Theatrical Bellydance Conference | New York City

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We wish to bring people together, to allow diverse artists to find common ground and interests. This is an environment where dancers of all bellydance styles can work together in classes, learn together and learn from each other. The instructors, who come from a variety of bellydance genres and backgrounds of experience, will be offering workshops that will have something for everyone; not just focused on genre-specific bellydance technique, but more on universals that everyone can feel a part of, and that you can apply to your own work.



We will start reviewing submissions in mid-February.

Video link for submissions TBC is looking for New York Area premieres, so if you are an NYC based dancer, an example of similar work that has been done professionally will be accepted. The selection committee is looking for an indicator of professional quality. They would rather see a video of your quality work than the specific piece. Submit a 5 minute clip (unedited, not a promo reel) with up to 3 pieces showing you or your company in work of a similar quality. If you are looking to be placed as a featured performer, the video should be in a professional setting. Please send 1 or 2 links maximum. Thank you!


If there are any days you cannot perform you MUST inform us.

More information on the venues will be coming soon!


Lunchtime Performances
There will be an hour lunch break during every conference day, and a performance space will be provided that will be recorded.  The recording may be purchased for a small fee for your reel. Please let us know if you would like to be in consideration for one of those slots.



Your music in MP3 or music selection

-All MP3s for shows will be due on April 15th as well.

Please send high quality MP3 to ensure good quality.


Lighting requests (It could be as simple as ‘I want dark and moody to switch to bright and happy at 2:14′ or complex enough to include areas to be lit, a contrast for the cyc and a projection). Times with music MUST be attached. NO MORE THAN 5 CUES PER PERFORMANCE. You can always let us know what you are trying to convey and we will design the lighting to match your needs.

Example One:

Starts dimmer gets brighter. I’m happy to leave it to the discretion of the lighting person. My piece is playful.

Example Two:

0:00 – 0:13 – Starting with single spotlight, 0:14 – 0:27 – Opening with fuller lights, 0:28-2:10 – Full lights, 2:11-2:25 – Dropping to lower light, 3:37 – Sudden blackout as song finishes


If you start on or off stage and in which order do you have: Music/Dancer/Light .
For instance, it could be : Music and Lights, then dancer
OR Dancer/then lights/ then music
OR Dancer/ then lights and music at the same time.


If you end on or off stage.

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