Heather is a Professional Belly Dancer providing elegant and authentic belly dance shows for the entire South Florida area and beyond. Heather has 10+ years experience and training in belly dance and has danced and performed her entire life. Heather has trained and performed in Egyptian, Lebanese, Turkish and Greek styles of belly dance. Also trained in classical ballet since she was a child, she brings elegance and grace to any stage. She also possesses experience and training in fire dance. Fire can be an exciting addition to any belly dance show. Book her now for your next event!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 15 - 30 minutes
What to Expect
A classic belly dance show usually lasts from 20-30 minutes and it typically begins with a grand entrance performance with gorgeous isis wings or even fire, if desired. Following the entrance piece, the show continues with a traditional piece, then audience participation, during which I will get members of the audience up and moving with me! Then I will perform a drum solo finale that will make everyone's hearts pound with excitement. I can perform additional sets as needed.
Extras I can add to my belly dance performance are sword dancing, voi (veil poi), cane dancing, or shamadan.
Fire props I can add to my show are fire fans, palm torches, fire sword, or a fire orb.
I will always show up at least 15 minutes before showtime (or earlier if specifically requested.) I will come prepared in full costume and makeup, and I will remain covered until showtime. I can develop my own playlists and I will bring music on my iPhone, a CD or flash drive. Special requests for performance music is welcome! I will listen and work with you to provide the perfect performance for your event.
A classically-trained dancer, Heather has had a passion for dance throughout her entire life.
Starting at the age of 7, she spent her childhood learning ballet, tap and jazz. In 2005, she grew a desire to explore the world of dance even more and began to study various styles of dance from around the globe including hula, samba, Latin, African, Bollywood, and belly dance.
Although she loves all types of dance, Heather became captivated with belly dance. The mysterious history of the ancient art form intrigued her and the intricate and supple, snake-like movements came naturally to her. Thus, she began to devote much of her time studying Turkish, Egyptian and cabaret styles of belly dance under various international instructors.
Heather eventually moved to Florida to continue her university education. After completing her master's degree in 2014, Heather met Dawn Rhys, international artist and Director of Imperial Belly Dance Theatre, and resumed performing and studying dance.
Heather performs solo and group shows frequently throughout South Florida.
Heather is currently a member of award-winning belly dance troupe Gypsy Fire and dance performing group Sirens Dance Collective.
Heather is continuously adding new, modern and innovative belly dance techniques, styles and tricks to her repertoire while maintaining the authenticity and historical techniques of the ancient dance. Devoted to life-long learning, Heather continuously seeks to cultivate her skills from the "Greats" of belly dance.
Heather's natural abilities, lifetime passion and devotion to dance shows in her performances. Heather brings elegance, flexibility and rhythm from her classical dance training and brings a worldly influence from her exploration of dance styles from around the world to put on a unique and mesmerizing show.
Heather has performed at many venues and events in the South Florida area including:
Florida Turkish Festival, Hollywood
Leila Restaurant, West Palm Beach
Agora Mediterranean Kitchen, West Palm Beach
Olympia Grill, Delray Beach
Taverna Opa, Delray Beach
PGA National, Palm Beach Gardens
The Kelsey Theater, Lake Park
Hippocrates, West Palm Beach
Hunters Run Golf Club, Boynton Beach
The Living Room, Boynton Beach
Moonfest, West Palm Beach
Willoughby Golf Club, Stuart
Galleria Gilda, Lake Worth
Past Booked Events
|October 28, 2017 • 10:00pm - 10:20pm||Belly Dance Show in Brickell, Miami|
|October 22, 2017 • 12:15pm - 12:45pm||Belly Dance Show for South Florida Bridal Expo|
|October 19, 2017 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Gypsy Fire Belly Dance Show in Palm Beach Gardens|
|October 07, 2017 • 7:00pm - 7:20pm||Belly Dance Show at Olympia Grill|
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