Film Credits

Sex and the City 2 - Dancer - New Line Cinema

Sensual Bellydance DVD - Dancer / Choreographer / Dance Instructor - World Dance New York

Tarot - Fantasy Bellydance DVD - Dancer / Choreographer- World Dance New York

Gothic Bellydance: Revelations DVD - Dancer / Choreographer- World Dance New York

Fantasy Bellydance - Desire DVD - Dancer / Choreographer / Dance Instructor - World Dance New York

Fantasy Bellydance Performance DVD - Dancer / Choreographer - World Dance New York

The Golden Apple: Stars of New York Bellydance DVD - Dancer - World Dance New York

Love Potion - The Bellydance Workout DVD - Dancer - World Dance New York

Luscious - The Bellydance Workout DVD - Dancer - World Dance New York

Bellydance for Core Fitness DVD - Dancer - World Dance New York 

Gothic Bellydance DVD - Dancer - World Dance New York

Ultimate Bellydance Fitness DVD - Dancer - World Dance New York

Love - Dancer - Film by Vladan Nikolik

 

Stage Credits

Theatrical Bellydance Conference - Principal Dancer / Choreographer - DNA Theater, NYC

Metamorphosis - Fantasy Bellydance Concert - Principal Dancer / Choreographer - Merce Cunningham Studio, NYC

Tarot - Fantasy Bellydance Concert - Principal Dancer / Choreographer / Co-Director - Merce Cunningham Studio, NYC

Zodiac Bellydance - Featured Dancer / Choreographer - Merce Cunningham Studio, NYC

Zodiac Dance - Featured Dancer / Choreographer - Merce Cunningham Studio, NYC

Rakkasah East - Guest Performer / Instructor - Somerset, NJ

Spring Caravan - Guest Performer - Somerset, NJ

Shades of Babylon Concert by the Brooklyn Philharmonic - guest dancer - Cantor Auditorium at the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

Cult of Myth - Fantasy Bellydance Concert - Principal Dancer / Choreographer / Co-Director - DNA, NYC

Facetas de una Danza Milenaria - Noche de Bellydance - Principal Dancer / Director / Choreographer - Teatro Maria Grever, León, Mexico

Fantasy Bellydance Concert - Principal Dancer / Choreographer / Co-Director - Merce Cunningham St, NYC

Discordia - Principal Dancer/ Choreographer / Co-Director - Merce Cunningham Studio, NYC

Following the Silk Road and Beyond - Principal Dancer / Choreographer - Harkness Dance Center, NYC 

Zodiac Bellydance - Dancer (Soloist and Ensemble) - Dance Forum NYC

Dances in Moonlight - Featured Dancer - Zenergy Skyloft NYC

Keeping the Channels Open - Principal Dancer / Choreographer / Co-Director - / Zenergy Skyloft NYC

Goddessdance - Principal Dancer / Ensemble -The Directors Company, NYC; American Theater of Actors, NYC; Connelly Theatre, NYC

Turkish Memories - Dancer - Lincoln Center Plaza, NYC

Bollywood Music Awards - Dancer - Taj Mahal, Atlantic City

Alabina Concerts - Dancer - Concerts in New York, Atlantic City and México City.

Portals: The Floating Cinema Dance Films Association - Principal Dancer, Prospect Park, NY

Tales of Sheherazade - Principal Dancer, Theatre East, NYC

 

Teacher Training

DEL - Dance Education Laboratory One-Year Program at 92Y/Harkness Dance Center

Teacher Courses with Serena Wilson and Jehan Kamal

 

Teaching Experience

Bellydance Teacher since 1999

Schools and Studios (Ongoing classes): Harkness Dance Center / 92 St Y NYC, Steps on Broadway NYC, Serena Studios NYC, Temple of Jehan NYC, The Breathing Project NYC, Djoniba Studio NYC

Workshops: Theatrical Bellydance Conference, Rakkasah East in NJ, NYC, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Long Island; Morelia, México; León, México; Guadalajara, México, San Miguel de Allende, México)

On DVD: Sensual Bellydance, Fantasy Bellydance - Desire, Luscious - The Bellydance Workout, Love Potion - The Bellydance Workout, Bellydance for Core Fitness, Ultimate Bellydance Fitness.

 

Dance Education

Bellydance, Folk, and Modern Middle Eastern Dance:

Mentors:
Jehan Kamal (NYC)
Ayshe (NYC)
Serena Wilson (NYC)
Lupita Garcidueñas (DAE, Morelia, México)

Workshops with: Raquia Hassan (Egypt), Mahmoud Reda (Egypt), Ghassan Fadlalah (Lebanon), Yousri Sharif (Egypt), Morocco (NYC), Elsa Leandros (NYC), Amir Thaleb (Argentina), Tamalyn Dhalal (Miami, Florida) and many more.

 

Other Disciplines

Acting: HB Studio - Rasa Allan Kazlas
Voice: Tom Burke, BDC - Bettina Sheppard; Circle in the Square - Andrea Haring, Judith Taylor 
Ballet: Madame Gabriela Darvash, Kat Wildish.
Jazz, Modern Dance: Broadway Dance Center, Ballet Arts, Steps on Broadway, New Dance Group, DanceSpace
Kathak (Indian dance): Amrapali Ambegaokar
Aerial Dance: NY Circus Arts Academy

 

Performance Experience (partial list)

Clients (partial list)

Altria
Barnard College (Persian dance performance for the Iranian Society)
Borders Books
Brooklyn Museum (Gala for the opening of the "Egypt Reborn" exhibit)
Brooklyn Philharmonic 
Capitale
Columbia University
Dance on Camera Film Festival
Disney (launch of Aladdin DVD)
EMI - Event for the release of Sara Brightman's album "Harem"
Humane Society ("Paws for Style" Fashion show)
Makor
McGraw Hill
MoMA
MTV
Rolling Stone Magazine
The Friars Club
United Nations
Universal Pictures
University of Hartford
Wagner College

Venues (partial list)

(All events in NYC, unless noted.)

Al Baraka
Atlantic Nights Cafe (Brooklyn NY)
Casa La Femme
China Club

Cipriani
Colectivo 208 (Guadalajara, Mexico)

The Cupping Room
Dillan's
El León de Mecenas (Morelia, Mexico)
Exit
Falucka
Fez
Float
Four Seasons Hotel (Mexico City)
Galapagos Art Space

K Lounge

Karma
Le Cirque 2000
Le Souk
Avalon
Lafayette Grill
Luxx (Brooklyn NY)
Mandarin Hotel
Mezzo Mezzo
Nells
Nemacolin Resort (Pennsylvania)
Paisley

Soho Grand

Taj
Taj Mahal (Atlantic City)
Tavern on the Green
The Cutting Room
The Knitting Factory
The Supper Club
Turkuaz