Saturday, October 8, 2022

The Harlem in Havana Burlesque Education Series - My Grandma was an Exotic Dancer?!


  • Class Description: An hour-long look at early Black Burlesque through a glimpse into the lives of the Bates Sisters, three brown-skin showgirls who helped innovate exotic dance from the American carnival stage.
  • The Harlem in Havana Burlesque Education Series: The Harlem in Havana Project: Burlesque Education Series features three hour-long classes covering American burlesque history from the traveling carnival stage. Presented by Leslie Cunningham, a documentary filmmaker and creator of the Harlem in Havana Project, these fun, passionate and energetic classes are filled with new and existing burlesque material, personal experiences, book reviews, film clips and much more. Learn more.