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House of the Lorde


Reserve your spot at www.houseofthelorde.com/classes

New session of burlesque 

classes start
april 14!

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ACT DEVELOPMENT 

Bring into fruition the burlesque or drag act of your dreams!

MAY 14 - JUNE 4

SUNDAYS | 4:30 - 6:00 PM

4 Spots Left!

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the resting room

May 9 | 3-5 PM

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What we've Raised

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$2000

$5000

What we've Raised

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$2000

$5000

Support

House of the Lorde

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HOTL is dedicated to ensuring Black and Brown queer folks who experience financial barriers have access to our

cost-based offerings.

 

Every class we host dedicates 2 slots per class for scholarship recipients to attend at a reduced rate of 50% off

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in 2022
house of the lorde
awarded

26 scholarships

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Help us offset the cost of our 
scholarships
&
artist fellowship 

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$5000

we've Raised $4661.25

JUST $448.75 TO GO!

Update

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how to support

Venmo
@houseofthelorde

Cashapp
$houseofthelorde

Paypal
reach.houseofthelorde@gmail.com

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House of the Lorde

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Reserve your Spot 

Registration Opens Tomorrow!
4 WEEK SESSION
APRIL 9- MAY 3

www.houseofthelorde.com/classes

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Reserve Your Slot

get down with po''chop

MONDAYS | 7:15 - 8:15 PM
Oct 31 - Nov 21

7 Spots left!

VIRTUAL OFFERING
Sundays | Oct 30 - Nov 20
6:30 - 7:30 PM

9 Spots Left

Reserve Your Spot 

Intro to burlesque

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See ya there!

No Drop-Ins

 

Sept 18 - Oct 12
Sundays 5-6 PM | Sundays 6:30-7:30 PM (VIRTUAL) | Mondays 6 - 7 PM | Wednesdays 7-8 

Reserve your Spot 

Intro to burlesque
 

7 Spots Left

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intro to burlesque

OCT 30 - NOV 23
Sundays 5:15 - 6:15 PM 
Sundays 6:30 - 7:30 PM (VIRTUAL)
Mondays 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Wednesdays 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Limited Spots  Available!

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The Reading Room

MAY 25 | 7-9 PM
 

House of the Lorde

A casual meeting up dedicated to reading and reflecting on the writing of Black feminist writers and thinkers.

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Lorde

House of the Lorde

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Year  Anniversary 

February 18, 2023 | 6-9 pm
 

"Hey, Love!"

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-Beauty Turner

a fighter
a writer
a mother
a survivor

Beauty Turner

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"Lies will lean, tumble and fall, but the truth will continue to stand tall admist the demolition of public housing."
 - Beauty Turner

With the advising of a steering committee HOTL will develop and launch an artist fellowship focused  on providing resources such a space, mentorship and financial support. Scheduled to be announced summer 2023. 

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House of the Lorde

Artist Fellowship

With the advising of a steering committee HOTL will develop and launch an artist fellowship focused  on providing resources such a space, mentorship and financial support.

Scheduled to be announced summer 2023. 

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   House of the Lorde  is a spiritual HOme Rooted in Black Feminist Practice.
 

We Believe   bringing our full selves liberates everyone in the room. 

 

We Believe  in the joy of laughter, luxuriating, and tending to our pleasure.

 

We Believe in STUDYING the sacred work of Black feminist poets, thinkers, and artists.

 

We Believe  our erotic guides us toward celebrating our truest form, and our differences.

 

We Believe in unleashing our imaginations to forge new worlds that can hold our freedom.

 

We Believe   everything we need is within us.

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We Believe  our erotic is a deep source of hidden knowledge.

Nia Witherspoon performing as the Priestess of Twerk. Photo: Michelle Y. Thompson.

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new Session begins May 14th

burlesque and drag classes with

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New Session Begins May 14th

Our Class Schedule

4 WEEK SESSION | MAY 14 - JUNE 7

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INTRO TO BURLESQUE | 12 -1PM
DRAG KING 101 | 1:30 - 2:30 PM
INTRO TO BURLESQUE | 3 - 4 PM
ACT DEVELOPMENT | 4:30 - 6 PM
INTRO TO BURLESQUE (VIRTUAL) | 6:30 - 7:30 PM

burlesque and drag classes with

Sunday

INTRO TO BURLESQUE | 6:30 -7:30 PM
DRAG KING 101 (VIRUTAL) | 7:45 - 845 PM

BURLESQUE 201 (FANS) | 6:30 - 7:30 PM
PUMP IT UP! A HEELS CLASS | 7:30 - 8:30 PM

Wednesday

Monday

RESERVE YOUR SPOT AT WWW.HOUSEOFTHELORDE.COM/CLASSES

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Thank you!

House of the Lorde

Artist Fellowship

Deadline Nov 30, 2023

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Artist Fellowship

House of the Lorde

How to apply

Email us at reach.houseofthelorde@gmail.com with the below:

1. A paragraph (250-300 words max) or a link to a 5-min video introducing us to you, your work, and why you're interested in the fellowship. 

2. A link to your work samples (website, 5 mins of video, or 3-5 images), along with 2-3 sentences describing the work samples and how they relate to your current artistic practice. 

Selected individuals will be invited to a meeting (in-person or on Zoom) with the co-founders. One finalist will be chosen as the 2024 fellow by the end of the 2023 calendar year.

Deadline to submit: Nov 30, 2023

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Artist Fellowship

House of the Lorde

About

House of the Lorde is accepting applications from Chicago-based movement/performance artists whose work, beliefs, and ways of living are aligned with the tenets of Black Feminism. Those who identify as Queer, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color are encouraged to apply.

 

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Artist Fellowship

House of the Lorde

About

This 6-month fellowship (Jan 1 - Jun 30, 2024) offers the following:

- $1000 artist stipend ($200 per month)-10 hrs/wk rehearsal space at House of the Lorde (Chicago)

 

- Coaching support for developing/strengthening crucial artistic materials such as a website, artist statement, or resume/CV.

 

- Assistance with producing up to 2 public-facing events such as work-in-progress showings, panels, etc.

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