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FISSION™ MOVEMENT SHOWCASE Friday, March 18, 2022
THE MEGA MASSIVE™ March 12 - 19, 2022
THE MASSIVE NEXTGEN™ March 19 - 22, 2022
THE MASSIVE SPECTACULAR:
The Massive Spectacular!™ is an "Epic Stage Production"™, where belly dance super stars Zoe Jakes (of Beats Antique fame), joins Kami Liddle, Sadie Marquardt, Ebony Qualls, Karim Nagi, Rachid Alexander, Amy Sigil of Unmata, Aradia of Las Vegas and 20 iconic dancers from around the globe, for an unparalleled one-night-only extravaganza! These vibrant belly dancers will take the stage on Thursday, March 17th, 2022, at Boulder Station’s Railhead theater in Las Vegas, where various styles of bellydance and performance art are represented by the greatest entertainers of our time, and the hottest names in the business! This unmissable, awe-inspiring evening is one you will savor in your mind’s eye for years to come, as beautiful belly dancers entertain, enchant, and mesmerize in this yearly theatrical experience, which has been delighting audiences of all ages since 2008! Our YouTube Channel has had over 16 million views as dancers from around the globe seek inspiration in our show’s stars.
FISSION™ - An Exploration of Movement will be held on Friday, March 18th, 2022. Many different and varied styles of dance and movement will be featured and explored in FISSION™ – including by not limited to: Theatrical Bellydance, Fusion, Modern, Gothic, ATS, ITS, Oriental, Folkloric, Vaudeville, and many new styles from countries around the globe who have blown apart the concept of what Bellydance means! FISSION™ will feature the hottest rising stars of bellydance from around the globe, who have split the atom and will blow your minds!
The proceeds of both our stage shows goes to benefit NCCF.ORG. The mission of the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation is to provide social, emotional, educational, and psychological support services and programs to families of ALL children diagnosed with life threatening or critical illnesses such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, sickle cell, hemophilia, renal disorders, and immunologic diseases and provide healing arts and wellness programs to adults touched by cancer and to chronically ill children and their caregivers.
THE MEGA MASSIVE:
In its 18th sell-out year, The Mega Massive™ dance academy will be held at Backstage Dance Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada, from March 12th – March 19th, 2022, as participants travel from distant corners of the globe to study with super-star master level dance instructors. This event is known the world over for its intimate class sizes, serious course study focused on helping dancers reach their highest potential, and personal service and attention. The MEGA Massive is a “Bellydance College,” packaged in a “5-Star Boutique Experience”!
This intensive dance retreat focuses on building dancers into their personal best, moving with their own voice, and performing at the top of their game. The class sizes are kept purposefully small and intimate to allow our instructors to give detailed feedback and personal attention to each student. It is a one-of-a-kind event that attracts both the consummate professional and the serious hobbyist. Our 2022 instructors will include: Zoe Jakes, Kami Liddle, Ebony Qualls, Karim Nagi, Rachid Alexander, Amy Sigil of UNMATA, and Sadie Marquardt!
THE MASSIVE NEXTGEN:
The Massive NEXTGEN,™ the new brain-child of Bedouin Events’ producer, Tori Halfon, is a Fusion Dance Festival, featuring international instructors of various styles and genre of Bellydance. Twenty incredible instructors from around the globe will be bringing their signature styles to Las Vegas March 19th -22nd, 2022. The majority of these instructors have trained through our program for many years, and are celebrated performers and instructors in their home countries. After hosting bellydance events since 2002, this 18th year promises to be our most rewarding!