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Performance Skills & Repertoire

February 8, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thu Apr 26, 2018

With: Johara CusickĀ (Middle Eastern BellyDance)

Students will learn choreography & performance skills such as conveying emotions and expressing the musical instruments through body. Each class will start with some movement drills & zills followed by a choreography and, or a special topic : improvisation, props, dance musicality, facial expression. Etc.

Improv.: Classes will include exercises to help students develop improvisational skills and working with group dynamics.

Props: veils/fan-veils, balancing props, and canes will be incorporated during the semester.

Music: Students will gain an understanding of Middle Eastern rhythms and musical structure and how to apply it to their dance. Students who take both technique and repertoire class, will have an opportunity to perform in student showcases. (Advanced students who want to waive the technique class may contact instructor)

Student/Faculty Show Spring: TBA


February 8
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Winter Sessions 1:
January 25 - March 8
7-weeks/$90.00; $15.00/drop-in

Winter Sessions 2:
March 15 - April 26
7-weeks/$90.00; $15.00/drop-in

Take both Technique & Repertoire class together - 7-weeks/$150.00; $25.00/drop-in

Both Sessons - 14-weeks/$165.00; Both Sessions, Both classes - 14-weeks/$280.00

Student/Faculty Show Spring: TBA

Intermediate level students may take just the repertoire Course alone, but will not have the opportunity to perform in the Spring show

You can do one make-up in a different class time any time.
Pre-registration Available?
How to Pre-register:
Call 617-992-3676, email [email protected], or visit Join the private Facebook page for students. Go to: "Bellydance Classes with Johora".
Taught by:
Johara CusickĀ (Middle Eastern BellyDance)
For more information:
Call 617-992-3676, email [email protected], or visit
Veils and finger symbols required by the third class for both classes.

Veils are 3-3.5 yards by 36-40 inches of polyester chiffon or silk.

Finger symbols (also known as zills or sagat) can be purchased online - ( I suggest the Nefertiti or the pro series) or or

Wear comfortable workout or dance practice attire/bare feet or dance shoes

Street shoes are not allowed in the studio at any time.


The Dance Complex
536 Mass Ave
Cambridge, 02139
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