Classes

A burlesque dancer and professional actress in NYC, Üla holds a BFA in Acting from the University of Miami and studied with the Shakespeare Theater Company and the NY School of Burlesque. She has taught acting and dance workshops all across the U.S. and internationally. For more information and rates, please email ula@ulauberbusen.com.


WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

ALL ABOUT WIGS! 

~Insider tips on how to style and wear wigs for the stage~

Sunday, July 24th | 2-4pm

Central Arts

1239 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn

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ACTING YOUR ACT — Storytelling Through Burlesque — LEVEL ONE

Improve your act and make your performances unforgettable! Drawing on her extensive training in acting, theatre and dance, Üla teaches the art of storytelling through the medium of burlesque. Many great dancers do beautiful routines that are lacking that special “something” that make them extraordinary. Using techniques found in her mentor’s book, “The Actor As Storyteller,” this workshop focuses on acting and specificity of movement to form a clear narrative – skills that will put your act over the top.

Open to Men and Women. Please bring a notebook and wear clothes and shoes for comfortable movement.


 

ACTING YOUR ACT — Storytelling Through Burlesque — LEVEL TWO

This is an intermediate level workshop — for people who took the first level of the workshop, or who have been performing for 3 years or more.

Building on the foundations taught in the first level of this workshop, Üla takes you even deeper into the nuances of good acting and good storytelling. Drawing on her extensive training in acting, theatre and dance, Üla teaches the art of storytelling through the medium of burlesque. Using techniques found in her mentor’s book, “The Actor As Storyteller,” this workshop takes an even more in depth look at acting skills and specificity of movement to form a clear narrative. You will learn how to create a believable, well-rounded character, explore the nuances of comedic timing, and learn how to have a stronger connection to your audience.

Open to Men and Women. Please bring a notebook and wear clothes and shoes for comfortable movement.


COMEDY IS HARD! (We Make it Easy)

Are you a neo-burlesquer who wants to tighten up your comedic acts and get bigger laughs? Are you a classic dancer who wants to add levity to your tease? If you are a performer, then this class is for you! You will learn basic comedic principals, tools of improvisational comedy, and clowning and physical comedy skills. Ula holds a BFA in Acting and studied with world famous clown, Avner the Eccentric. She is known for her comedic burlesque routines and over-the-top antics. In this class she shares the techniques and skills learned from her acting and improvisational training, as well as her many (many) years of experience performing in comedic theater and burlesque.

This class is for all performers, from begginers to old pros.

Open to Men and Women. Please bring a notebook and wear clothes and shoes for comfortable movement. Please come in with an act idea you would like to workshop.


ALL ABOUT WIGS!
Insider tips on how to style and wear wigs for the stage!

All you ever wanted to know about wigs! Whether you are more pinup or more drag queen, whether you use full wigs, falls or ponies, this class will help you take your fake­hair game to the next level. From what kind to buy and where to find them, to how to style them and how to keep them from falling off your head ­ Ula shares her years of experience and insider tips on all things WIGS! Please bring a notebook. If you have a wig you are struggling with, please bring it and your styling supplies.


STRIP FOR YOUR LOVER — Burlesque in the Bedroom

Have you always wanted to move like a burlesque goddess? Do you wish you could bring glamour and mystique to your personal life? In this class you will learn striptease techniques and how to apply them to your own wardrobe. Practice moves that exude femininity and embody sex appeal. Build body confidence and connect to your inner sexpot. Women come in all beautiful shapes and sizes and we can all be sexy goddesses. Get comfortable with your gorgeous, fabulous self and learn to thrill your lover as you disrobe.

Women and Female Identified Only – no experience required, for beginners and non-performers. Please wear fitted dance or exercise clothes and heels. Please bring a sexy bra and a dress you would like to practice removing. Nudity is not required.


 

PRIVATE SESSION

One-on-one private class session with the expert! Semi-private/group sessions also available, email ula@ulauberbusen.com for info and pricing.