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How to Put on a Dita Von Teese Burlesque Dance Show

Learn how to put on a Dita Von Teese show from professional dancer Elizabeth DeGennaro in this Howcast dance video

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This is how you put on a burlesque show like Dida Vantis.

So Dida Vantis uses elaborate props. So whether it’s a martini glass or a mechanical bold-looking lipstick. Or a huge feather fan, they're elaborate beautiful props. Beautiful costumes.

Sometimes she's in point shows. Ballet shoes. So today, I'm going to be using a chair. So at home you want to put on Dida Vantis burlesque show, you use a prop that you have at home. So we're going to use a chair. Okay? So we're going to have fun and do a little chair dance.

So we're going to start behind the chair. Like this. And we're going to do a little walk. So we're going to go: One, two, three, four, step, five, turn, six, hit, seven, eight, sit. From here we're just going to back lifting the right knee. Extend left leg. One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, look, eight.

That is a little Dida Vantis burlesque show. So we're going to do it again. And we're going to start behind the chair. Our prop is the chair. With the walk start with the right line. We're going to go: One, two, three, four, set, five turn, six, seven, sit, eight, go down one. Two, three, four, leg extend, leg bent, five, six, up, seven look eight. Okay? So let's put it together a little faster.

Here we go. Five six seven eight. One two three four five six seven eight one two three four five six seven eight. And that is how you can incorporate a prop in your burlesque routine like Dida Vantis.

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