more info: Privates & Workshops
group (sessional) —minimum 4 classes, 4+ students
semi-Private (2 or 3 students)
private (1 student)
any of the above ~ 50. / hour plus studio rental
Workshops — 2 hour minimum — for dance students (not party bookings)
75. / hour, plus studio rental
+ facility, transportation if out of town, and performance fee if there is a show
performance (15 – 20 min set) 175./set
~ additional 15 – 20 min set, w/ costume change 150 .
premium restaurant booking (multiple shows per month ) 125. / set
*minimum 2 sets/night, + minimum 2 bookings/month
New Year’s Eve, weddings, & formal events 250. – 500.
~includes 2 – 3 sets, w/ full costuming, w/changes, & props
Zeffa al Arouss (wedding procession) with shamadan (candelabra)
Traditional Egyptian wedding processional. Family members may be included, and multiple dancers are available.
Requires 4-8 weeks advance booking, depending on the number of dancers and drummer(s), plus 50% deposit minimum 2 weeks in advance.
Nicola dances with shamadan (candelabra) in traditional gallabeya dress, with group of dancers, finger cymbals, and drums leading the bride and groom in to the celebration and/or dancing around the couple. This is followed by a solo performance.
Bride should be seated to the groom’s right, on the dance floor or a raised platform/dais. Family members are welcome to join in with candles and/or drums.
Dance Parties or Combo Lesson & Show
Ideal for showers, parties, youth groups, staff wellness, blessing ways, retreats, or bachelorettes/stagettes. Nicola was the very first dancer in Winnipeg to offer stagette parties.
A short, just-for-fun introductory lesson plus a short demo dance (5-10 minutes), in casual costuming.
Fee scale reflects length of lesson, performance, & costuming.
Lesson (20+ minutes) & demo ( 8-15 minutes)
~ up to 60 minutes total (includes studio time) 250.
( includes props /supplies to borrow, such as hipscarves and veils)
– bookings 60+ minutes subject to additional fees
~ 25. per half hour added
-studio rentals are $25 – $50 +GST/hour, depending on the facility
Recommended: Rising Star Academy of Arts, Ted Motyka Dance, NafroDance, Shirley’s Dance Studio, or the Institute of Dance of Manitoba.
-studio bookings must be booked and fully paid for in advance, typically 7-14 days. There are no refunds for cancelled studio bookings. If your are making these arrangements directly with a studio, Nicola must receive a confirmation of your booking (e.g. copy of email).
-privates/semi-privates may be booked in your home only if you are already a student in Nicola’s classes and if you have quiet, clean, sufficient, private space. This change is based on safety/security issues.
-privates/semi-privates requiring studio bookings must be paid in full and in advance