of stockings and suspenders. 

 

Feathers and Fluff​​​​

This workshop is about feather fans and boa work.

A look at how to really dance with fans rather than just standing behind them. In this workshop we focusing on everything from basic poses to grip transitions.

Learn how to work a feather boa and other assorted fluffy bits. Become one with your feathers!

What to Bring:
Please bring the following:
Wear clothes you can move in.
Notebook and pen

A pair of socks

Stage shoes or heels you feel comfortable in.

Feather fans
A feather boa.
 


Textures
Go from trying hard to avant guard!!!
Learn theatrical skills you can apply to any routine to give it the dynamics of a hoochy cooch fun park ride. Your audience won't know what is coming next!!!
What to bring: One of the folowing. 
Boa
Chiffon or scarf
Fans

 

Pimp Your Hide
Learn to construct a solid neo act with narrative and character with one of the world’s best Neo- Burlesque performers.

Imogen has been performing neo burlesque since 1989 and it is her favorite style. With a focus on satire, comedic timing, unique movement, dramatic structure and character creation this workshop focuses not on how to remove your clothes, but on why!?!

What to Bring:
Please bring the following:

Wear clothes you can move in.
Notebook and pen

A pair of socks

Stage shoes or heels you feel comfortable in. 

 

Going Big

Make your strip special: In this workshop I will be sharing tips on movement, costuming, prop work stage presence that will take you from Va Va Voom to “Holy Crap! Who was THAT?”

This class has a huge focus on big costumes and prop work; how to make your props and costumes work with you, not against you. Imogen will be sharing tips on not only how to fill your costume, but also the stage and the entire room.

What to Bring:
Please bring the following:
Wear clothes you can move in.
Notebook and pen

A pair of socks

Stage shoes or heels you feel comfortable in

 

Flawless Floor

A focus on flawless floor work. Learn how to get onto the floor and what you can do when you get down there. This sexy, sultry class will have you moving like a python across the floor.

Wear clothes you can move in.
Notebook and pen

A pair of socks

Stage shoes or heels you feel comfortable in

A blankie- a small blanket or towel. 

 

 

 

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