Fusion Gitana Dance Company, founded and directed by Zizi Zabaneh is celebrating its 2nd year. The company specializes in the Fusion of Flamenco, Latin and Middle Eastern Dance. It’s goal is to enrich, educate and entertain by providing authentic quality and superior training and performances. In the company's new production "Caravan of Dancers" Fusion Gitana will be enchanting the audience with exhilarating performances choreographed by ZiZi Zabaneh. In addition, an amazing lineup of professional guest artists that will be presenting independent works in a variety of dance styles that include Flamenco, Tango, Bellydance, Bollywood and much much more.
Our guest of honor will not only be performing at the show but he will also be teaching 2 incredible workshops on Saturday. He is known as Lebanese Simon. Born in northern Lebanon. With a natural flair for oriental culture, rhythm and movement, He found himself drawn closer to the dance. Traveling across the U.S.A. to teach perform and learn. He has been dancing professionally in the U.S.A. for over 5 years now, and continues to grow as an artist styling his own signature moves. His style of Oriental dance is described as elegant, original in its style, and organic. His style of Lebanese Folk Dabkeh is described as strong and captivating, deep from the heart.
Special performances at Caravan of Dancers will also include some of Florida’s most respected and talented dancers.
Jihan Jamal, Hanan, Valerick Molinary, Roshana Nofret, Andrus, Majilyn, Narayani Maharaj, Alexandra, Shayna Lee, Nathalie & the Dreamsbellydance team, Lili Barrera, Hindy Haymour, MECA, Azhar Dance Ensemble, Dreams Bellydance Team and many more.
Don't miss the dance event of the year!
Manuel Artime Theater
900 SW 1st Street
Miami, Fl. 33130
WORKSHOPS with Lebanese Simon:
Saturday, November 16th, 2013
12:00pm-2:00pm Lebanese Half & Half (Oriental Lebanese)
This class teaches combinations to an upbeat choreography that is best described as half theatrical half cabaret, with a beautify balance to the Lebanese flair and Egyptian subtlety, with sexy sultry accents perfect addition to any dancers repertoire. This choreography is perfect for stage productions, and especially at restaurant performances, and wherever a dancer wants to get her Shimmy on....Hair tosses and hips accents ... Galore!!
2:30pm - 4:30pm Dabkeh (Folkloric)
Dabkeh: Lebanese style dabkeh , Be ready to move and get moved by this fast growing folklore trend. this class will teach basic rhythms, footwork and combinations to a strong Dabkeh choreography; perfect addition to any dancers repertoire. Bring your dancing shoes, and get ready to dabkeh
Cost: $45.00 each workshop in advance or $55.00 at the door.
Location: DAF Studio
1501 SW 8 ST (2nd Floor)
Miami, Fl 33135
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
You can email us at FusionGitana@hotmail.com or call us at 786-344-7055
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
What is the refund policy?
No refunds and no exchange of the workshops. Refunds will only be issued if the show gets cancelled.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
The theater has parking in the back and you can also park on the street.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
no videotaping allowed. Photography is ok WITHOUT FLASH.
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