Camp Camp of Seasons Past

Dr. Lucky began hosting Camp Camp—a sleepaway-camp with a focus on showgirl camp—in 2013. Camp Camp has always celebrated experts in the field of burlesque, both on stage and off. Some past CAMP CAMP offerings include:

CAMP CAMP with DIRTY MARTINI, 7/10/15-7/12/15

 Performance Edition, 7/4/14-7/6/14

w/Guest Teacher LUX LACROIX
w/makeup class from ISIS VERMOUTH!

CAMP CAMP Session II, 8/15-8/17/14

w/Guest Teacher ANGIE PONTANI
w/crafting class from SUGAR SHAGMORE

CAMP CAMP  Session I, 6/20/14-6/22/14

w/Guest Teacher KRISTINA NEYKIA
w/wig & makeup classes from GINGER SNAPS

2013 with Guest Teaching Artists MsTickle & Peekaboo Pointe

The inaugural edition of Camp Camp in Summer 2013 was a huge success!  With Guest Teachers MsTickle and Peekaboo Pointe, a house full of amazing, talented, beautiful women, a kitchen full of locally grown produce and delicious healthy snacks, all set within a beautiful get away landscape, Camp Camp is an experiential weekend away NOT to be missed!

SAMPLE CLASSES:

Camp Camp features over 20 hours of classes and activities from Friday night to Sunday evening! Classes in act development, costuming, crafting, hair & makeup, character development, choreography, movement, and professionalization . Most classes are practicum/hands on, some lecture/presentation.  Bonding activities include cocktail hour, swimming, hiking, healthy meals, outdoor dining, and movie nights.

Here’s a select sample of Camp Camp courses taught in the past:

  • Where do I &#@#ing Start?! New Act development techniques (Dirty Martini)
  • Professionalization:  Booking and Touring (Lux La Croix)
  • History of Burlesque:  An Animated Lecture (Dr. Lucky)
  • Drag it Up: Stage Makeup for Ladies and Lady-Boys (Ginger Snaps)
  • Connecting to the Audience (Dr. Lucky)
  • Bringing Sexy Back (Kristina Neykia)
  • Bigger, Better, Bolder Onstage and Off (Dr. Lucky)
  • Choreography & Musicality (Lux La Croix)
  • Professionalization:  Applying to Festivals & Getting Booked (Angie Pontani)
  • Peer Review Act Feedback (Dr. Lucky)
  • Creating Couture Costumes (on a DIME!) (Angie Pontani)
  • Narrative Burlesque: Telling an Engaging Story on Stage (Dr. Lucky)
  • Booty Bounce Water Aerobics (Peekaboo Pointe)
  • Circus Style Flexibility (Kristina Neykia)
  • More is More and Less is Less:  Makeup & Hair (Dr. Lucky)
  • Burlesque Bra on a Budget (Sugar Shagmore)
  • Stage Presence (Dirty Martini)
  • Costuming with MsTickle (MsTickle)
  • MOVEMENT Workshop:  Using Your Breath (Peekaboo Pointe)
  • The Dr. is IN: Wig MD (Dr. Lucky)
  • Struts ‘n Bumps ‘n Grinds (Angie Pontani)
  • Learning from Legends: Fucking Curtains, Costuming, & MORE!  (Dr. Lucky)
  • DIRTY SECRETS:  Wigs & Makeup (Dirty Martini)
  • How to Cheat Choreography 101: Mapping Music & Chunking Your Act (Dr. Lucky)
  • Beyond the Bump and Grind (Dirty Martini)
  • The Current State of Burlesque:  A Discussion