The Art Of Bellydance: Live From Shanghai
Airs Sunday, August 1, 2010 at 11:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
Friday, June 4, 2010
- Balboa Theatre, 868 4th Ave., San Diego
- Sunday, October 3, 2010
- 3 p.m.
- Age Requirement: All ages
- Cost: $200
"The Art Of Bellydance: Live From Shanghai" captures the stunning performances by the world's top troupe, the Bellydance Superstars in one hour of exciting dance, music and beautiful costumes. Bellydance Superstars has performed over 700 shows in 22 countries. Filmed in high definition in Shanghai, China this is Bellydance at its glorious best. Watch them perform.
Sabrina Fox, first generation American of French and Moroccan descent, grew up in the performance world with her mother a premiere dancer in the Paris show ("The Lido"). The show opened in Las Vegas and she lived and studied there with her family. Moved to California at the age of 11 continuing her education in all the classic dance forms, Later further enriching her education with dance styles such as African Ballet 1 year at SFCC, West African drum and dance, Thai, and Chinese martial arts, Afro Cuban, East Indian forms, partner styles such as Argentine Tango, West coast swing, and Salsa. In San Francisco 1992, Sabrina attended a cafe performance featuring two members of Fat Chance Belly Dance and fell in love with the style. Living in San Diego, She began attending classes with Heather Stants, in combination with classes and workshops from instructors in and outside of California such as Unmata, Frederique, Mira Bets, Kami Liddle, Rachel Brice, David of Scandinavia, Jim Boz, Elizabeth Strong, Zoe Jakes, Mardi Love, members of Fat Chance Belly Dance, Olu, Ansuya, Suhaila, Jill Parker, Rose, Amara, Paulette of gypsy caravan, and many many more. Sabrina is known for being one of the top performers and instructors in the arena of Tribal Bellydance dance and tours the world with the Bellydance Superstars.
Stefanya is a performing professional with more than 15 years of dance experience. A passionate and disciplined performer, Stefanya is the epitome of artistic accomplishment. Beginning her dance training in Kansas, Stefanya is now residing in Los Angeles where she is working as a dancer, actress and educator. Stevie Cabaret has dedicated herself to the fundamentals of dance, with extensive training in ballet, tap and jazz. In 2002 Stevie Cabaret was introduced to bellydance and the eternal love affair took flight. Taking dance to new heights, Stefanya made headlines as a featured stilt dancer in the world premiere of “Stilt World” and in the Bellydance Superstars “30 Days to Vegas” and “3D Superstars” DVD. Performing internationally as an ensemble member and solo artist, Stefanya has performed with Jazz Dance LA, American Choreography Awards, Focus Fish's “Flying Circus", Jillina and the Sahalal Dancers, and the world renowned Bellydance Superstars. Stefanya has had the distinct honor of working with personalities such as tap dance legend Jimmy Slyde, fitness culturalist Kathy Smith, and visionary artist Cecilia Marta. You will also find Stevie making waves in LA's performance fitness culture, pioneering the "Focus Fish" movement to revitalize dance and fitness in public schools and local communities. Stefanya utilizes dance as communication from her heart to the people. She is truly a passionate and inclusive dance artist. Positively unique, Stefanya is an exotic flower, blooming with every beat in rhythm.
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