With twenty-two years of dance experience, Elizabeth is an engaging, professional belly dance performer who takes pride in helping clients give their event extra sparkle.
Elizabeth specializes in Egyptian style, but she is well versed in other styles and willing to showcase what you deem will engage your audience most. She also performs with captivating props such as cane, wings, sagat (finger cymbals) and veils.
Elizabeth's dancing has delighted numerous audiences at restaurants, birthday parties, weddings, and more in the U.S and in Spain/Portugal. She is also a licensed Zumba® instructor available to teach workshops or perform. She would be thrilled to help make your event memorable.
Elizabeth was an amazing dancer and what a wonderful disposition she has. She got the guest of honor and guests involved in her act. She was easy to communicate with and extremely professional. I would most definitely hire Elizabeth again!
Response from Belly Dance by Elizabeth:
Thank you so much Denise! It was an absolutely pleasure.
I can honestly say that I have never seen such an amazing belly dancer! All our guest were impressed and in shock at Elizabeth Tripps extraordinary movements in dance. She was truly a pleasure to watch. I would absolutely hire her again.
Price Range: $150 and up
Gig Length: 15 - 60 minutes
Languages: English, Spanish
What to Expect
Clients should expect a fun, upbeat and enjoyable performance that is true to the history and culture behind the ancient art of belly dance. Performance will be unique, family-friendly, and interactive. If space allows, the performer is happy to work with large props such as fan veils, veils, and wings to enhance the performance.
Elizabeth began studying dance at the age of three in New Bedford, MA taking classes in ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, & more.
In 2012, Elizabeth discovered her love for Middle Eastern dance by joining the award winning UMass Amherst belly dance club of which she was the President, head instructor, & co-choreographer from 2014-2017. Since joining the club, Elizabeth has performed and instructed for hundreds of cultural celebrations and community events throughout Massachusetts & Rhode Island and as far away as California, Spain, and Portugal.
Elizabeth is an engaging and passionate professional belly dance performer who thoroughly enjoys sharing the ancient art of belly dance with others. Having trained under world-renowned belly dancer Amar Gamal, Elizabeth draws inspiration from Gamal's graceful styling.
In 2016, Elizabeth earned her license to instruct Zumba classes/workshops and has been doing so throughout western and southeastern Massachusetts for three years. She loves the high energy classes that provide a fun and engaging workout for the whole body.
After her graduation from UMass Amherst in 2017, Elizabeth began instructing classes in southeastern Massachusetts and regularly performs in MA at restaurants and hookah bars as well as for events throughout the state such as birthday parties, weddings, showers, and cultural celebrations. Elizabeth loves to share her passion and love for dance with others, especially young children.
She is available to teach classes/workshops and add a fun and entertaining aspect to events like weddings, parties and other special events in the New England area.
Additional Booking Notes
-Client must provide a safe, clear space in which the performer can dance. All hazards such as wires, must be cleared from the space.
-Client must have a means of playing performer's music and specify how the performer should bring the music at least one week in advance. Options include music via: flashdrive, CD, phone or other aux chord compatible devices such as a laptop.
Upcoming Booked Events
|June 01, 2019 • 7:00pm - 7:45pm||Birthday Party|
|October 27, 2019 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm||Wedding Reception|
|November 02, 2019 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Wedding Reception|
Past Booked Events
|March 30, 2019 • 8:30pm - 9:00pm||Birthday Party|
|March 30, 2019 • 2:00pm - 2:15pm||Children's Birthday Party|
|March 23, 2019 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm||Wedding Shower|
|March 16, 2019 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm||Beginner Belly Dance class|
|March 09, 2019 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm||Beginner Belly Dance class|
|March 02, 2019 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm||Beginner Belly Dance Class|
|September 22, 2018 • 7:30pm - 8:00pm||Birthday Party|
|September 15, 2018 • 7:30pm - 8:00pm||Baby Shower|
|August 19, 2017 • 7:00pm - 7:15pm||Birthday (Adult)|
|April 29, 2017 • 8:30pm - 8:45pm||Quinceañera|
|March 25, 2017 • 7:00am - 10:00pm||The MoveMeant Amherst|
|November 13, 2016 • 5:00pm - 9:00pm||UMass Belly Dance Club Fall Showcase|
|November 12, 2016 • 7:00am - 10:00pm||BYU Ballroom Dance Competition, Salt Lake City, UT|
|November 11, 2016 • 7:00am - 10:00pm||BYU Ballroom Dance Competition, Salt Lake City, UT|
|November 03, 2016 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm||School Assembly|
|September 25, 2016 • 10:00am - 6:00pm||2016 Festival of Music, Arts and Culture|
Influences & Inspiration
Elizabeth has studied with: Amar Gamal, Tommy King (Egypt), Eleonora Nidal (Italy), Oscar Flores (Argentina), Kuni Matsumasako (Japan) & Didem (Turkey)
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