ARABESQUE ACADEMY
Luna of Cairo Workshop

Luna of Cairo
Luna of Cairo in Toronto:
Luna of Cairo Returns July 19/20, 2014
Last time Luna was in Toronto, she offered a spectacular 2 hour sold out workshop. Huge response of people who wanted more. So we asked her back for a full 2 days teaching and performance!!

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See Luna's full bio below.

See Luna's blog Kisses from Kairo ** Luna's Dance performance on TV: here
Dance performance live improv: here ** French documentary (she comes on at 3:28) here

Egyptian Technique & Combos

Saturday, July 19, 2:00 - 4:00pm, $79 Buy

Modern Shabi Choreography

Saturday, July 19, 4:30-6:30pm, $79Buy

Entrance Choreography (3hrs)

Sunday, July 20, 12:00-3:00pm, $89Buy

Performance

Saturday, July 19, 8:00-10:00pm, $29 ADV/$35 DoorBuy
Performance featuring Luna and other special artists followed by party/majlis/Q&A
location: T.B.A.

Full Weekend Package

3 Workshops & Performance: $239Buy

Workshops & Performance at: Bavia Arts Studio, Toronto
898 St. Clair Ave West, 2nd floor

Luna's Biography

Luna is an American belly dancer living and working in Cairo. She is the latest addition to the Cairo dance scene, and performs daily on the Nile Memphis. Luna also makes regular appearances as well as at weddings and corporate events.

In 2008, Luna left New York City on a Fulbright scholarship to write a book about dance in Egypt. While she was conducting research, she begagn dancing at 5-star resorts across the country. She has since become one of the most sought-after dancers in Cairo. Due to her authentic Egyptian style, technical precision and stage presence, Luna was contracted at the Semiramis Hotel in 2010. She is currently contracted at the Nile Memphis. Luna also makes regular appearances at other 5-star venues, and has been featured on Egypt's 24/7 belly dance TV channel "El-Tet." Most recently, Luna has appeared in the music videos of some of Egypt's most popular singers, including Higazi Mitqal, Ragab El-Prince, and Ahmed Salah, and was a has also been featured in the movie "Mamaleek." In addition to her dancing, Luna holds a Masters degree in Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University, where she studied radical Islamist movements in the Arab world. She is fluent in Egyptian Arabic, Spanish, and English, and holds a B.A. in journalism and political science.

Luna also keeps a blog about her experiences as a foreign belly dancer in Cairo. You can keep up with her and her crazy adventures at Kisses from Kairo here.