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Brown-skin showgirls, whites-only audiences, and meet the brave African American showman who pioneered Black entertainment, and left an extraordinary legacy despite the insurmountable odds against him and his dreams. (2022)

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Harlem in Havana Project: Burlesque Education Series

 

Coming Fall 2022!

The Harlem in Havana Project: Burlesque Education Series features three hour-long classes covering American burlesque history from the traveling carnival stage. The class list includes:

  1. Girl Shows! 

  2. My Grandma Was An Exotic Dancer!?   

  3. Burlesque Bloodlines: How I Documented My Family’s History


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.  Created for a global audience, these educational classes are guaranteed to expand your knowledge of American burlesque and Black entertainment history. Learn more.