Performing GroupS

Amani

AMANI

AMANI [ah-MAW-nee] is a beginning/intermediate level Egyptian Fusion performing group. This group performs Traditional Egyptian and Fusion Styles with a little twist in modern and lyrical.

“Amani” means flirtatious; wishes, desires, or aspirations; peace, harmony.’

Prerequisites*: One Beginning, one Intermediate and one Advanced instructional classes are required. (Similar or related dance experience also welcome!)
Veil and Zills knowledge is recommended.

Contact the teacher if you are interested in performing with this group.

TeacherEve

 *May audition for the group in lieu of prerequisites.

 

AZRA ADARA [OHZ-ruh ah-DAH-rah] is a beginning level performing group performing in the Tribal Fusion dance style. This is a great group for those just starting out in Tribal Fusion and Urban Tribal dance styles. This class is performance optional.

“Azra Adara” means ‘resurrection of fire.’

Prerequisites*: At least one instructional belly dance class.
Floorwork, Veil, and Sword 
knowledge is recommended.

Contact the teacher if you are interested in performing with this group.

Teacher: Myrrkeeri

AZRA ADARA

Azra Adara
DJ Dance Company

DESERT JOURNEY
DANCE COMPANY

 

Desert Journey Dance Company is a professional level performing group consisting of the teachers at Desert Journey School of Dance.  This collaborative group performs in all the various dance styles and uses a wide variety of props while dancing.

Prerequisites: Desert Journey teacher

Performing positions are open to teachers of Desert Journey.

Directed by: Fvorboda

 

 

 

 

DRAGOMI [drah-GAW-me] is an advanced/professional Urban Tribal Fusion collaborative group in the “Dragon” style developed by Fvorboda.  Along with modern, non-traditional tribal and fusion movement and creative, unique costuming, Dragomi chooses darker, more energy-fused alternative, industrial, and dubstep music to complete their unique presentation.

“Dragomi” refers to Dragon dance, and also means ‘Beloved (Croatian), Pleasure/My pleasure (Croatian), Dragons’ “Dragomi je” means “how do you do”

Prerequisites: Beginning through Advanced Urban/Tribal Fusion instructional classes. Floorwork levels 1 and 2, Veil, Sword, Fan veils. Traditional belly dance classes, double-veil, and Voi knowledge is recommended. One year performing with Nepenthe is encouraged. 

Dragomi is an audition-only performing group. (Contact Fvorboda if interested.)
 

Directed by: Fvorboda

DRAGOMI

Eden

EDEN (BEGINNING)

EDEN [EE-den] is a beginning/intermediate level instructional class with focus on an Egyptian foundation.  No dance experience is needed to participate–you will start learning the basics of Beginning Belly Dance.  Continue with the class for more intermediate moves.  The teacher will work with each student to challenge at the appropriate level.  This group focuses on Traditional Egyptian with some fusion. There are several opportunities to perform throughout the year.   (Performance is optional.)

Eden signifies the beauty and rage of nature.

Prerequisites: None

There are unlimited positions open for those who wish to perform or just take it as a class.

Teacher: Eve

NEPENTHE [neh-PEN-thay] is an advanced Urban Fusion performing group
fusing together Tribal Fusion with an alternative twist.  Sister to Dragomi, Nepenthe selects deeper tones and more fusion music to accompany their Urban Tribal and Tribal Fusion style performances.

“Nepenthe” is a ‘drug that takes away sorrow or grief’.

Prerequisites*: Beginning through Advanced Urban Tribal/Tribal fusion instructional classes,  Floorwork levels 1 and 2, Sword, and Veil, and at least one year performing in an intermediate level Urban Tribal/Tribal Fusion performing group(Similar or related dance experience also welcome!)
At least one year performing in 
Azra Adara and Xanthera is encouraged.

Contact the teacher if you are interested in performing with this group.

Teacher: Fvorboda

 *May audition for the group in lieu of prerequisites.

Nepenthe

NEPENTHE

Samruna

SAMRUNA

SAMRUNA [sahm-ROO-nuh] is an intermediate level World Dance fusion class.  This class has a very diverse study of world dances as well as a variety of props.  Each quarter will be a new topic. This class is performance optional.

“Samruna” means fusion; integration; unification.

Prerequisites*: One Beginning and one Intermediate level instructional class. (Similar or related dance experience also welcome!)
An Advanced level instructional class is recommended.

There are unlimited positions open for those who wish to perform or just take it as a class. 

Teacher: Leyla

 

VENTUS [VEHN-tuhs] is an intermediate/advanced level Fusion performing group, featuring Egyptian fused with alternative and modern dance styles.  They also love their props!

“Ventus” is a ‘wild wind’ (subtle or strong, steady or chaotic)

Prerequisites*: Beginning through advanced level instructional classes and at least one year performing in an intermediate level performing group. (Similar or related dance experience also welcome!)
Veils, Sword, and Voi knowledge is recommended.

Contact the teacher if you are interested in performing with this group.

Teacher: Eve

 *May audition for the group in lieu of prerequisites.

Ventus

VENTUS

Xanthera

XANTHERA

 

XANTHERA [Zan-THEHR-uh] is an intermediate/advanced level Dark Tribal Fusion group often referred to as “Gothic belly dance” with an urban twist.  This group enjoys adding lyrical fusion, modern and contemporary dance styles into their dramatic performances.

“Xanthera” means ‘protectors of the earth’

Prerequisites*: Beginning through advanced Urban Tribal/Tribal Fusion instructional classes, Floorwork 1, Sword, and Veil classes. (Similar or related dance experience also welcome!)
Fan veil knowledge is recommended.

Contact the teacher if you are interested in performing with this group.

Teacher: Fvorboda

 *May audition for the group in lieu of prerequisites.

 

ZORAYA is an intermediate/advanced level performing group celebrating American and Egyptian Cabaret.  With a hint of Jazz and Modern dance movements, this group shines with their beautiful Cabaret costumes and traditional music.

Prerequisites*: Beginning through advanced level belly dance classes. (Similar or related dance experience also welcome!)
Veil and Isis Wings knowledge is recommended. 

Contact the teacher if you are interested in performing with this group.

Teacher: Angelia

 *May audition for the group in lieu of prerequisites.

Zoraya

ZORAYA

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