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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Workshops with The Shanghai Pearl on Saturday, January 15

The Shanghai Pearl (pictured) will be visiting the Bay Area from Seattle this weekend, and she'll be conducting two workshops this Saturday afternoon in conjunction with the Hot Pink Feathers Showgirl Academy.

"DIY Showgirl: Headdresses, Facinators, and YOU" is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m., and the cost to attend is $20.00. "Funny Girl: Comedy in Burlesque" will start at 3:15 p.m., and end at about 4:45. This workshop's cost is $30.00.

The workshops will take place at The Ballet Studio in San Francisco, 128 10th Street, 3rd floor. To register, please pay through PayPal using as the payee, and mention which workshop(s) you are planning to attend. Also please feel free to contact them at that email address if you have any questions or if you need a mailing address for a check!

Headdresses & Fascinators *&* Funny Girl Workshops w/ The Shanghai Pearl

Hot Pink Feathers Showgirl Academy is simply thrilled to present Special Guest Instructor THE SHANGHAI PEARL (Seattle) coming to share these workshops:

DIY Showgirl: Headdresses, Facinators, and YOU
Learn the difference between Coque and Nandu! Learn how to curl and shape feathers as well as the the basic building blocks to creating a fabulous headdress or hair ornament! Class is mix of lecture, hands on practice, discussion, and display. Students are encouraged to bring current projects for Q&A and guidance.
2-3pm; $20

Funny Girl: Comedy in Burlesque
This class is a must for anyone who wants to explore the Funny Girl (or Boy!) in each of us. We will discuss the importance of comedy in Burlesque, work on facial expressions, theatricality, and idea generation. Students are encouraged to wear comfortable, easy to move in clothes. Bring pen and paper as well as acts/ideas you would like to add elements of humor to.
3:15-4:45pm; $30

The Shanghai Pearl is an international Burlesque performer celebrated for her sensational costumes, sizzling performances, and outrageous humor. She is an alumni and lead instructor with Miss Indigo Blue's Academy of Burlesque. She brings her love for theatricality, broad humor, and glamour to her teaching, pushing her students to take their performances to higher levels.

The Shanghai Pearl comes to us from her Seattle home.

To register, pay through with as the payee or contact for info on sending a check

Please visit for information about other, upcoming classes at the Hot Pink Feathers Showgirl Academy.

The Shanghai Pearl will also be performing at various shows this week. She'll be performing at Little Minsky's at Club Deluxe in SF on Thursday, Red Hots Burlesque at El Rio and Hubba Hubba Revue: Soviet Union at the DNA Lounge in SF on Friday.
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