Sahara Dance

Performances

See faculty from Sahara Dance, our performance dance companies and special guest performers at events throughout the Washington, DC area.

Saharabesque! Salon

Zoe Jakes and Donna Mejia

An evening of experimental belly dance, salon style! Saharabesque salons explore interpretive pieces that meld East and West, antiquity and modernity, folklore and funk!


This eclectic dance show features full performance sets by Zoe Jakes and Donna Mejia, as well as performances by Sahara Dance faculty and friends.


Please join us for a cozy, in-studio showcase, complete with Moroccan mint tea, treats and candle-lit dancing.


Featuring:

Line up subject to change

Date: Saturday, November 15

Time: 8:30 pm (doors open at 8:00 pm)

Location: Sahara Dance Central
4433 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016
Tenleytown-AU Metro (red line)

Cost: $25



Check out highlights from previous salons!

Sahara Dance Winter Caravan

Winter Caravan

An afternoon of belly dance delight!


Join us for our annual end-of-fall student performance!


Highlighting Sahara Dance student companies, performance classes and solos by students and faculty, this unique event showcases small group pieces in an intimate, artful belly dance show.


Date: Saturday, December 13

Location: Source Theatre 1835 14th Street, NW Washington, DC 20009

Transportation: 5 minutes from U Street Metro (Green & Yellow lines), some local garage and street parking available

Tickets: $20 in advance / $25 at the door (as available)

1:00 pm show:
  • American Tribal Style (ATS)
  • Beginner I / II students
  • Elizabeth (solo)
  • Maralina (solo)
  • Megan (solo)
  • Makhosi (solo)
  • Raqs Caravan West
  • Raquettes Badia
  • Raquettes Nadia
  • Raquettes Naima
  • Raquettes Samia
  • Raquettes Tahia
3:00 pm show:
  • American Tribal Style (ATS)
  • Beginner I / II students
  • Illyria (solo)
  • Lynne (solo)
  • Malina (solo)
  • Raqs Caravan West
  • Raquettes Badia
  • Raquettes Nadia
  • Raquettes Naima
  • Raquettes Samia
  • Raquettes Tahia
  • Date: Saturday, December 13

    Time: 1:00 pm

    Date: Saturday, December 13

    Time: 3:00pm

    DVD Releases

    10th Annual Under a Desert Moon

    10th Annual Under a Desert MoonPre-order your 10th annual Under a Desert Moon DVD and save $10!

    The Sahara Dance student gala features ensemble performances by Raqs Sahara, Sahara Tribal, Raqs Caravan East, Urban and West, Raquettes student performance companies, the Sahara Dance Band, Sahara Dance students and faculty solos.

    $45 shipped:

    9th Annual Under a Desert Moon

    9th Annual Under a Desert MoonOrder your 9th annual Under a Desert Moon DVD!

    The Sahara Dance student gala features ensemble performances by Raqs Sahara, Sahara Tribal, Raqs Caravan East, Urban and West, Raquettes student performance companies, Sahara Tabla drummers, Sahara Dance students and faculty solos.

    $45 shipped:

    8th Annual Under a Desert Moon

    8th Annual Under a Desert MoonThe Sahara Dance student gala features ensemble performances by Raqs Sahara, Sahara Tribal, Raqs Caravan East and West, Raquettes student performance companies, Sahara Tabla drummers, Sahara Dance students and faculty solos.

    $45 shipped:

    7th Annual Under a Desert Moon

    7th Annual Under a Desert Moon Poster The seventh annual (2009) Sahara Dance student gala featuring ensemble performances by Raqs Sahara, Sahara Tribal, The Calmes Triplets, Raqs Caravan East, West and Folklore, and Sahara Dance students.

    $45 shipped:


    6th Annual Under a Desert Moon

    Under a Desert Moon The sixth annual (2008) Sahara Dance student gala featuring ensemble performances by Raqs Sahara, Sahara Tribal, The Calmes Triplets, Raqs Caravan East and West, Sahara Dance students.

    $45 shipped:


    5th Annual Under A Desert Moon

    The fifth annual (2007) Sahara Dance student gala featuring ensemble performances by Raqs Sahara, Sahara Tribal, Raqs Caravan East and West, Sahara Dance students.

    $45 shipped:

    4th Annual Under A Desert Moon

    4th Annual Under a Desert Moon DVD The fourth annual (2006) Sahara Dance student gala featuring ensemble performances by Raqs Sahara, Sahara Tribal, Raqs Caravan East and West, Sahara Dance students.

    $35 shipped:

    3rd Annual Under a Desert Moon

    3rd Annual Under a Desert Moon DVD The third annual (2005) Sahara Dance student gala featuring ensemble performances by Raqs Sahara, Sahara Tribal, Raqs Caravan East and West, Sahara Dance students.

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    2nd Annual Under a Desert Moon

    The second annual (2004) Sahara Dance student gala featuring ensemble performances by Raqs Sahara, Raqs Caravan East and West, Sahara Dance students and Sahara Dance faculty solos.

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