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Art of the Belly 2024

April 4 to April 7

Art of the Belly is an all inclusive belly dance festival held every March in Ocean City, MD.

After Party Theme

Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Schedule

CHAPTER 1: Thursday, April 4, 2024

  • 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
    • Aziza, Stage Craft
    • Amy Sigil, Improv Team Sync and The Sigil Method
  • 5:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.  Carmine & Casey, Drumming intensive

CHAPTER 2: Friday, April 5, 2024

  • 9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
    • Naimah, It’s Written All Over Your Face
    • Lindsey McCormick, Fiery Fans
    • Jo Wall, And a One-Finger Cymbals
    • Esraa Wards, North African Dance (lecture)
  • 10:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    • Sadie, Drum Solo
    • Khadijah, African Traditions of Khaleeji Culture
    • Esraa, Algerian Rai
    • Devin Alfather, Costume & Prop Creation for the strand and unusual (lecture)
  • 1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
    • Irina, Karma A Cross Cultural Fusion Sword Choreography
    • Kenzie,  Modern Dance for Belly Dancers
    • Amustela, Om Kalthoum
    • Deb Colley, Choreo 101 Creating your own performance piece (lecture)
  • 2:45 p.m.–4:45 p.m.
    • Sadie,  Layer Player
    • Khadijah, Afro-Persian Bandari
    • Devin, Infringing Foundations
    • Oreet, Getting Out There (lecture)​
  • 5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
    • Irina, Femme Fatale
    • Berna, Turkish Style: Oryantal Dansi
    • Despina, Dance with Despina at the Bouzoukia
  • SHOW BEGINS at 7:00 P.M.

CHAPTER 3: Saturday, April 6, 2024

  • 8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
    • Miriam, Belly Babes
    • Mariyah, Stretching for Belly Dancers
  • 9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
    • Mariyah, Classic American Cab
    • Irina, Make Your Skirt Sing
    • Kenzie, Old is Gold
    • Casey Bond, Rhythms & Drums
  • 10:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.
    • Khadijah, Saidi Sass
    • Sadie, Samba Fusion
    • Devin, Axial Anthology
  • SHOW BEGINS at 1:00 P.M.

CHAPTER 4: Sunday, April 7, 2024​

  • 8:30 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
    • Miriam, Belly Babes
    • Mariyah, Stretching For Belly Dance
  • 9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
    • Aziza, Tasty Technique & Creative Combos
    • Esraa, Algerian Chaoui
    • Amy Sigil, Generating and Embracing Your YES
    • Carmine, Playing Live Drum Solos
  • SHOW BEGINS at 12:30 p.m.

Details

Start:
April 4
End:
April 7
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Website:
http://www.artofthebelly.net

Venue

Carousel Oceanfront Hotel & Condos
11700 Coastal Hwy
Ocean City, MD 21842 United States
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