Nomadic Tapestry Style Fall 2019
NOMADIC TAPESTRY STYLE with DONNA - TUESDAYS 7:45PM-9:15PM
Starts: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Duration: 10 weeks
Recital: December 15 @ La Cité Francophone - 8627 Rue Marie-Anne Gaboury, Edmonton, AB T6C 3N1
*Please note, performers are required to purchase a performer ticket ($17 +gst) closer to the date of the show to help pay for our beautiful venues.
Prerequisite: This intermediate/advanced level class requires at least 2 sessions of prior bellydance classes or the consent of the instructor.
'For hundreds of years, she has been a temptress, a serpent following the tattoo, the pulsation, the rhythm. She is the white light Goddess, caught on the edge of psychosis, drum beats resonating from the balls of her feet. She is the basis of all that invokes us to dance, summoning the music which flows from the bones of our ancestors.'
In this 'Nomadic Tapestry Style' class, we will delve deep into the roots of the dance, back to the days when silk clad women danced through clouds of incense, and drummed on lush carpets in the souks of the Middle East. This class is tailored to an intermediate skillset, but those with stronger skills can be assured of additional layers and many other opportunities to "level up". We will work with the main footwork families as set down by Jamila Salimpour, and the hipwork of the Egyptian dancers of the Golden Era.
This session we are trying something new. Even though Nomadic Tapestry had performed with Isis Wings and Double Veils many times over the years, we have never done either in class. It’s time to change that! Both props will be onstage at the same time, which means that the skillsets we will be focusing on most are special awareness in formation, and precision of movement. Several tempos will be present in the music, and we will also be focusing on both stationary and travelling movements with active props.
Chose your prop and come play.
Student recital info: We celebrate the end of each 10 week session with a fun dance recital! There will be a choreography taught in this class and the opportunity to perform in our amazing end of term show! If you choose to participate, you will need a performer ticket as well as a costume to wear for the performance. Many costuming options will be made available. If you choose not to perform then we hope you come and watch and cheer on your classmates!
Volume Discount for Multiple Registrations
When you register for for more than 1 class valued at $175 you can apply the the class discounts as follows.
First class value $175 = no discount
Second class value $175 = $155 or $20 discount
Third class (or more) value $175 = $135 or $40 discount
Classes valued at $155 do not apply for the discount.
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