Updated monthly since 1995 with the latest events and photos. 

This year marks our 22nd anniversary of bringing you the latest information on events

in the Midwest and elsewhere. 


Yes, there are bellydancers in the Midwest! 

Wichita, Kansas City, Lawrence, and Oklahoma City are home 

to various bellydance troupes. Dancers are featured at Regional Seminars, 

Renaissance Fairs, and Restaurants. 

(last updated 3/1/2017) 

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Aziz - appearing in Salina, KS in April
  


Eva Cernik - appearing in Wichita, KS in May
 


Leyla Ali - Kansas City
 
Yasmine - Springfield, MO

   

   
Suzanne

About Suzanne 
Suzanne's Spring Class Session starts March 29th and 30th with classes for all levels of dancers.  
Classes are at the Linwood Recreation Center in Wichita, KS.
 
Contact Suzanne or the Wichita Park Board for more information. 
Suzanne is the director of Troupe Cleopatra and Cleopatra's Jewels.

     
See Suzanne's music videos on YouTube:
Winter Mojo.

Purple.


Upcoming events:



March 4 - Amira Dance Productions Studio Show at the Orpheum Theater in Wichita, KS.

March 11 - Mudd-Slide & Purple Camel Bizarre Bazaar in Kansas City featuring class with Siham Ali. Contact Siham Ali.

March 25 - Bellydancers' Swap Meet in Wichita, KS. This event is sponsored by the Heartland Dance Collective from Noon to 3:00 PM at St. Bart's Episcopal Church at 2799 S. Meridian. Admission is free; there is a $5 vending fee for non-members of the HDC.

March 31-April 2nd - David of Scandinavia in Tulsa, OK. Contact Elizabeth Markley.

April 8, 2017 - Aziz in Salina, KS. Contact Zereh.

May 5-7 - Eva Cernik in Wichita, KS. Contact Hazan.

June 23-25 - Heart of America Festival and Competition in Kansas City featuring Camelia, Sarha Samar, & Luna. See Heart of America.

July 7-9 - Shimmy Con in Bloomington, IN, featuring Ava Fleming, Cassandra Shore, Deb Rubin, and Ruby Jazarye. This annual belly dance conference has workshops, lectures, panel discussions, and performances. See Shimmy Con.

Aug 26-27 - Jenna in Kansas City. Contact Rahil for more information.

Oct 21-22 Karim Nagi at Starfest in Oklahoma City. Sponsored by the Aalim Bellydance Academy.

Dancers: send me info about your events!


Favorite Links
Amera's Palace
Azadeah
Bedouin Star
Bellajhara troupe & vendor
Belly Dance Stuff
Belly Dance Treasures
Belly Scarf (costume vendor)
Camel Cousins
Cassandra
Creative Fusion Dance Company
Dans Askina
Delilah
Denver Fabrics(bellydance costumes)
Desert Dancer
Discover Belly Dance (online journal)
Fahtiem
Fat Chance Bellydance - San Francisco Dance Information and Catalog
Gilded Serpent (online journal)
Golden Sands Bellydance
Gypsy Fire
Hanezebs
Isis and the Star Dancers
Jasmine Jahal
Joy of Bellydancing (Yasmina)
Judy's Creative Costuming
Maya Zahira
Melody Gabrielle
Moon Belly Dance Studio(Columbia, MO)
Nazeem Allayl Belly Dance Studio in Atlanta
Nisaa
Oriental Dancer.net - The Belly Dance Hub
Raqs Awn
Red Camel
Ruby Jazayre
Saracura bellydance costumes and supplies in Minneapolis
Shira
Soraya Al Musri
The Bellydance Shop
Theora's Bellydance Boutique
Tribe Ayaka (St Louis)
Troupe Duende (Kansas City)
Troupe Sicorae (Lincoln, NE)
Turkish Emporium
Zada al Gaziyeh
Zaghareet
Z-Helene
Suzanne's Harp Page

 

Other Info:

Aalim Dance Company - St. Louis, MO. Classes for all experience levels. Live performances regularly. Contact Salwa at 314-956-9725.

Bellajhara - Lincoln, NE troupe & costume vendor.

Della - Omaha, Nebraska. Instructor, performer, workshop/seminar sponsor. Director and choreographer of "The Lotus Dancer" troupe. Teaches all levels of tribal and orientale.

Lotus Arts Studio - Belleville, IL. Teacher and perfomer. Contact Lauren

Megan - Norfolk, NE. Classes at the Norfolk Arts Center. Contact Megan at 618-397-1419.

Rahil - Prairie Village, KS (Kansas City area). Contact Rahil.

Sakinah Ali - St. Louis, MO. Teacher and performer. See Sakinah Ali.

Somra El Nubia teaching in St. Louis. Contact Somra El Nubia at 314-655-8763.

Radiya Taj - St. Louis, MO. Featuring student night the first Friday of the month. See Radhiya Taj

Shadia, instructor - Purple Rose of Cairo Dance Troupe, Tulsa, OK