Andrea Beeman, aka Andrea Anwar, the Enchantress of Bioluminosity, has shared her elegant & ethereal dance style with audiences in theaters, cabarets, restaurants, museums, & universities in NYC & abroad. Her versatile palette ranges from traditional ethnic dances of the Middle East & India to technologically savvy multimedia performance art. Performance highlights include opening for Rickie Lee Jones’ East Coast Ghostyhead Tour; dancing with the Rhode Island Symphony Orchestra; collaborating with the Minister of Lamination to present Lamination Rituals worldwide; starring in Amy Greenfield’s internationally acclaimed cinedance films Wildfire & Dark Sequins; and performing as part of the post-punk/new wave electronic dance music band Crash Course in Science. Andrea has been making short films & videos since 1987 & has been a dedicated teacher of the Middle Eastern dance arts since 1993. www.enchantressofbioluminosity.com
Sahira Zedaré is the director of Synergy Rhythm and Dance and the Synergy Sirens. Sahira performs and studies a variety of dance forms across the US and in Europe and has taught bellydance in Bloomington-Normal since summer 2005. Sahira has over twenty-five years of training and performance experience in many dance forms, beginning with jazz, tap, and modern. Sahira Zedaré began studying bellydance in 2003 with Andreana and Pava Maroon in Peoria IL, joining their performing troupe in fall of that year. She continued studying and performing with them until 2005, when the pull to foster more bellydance community in Bloomington-Normal called her to begin teaching in her “home town.” www.synergyrad.com
Scott Wilson and his band will provide a traditional blend of middle eastern music to the evening. www.scottwilsonoud.com
Andrea’s student troupe, the Dancing Rubies will also be gracing the stage.
TBA will greet you at the door.
Jebon Sushi and Noodles, 15 Saint Marks Place, lower level, between 2nd and 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10003 www.jebonusa.com Please call 212-388-1313 for reservations
8.00pm Doors open
8.30pm Band starts playing
9.00pm Dancers perform
$10 entry, $5 minimum food or drinks