Dance+Culture+Community - Tava's Biannual Evening of Bellydance
Please join Tava, professional bellydancer, for her 20th Bi-Annual Evening of Bellydance! This exciting night returns to Factory Underground in Norwalk, CT (16 Isaac St.) on Sunday December 10th at 6:30PM. $20 includes admission, light fare and mini-bellydance lesson. Once again, Tava is delighted to share this dance with her community. Her students are working hard to master their choreography and the guest professional dancers are some of the finest representations of this dance.
This show is a tapestry of performances from folkloric to fusion featuring Vintage Oriental, Persian, Turkish, Raqs Sharki and modern examples that push the boundaries of traditional dance; molding it into a personal expression of creativity-- with a respectful reverence for its' roots.
Featured Guest Performers are: the incomparable Aszmara (NY), the sublime Riskallah Riyad (and her students), and the fantastic duo Despina and Irina (NY). These inspirational dancers are masters of their craft. The Manipura Dance Collective will present two new pieces and Tava's students from Work It Dance & Fitness will perform original choreography as well.
This is a dance of community and celebration. It is BYOB so bring your favorite elixir to share and come ready to learn a few moves. Discover why this ancient dance continues to explode in popularity and support 'Culture in CT.'
About the Producer: Tava has lived in Fairfield County since 2005. Upon leaving NYC and moving to "the burbs," she immediately sought avenues to share her passion for bellydance. She has immersed herself in the study of dances from Egypt, Turkey and North Africa as well as the intricate rhythms, maqams and and nuances that define this rich dance form. She currently teaches several classes throughout Fairfield County as well as workshops in the U.S. & Canada. Tava is the author of "Little Book of Big Advice: Enlightening Ideas for Bellydance Professionals."
Factory Underground Studios (View)
16 Isaac Street
Norwalk, CT 06850
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|