With twenty years of dance experience, Elizabeth is an engaging, professional belly dance performer who takes pride in honoring her client's event vision.
She specializes in Egyptian style and the drum solo, but is well versed in other styles and willing to showcase what you deem will engage your audience most. She also performs with props such as wings and veils which are sure to captivate your audience.
If you want to provide special entertainment for all ages, Elizabeth performs regularly throughout New England. Her dancing has delighted audiences at restaurants, birthday parties, weddings, and more. She is also a licensed Zumba® instructor available to teach workshops or perform.
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: $200 and up
Gig Length: 60 - 180 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 dancing at the age of three in New Bedford, MA studying tap, jazz, contemporary, musical theatre and more.
She began ballroom dancing competitively in 2012 and represented the UMass Amherst team as a Gold level Latin & Rhythm competitor for five years in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Utah.
In 2012, Elizabeth also discovered her love for Middle Eastern dance by joining the award winning UMass Amherst belly dance club of which she was the President & co-choreographer from 2014-2017. Since joining the club, Elizabeth has performed and instructed for hundreds of cultural celebrations and community events throughout Massachusetts and as far away as California and Portugal.
Elizabeth is an engaging and passionate professional belly dance performer who 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 the past year. 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 the Boston area 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
|September 15, 2018 • 7:30pm - 8:00pm||Baby Shower|
|September 22, 2018 • 7:30pm - 8:00pm||Birthday Party|
Past Booked Events
|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|
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