What makes an inspired, aspirational and booked burlesque performer?
'The Teaser's Toolkit' has been created to give you the tips and tools you need to become just that.
Are you ready to take your love of burlesque, drag, or cabaret from your fabulous imagination, to the stage?
Following a sold-out first workshop, 'The Teaser's Toolkit' is back with more expert speakers, more topics, and more tools to take you from the mirror in your bedroom to the roaring applause of audience and peers.
From choreo to contracts, costume to characterisation.
Find your performer USP, and know how to market that to producers and audience.
If you want to secure bookings, know what to charge, understand contracts and market yourself, 'The Teaser's Toolkit' is for you.
If you want to become a creative, successful, original and booked performer, who is both inspired and inspiring, 'The Teaser's Toolkit' is for you.
Lady May Presents:
'The Teaser's Toolkit' 2
"Lady May's Teasers Toolkit is a must for burley starlets new to the scene..."
With years of experience both performing and teaching burlesque, Lady May has once again pulled together some of the most aspirational and educational figures in the UK performance scene.
Spaces are strictly limited for this intimate afternoon workshop, and available to those who are serious about becoming valued members of the cabaret community.
The Teaser's Toolkit returns to Fontaine's, East London, on Saturday 22nd September. Lady May will be joined by 6 other industry experts, giving answers to the above questions, and much more.
Your ticket includes:
a welcome networking session from noon, in one of London's most decadent Art Deco bars folllowed by
an afternoon of talks & workshops from 7 international industry professionals, from various roles across the world of burlesque, cabaret and drag, all experts in their field
gift bags for all guests, supplied by wondrous vintage-inspired lingerie company What Katie Did
a Q&A session where you'll have the chance to pose all burning questions
a beautiful lunch with the chance to mingle with peers & experts from the worlds of burlesque, cabaret and drag. Make connections and network with community icons.
worksheets to take away, packed with information, templates and advice. These documents are only available at 'The Teaser's Toolkit'.
photo opportunities in one of London's most delectable bars ~ pose by a golden palm tree, or treat yourself to a cocktail in front of the decadent bar ~ make sure you dress to impress!
You will leave with a head-start on getting bookings and the tools to go from treading the classroom boards, to treading the boards of a stage, feeling clear, creative, and confident.
You will not just have the tools you need, but the contacts, the knowledge, the references and crucially, the commerciality.
Images taken by Angus Stewart at 'The Teaser's Toolkit', April 2018
"Thank you so much for running what was such an incredibly empowering and illuminating day. Not just to learn from some industry experts (who in truth I have IG stalked for ages!) but also to get to connect with other brilliant and creative women who are also starting or on this wonderful glitter filled/mad path"
"Lady May's Teasers Toolkit is a must for burley starlets new to the scene. I had a fabulously fun and informative day learning not just basics of the burley business, but tricks of the trade too. Any new performer knows that performing is super swell....but what about the nitty gritty of promoting ones self,staying inspired and making your millions? Lady May spoiled us with salacious brains from the burley business who gave valuable and concise lectures on creativity, finance and costume to name just a few. I left feeling excited,inspired,savvy and revved up for my next gallactic burley adventure! Super greateful. (sic)"
Tips From The Top: The Expert Speakers of 'The Teaser's Toolkit'
The Teaser's Toolkit is being hosted at Fontaine's, a beautiful art deco venue in East London, where we have exclusive hire for the afternoon ~ this means you'll have uninterrupted access to 7 of the industry's top names, as well as photo opportunities in a stunning Art Deco location. Dress to pose accordingly! Your ticket price includes a full lunch in this stunning venue too.
Come for the workshop, stay for the cocktails!
And So Much More:
As well as taking away memories and information packs, you'll all take away a goodie bag from What Katie Did, including vouchers and treats! What Katie Did are a lingerie-lover's dream, a Performer's paradise of robes, stockings, corsetry, shaprewear and vintage-inspired lingerie....aka deliciousness!
There'll also be special offers, discounts, and prizes on the day for the most Social Media interaction, with gifts from What Katie Did, Odelia Opium Costumes, and Felicity Furore...with more to follow! So get those instagram accounts ready to share away and win wonders!
So if you're ready to take your love of performance from theory to practical, from passion to paid work, book your place today.
Tickets to this exclusive event are £90 incl booking fee, and as we want to keep this intimate so you get more contact time, spaces are strictly limited.