The highlights!

Our Charm School leaders Gypsy and Viva have an impressive history of professional burlesque, showgirl, cabaret and can-can dancing.

They’ve performed, choreographed and taught worldwide.

Burlesque

Since 2005, choreograph and teach at the following National Dance Centres: Dance Base Edinburgh, Dance House Glasgow, Citymoves Aberdeen, Yorkshire Dance Leeds, Dance City Newcastle, Greenwich Dance London, Dance East Ipswich.

Teach workshops across Europe and featured in Germany’s Bild Zeitung and Italy’s Canale 5 flagship programme Chiambretti Night.

Burlesque

Regular performers at corporate events, charity events and club nights throughout the UK

Choreographed and feature in Ministry of Burlesque’s ‘Burlesque for Beginners’ DVD

Choreographed Miss Scotland

Showgirl

Ten years’ experience dancing in international shows

Showgirl – meet and greet and danced with Sir Sean Connery, Edinburgh Film Festival 2010 opening event

Showgirl performance at Edinburgh’s Hogmanay celebrations

Can-Can

Can-can performance in Paris cabarets

Can-can mentors on Channel 4’s ‘How To Look Good Naked’

Led Irn-Bru Guinness world-record breaking can-can in Glasgow

Can-Can

Run professional can-can troupe French Fling

Feature in ‘Cancan’ book 2010 edition, David Price, Cancan Publishing 2010

Viva and Gypsy!

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About us

Charm School is the creation of Sarah Vernon (Gypsy Charms) and Jane Kelly (Viva Misadventure).

With an impressive history of professional burlesque, showgirl and can-can dancing, Charm School leaders Gypsy and Viva have performed and taught worldwide and have as a result acquired the know-how as to what makes the perfect dance party.

The pair led the UK’s burlesque teaching revolution, having designed and taught burlesque dance classes across the UK since 2005, working with National Dance Centres from London to Aberdeen, as well as previously working as Ministry of Burlesque (MoB) Academy.

Charm School brings you dance classes based on burlesque, cabaret, showgirl, musical theatre and pop styles that are guaranteed fun for all, regardless of dance ability, and that have become a firm favourite with hen parties across the UK. Whether booked as just one part of big hen party weekend packages or enjoyed as the main event, Charm School hen party packages are fun-filled and enjoyed by even the most hesitant of attendees!

A heady cocktail of fun-filled ice-breakers, theatrically-inspired scenarios guaranteed to make your party giggle and just the right mix of dance styles will make YOUR Charm School party unforgettable!

BURLESQUE

Since 2005, choreographed and taught at the following National Dance Centres: Dance Base Edinburgh, Dance House Glasgow, Citymoves Aberdeen, Yorkshire Dance Leeds, Dance City Newcastle, Greenwich Dance London, DanceEast Ipswich

Taught workshops across Europe and featured in Germany’s Bild Zeitung and Italy’s Canale 5 flagship programme Chiambretti Night

Regular performers at corporate events, charity events and club nights throughout the UK

Choreographed and featured in Ministry of Burlesque’s ‘Burlesque for Beginners’ DVD

Choreographed Miss Scotland

SHOWGIRL

Ten years’ experience dancing in international shows

Showgirls danced with Sir Sean Connery, Edinburgh Film Festival opening event

Showgirl performance at Edinburgh’s Hogmanay celebrations

Regular showgirl performers at corporate events

CAN-CAN

Can-can performance in Paris cabarets

Can-can mentors on Channel 4’s ‘How To Look Good Naked’

Led Irn-Bru Guinness world-record breaking can-can in Glasgow

Run professional can-can troupe French Fling

Feature in ‘Cancan’ book 2010 edition, David Price, Cancan Publishing 2010

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