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Los Angeles Fuse Festival 2017

  • Movement Art Space 3326 Verdugo Rd, Los Angeles, California 90065 (map)

Aubre Hill Productions is honored & proud to announce the FIRST LA Fuse Festival~ a celebration of bellydance fusion!!!

September 15-17th, 2017
at Movement Art Space, Los Angeles, CA

Featuring workshops with Elizabeth Strong, Sonia Ochoa, and Aubre Hill plus a full performance celebrating the evolution of bellydance fusion!!!
"LA FUSE~ the show"
Friday, September 15th, 2017
Doors 7:30pm/ Show 8:00pm
Join us for an innovative evening of bellydance fusion as we dance through the evolution of this dynamic and vibrant dance. Featuring incredible guest artists~ Bella Luna, Daniel Esteban, Heavy Metal, Aubre Hill, LABIA, Lumina Dance Co, Tracy Lynn, Michaella Manning, Sonia Ochoa, Odjus Ozi, and Elizabeth Strong! $15 presale/$20 at the door


Saturday, September 16th, 2017 4:00-6:00pm Tribal Fusion FAST with Elizabeth Strong
"Old School Tribal Belly Dance" *BRING FINGER CYMBALS: Learn Elizabeth's signature combos with a grounded approach to Fusion and delightful early Tribal Style and folkloric style movements. Twist your mind/body connection as we add finger cymbals to soak the music in more deeply. You will come away with a great list of finger cymbal patterns that can apply well to a dance performance or can be used as musical accompaniment. This workshop will keep your brain and body engaged as we play and dance to fun Balkan-esque music. Bring finger cymbals and a water bottle!

Saturday, September 16th, 2017 6:30-8:30pm Spanish Indian Fusion with Sonia Ochoa
Dive into Sonia's signature fusion. In this workshop we will build vocabulary and stylization harmoniously blending these complimentary dance styles with powerful postures, delicate hand gestures, rhythmic footwork, traveling floor patterns, and spins! Bring a skirt.

Sunday, September 17th, 2017 4:30-6:30pm Tribal Fusion SLOW with Elizabeth Strong
Tribal Fusion ~ Slow Combinations: Learn Elizabeth's signature slow dance combos with a grounded approach to Fusion and delightful early Tribal Style and folkloric style movements. We will enjoy a deep stretch and drills. Bring a yoga mat although the studio does have some to borrow as well.

Sunday, September 17th, 2017 7:00-9:00pm Authenticity of Fusion with Aubre Hill
In a world of cultural appropriation, constantly changing definitions, and continuous evolution, navigating and creating fusion can be littered with struggles. In this lecture/lab, Aubre will discuss history, context, creativity, and move dancers through movement exercises to play with the finding their own authentic fusion.

Workshops are $40 each or $145 for all 4!!!

All events are held at Movement Art Space. Located in the Verdugo Plaza at 3326 Verdugo Road, Los Angeles, CA 90065 with plenty of free parking. No refunds on ticket sales.

Earlier Event: September 13
Improvisational Wednesdays