ATS and Tribal Fusion
The term "Tribal" fully expresses the philosophy of those dances made of communication, feeling and aggregation through body movements; "Fusion" refers to the styles mix from which those dances draw.
Saidi: the stick dance
Saidi is perhaps the most famous oriental folkloric dance: exuberant and powerful, simple and spontaneous, it is probably the most ancient and popular Egyptian style.
Raqs sharqi is not only the way the Arabic language defines oriental dance: it’s something more, a well defined and recognizable style of this dance and the "classical Egyptian style"
Egypt and Turkey have competed for centuries for the primacy of the "birthplace" of oriental dance: the land of Tutankhamun and that of Ataturk offer however quite different versions.
The 1001 nights of Princess Sherazade
Since I was a young girl I have always been fascinated by the Middle East narrated in "The thousand and one nights", and especially from the character of Princess Sherazade.
Samia Gamal, “The Barefoot Dancer”
Samia Gamal is considered to be one of the greatest dancers of the Golden Age of Belly dance. He was a unique artist, who influenced the generations of his time.
Salomè “The Seductive Dancer”
Salomè is the protagonist of one of the biblical events that most impressed the collective imagination: the famous beheading of John the Baptist. Her seductive dance embodies evil.
Ruth St. Denis, the “New Jersey hindu”
Ruth St. Denis is considered one of the pioneers of modern American dance. Her research is characterized by a reinterpretation of non-European dance traditions, with a mystical and spiritual approach.
Rudolph Valentino is one of the most important silent film stars of his time, as well as one of the greatest male "sex symbols" that Hollywood has ever known.
The dark charm of Mata Hari
Known for her dark beauty and sensual performances, Mata Hari breaks the norms of the twentieth century by triumphing as an exotic dancer inspired by oriental dances. She dances naked.