Yes We Can Can

Life Drawing Classes with a Twist, or a Can Can…

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Making a living from the arts is testing, in fact survival often demands all our creative attention. And when I meet an artist who meets this challenge with aplomb and business nous, I can only applaud. Natalya Umanska is a Norwich based burlesque dancer, pianist and life model who is combining her talents and love of visual art to open the Dr. Sketchy Anti-Art Class in the East Anglian capital.

Dr Sketchy’s  Anti –Art class is a life-drawing class with a twist, or perhaps that’s  a can-can. Glamorous models from the world of Burlesque model with their feathers and fans while artists, amateur and professional, turn out their best Toulouse Lautrec-esque sketches. And it’s all done in the best possible taste, dahlink, with wine and conviviality on hand.  Such business chutzpah and fun, always deserves a plug. So, if you’re in town come along to the upcoming class on February 27th has an ‘anti-valentine’s’ theme. 7-10pm @ the Unthank Arms, Tickets £10.50 in advance, £12.50 on the door.

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About suehealy

Multi award winning Irish writer/playwright Sue Healy’s work has been supported and developed by the Abbey Theatre, the Peggy Ramsay Foundation, the Heinrich Boll Association and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre. Her 2016 play ‘Brazen Strap’ ran at the King’s Head Theatre, funded by Arts Council England. Her work has also shown at the Hackney Attic and Etcetera Theatres in London. Sue’s nine radio dramas have broadcast on BBC Radio 4, WLRfm, KCLR96fm. A UEA Creative Writing MA alumna, she spent eleven years in Budapest, editing Hungary A.M. Presently, she is London-based, researching a PhD on the Royal Court Theatre. Sue is Literary Manager at the Finborough Theatre. View all posts by suehealy

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