Miss Paige is an International Teacher of Tease, spreading the burlesque gospels in Canada and abroad. Miss Paige believes strongly in burlesque as empowerment and shares that with her students both near & far. Paige is experienced in teaching established performers, new performers, and offers act development both in person and online for international students. Miss P also delights in getting her hands on curious virgins, those who are looking to spice up a party, event, or the bedroom! Miss Paige is available to teach fun, approachable, and sexy workshops for bachelorettes, birthday parties, special events & more.
Workshops: 'Build Your Business' Lecture-format class where Paige takes you through the 4 pillars of burlesque business + the 10 Must-Haves for every burlesque professional. This class is suitable for burlesque professionals or those aspiring to be. 'Storytelling Through Costume' Lecture-format class that teaches costume creation with the focus on conceptualizing and intention. Take your act to the next level by thinking beyond rhinestones & expensive props - about character, story, and theatrics! 'Teaserama - Bump 'n Grind Basics' Get those motors going for this fun and physical class. Bump, Grind, Shimmy, & Shake. Perfect for burlesque virgins, newbies, or performers looking for an accessible classic burlesque class. This class is perfect for parties or special events with diverse group of people. 'Art of the Peel' Bring your gloves (and panel skirts) for this delicious class focused on striptease and garment removals. This class focuses on seduction and how you interact with your costume pieces. Take home your new skills to your partner or include it in your next burlesque routine! Offered for both burlesque virgins or for more experienced performers with panel skirts. Costume Development: Miss Paige offers costume development consultations to performers world-wide. If you are either working on a brand new concept, or looking to build on an already existing costume, Paige offers her skills & will help you take your costume to the next level. Costume Development builds on Concept, Cohesion, Costume Reveal, and Overall Aesthetic. Combining her passion and work experience in fashion, with her love of unique costume peels, Paige shifts the common costuming conversation, focusing on creativity and theatrics. Paige provides a worksheet to help guide your development to keep your concept clean and purposeful, allowing you to refer back to time and time again. Paige will assist you in not only achieving your desired aesthetic, but also in utilizing your costume making it original and an act to remember. Burlesque is not just about your costume, it's how you *use* your costume. Costume Development Fee: $40can *Please note costume development 1:1 is for one act. If you have more than one act you'd like to work on, please inquire further. For full act development including choreography and assistance with concept and character, please see Act Development offering below.
Act Development: Miss Paige teaches privates for both new and established performers to assist in the development of their work. Drawing from her background in theatre, Miss Paige approaches each burlesque act as a story, with a beginning, middle, and end. Paige emphasizes the importance of intention, originality, and arc of an act. In your private with Miss Paige, you will focus on 'stacking your strips', act climax, clean choreography, character, and costume. Paige gives tangible and constructive advice while honouring your artistry and intent. Miss Paige offers her act development program internationally online using footage of your act. Paige will critique your act based on your video(s) and act blueprint provided, in a timely manner. Paige can communicate via email, text, skype or over the phone to suit the needs of individual performers. Online Act Development Fee: $60can Contact Paige directly for in-studio privates
Select Past Clients: The Noire Pageant, Guest Teacher - Upcoming (Online) Reveal Workshops, Guest Teacher (Tucson, Arizona) Chez BonBon & BonBon Bombay, Guest Teacher (Toronto) The Empire Burlesque Festival (Ithaca, New York) Oasis Aqualounge (Toronto) Weapons of Mass Seduction (Toronto) Interview; Burdy (UK)