Category: <span>News & Events</span>

UPDATE! New photos from Raks 2019

Dancers’ photos were initially uploaded to DropBox and shared with performers. Additional photos are now available on the Photobucket album. Some photos have been deleted due to repetition, unflattering angles/light, or because they were from the rehearsal. https://photobucket.com/u/nicola-bellydance/a/74d47e4c-abdd-4428-887d-11765e3619b3?mode=slideshow We’re experiencing technical difficulties with the links — they are continually breaking and Photobucket has not been…


FOR SALE: one of a kind Eshta Amar costume

CUSTOM HOUSE OF ESHTA 6-PIECE COSTUME Please read the whole listing before you email with questions…I think I’ve included nearly everything you could want to know. I had a little cry as I photographed and measured this beauty…my pain is your gain! Commissioned several years ago, Eshta made only 2 costumes with this sunset gradient…


Scheherazade & the 1001 Nights photos

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“Myth, Magic, Mischief” dvds ready!

Dancers who participated in this show in 2016 can pickup their dvd in Nicola’s classes after Dec. 1. If you’d like to send a delegate for your group, please let Nicola know via email. Delays were experienced due to technical issues with the footage and the program used to make the dvds. Share on Facebook…


Where Oh where is “Raks into Summer” ?

Wondering whether  R.I.T.S. –Winnipeg’s original bellydance recital– is happening this year?  NOPE! Thanks to COVID. Theatres are not going to open anytime soon, due to group gathering restrictions, which I totally agree with.   If we stay the course with low numbers, we may look forward to a fall season of classes and shows. So much…


Become a Patron of the Arts: Go Fund Me for “Scheherazade”

<https://www.gofundme.com/my-1001-nights-dance-show>   I am hard at work co-directing and co-producing Scheherezade and the 1001 Nights with Pedro Aurelio of Bolero Dance Theatre .   This fusion show will combine Egyptian, Spanish, flamenco, ballet, and interpretive dances.   BDT will dance with my group, Nicola & Amar Egyptian Dance . Pedro and I are passionately dedicated to…


PHOTOS UP for Myth, Magic & Mischief, Scheherazade & 1001 Nights

June 11     8 pm PTE Mainstage STARRING:  Zafirah, Starfire Bellydance Collective, Ruth Reimer, Nicola, Pedro Aurelio, Lovely Lady Elle, Kevla, Kalila, Asra, Aremi, and Amar Egyptian Dance Company May 2017 with Bolero Dance Theatre CCFM Theatre Starring:   BDT, Amar, Pedro Aurelio, Nicola & Asra   http://www.nicola-bellydance.com/?page_id=66 Gallery Share on Facebook Follow me


CLEOPATRA at Fringe Festival 2013

Bolero Dance Theatre and Amar Egyptian Dance presented their production of Cleopatra for the 2013 Winnipeg Fringe Festival, featuring Beatriz Barcelo from Madrid, Spain in the role of Cleopatra. Shows ran July 19-21 and 25-28 at the Centre Culturel Franco Manitobain, 340 Provencher. READ THE FREE PRESS REVIEW: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/special/fringe/reviews/CLEOPATRA-214816701.html Check out this video preview of clips from the fall production!…


Spice Road says “Farewell”

Spice Road Belly Dance is officially retired as a group. Winnipeg’s best party and event bellydance troupe members are working on new projects. Nicola will be busy with Amar Egyptian Dance, a project-based, theatre stage dance group.  Other members are working on new solo and group projects of their own. Photos and video of Spice…