Welcome to Deanna Danger's Boom Boom Basics Burlesque & Performing Arts Studio!
Virginia's premier Burlesque and Performing Arts studio, based in Richmond, VA since January 2010! Headmistress Deanna Danger (Richmond's #1 Voted Burlesque Performer), brings weekly classes and workshops in burlesque, dance, fitness, crafting, circus arts and more to the River City! Whether you aim to perform or just want to have a great time, Boom Boom Basics has a class level perfect for you! With emphasis on self empowerment & personal growth, community building & standards, development & promotion of burlesque & vaudeville culture, Boom Boom Basics is the area's most dedicated school to "the art of the tease!"
Our classes and workshops are held at Dogtown Dance Theater, in Richmond's "Manchester District". We have a variety of basic and concentrated burlesque classes, as well as an entire curriculum of dance, technique and fitness classes, plus development workshops. Boom Boom Basics hosts visiting and local guest instructors nearly every month (see the Guest Instructors page for info & registration). Enjoy pre-registration discounts, drop-in rates, and private instruction! We also offer gift certificates (see the Workshops page for purchase) and the Boom Boom Basics Class Credit Card "punchcard" system! Your way to make registering for classes a breeze! To see our upcoming class schedule, please visit the Calendar page.
Ask us about birthday and bachelorette parties! Deanna Danger can custom build the perfect function for your needs! Either your place or her studio, 1-3 hour workshop + performance, and plenty more options! Deanna's burlesque parties are sure to entertain your guests to the glittery fullest! Look for more info on the Workshops page!
Check out a video preview of our upcoming Holiday Showcases, coming to a historic Virginia Theatre near you this December!
UPDATE 11/21: Our next Beginners Workshop registration is NOW OPEN!
Choose from the "Movement Track" or "Performance Track" to suit your burlesque desires! Visit our Workshops page for details and registration!
1/17: River City Cabaret at Gallery 5
2/21: Student Show Dogtown Dance Theatre
3/21: River City Cabaret at Gallery 5
4/12: Student Show Gallery 5
5/4: Byrlesque At The Byrd at the Byrd Theatre
5/16: River City Cabaret at Gallery 5
6/8: Student Show at Dogtown Dance Theatre
7/12: Student Show at Gallery 5
8/29: River City Cabaret at Gallery 5
9/19: River City Cabaret at Gallery 5
9/21: Student Show at Dogtown Dance Theatre
11/15: Student Show at Gallery 5
12/7: Byrlesque at the Byrd at the Byrd Theatre