Colors of Persia
Join the Simorgh Dance Collective for a dazzing show that celebrates the diverse people, cultures, and dances of Persia. Featuring ethnic dances performed in costume by the Simorgh Dance Collective and Farima Berenji. Admission includes pre-show Persian dinner banquet.
Doors open at 6:30 PM.
Farima Berenji Artistic Director, Choreographer
I cannot put the concert from tonight in words. Emotional, full of energy, oneness and beauty. Especially the last two songs and Farimas powerful and emotional Sufi whirling left me so affected. I am still shaking from the energy. Will never forget this concert. Thank you again and I hope there will be many more.
Meral Ozturk Manchester, England, on Seven Cities of Love
Farima Berenji is an Iranian-born scholar and an award winning, internationally acclaimed performing artist, choreographer, instructor, lecturer, dance ethnologist, and archaeologist specializing in classical, folkloric, and sacred dances of Persia and the Silk Road. Her training spans a lifetime of intensive collaboration and research with master artists, scholars, and spiritual teachers worldwide. She is the founder and artistic director of the Simorgh Dance Collective, a worldwide collaborative devoted to teach dance technique, interpret, illustrate, present, and perform dances of the Silk Road. Farima performs, offers workshops, and lectures worldwide upon request and has appeared in the US, UK, Austria, Czech Republic, Turkey, Mauritius, and Iran.
Simorgh Dance Collective
The Simorgh Dance Collective is a world community of artists devoted to cross-cultural dialogue and artistic collaboration through traditional, classical, and sacred dance styles of the Silk Road. The Collective currently has member companies and artist affiliations in Alaska, British Columbia, Turkey, and the San Francisco Bay Area.
The Simorgh Dance Collective gratefully acknowledges the support of the Trinity Presbyterian Church and other generous individuals.
Trinity Presbyterian Church (View)
12310 Lorraine St
Anchorage, AK 99516
|Minimum Age: 6|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|