Black Cat Belly Dance Presents:

Nile Raqs: A Showcase of Egyptian Belly Dance


Fri, Jun 23, 2023


7:00 pm


General Admission - $12 (includes fee)


The Attic


Black Cat Belly Dance
Black Cat Belly Dance

Black Cat Belly Dance of State College, PA is proud to announce Nile Raqs, a showcase of Egyptian music and dance. This show will feature professional and student dancers who will take you on a tour of Egypt, and will include modern and classic styles of belly dance as well as several fun folkloric dances. With professional dancers from across the East Coast, this show will bring the Cairo nightclub experience to the heart of central Pennsylvania.

About Black Cat Belly Dance

Shannon is a professional Egyptian-style dancer based in State College, PA and the Artistic Director of Black Cat Belly Dance, central Pennsylvania’s only dance school devoted to Egyptian dance. Since 2006 she has been the region’s only instructor of Egyptian Raqs Sharqi (belly dance) as well as Raqs Baladi and the folkloric dances of Egypt and the Middle East, including Saidi, Fellahi, Khaleegy, Melaya Leff, Ghawazee, Nubian, Shaabi, Simsimayya and more.


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