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Journey Through Egypt~ Level 1


I am thrilled to be hosting this incredible intensive again right here in LOS ANGELES with the amazing Sahra Saeeda!!!

Journey through Egypt level 1~ The Introduction
June 22nd-24th, 2018
at Little Breeze Studio in Los Angeles, CA

Journey Through Egypt 1 is an overview on the movement, posture, clothing, history, and cultural diffusion in the different regions of Egypt. Sahra’s unique perspective follows how the dance transforms from the homes of the people to the sparkling stages of Cairo.

While the particularities of every dance, and every bit of culture cannot be conveyed in the 20 hours that make up JtE- 1, Sahra strives to present a factual and entertaining overview of the dances of Egypt including:
Bedouin
Ghawazee
Cairo
Sa’idi
Nubian
Haggallah
Suez Canal
Fellahin
These dances are put into the context of the local culture and histories. Their transformation from homestyle to the stage is also covered in depth. For several of the dances the students break from lecture to stretch their muscles and learn the movements that can traditionally be found in these dances. The way that these dances have been interpreted and adapted for the stage is also discussed and shown.

The course also covers many of the rights and rituals that can be found throughout Egypt, such as zeffah, zars, and moulids. Whenever possible, these rituals are described and explained with video Sahra has taken on one of her own research journeys to Egypt.

Friday, June 22nd 6:00-10:00pm
Saturday, June 23rd 10:00am-10:00pm (dinner provided)
Sunday, June 24th 10:00am-4:00pm

Detailed schedule and information is emailed once registration is received.

To register, paypal aubre@aubrehill.com or venmo Aubre Hill including your name, email, and which intensive you are signing up for.

$375 for ENTIRE WEEKEND or $700 for both JtE 1&2 (JtE 2 will be August 24th-26th, 2018 at Little Breeze Studio)

Entire course is taught by Sahra Saeeda and held at Little Breeze Studio. Little Breeze Studio is my private studio located in East LA by CSULA (close to the 10, 710, 5 and 101 freeways).

www.journeythrougheypt.com

Earlier Event: June 17
Club Cleopatra
Later Event: June 23
Zahra Zuhair Presents TARAB