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Turkish Weekend Intensive


  • Movement Art Space 3326 Verdugo Rd Los Angeles, CA, 90065 United States (map)

An Aubre Hill production 
The Qabila Foundation proudly presents our cultural immersion for 2015~ 

TURKISH Weekend Intensive!!! 

Featuring workshops and a full performance celebrating the diversity and beauty of Turkish music & dance. 

SPECIAL guest teacher & performer~ ARTEMIS!!! 

Turkish Romany Intensive (6 hours of instruction!) with ARTEMIS!
Saturday, January 31st 12-3pm & Sunday, February 1st 11am-2pm
Turkish Romany Dance, History and Culture: The Turkish Romany (Gypsy) people have performed in Turkey for the past 1000 years. They were the most famous street performers during the Ottoman Empire. This is the mother of Turkish Oriental dance. I will teach steps, hip and pelvic articulations, isolations, gestures and some short combinations. This material is perfect for your Tribal, Oriental or Romany dance vocabulary. This workshop separates fact from fiction about Turkish Romany dance, history and culture.
Held at Movement Art Space (3326 Verdugo Road, Los Angeles, CA 90065)
Pre-registration (by Jan 30th) $200/ Door $220

Cengi Workshop (2 hours) with ARTEMIS!
Sunday, February 1st 3-5pm
Turkish Cengi Workshop: The famous female public entertainers of the Ottoman Empire were known as "Cengi" dancers (pronounced “Chen gee”). In this one day workshop I teach about the history of Cengi dancing, and the costuming of the Cengi dancers plus a complete choreography (based on old descriptions and antique representations of the dancers).
Held at Movement Art Space (3326 Verdugo Road, Los Angeles, CA 90065)
Pre-registration (by Jan 30th) $50/ Door $55

"Anatolian Dream"~ a celebration of Turkish music and dance concert featuring the Qabila Foundation and Lumina Bellydance Co with special guest artist ARTEMIS!!! 
Saturday, January 31st 
Doors 7:30pm/ Show 8:00pm
Held at Live Arts Los Angeles (4210 Paramint Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90065)
Pre-sale (by Jan 30th) $20/ Soor $25

FULL Weekend packages available!!!
All 8 hours of instruction AND one ticket to attend "Anatolian Dream" is $250 if purchased by January 30th. 


Purchase tickets HERE!

Earlier Event: January 23
BFLA "Dreams" Hafla
Later Event: February 8
BFLA presents Deluxe