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Suhaila Solo: The Art of the Nightclub Show

In our previous explorations of Suhaila Salimpour’s performance video catalog—"Banat Iskandaria," "Pharaonic Suite," 1991 BC, and Unveiled—we have followed the development of her choreographic work to recorded music. What we haven’t seen is her work as [...]

Animal Inspiration Contest Winners Summer 2018

1st place winner: Anjanie Dindyal Prize: One Year Subscription to Online Classes Video Submission via Instagram. -Anjanie Dindyal (SL2 & JL2 Certified) 2nd place winner: Jane Chung How Prize: [...]

Unveiled: Revealing an Integrated Approach to Belly Dance

If you’ve been in the Salimpour School for a while, you are probably already familiar with at least some of the choreographies on Unveiled. And if you are newer to the school, we hope that [...]

Bal Anat 50th Anniversary: Saturday, Aug 4th, El Cerrito, CA

Bal Anat, is the longest-running belly dance company in the world. The groundbreaking and globally-influential company was created in 1968 by Jamila Salimpour, who drew from her experience as a performer with the Ringling Brothers [...]

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