Middle Eastern Folkloric Dance Showcase Featuring Shahrazad Dance Ensemble of Seattle
Shahrazad Dance Ensemble of Seattle
Shahrazad Dance Ensemble, founded in 1978 in Seattle, performs folkloric and fusion dances at cultural festivals, showcases, and other events. Troupe members have taken classes from leading dance ethnologists Helene Ericksen, Morocco of New York, Dr. Kay Hardy Campbell, Nadia Hamdi, Leila Haddad, Hadia of Calgary, and others. The troupe presents an original choreography of raks al assaya, the cane dance of upper Egypt, to the song Tigi Niksum el Amar.
The troupe plans to perform at Raq the Harbor Hafla produced by Hasani, on July 17.
Learn more at their website.