Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Night Clubs
Pan Restaurant (In-House dancer) (2007/2016)
Christina’s (dancer) (2000-2015)
Ahura Night Club (dancer) (2012)
Padideh (dancer) (2012)
Shiraz Night Club (In-House dancer) (2007/2011)
Friend’s Night Club (dancer) (2008-2010)
1001 Nights (dancer) (2001-2010)
Ambrosia Night Club (dancer) (2006/2007)
Lula Lounge (dancer) (2003-2007)
Karoon (In-House dancer) (2004-2007)
Laxmi (dancer) (2002-2003)
Jerusalem (In-House dancer) (2003)
Legacy (dancer) (2003)
Sultan’s Tent (In-House dancer) (2000-2001)

Media
Music Video “Belly” (2010)
Vison TV (2010)
Sun TV (2007)

People in the Public Eye
Henry Morgantaler (dancer/chor.) Clinic Christmas Party (2006)
Kirstie Alley (dancer/chor.) Sutton Place Hotel (2001)

Agency
Hannan’s Belly Dance Studio (2006-2008)

Companies
Eden Productions & Entertainment (2010 to 2015)
Toronto Belly Dance Collective as both ensemble dancer and soloist (2006)
Co-Founder of Al-Lat Dance Company (2000)
Arabesque Dance Company (1999-2000)

Concerts
Carlos Morgan (dancer/chor.) Drake Hotel (2006)
Juno Award Winner
(a.k.a.Carll Parkes)

Fashion Shows
George Brown (dancer/chor.) Luxor (2001)

Theatre Performances
Purim Cabaret and Vashti Lula Lounge (2006/2007)
“Jewish Mardis Gras” (dancer and actor)
Masquerade

Snake Hips (dancer /chor. Caliban Arts Theatre (2003)
coordinator, promoter, stage manager)

Rhythms of the Nile (dancer/chor. Caliban Arts Theatre (2002)
music arranger- Arabic/Jazz fusion)

Descent of Ishtar (dancer) Harbourfront Premier Dance Theatre
Arabesque Dance Company (2000)

fFIDA (dancer) Harbourfront Premier Dance Theatre
Arabesque Dance Company (2000)

Other Performances
Feast of the East (dancer/chor.) Lula Lounge (2006)
Raquy and the Cavemen
“Caravan”

Toronto Belly Dance (dancer/chor.) Lula Lounge (2005)
Holiday Party
“Enta Omri”

Feast of the East (lead dancer) Lula Lounge (2003)
“I Put A Spell on You”

The Artists’ Play (dancer/chor.) Cervezaria (2003)
“Man Ray”

M-DO Studios (dancer/chor.) M-DO Studios (2002)
Christmas Party
“Taheyya’s Ankle”

Dance Net (dancer/chor.) Arabesque Dance Academy (2000)
“The Execution”

Reza Dance (dancer/chor.) Reza Dance (2000)
Al-Lat Dance Company
“The Feeling Begins”

Festivals
Irie Fest (dancer/singer) Belly and All Together Woman (2010)
Harbourfront’s Canada Day (dancer) The Roulettes (2006)
Toronto Street Festival (dancer/chor.) Al-Lat Dance Company (2003)
Word on the Street (dancer) (1999)
Nathan Phillips Square (dancer) (1999)

Teaching
Private Lessons/Workshops (2000 to 2015)
Om Laila Belly Dance for Body and Soul (2006)
Toronto Belly Dance Collective(2006)
Dancing on King (2002-2004)
Harbourfront Community Centre (2003)
M-Do Studios – Center for World Music and Dance (2002-2003)
Indigenous Theatre Company (2002)
Randolph School of Performing Arts (2000)

Contests
Arabesque Dance Academy “Shimmy Queen” 1999/2000

Training
Middle Eastern Dance: Arabesque Dance Academy & Company, Roula Said,
Tahia Sassaine, Mayada, and Hannan.

Other Dance: West African, Afro-Cuban, Latin, Tap, Ballet, Jazz, and Hip Hop.

Related Dance Practices: Pilates (2004-2016)

Credits
The Randolph School of the Performing Arts – Diploma in Musical Theatre (2002)

*Regularly dance at Various Fundraisers, Private Parties, Corporate Events, Restaurants, Night Clubs, and Weddings (1999 to 2016)
*Member of the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists (CADA) (2005 to 2016)
*Member of Dancer’s in Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) (2008 to 2016)