Magdelena will take your breath away! With her dynamic belly dance shows, gorgeous costuming and top-notch dancing, she is an exciting and family-friendly addition to any party, event or festival. She will present a magical and mesmerizing tableau of styles, from modern fantasy dances to folkloric dances from across the Middle East!
Packages are fully customizable and can include cane and sword dances, Egyptian Goddess wings, silk veils and fire props, including candle trays, Shamadan & Fire Trays. Let her help you make your event unforgettable!
Magdalena was great! Was able to engage all the ladies at the party and have lots of facts as well about belly dancing skills. Highly recommend.
Ou whole group enjoyed her performance, good mix of Arabic and Bollywood numbers.
Response from Belly Dance by Magdelena:
Such a great group of people - It was a pleasure to perform for your friends birthday
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 15 - 30 minutes
What to Expect
Magdelena offers a number of dynamic show options - She will create a special and exciting show tailored to your individual needs
She can offer a myriad of dance styles, from fantasy dances with sword, goddess wings, fan veils, and fire dances, to authentic folkloric dances from Egypt, Turkey, Lebanon, Iran, and the Arabian Gulf.
Magdelena will provide a mesmerizing dance show and then we'll get your guests up and dancing! Everyone will be having a great time by the end of our show, and they'll be talking about your event for weeks to come!
Magdelena Fusaro has been a performer & student of dance her entire life. With a background in Ballet, Jazz, Broadway Theater coupled with playing bass guitar in NYC rock bands, she has an extensive background on both the New York stage & in clubs.
She began her Middle Eastern dance studies with Serena Wilson in NYC. She also studied regularly w/ Morocco, Nourhan Sharif and Anahid Sofian, in NYC. She has been in the Dallas area since late 2005. In March of 2016 she relocated to Kentucky
Ever the student, Magdelena travels regularly to Egypt to study w/ the Egyptian dance masters at both festivals & in private classes. She also attends Middle Eastern dance workshops here is the US. She frequently returns to NYC to continue her dance studies with her favorite teachers. In Dallas, Magdelena studies with Master teacher & performer Vashti.
As a performer, Magdelena’s shows are high energy, full of sass & drama. Untill her recent move, she was seen regularly at some of the DFW area’s finest Mediterranean clubs and restaurants as well as performing at many of the area’s cultural events and festivals both as a solo artist and with the Na’Di El-Raks performance troupe of which she is the artistic director. She has also been a member of RAKSZ Middle Eastern Dance troupe and is the director of Banaat Masri an Egyptian Folkloric dance troupe. Now located in Kentucky, she is performing throughout the state and has added Tennessee to her dance roster
As a teacher, Magdelena looks to inspire students to express joy through movement. She encourages her students to experience dance not only in the classroom, but through attending Hafla's, workshops, drum circles, stage shows & visiting area restaurants where they feature dancing and music. She is currently teaching at The Spot in Bowling Green, Kentucky. In August 2012 Magdelena became a licensed Zumba instructor. In Dallas, she teaches private and workshop classes at is Move Studio. Please note the Studio at the Little Egypt Dance Academy has closed
“Dance is the hidden language of the soul” - Martha Graham
Additional Booking Notes
Shows require music played at a volume so that it can be heard over the noise of the crowd, so we ask that you provide a sound system with adequate volume for the performance space. I can bring the music on CD, iPod, or memory stick. If your event has a DJ, we ask that we be able to contact him or her ahead of time to coordinate the music format so that the show (and your event) goes smoothly.
Past Booked Events
|August 17, 2018 • 8:30pm - 9:30pm||Bachelorette Party|
|October 28, 2016 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm||Birthday (Adult)|
Influences & Inspiration
I am a cabaret style belly dancer with a heavy Egyptian influence. I also have a solid background in Turkish style and Lebanese style
A dance space must be provided with a sound system or CD player. A separate and safe place for the dancers to change and leave their belongings is also required. The floor must be free of any hazardous objects as our dancers typically dance in ballroom
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