Latifa’s Annual Student Recital

Baldwin Hall 1358 Millersville Rd, Millersville, MD, United States

Come enjoy solo and group performances by Latifa's students in a beautiful venue with a real stage! This event will be held at Historic Baldwin Hall in Millersville. Extra parking at the church across the street.   Adult tickets $15, Children's tickets $5. Available at the door. Cash only, exact change, please.

Folkloric Sampler with Habiba

Back by popular demand! I am always delighted to sponsor my dear friend Habiba, and her workshops always sell out. This time she will be teaching a folkloric sampler which includes Nubian, Hagallah, and Andalusian styles. Please note that the times are an hour later than originally planned, because of a scheduling conflict. 12 PM […]

Latifa’s Annual Student Recital

Baldwin Hall 1358 Millersville Rd, Millersville, MD, United States

Enjoy solo and group performances by Latifa's students, troupe, and colleagues! Proceeds benefit Rude Ranch animal rescue. Tickets available at the door, $15 adult, $5 for kids,

New classes start this week!

  Come join our Tuesday and Thursday night classes! To register, click on the "Study Middle Eastern Dance" tab. Tuesday 6:30 PM Beginners Tuesday 7:30 PM Advanced Technique Tuesday 8:30 PM Advanced Choreography Thursday 7 PM Mixed-level Technique (all levels except for Beginner and Advanced. Drop-ins $20.) Thursday 8 PM Intermediate Choreography  

Semi-private milaya workshop

A milaya is a large rectangular piece of black fabric that beledi women used to wrap around themselves as a modesty garment in Egypt in the 1930’s-1970’s. The milaya is rarely seen on the streets today and is considered very old-fashioned. Manipulation of the milaya was an art, and it often revealed more than it […]

Semi-private Khaleegy workshop

Saudi and Gulf (Khaleegy/Khaliji) Dance. Lecture, plus combinations, plus time to try them out. Includes historical background, traditional dancing with a thobe (large elaborately decorated overdress) and modern approaches to the dance, including how to incorporate this style into your oriental shows. 2 hrs. Bring a thobe (Saudi dancing dress) if you have one. Limited […]

Semi-private workshop: Egypt’s Golden Age

The dancers of Egypt's Golden Age of cinema are still influencing modern-day dancers. Latifa will set the scene by giving students the Egyptian cultural context, and then present three dancers with distinctive styles: Samia Gamal, Tahiya Karioka, and Naima Akef. If time permits, we'll compare these dancers with more modern dancers to see similarities and […]

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