Oasis at Beer Durham in June

Posted on Jul 28, 2015

Oasis at Beer Durham in June

I was delighted to be asked to perform at the June 18 Oasis event at Beer Durham. Beer Durham is a craft beer store in downtown Durham and monthly belly dance events are currently being organized by Sonya. I was one of four dancers that night–Natalie, Sonya and Emily being the other dancers. There was a great crowd and everyone had a great time! It’s a great new venue for dancers who want to perform in an intimate environment. It’s a monthly event that happens the...

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Geektastic Belly Dance Show Student Performance

Posted on May 1, 2015

Geektastic Belly Dance Show Student Performance

I was honored to perform with my students at the Geektastic show in Durham on April 18. Here is a description of the piece from the program so that you know what is going on here: “The Queen Who Would be King” – Andalee is a professional belly dancer based in Durham, NC. She is joined by students Alex, Heather and Mariel. Her piece tonight is inspired by her recent trip to Egypt. It tells the story of Hatshepsut, one of the few female pharaohs who rose to...

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Photos from Undulation Nouveau on March 31, 2015

Posted on May 1, 2015

Photos from Undulation Nouveau on March 31, 2015

What a great Undulation Nouveau! I performed my first baladi progression and I think it went really well. Too bad there isn’t video, but here are lots of pictures from Karl Ulrich, Heather Kolaya-Spealman and Josh Edwards. Thanks y’all! Come on out to the next Undulation Nouveau on May 26 at Fullsteam Brewery in downtown Durham.  Photo by Kolaya Photography Photo by Kolaya Photography Photo by Kolaya Photography Photo by Kolaya Photography Photo by Kolaya...

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Photos from Beer Durham

Posted on Feb 23, 2015

Photos from Beer Durham

Right after I came back from Egypt, local dancer, Sonya, asked me to perform at Beer Durham, a new craft beer store in Downtown Durham on February 5. I was one of three dancers that night–Sonya and Cristina being the other two dancers. There was a great crowd despite the cold! It’s a great new venue for dancers who want to perform in an intimate environment and I am excited that it has become a monthly thing! Check out this listing to find out when the next...

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The Dream Camp Experience!

Posted on Aug 4, 2014

The Dream Camp Experience!

I can’t believe it has been about a month since I returned from Aziza’s Dream Camp. Dream Camp is a week-long belly dance intensive situated in the beautiful countryside in Quebec, Canada. This year, Aziza brought in Bozenka, making this the year to do it. Aziza and Bozenka are two of my favorite contemporary belly dancers. It was a dream come true! There is nothing better than escaping to a beautiful place with amazing women studying this incredible art form....

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