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Elsie is an experienced Burlesque teacher with a range of packages to suit anyone from beginner to pro. She currently offers the following lessons; Burlesque Hen Party Lessons, Beginners 6 week course, taster lessons  and one to one lessons.








New Scunthorpe courses starting 13th October!  


Want to learn the glamorous and empowering Art of Burlesque? Want to build confidence and improve your body image in a fun supportive environment?


Over a 6 week course, Elsie will guide you through the basics of burlesque such as posture, sensual dance moves, confidence, characterisation and costuming before putting it all together in a jaw-dropping routine. At the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to perform for friends and family at our graduation showcase at Cafe Indie! 


With over 10 years of experience as a professional burlesque artist performing all over the UK, Europe, Dubai and Brazil, Elsie has much knowledge and pro tips she can’t wait to pass on to you! This is a friendly and inclusive course, all abilities, ages (over 16) and levels of fitness are welcome. Please note you must have completed the beginner's course before moving on to the intermediate. 


No Nudity required - Burlesque is all about the tease and having fun!

  • 6 weeks of one hour Lessons

  • 13th October - 17th November (Graduation showcase 17th November)

  • Showcase is optional

  • Cost - £50 for the course

  • Make friends, build confidence and get fit

  • All abilities welcome

  • Glamourous Props provided

  • Graduation show at the end to perform for friends and family. 

  • Time 7pm

  • Location Cafe Indie,169-173 High St, Scunthorpe DN15 6EH

What our latest graduates are saying about the course 

‘The course has been amazing for my self-esteem and confidence. I'm hooked and can't wait for the next one!’ Claire


‘Highly recommend anyone who wants to learn the art of tease as it has transformed me as a person and performer’ Emma


‘Elsie was an amazing teacher from the moment our first class started until the end performance. She has a great sense of humour which allowed us to have a good laugh and really enjoy ourselves.’ Chloe 


‘It was lovely to be part of a group of such amazing women who all helped each other to overcome our fears to take part in the showcase’ Rachael

For more information and to book please email or click the link below 


Sarah Felis



Elsie will be running two one-off classes  at Cafe Indie Scunthorpe on Friday the 30th September

  • BURLESQUE TASTER SESSION 6.30pm  A fun filled lesson exploring the basics of burlesque, complete with showgirl props and music. Perfect for those interested in doing a full course or just looking for something different to do on a Friday Night. (£10 1hr)

  •  INTRODUCTION TO FAN DANCING  7.45pm Learn the art of fan dancing one of the most glamourous and iconic parts of burlesque. Suitable for begginers and intermemediates. (£15 1hr, only 4 places available)

    To book and reserve your place please email

hen parties 


Whether it be a birthday celebration, hen party or a get together with friends make an occasion really special by booking a fun filled burlesque lesson! Learn to pose like a star, walk like a show girl and take off boas and gloves like a professional burlesque performer. With a dramatic vintage sountrack and props to make sure you get the most glamourous photos for your memories, this will be an event to remember.

  • £140 for up to 10 people £12 each additional person*

  • Learn stunning sexy burlesque moves

  • Classic showgirl props used

  • We come to you; suggested venues, home, church halls, bar function rooms.

  • 1.5 hour lesson

  • Add a special gift of nipple tassel for the hen for £10

To make an enquiry or to book please email

*additional costs may apply if out of Scunthorpe or you would like us to provide the venue.



With 10 years experience in cabaret and burlesque Elsie is perfect guide to burlesque performance, whether you are wanting to learn for your own confidence, surprise a partner or interested in becoming a professional performer she can tailor the lesson to your needs. Whether it be burlesque moves, act development, costume or marketing, fan dancing or stage presence Elsie has much knowledge and passion about the industry.

  • ​£40 per lesson or £100 for 3*

  • 1 hour lesson

  • Props provided 

To enquire or make a booking please email

*Additional charges may apply if out of Scunthorpe 




Anyone over 16, all fitness levels, sizes and ages, no dance ability necessary. 

Unfortunately, classes held at Cafe IndIe are only accessible via steps, if this makes you unable to attend please get in touch for other options.



Whatever you are comfortable in. Glamourous burlesque costume or lingerie is encouraged but if you would prefer to wear gym or dancewear that is also acceptable. Heels are generally worn for burlesque dance but you can wear trainers or jazz shoes if you prefer. No wedges.


All classes and parties must be paid for in advance via Paypal or Bank transfer. Please email to book.



Courses, classes and one to ones: 7 days (before the start of class time for a full refund)

Parties: 7 days (before the party, 50% refund)




Bookings cancelled outside of this time frame are NON REFUNDABLE. Unless the Covid policy is needed, all bookings are non-transferable and cannot be swapped or sold on to another party. If you would like to purchase a class or course as a gift, please message me PRIOR to booking to arrange the details. All bookings are solely made for the purchaser (unless bought as a gift or voucher) and dates specified for the specific class(es) you have booked and cannot be swapped for another date or different class/course. 




If government guidelines mean we can no longer hold indoor sessions, and this is announced prior to a course starting, you will be offered the chance to transfer onto the next course or a full refund. If new guidelines are announced after your course has started, then the final weeks of the course will be postponed until the guidelines allow it. The postponed course will continue at the same time/day, commencing as soon as possible. Sadly I cannot offer refunds/transfers for courses after they have started if you contract the virus. Please keep a safe distance from others in the class and use a hand sanitiser before the start of class. In the event that the tutor contracts covid, that week's session will be held over Zoom.



Refunds for classes cancelled within the T&C may take up to 5-8 working days to be cleared back into your account.

If you have any queries/doubts regarding our T&C  please email me in advance at and I will be more than happy to discuss them with you.

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