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Eclectic Ensemble - Saturday Night Shenanigans

  • Studio Iqaat 3515 Eagle Rock Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90065 United States (map)

It's been awhile since we've done one of our crazy fun Eclectic Ensemble shows. It's time again for our fun little tag-team improv performance show. House-Party style! Mark your calendars, save the date. Oh, and especially for those of you who can't make it out midweek, We're doing it again on a weekend.

Eclectic Ensemble has been one of LA's more casual belly dance events. We do it Hafla style but with a very specific theme. The theme is improv. 100% pure improv. The performers don't know what music they are gonna get hit with and the DJ doesn't know who he is playing for until their name gets called and they are on stage.

DJ Amar (and sometimes DJ Psychotropic joins us) plays a continuous live mix while the MC pulls names out of a hat. Each dancer gets 3 minutes on stage, and exits stage as the next dancer enters. No stops in music, no stops in dance. The performers arrive in casual attire. This isn't a fancy costume show. Street clothes and pure talent. We feature everyone from LA's most famous dancers (as well as Special Guests visiting town from around the world) to up and coming students sharing the stage.

Eclectic Ensemble shows have been so much fun for both the performers and audience. If you haven't come to one of our shows yet, we hope you will come and enjoy the experience.


Doors 8pm.
Performance sets at 9 and 10pm.
Open dancing for about an hour or two after the performances.

We ask for a $10 donation to cover costs, and we have a shared table of snacks and beverages that everyone is invited to pitch in to, whether it be a bag of chips and some salsa or a culinary creation you wish to share, or some wine or beer or fancy booze.

We dance, we drink, we eat, we chat.

DJ Amar & Donavon

Calamity Sam
Cera Byer
Stefanie Bernhard
Jenn Aguilar

Performer list is updated as performers confirm.

Earlier Event: September 10
MAS Presents I've Got a Secret w/Calamity Sam
Later Event: September 11
Karim Nagi Returns to the OC!