"Raks Sharki Renaissance"
Raqs Sharki - 'Dance of the East' in Arabic and referring to cabaret style belly dance.
Renaissance - A movement or period of vigorous artistic and intellectual activity.
Illythia Dance Production's director Jamilee has been dancing for 17+ years and actively showcases multiple branches of 'belly dancing', from traditional and folkloric pieces to modern fusions and cabaret. She always pays homage to where her creative movement comes from and upholds the gold standard of ethics within the Calgary belly dance community. Whether it is with her students or fellow performers, she passionately encourages integrity in dance. Known for her prop manipulation and emotive style, you can always expect a dynamic performance from this desert jewel!
Art type: Performing Arts
Home base: Calgary
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