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  • Wednesdays, to
    08:30 pm - 09:30 pm
$40 for 4 sessions
Rebekkah Schoonbeek-Berridge
TAPAC class

A sexy and fun dance class for beginners who want to explore the art of burlesque. Playful, sensual and creative, burlesque dance encompasses theatre, comedy and choreography...

Burlesque dance is inclusive and celebrates bodies of all shapes and sizes. Wear whatever you want and join Rebekkah as you develop your confidence and bring out your creative, playful side. 

This class will include a warm up and stretch flowed by a routine and then warm down.

Teaching artist

Rebekkah Schoonbeek TAPAC

Rebekkah Schoonbeek-Berridge

An in-demand professional dancer, choreographer, singer and actress, Rebekkah trained in Auckland and New York at Broadway Dance Centre.  She is the Co-Artistic Director of the popular Night of the Queer, staged at TAPAC annually for Auckland Pride Festival. Rebekkah has appeared on X-Factor and Jono & Ben and in multiple music videos (Marlon Williams, Stan Walker).  She has performed at Edinburgh Fringe Festival in the hit show Two Hearts. In 2019 she performed in Shortland Street: The Musical and featured on the original cast recording album. Her theatre credits include Pleasuredome the Musical, Chicago, Artemis, Gifted, Anything Goes and 42nd Street. Rebekkah has danced for many live events and has choreographed and danced for a number of festivals, including Tempo, Short + Sweet, where she received the ‘Stand out Female Performer Award’ in 2015. In 2016 she completed a residency at the Banff Arts Centre in Canada. Rebekkah is an experienced dance educator and has created curricula for several institutions. Her choreography work includes creating for musicals such as We Will Rock You and West Side Story.