Seeking to develop and elevate Middle Eastern dance as a theater performance art, Sahara Dance produces several annual theater productions highlighting both
traditional and experimental belly dance.
"Impressions of Egypt" presented Raqs Sahara
and Sahara Tribal
in repertoire choreographies and soloists in an evening of interpretive dance to modern and classical Egyptian music...
Co-produced with Raqs Sahara
, "In Celebration of Women" is an annual fundraising event held to benefit the Tahirih Justice Center
, a non-profit organization that provides access to justice to women and girls fleeing from
gender based violence.
"Saharabesque!" is an annual Sahara Dance production featuring Raqs Sahara
's fusion repertoire in a theater laboratory format. Featuring guest artist, Rachel Brice
, Raqs Sahara
principal dancers present Eastern movement to Western musical compilations.
Sahara Dance's 2nd annual Student Gala staged and produced at the Greenberg Theatre, featured more than 100 performers, Raqs Sahara
and internationally renowned artist, Amar Gamal
Sahara Dance's third student production "Under a Desert Moon" was staged and produced at the Greenberg Theatre featuring more than 100 performers, Raqs Sahara
and internationally renowned artist, Nourhan Sharif
"Under a Desert Moon: A Celebration of Middle Eastern Dance" was Sahara Dance's 4th annual Student Gala. This production featured more than 100 performers, Raqs Sahara, Sahara Tribal and Raqs Caravan performing two different shows in four performances at the Greenberg Theatre.
Sahara Dance's first annual student gala staged and produced at Jack Guidone Theatre, featured more than 100 performers and Raqs Sahara