In Shahrazad’s repertoire are several Gulf dances, also known as khalegy. Photo: Tatsuki Kobayashi

Shahrazad Dance Ensemble is available for parties, weddings, festivals, corporate events, and shows. Our performance can be customized to fit your space and your budget. Please contact us!

Upcoming Performances

  • July 21: We will perform at Hasani’sRaq the Harbor Hafla”! Our time is in the 2:30 to 3:00 pm time block! Come see us! This rustic dance festival with non-stop performances will be  at Sehmel Amphitheater in Gig Harbor, WA.
  • August 5: We perform at the S3 Animal Benefit and Bellydance Festival in Kent, WA, produced by Saqra. Watch for more information to come.

Past Performances

  • May 27: We performed in the Arabic, Persian and Central Asian Dance Showcase at the 47th Annual Northwest Folklife Festival.
  • May 19: We performed at the Springtide Showcase at Third Place Commons at  Lake Forest Park.
  • May 5: We performed at the “1001 Nights – Tales of the Middle East” epic storytelling event produced by the Seattle Storytellers Guild.
  • April 29: We performed at King County Library Burien in the World Dance Party. We demonstrated khalegy (Gulf) dance, and then taught some movements and danced with new friends!
  • March 11: We performed at the Cultural Crossroads Festival in Bellevue, WA.
  • February 10: We performed at Hasani’s Hafla in Tacoma, WA.
  • January 27: We performed Gulf dance and Egyptian folkloric dance at Seattle University International Student’s Dinner.
  • Jan. 20, 2018: We performed at Katrina Ji’s Culture Shakti Studio 10th Anniversary hafla.
  • We performed dances from Egypt at a Senior Living Center in Mill Creek and in the Northgate area on Thursday, October 16, as part of their cultural programming.
  • We performed at the Halloween Hafla at Lake Forest Park Third Place Commons, on Oct. 28.
  • July 16: It was the 30th and FINAL Mediterranean Fantasy Festival, a West Seattle festival for belly dancers. We presented the final performance of our 30 appearances at “MedFest” with two dances from our classic repertoire and our new Saidi cane dance.
  • July 15: We performed Gulf, Egyptian folkloric, and North African dances at the Arab Festival at Seattle Center.