Prolific, gifted, and tireless, New York ’s Nourhan Sharif keeps expanding the educational and artistic horizons for Middle Eastern dance. She persistently creates new ways to bring this dance to newcomers and new audiences and executes opportunities, new ideas, and projects for professionals.
USA Camp Event Dance Teachers past and future
Turkish Oriental dances-Kim Leary (Alexia) is a belly dance performer, choreographer and instructor in Central New Jersey. Kim Leary’s (Alexia) dance accomplishments include teaching both credit and non-credit dance at Princeton University. She is Co-Artistic Director of Groove Merchant Drum & Dance Ensemble and Co-Director of her school, The Drum & Dance Learning
Asharah is internationally renowned for her strong technique, dramatic fusion of tribal and cabaret belly dance, tough but compassionate teaching style, and her dedication to raising professional and artistic standards in belly dance. She has taught throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia; her 2008 instructional DVD, Modern Tribal Bellydance with Asharah, is considered one
choreographer and designer. Ayshe blends her Greek and American heritage to create an exotic and unusual dance style. She has trained extensively in classical ballet, modern dance, yoga, and numerous ethnic dance forms, particularly Middle Eastern dance, ancient Pharaonic dance, and Indian dance.
ails from Denizli, Turkey and graduated from the respected Manisa Youth and Sports Academy in 1979.
After graduation Ibrahim performed in various folk dance organizations in Izmir until 1981 when he joined The Turkish State Folk Dance Ensemble as a performer and an instructor for "Zeybek" dance.
Tayyar has been involved as a dancer, musician and director of folkloric troupes for 25 years in Turkey. He has performed and traveled extensively around the world with the Turkish State Folk Dance Assemble and several other distinguished dance companies from Turkey.
Is well known for her sizzling Turkish Oriental dance style. She has danced since her childhood in Brasil. At age nineteen, Eva discovered Oriental Dance through Anahid Sofian in New York City and later worked in several of the night clubs there.
One of the “Ladies” of Oriental Dance in Turkey, was born in Sulukule the gypsy quartier of Istanbul. She started her professional career in 1973 dancing in Kervansary, even today the first place for bellydance in Istanbul.She also performed many years in Gar casino in istanbul.
Sahra C Kent, "Sahra Saeeda," has performed and taught Egyptian style Orientale and Folkloric dance on five continents. Originally from the Los Angeles, California area, Sahra lived, danced, and researched in Egypt from 1989 to 1995. Since then she has been touring the world teaching and performing Egyptian Orientale and Folkloric dance.
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