Shahrzad Workshops

Shahrzad Workshops in Baltimore

October 12, 2013
1 – 5:30pm
MAC Harbor East
655 President St, 21202

Shahrzad is an award winning performer who has performed for many celebrities and government officials including several Middle Eastern ambassadors and members of Morocco’s royal family. She has been featured in concerts with famous Arabic singers from Tunisia, Morocco, Lebanon, and Iraq including Hatem Idar and Saad. She has worked extensively at night clubs and large private events in NYC, Philadelphia, and Washington DC.

Over her many years of dance Shahrzad has developed a unique teaching style. Her deep and ever evolving understanding of movement, music, and performance enables her to effectively train beginner to professional level dancers. She enjoys sharing her passion and knowledge so that others can experience the joy of dance. She is currently one of the main teachers and choreographers at Sahara Dance in Washington, DC and frequently travels to teach workshops. She also trains several professional dancers for performance and competition.

1 – 3:00pm: Drum Solo Technique Sharhzad will share her drum solo techniques — shimmies, hip articulations and a little extra emphasis on belly moves and accents — which we will then put into a short choreography.

3:30 – 5:30pm: Taqsim Technique The taqsim is an improvisation done to an instrumental solo and is an opportunity for the dancer to work on slower and more internal movements. Shahrzad will break down the technique for snakey movements which we will then practice improvising and putting to music.

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