rebellion rising chicago

rebellion rising chicago adult art classes chicago adult art classes hire a chicago artist contact rebellion rising
Rebellion Rising / Upcoming Classes
Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. Revolt.

APPLY TO TEACH

Rebellion Rising
3330 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago IL 60618

CLASSES QUESTIONS F.A.Q.

CHICAGO ART CLASSES
SESSION DATES: SUNDAY, JUL 15 - SAT, SEP 8
Saturdays
Jul 21 - Sep 8
3-4:30pm - Vocal Performance

Bex Chapman
chicago art classes

$225/8 Weeks
Buy One, Get One Half Off
REGISTER NOW

Students will workshop songs of their choice in this vocal performance class, which focuses on vocal and microphone technique, as well as stage presence. Small assignments, presentations, and peer feedback will aid in providing students with the tools they need to polish numbers in their repertoire and build confidence in themselves as singers.

Select soloists will be showcased at the end of the session if they wish to perform.


CHICAGO ART WORKSHOPS AND STUDIO EVENTS
All workshops listed below are open to ALL LEVELS - no prior experience is necessary!

Saturday, July 28
1-2:30pm

Teacher: Justin Martin Fill
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $15
REGISTER NOW
Singer/Songwriter Workshop
Techniques, exercises, and practices to go from inspiration to finished song, including lyrics, writing chord progressions/melodies with vocals and guitar or computer-based production. Bring an instrument or computer if you wish, or just your voice! This workshop will be in 3 parts: Harnessing Inspiration, Building Song Foundations, and Becoming Performance Ready.

Take both "Singer/Songwriter Workshop" and "Martial Movement" for $25.
Saturday, August 4
10am-11:15pm

Teacher: Red Hot Annie
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $30
REGISTER NOW
Hireability & Making Money
Whether you are an aspiring or established performer, some of the most important choices you'll make in your burlesque career will involve who to work with, who to turn down, and when to ask for more money.

In this class, we'll discuss what characteristics make a performer hireable and how to make the most of your current and potential resources via organization, finding your niche, etiquette, and even community politics!
Saturday, August 4
11:30am-12:45pm

Teacher: Red Hot Annie
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $30
REGISTER NOW
Pasty Making & Twirling
Nothing impresses the public like a great pair of... nipples! American Burlesque performer Red Hot Annie guides you through making your own pair of pasties with tassels, in various colors, sizes, and shapes. After creating the tassels, you'll spend 45-60 minutes learning the various ways to twirl your tassels, including a signature Red Hot Annie move: the "one-tassel twirl!" You'll leave the workshop full of creative ideas, as well as a brand new pair of hand-crafted pasties! All supplies will be provided.
Sunday, August 5
11am-12:15pm

Teacher: Red Hot Annie
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $20
REGISTER NOW
American Bump & Grind
Ever wanted to learn the fine art of the American Bump & Grind? Now you can! Get your body in motion with some raunchy moves, courtesy of one of the top burlesque performers in The States: Red Hot Annie! Annie will steer you through all the burlesque basics, from shimmys and twirls to bumps and grinds. Whether you're looking for sexy fun fitness, or you just want to get in touch with your inner diva, Annie will keep you on your toes in this sexy burlesque class.
Sunday, August 5
12:20-1:45pm

Teacher: Red Hot Annie
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $20
REGISTER NOW
American Fan Dancing
Want to learn how they do fan dancing in The States? Now you can! Get your body in motion with some raunchy moves, courtesy of one of the top burlesque performers in America: Red Hot Annie! Annie will guide you through proper hand and arm positions with the fans, as well as defining stances and footwork combos that can add pizazz to your repertoire. Whether you're looking for sexy fun fitness, or you just want to get in touch with your inner diva, Annie will keep you on your toes in this sexy burlesque class.
Sunday, August 5
2-3:30pm

Teacher: Red Hot Annie
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $20
REGISTER NOW
Dirty Sexy Smooth Floorwork
Get your body in motion with some smooth moves, courtesy of one of the top burlesque performers in Chicago: Red Hot Annie! Focusing on developing technical proficiency, this class is geared toward hobbyists as well as aspiring and professional performers with various dance backgrounds who want to look like a professional using the floor. This 90-minute class is geared toward providing folks of all gneder with the skills to perfect movement specifically on the floor. Get grounded while we define proper body carriage, incorporate modern dance and burlesque techniques, and teach challenging choreography that will be the dash of flavor you were hoping to add. Knee pads encouraged!
Saturday, August 11
noon-1:30pm

Teacher: Justin Martin Fill
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $15
REGISTER NOW
Martial Movement
Stage Combat, Martial Arts, and Yoga exercises helpful for performers of all kinds. In this class, we will learn warm-up exercises, games, and principles from 3 disciplines and how to incorporate and apply them to our own craft. We will learn how to walk silently when backstage using techniques originally designed for combat. We will learn Yogic breathing that nurtures the mind and body while performing psycho-physically challenging roles. We will learn how shifting our center around an object or opponent gives us the ability to move and respond dynamically, giving weight to partnered choreography. As many a movement professor has said: "Every Exercise is Every Exercise". Bring water, and come dressed to move.

Take both "Singer/Songwriter Workshop" and "Martial Movement" for $25.
Saturday, August 18
noon-1pm

Teacher: Annie-Mae Allure
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $25
REGISTER NOW
Clowning in Burlesque
Annie-Mae Allure teaches you how to think and perform like a clown with 5 basic rules. These clowning techniques can be used for any style of burlesque performance, not just comedic! Be a clown and take your routines to the next level. Workshop consists of a lecture and some light movement. Feel free to bring any prop or costume piece that you would like to try out your new clowning skills with (boa, stockings, gloves, fans... literally anything that you have in your routines). Dress comfortably.

Take both "Clowning in Burlesque" and "Making the Most of Social Media" for $40.

Saturday, August 18
1pm-2pm

Teacher: Annie-Mae Allure
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $25
REGISTER NOW
Making the Most of Social Media
Annie-Mae Allure will show you in the ins and outs of social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Want to know how to best promote yourself or your show without spending tons of money on advertisement? Learn the tips and tricks to get around algorithms that keep your posts from being viewed, widen your audience, and get noticed! This is a lecture workshop. Please bring something to take notes with and your main social media device (smartphone, tablet, laptop, etc). This workshop can be tailored to each class and focus on the issues that those in attendance are most interested in discussing, so bring your questions!

Take both "Clowning in Burlesque" and "Making the Most of Social Media" for $40.

Saturday, August 25
noon-1:30pm

Teacher: Kevin Talmer Whiteneir
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $20 singles/$25 couples
REGISTER NOW
Beginner Salsa Techniques on 1
Beginner Salsa on 1 introduces students to the foundations of Salsa dance. Students will learn the eight-count footwork that forms the basis for Salsa dancing, as well as beginner spins, tricks, and lead-and-follow styling to add flair to their choreography. Students will also learn some history and background to Salsa music and dance within Latin culture.

Saturday, August 25
1:30-3pm

Teacher: Kevin Talmer Whiteneir
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $20 singles/$25 couples
REGISTER NOW
Beginner Bachata Techniques
Beginner Bachata introduces students to the foundations of Bachata dance. Students will learn the footwork that forms the basis for bachata dancing, as well as beginner spins, tricks, and lead-and-follow styling to add flair to their choreography. Students will also learn some history and background to bachata music and dance within Latin culture.

Sunday, August 26
11am-noon

Teacher: Ashley Sylvester
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $30
REGISTER NOW
Goddess Yoga Flow
Explore your inner goddess through full body and soul guided yoga movement. Yoga allows your true feminine self to shine through by finding the link between your spirit, body, and breath.
Sunday, August 26
12:30-1:30pm

Teacher: Ashley Sylvester
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $30
REGISTER NOW
Full Body Hoop Exploration
Hula hoops aren't just for kids! Come explore every inch of your body with possibilities of hula hoop movement. You will gain the confidence to think outside of the box when it comes to hula hooping, and find a solid foundation for on- and off-body skills.
Saturday, September 1
11am-noon

Teacher: Red Hot Annie
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $25
REGISTER NOW
Real Life Burlesque / Becoming Beautiful
You've already got everything you need to feel beautiful. Curious why burlesque has such a divine reputation for empowering people? Align your mind, body, and soul to bring out the very best in yourself - in this workshop, we'll use burlesque as a tool to create a one-of-a-kind group routine. Learn more about the process and begin to build your larger-than-life burlesque persona!

Take all four classes in the "Real Life Burlesque" series for $80.
Saturday, September 1
noon-1pm

Teacher: Red Hot Annie
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $25
REGISTER NOW
Real Life Burlesque / Becoming Watchable
In this workshop, we'll focus on what it takes to develop total and complete comfort on stage. We'll consider potential obstacles and find creative ways to overcome them with ease. Harness the power of your self-confidence, streamline your intention and develop some personalized techniques for jumping fully into the moment on stage.

Take all four classes in the "Real Life Burlesque" series for $80.
Saturday, September 1
1-2pm

Teacher: Red Hot Annie
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $25
REGISTER NOW
Real Life Burlesque / Creating & Destroying
Some ideas are meant for just moment, some are meant for a lifetime - let go of what doesn't serve you. In this workshop, we'll practice the art of intentional creation and destruction by exploring the potential of our imagination. Through a series of drills and activities we will push ourselves to come up with instant solutions, act confidently upon them, and then let them go. This workshop focuses on techniques that will help you come up with better solutions for high-pressure public engagements, including last minute bookings.

Take all four classes in the "Real Life Burlesque" series for $80.
Saturday, September 1
2-3pm

Teacher: Red Hot Annie
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $25
REGISTER NOW
Real Life Burlesque / Becoming Larger Than Life
What does it take to create the kind of performance art that is instantly recognizable as your own? In this workshop, we'll examine our individual and collective strengthes and how they can be presented to maximize your burlesque persona's impact and make your performances truly memorable. We'll explore visual and performance elements that will push us outside of our comfort zone, while maintaining connection to our true selves as well as the audience.

Take all four classes in the "Real Life Burlesque" series for $80.
Red Hot Annie's Cabaret Showgirl Intensive
Sep 3-5 (Mon-Wed), 11am-3pm
Sep 10-12 (Mon-Wed), 11am-3pm
Showcase Date: Saturday, Sep 22 - 10:30pm

REBELLION RISING STUDIO
3330 W Irving Pard Rd, Chicago


REGISTER HERE

Drop and shimmy 20!

Take your performance to the next level with this one-of-a-kind boot camp with internationally-recognized showgirl Red Hot Annie.

Through one-on-one coaching and group exercises, we'll completely immerse you in the day-to-day creative process of a modern burlesque and cabaret performer. Challenge your inner artist with daily exercises that will allow you to concentrate on building refined solo and group performances.

Teacher and student work together to create spontaneous solo and small group choreography that the participants are encouraged to keep and develop on their own. Use this once-in-a-lifetime creative experience to create performance art that will travel with you wherever you go.

In addition to a daily stretching and mindfulness exercises, you'll go through a rigorous series of special dance, aesthetics, and technical workshops, covering topics including:

Workshop Descriptions at a Glance:
American Bump & Grind - Drill classic burlesque movements
New Choreo - Learn new/difficult/advanced choreography
Combinations - Combine various moves into strings of choreography
Fancy Footwork - Drill leg/knee/feet specific choreography
Graceful Arms - Drill arm/elbow/hand specific choreography
Powerful Movements - Discover and practice big energy within choreo
DirtySexySmooth Floorwork - Get down and dirty on the floor
Fan Dancing - Learn to twirl a pair of feather fans
Pasty Making & Twirling - Make a pair of pasties and learn to spin'm
Stage Presence - Project your inner diver all the way to the back row
Facial Expressions - Let your face tell the story
Hair & Makeup for Stage - Style bigger, bolder looks

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE / A La Carte
REGISTER HERE
Mon, Sep 3 Tue, Sep 4 Wed, Sep 5
11am-noon New Choreo New Choreo New Choreo
noon-1pm American Bump & Grind Graceful Arms Combinations
1:30-3pm Powerful Movements Facial Expressions Fan Dancing
Mon, Sep 10 Tue, Sep 11 Wed, Sep 12
11am-noon New Choreo New Choreo New Choreo
noon-1pm Fancy Footwork DirtySexySmooth Floorwork Combinations
1:30-3pm Hair & Makeup for Stage Stage Presence Pasty Making & Twirling


All prop rental and supplies are included - and as a bonus, you'll have the opportunity to participate in a Showcase performance at the end camp. Light vegan lunch provided. Special guest teachers TBD

No experience necessary.

EARLY REGISTRATION PRICES
Individual Students: $125/week

PRICES AFTER AUGUST 1
Individual Students: $175/week -or- $300/2 weeks
Bring a Friend $125/week per person -or- $225/2 weeks per person

REGISTER HERE

Saturday, October 6
11am-noon

Teacher: Red Hot Annie
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $25
REGISTER NOW
Real Life Burlesque / Becoming Beautiful
You've already got everything you need to feel beautiful. Curious why burlesque has such a divine reputation for empowering people? Align your mind, body, and soul to bring out the very best in yourself - in this workshop, we'll use burlesque as a tool to create a one-of-a-kind group routine. Learn more about the process and begin to build your larger-than-life burlesque persona!

Take all four classes in the "Real Life Burlesque" series for $80.
Saturday, October 6
noon-1pm

Teacher: Red Hot Annie
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $25
REGISTER NOW
Real Life Burlesque / Becoming Watchable
In this workshop, we'll focus on what it takes to develop total and complete comfort on stage. We'll consider potential obstacles and find creative ways to overcome them with ease. Harness the power of your self-confidence, streamline your intention and develop some personalized techniques for jumping fully into the moment on stage.

Take all four classes in the "Real Life Burlesque" series for $80.
Saturday, October 6
1-2pm

Teacher: Red Hot Annie
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $25
REGISTER NOW
Real Life Burlesque / Creating & Destroying
Some ideas are meant for just moment, some are meant for a lifetime - let go of what doesn't serve you. In this workshop, we'll practice the art of intentional creation and destruction by exploring the potential of our imagination. Through a series of drills and activities we will push ourselves to come up with instant solutions, act confidently upon them, and then let them go. This workshop focuses on techniques that will help you come up with better solutions for high-pressure public engagements, including last minute bookings.

Take all four classes in the "Real Life Burlesque" series for $80.
Saturday, October 6
2-3pm

Teacher: Red Hot Annie
chicago burlesque classes

Cost: $25
REGISTER NOW
Real Life Burlesque / Becoming Larger Than Life
What does it take to create the kind of performance art that is instantly recognizable as your own? In this workshop, we'll examine our individual and collective strengthes and how they can be presented to maximize your burlesque persona's impact and make your performances truly memorable. We'll explore visual and performance elements that will push us outside of our comfort zone, while maintaining connection to our true selves as well as the audience.

Take all four classes in the "Real Life Burlesque" series for $80.