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Video Research: Mona El Said

Today, we have some video research fun.  Take some time to review the work of the great Mona El Said.  To start you off, here’s a video of Mona performing in the 1970s at the Omar […]

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Insist on Yourself (Quotes & Thoughts)

Insist on yourself; never imitate. Your own gift you can offer with the cumulative force of a whole life’s cultivation, but of the adopted talent of another, you have only an extemporaneous, half possession.
Ralph Waldo […]

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Inspirations: Judith Jamison

Earlier this week, we posted a quote from Judith Jamison, the Artistic Director Emerita of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.  Judith has had an incredible career as a dancer and a choreographer.  We encourage […]

Check out our Events & Upcoming Performances

We have so much happening! More info.

New Class Schedule at the Salimpour Studio Beginning May 8, 2015

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Suhaila and Jamila Format Level 4 Certification Shows

We are so excited to announce our first ever Jamila Format Level 4 Show! Multiple candidates will be testing for their Level 4 certification in both Suhaila and Jamila Formats this July and August. Purchase tickets

August 3 & 10, 2015 – Master Classes with Sabriye Tekbilek

Sabriye Tekbilek will be back at the Salimpour Studio teaching two master classes: an exciting Khaleegi Choreography, and an earthy Beledi Progression  More info.

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