Upcoming Special Events

Belly Dance Performance Salon
When: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 5:30-6:45 PM
Salon Fee: $20/solo, $30/duo, $40/trio +

Dancers of all levels are welcome to sign up for the Belly Dance Performance Salon to receive a constructive critique of a work in progress. The Salon fee includes verbal and written feedback and a video of your entire session, including your performance AND the critique session.

Sign up today!

Belly Dance Workshops with Amani Jabril
When: April 26-27, 2014
Workshop Fee: $55/workshop, $105/day, $215/full package

Four workshops that are essential for the educated dancer! Rosa Noreen hosts dancer and anthropolgist Amani Jabril of Atlanta, GA for a weekend intensive. Learn more and sign up HERE. Early bird discounts are available!

Bright Star World Dance Student Recital
When: Saturday, May 3, 2014, Doors 6:30 PM, Show 7:00 PM
Tickets: $7, available at the door, cash only

Join us for a southern Maine belly dance student recital and student showcase featuring Heather Powers, Rosa Noreen, Nathifa Shakti, Joanne Rawlings-Sekunda, Michelle Vilandry, Mehira, Joie Grandbois, Annabee, and their students.

Belly Dance Power Workshop with Nathifa Shakti
When: Sunday, May 4, 2014
Register via Nathifa's website

Nathifa is offering a 120 minute intensive workshop for students of all styles and levels of Belly Dance. During this workshop, Nathifa will teach you innovative techniques to strengthen your dance and give you tools for isolation, traveling movements, and the art of layering. Nathifa will also leave you with unique and empowering exercises to strengthen your core. Join her for this fun, dynamic, and intense workshop! Bring comfortable clothes, towel and a bottle of water. Register today!

Belly Dance Master Class Series with Pia Louise Capaldi
When: May 6-20, 2014, 5:30-6:45 PM
Rate: $45/three-week session ONLY till 4/29

Stage Presence, Energy Embodiment and Audience Connection

  • Dance and Performance as Energy Work Introduction
  • Connecting With and Identifying Your Energy
  • Exploration of Sustainable Energy Sources Through Visualization
  • Connecting Energy To Dance Sequences and Choreography

CLICK HERE to sign up for the early bird rates before 4/29!

Dark Follies Parlor Showcase
When: May 23, 2014, 8:00 PM
Tickets: $10/adv, $15/door. Click here to get your tickets!

When the lights go down, Dark Follies comes to lifeā€¦

On the evening of May 23rd you are invited to enter into our parlor and become immersed in the sights and sounds of Dark Follies. In this intimate and otherworldly show Dark Follies will present to you our newest acts and special featured solo performances.

Welcome to the show. Take your seat, turn off your cellphones and prepare to be entertainedā€¦

...as the drums begin their rhythm and the melody rises, a sparkling cabaret of light, dance and laughter takes place before your eyes...

This is a limited seating show with only 30 tickets available. Advanced purchase of tickets is highly recommended. Click here to get your tickets!

Belly Dance Master Class Series with Emma Holder
When: June 3-17, 2014, 5:30-6:45 PM
Rate: $45/three-week session ONLY till 5/27

Strength, Stamina, Conditioning and Lifestyle choices for Professional and Aspiring Dancers

Within these three workshops, we'll cover 1) upper body and core, 2) lower body, feet and ankles 3) Cardio and Nutrition to dance for life.

CLICK HERE to sign up for the early bird rates before 5/27!

Turkish Belly Dance Workshops with Aslahan of Boston
When: June 28, 2014

Turkish 9/8 Two Ways: Spend a day with award-winning Turkish belly dancer Aslahan of Boston learning two different styles of Turkish belly dance!

Click here to learn more and sign up!

Belly Dance Show featuring live music by Zapion
When: June 28, 2014, Doors: 7:30 PM, Show, 8:00 PM
How Much: $15

Details coming soon...

Belly Dance Master Class Series with Aria Michaels Paradise
When: July 1-15, 2014, 5:30-6:45 PM
Rate: $45/three-week session ONLY till 6/24

Classical Turns & Transitions

Flawless turns and transitions are one of the hallmarks of a refined, polished, and seasoned dancer. In this Master Class, we will deconstruct the anatomy of turns and transitions, breaking them down and focusing on the technique behind a flawless turn.

CLICK HERE to sign up for the early bird rates before 6/27!

Tribal Illumination: ATS Workshops with Janet Hanseth of FatChanceBellyDance
When: July 19-20, 2014

Two illuminating days of workshops for ATS® and tribal fusion dancers with Janet Hanseth of San Francisco, hosted by Joanne Rawlings-Sekunda.

CLICK HERE to learn more and sign up!

Belly Dance Master Class Series with Joie Grandbois
When: August 5-19, 2014, 5:30-6:45 PM
Rate: $45/three-week session ONLY till 7/29

Rhythm & Moves: Live Music & Creative Improvisation

Theater has scripts. Dance has choreography. Music has arrangements. However each of these art forms also has a long history of improvisational performance. In this three session master class series we combine the improvisational techniques of the theater, belly dance and middle eastern music to create expressive theatrical performance.

CLICK HERE to learn more sign up for the early bird rates before 7/29!