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"Tarab: A Dancer's Journey" 2017 Spring Workshop & Performance

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Ticket Type Price Fee Quantity
Concert Ticket
Saturday 8:00 pm concert "Tarab: A Dancer's Journey". Doors open at 7:30 pm
$15.00 $1.74
Saturday/Sunday Workshop Combo - Early Registration (before April 3)   more info $149.00 $0.00
Saturday Workshop Only - Early Registration (before April 7)   more info $99.00 $0.00
Sunday Workshop Only - Early Registration (before April 7)   more info $69.00 $0.00
Saturday Workshop Only - Registration (after April 7)   more info $119.00 $0.00
Sunday Workshop Only - Registration (after April 7)   more info $89.00 $0.00

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The Habibi Dancers present

Tarab: A Dancer's Journey
a 2-day workshop and spectacular concert
Beata & Horacio Cifuentes



Schedule of Events:

Saturday, April 22, 2017

9:00 am -10:00 am  Registration

10:00 am - 12:00 pm  Workshop 1 with Beata - Lock Down the Accents
In this class, Beata will cover isolations, accents, pop-lock technique, combinations and a dynamic drum solo choreography

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm   Lunch Break 
Bring your own or check out our local restaurants!

1:30 - 3:30 pm Workshop 2 with Horacio - Shake Up Your Shimmies
This class will cover hip technique focusing on various 3/4 shimmies and useful combinations

Evening Concert:  "Tarab: A Dancer's Journey"
7:30 pm  Doors open
8:00 pm  Concert


Sunday, April 23, 2017

10:30 am Registration

11:00 am - 1:00 pm  Workshop 3 with Horacio - Amazing Entrances
Horacio will review ballet for oriental dancers, plus steps typical for an entrance

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Workshop 4 with Beata - Sensuous Moves
Ssslow and medium tempo movements and fluid transitions. How to look elegant and effortless, yet very sensuous


Online ticket sales of the workshop will close at 5:00 pm, Friday, April 21.

Saturday vending by: Dahlal International, Bellydance Divas, GLBC, Apparel Printers & the Habibi Dancers.

Sunday vending available to workshop participants.


About the Artist:

Since joining forces privately as well as professionally Beata & Horacio Cifuentes have researched and studied oriental dance (belly dance) extensively through numerous trips to the Middle East and private coaching with some of the most significant bellydance masters of our time such as: Magana Baptiste, Bert Balladine, Ibrahim Farrah, Ibrahim Akef and many others. They have produced a series of music CDs, which is treasured by bellydancers and lovers of oriental dance world-wide. Each summer they present an international festival in Berlin, Germany, where they reside and co-direct their dance academy. They have taught and performed at oriental dance festivals in all five continents and have been featured in various television shows. They have also performed as guest stars at the Berlin Opera. Through their magnetic presence, creative energy and technical skill, Beata & Horacio are considered to be a leading force in the world of oriental dancing.

Evening Concert Guest Artist:
Ruby Beh
Belly Dance Divas
Rak Stars
other dancers to be added as confirmed

This activitiy is supported by grants from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, the Arts Council of Greater Lansing, Inc. and Federal support through the National Endowment for the Arts.

To see more about this event and future Habibi Dancer events, visit




 Concert FAQs

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the evening concert?

Yes, please print your ticket and bring it with you for the evening concert. Online concert ticket sales will not be held at Will Call. 

What can/can't I bring to the event?

Video recording is not permitted during the evening concert.


 Workshop FAQs

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the workshops?

While it is helpful to have your printed ticket for the Saturday and Sunday workshop, it is not required. We will have a registration list at the door each morning.

Have questions about "Tarab: A Dancer's Journey" 2017 Spring Workshop & Performance? Contact Habibi Dancers

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East Lansing Hannah Community Center

819 Abbott Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823


Habibi Dancers

A mid-Michigan based dance company, the Habibi Dancers exist to promote understanding and appreciation of Middle Eastern music and danceto preserve and communicate this appreciation through educational activities and programs related to the art of Middle Eastern dance and music including classes, lecture demonstrations, concerts, seminars, trips and performances for the benefit of all residents in the community without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or financial status. The Habibi Dancers are a nonprofit organization.

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