Najla Belly Dance - Belly Dancer | USA, Hawaii
Based In: USA, Hawaii
Fees: $200 show
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As seen on the popular TV series Four Weddings! Experience an exhilarating belly dance show that comes straight from it's source! Najla's performances have graced the stages of 5 star hotels and upscale nightclubs across the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and North America. Her animated yet elegant style has made her a favorite dance performer worldwide. Najla's authentic and artistic performances are always well received by audiences of all ages and backgrounds. By the end of the performance most of the room will be up dancing!
A classic belly dance show is 25-30 minutes long and begins with ... a theatrical entrance with veil and zills followed by a drum solo, a dance with the guest of honor, and audience participation. Additional styles and props including wings of Isis, sword, dabke/assaya, and Khaleeji can be added. A sound system can be provided if requested.
A 30 minute hula show includes a 20 minutes of Hawaiian hula and 10 minutes of Tahitian dance. It includes two unique performances and two basic lessons, plus an opportunity to try out Hawaiian implements.
A one hour show includes two 20 minute shows with a break and costume change in between. Styles can be all belly dance, all hula, or a combination of belly dance, hula, samba, or international cabaret.
A cabaret performance includes feather fans, jazzy chair dancing, and French Can Can.
Najla’s dance training began in her early childhood in Washington state with courses in ballet, tap, and hip-hop. In her early teens she transitioned to belly dance courses and at the age of sixteen began producing dance productions at local theaters. By the age of eighteen she was performing regularly at local restaurants and events. In her early 20s she moved to Europe and worked as a full-time belly dancer at upscale nightclubs and restaurants in Greece, France, and England. She traveled to Egypt for intensive private instruction with world-renowned master instructor Raqia Hassan. She
... then moved to Paris and was selected at the Paris auditions to join the world famous dance company Belly Dance Superstars. Instead, she returned to Seattle to create Fleurs d’Egypte Dance Company. The company placed 2nd at the 2007 IBDC competition in Las Vegas, and completed international dance contracts in China, Turkey, and Mexico. To extend the repertoire of the company she continued her dance training with ongoing courses in Hula, Bollywood, and Samba.
In 2013 she traveled to Lebanon to perform and to study with dance coach to the modern stars of Middle East, Eyad Maleab. As a soloist Najla has completed performance contracts at numerous five star hotels in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Fujairah, Dead Sea Jordan, US Virgin Islands, and India. After spending three years in the Middle East, Najla moved to the Big Island of Hawaii and founded Island Spice Dance Company.
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Professional Dance Artist with experience spanning two decades and 17 countries. Artistic Director of Fleurs d'Egypte Dance Co. performing Belly Dance, Hawaiian Hula, Brazilian Samba, and Cabaret. Fleurs D'egypte Dance Co, placed 2nd at the International Belly Dance Convention competition in Las Vegas in 2007. In 2005 Najla was a selected dancer at the Belly Dance Superstars auditions in Paris, and also danced at the French Premiere of Disney's Aladdin II.
In 2004 Najla added Hula to her repertoire of dance styles and has been adding the perfect touch to luau parties across the Pacific No ... rthwest.
Najla performances are also extremely popular at corporate events! Past clients include Microsoft, Costco, Boeing, Zillow, and many more.
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