Kaitlyn is a professional belly dance artist who teaches and performs on the coast of North Carolina and beyond.
She began her training as a child with a strong background in formal dance; in her adult life, she has trained extensively in the art of Middle Eastern dance and specializes in Egyptian, American Cabaret, American Tribal Style® and Tribal Fusion Bellydance. For creative flare, her performances sometimes incorporates a variety of props including finger cymbals, veil, double veil, Isis wings, cane and sword.
In addition to Middle Eastern Dance, Kaitlyn is best know for her Bollywood & Indian Fusion; blending elements of folk and classical that range from Bharatanatyam to Bhangra
KAITLYN WAS EXCELLENT WE ENJOYED HER.VERY PLESANT AND INTERATED VERY WELL WITH MY GUEST.KAITLYN WAS SO MUCH FUN.
She was so awesome and professional. She was very engaged with the audience. I really enjoyed her show and would recommend her to anyone. Every show I have, Kaitlyn will be involved in it.
Response from Kaitlyn Bellydance:
Thank you so much again Gregory for having me be apart of this event! It was truly an honor and I enjoyed performing for your guests! I wish you much success in your clothing line and I hope to work with you again soon :)
She was a great performer (New Years party) Everyone in the party enjoyed it and they said she would be the one performing from now on.
Price Range: $150 and up
Gig Length: 10 - 90 minutes
What to Expect
Kaitlyn is a professional belly dancer who is extremely versatile and exudes this by performing various styles of the dance including American Cabaret, Tribal Fusion, and Bollywood. Her styles and performances can accommodate almost any crowd or situation. She also uses props with her performances including the veil, sword, and zills (finger cymbals). She is available for birthday parties, graduations parties, restaurant performances, weddings, wedding showers, art exhibits, festivals, corporate events, etc.
A belly dance performance by Kaitlyn is the perfect way to entertain your guests and her dancing adds a distinct interest and excitement to just about any event.
And as they say in the Middle East, "a party is not a party unless there is a belly dancer."
You can schedule Kaitlyn for 1 to 3 sets or more, depending on the event or location.
A typical "set" belly dance performance is a series of 3 to 4 songs lasting approximately 10 to 15 minutes in length and can include one or more props.
Kaitlyn is also available for:
-Bachelorette or "Girls Night In" Parties
Arabian Princess Parties:
Give your child something truly enchanting for her next big event. An "Arabian Princess" party is a themed event that can include a full costumed bellydance performance by one or more dancers, party favors, special present(s) for the guest of honor, a short bellydance lesson as well as a fun themed arts and crafts lesson. Arabian Princess parties usually last approximately 1 hour to 1 hour 1/2 and are suitable for children ages 4-13. Each party can be tailored to suite to each individual age and preference.
Kaitlyn is a professional belly dance artist who teaches and performs on the coast of NC and beyond. Her dance experience began as a child with formal training in ballet, tap and jazz, all of which she learned at Dance Theatre of Jacksonville.
Among some of her accomplishments in dance, Kaitlyn has attended week-long intensives w/ Aziza of Montreal, completed Levels I & 2 of Sahra Saeeda's Journey Through Egypt cultural certification program, received General Skills & Teacher Training Certifications in ATS® from Fat Chance Bellydance®, judged professional bellydance competitions in 2010, 2011 & 2014 and performed alongside Indian Bollywood star Raggeshwari in 2008. Most recently Kaitlyn was selected to be a member of the 2014 & 2015 Eastern US production of “Bellydance Evolution” tour and is a featured dancer in the instructional dance series for the “Learn Bhangra App”.
While on tour with Bellydance Evolution she performed at prestigious venues in NYC including Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Peridance Capezio Center.
Kaitlyn's other passion is Indian dance and studies Kathak, Bharatanatyam, Bhangra, Modern Indian Fusion and Bollywood. She is the creative director of her student performance troupe "Apsara" and was the founder and co-producer of the annual "Down East Bellydance & Drum Fest". For more info visit: (link hidden)
Additional Booking Notes
It is essential that the there be a sound system that plays clearly and is compatible to play an IPod or CD and someone (such as a DJ) designated to run sound during the performance.
If the sound system does not play IPods, please let Kaitlyn know in advance.
The performance area needs to be on a surface that is flat and adequately spacious for movement. If the ceiling is low hanging or there are obstacles or other hindrances that could affect the performance that are of concern, please contact Kaitlyn so such can tailor the performance to accommodate for any issues there may be.
Past Booked Events
|October 07, 2016 • 7:30pm - 8:15pm||Bridal Shower|
|February 06, 2016||Launch Party|
|December 31, 2015||Holiday Party (New Year)|
Needing a sound system that plays clearly and is compatible to play an IPod or CD
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