Welcome to the Salimpour School

  • Scheherazade costume by Leon Bakst

The Ballets Russes

The Ballets Russes was a traveling ballet company founded by Sergei Diaghilev and comprised of highly skilled dancers, most of whom had classical training from Russian Imperial schools in Moscow and St. Petersburg. The Company […]

  • Photo:  Travel by Victor Camilo.

The Interesting Things that Happen on the Way (Quotes & Thoughts)

It is good to have an end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end.
Ursula K. LeGuin
Most of us have heard the saying “Life is what happens to us while […]

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Inspirations: The Nicholas Brothers

Before she joined the circus in 1942 at the age of 16, Jamila Salimpour frequented the Apollo Theater in Harlem (New York City) to see the exciting music and dance performances.  She became a huge […]

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Feb 28, 2015 – Hahbi’Ru Debke Class

Rita Alderucci (Rebaba) Master Class on Saturday, Feb 28.  Learn Hahbi’Ru’s Debke Dance from Rita, a member of the original Bal Anat troupe and co-founder of Hahbi’Ru Dance Ensemble.  More info.

March 19 – May 7, 2015- Persian Dance Series with Hannah

Hannah Romanowsky will be teaching an Eight-Week series on Persian Dance. Thursday nights, 8:15- 9:30pm.  More info.

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