Niusha is a professional dancer and belly dance teacher who enjoys sharing the joy that dance can bring to all ages. She is the director of Hip Logic and has performed at many festivals and fairs in the San Francisco, East Bay and Northern CA areas as a solo artist and as a troupe member and director.
Are you looking for some entertainment for your next party or event? Want to get the ladies together for something fun and learn to shimmy yourself ? Tired of Elsa visiting your child's party and want something different but fun that will get the kids up and moving? Niusha aims to make sure that everyone enjoys themselves as an audience member.
Price Range: Contact For Rates
Gig Length: 20 - 60 minutes
What to Expect
Niusha can create a set for your particular event. Start with a traditional cabaret style performance set, throw in use of props including zills, swords, isis wings, veils and cane. Want something a little nontraditional to add in? Niusha can utilize fusion style music, dance and props including some current pop hits to give your guests something they weren't expecting.
It is always fun to get your guests up and moving, so a lesson and audience participation can also be built in to make your event fun and unique!
If you are looking for troupe performances or duets, Niusha can bring additional dancers from her troupe to add to the experience for an additional fee
Niusha grew up performing as a ballet, jazz and tap dancer. As an adult she found belly dancing and fell in love with the diversity of the dance. She enjoys performing many styles of belly dance and fusion styles that incorporate her background and love of dance. She loves to share the joy that dancing brings her to others.
Niusha directs her own Belly Dance Troupe Hip Logic which performs at Fairs and Festivals. She teaches belly dance to students of all ages and levels in Lafayette and Alameda CA.
Additional Booking Notes
Private Dressing Room for Dancer is appreciated, at a minimum someplace for the dancer to store her belongings while performing is necessary.
Clean and Safe stage area as dancer may be barefoot.
Tipping is encouraged but not mandatory.
Past Booked Events
|August 09, 2019 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Bean Scene, Sunnyvale|
|July 20, 2019–July 21, 2019 • 12:00pm - 9:00pm||Carnival of Stars, Alameda CA|
|June 28, 2019–June 30, 2019 • 12:00pm - 10:00pm||Hot Raqs Festival|
|June 22, 2019 • 12:00pm - 3:00pm||Crepe Place, Santa Cruz|
|April 26, 2019 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Bean Scene, Sunnyvale|
|April 12, 2019–April 14, 2019 • 12:00pm - 9:00pm||Rakasah Festival|
|April 05, 2019–April 08, 2019 • 4:00pm - 12:00am||Requim A Gathering of Souls|
|January 27, 2019 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||El Morocco Casbah Night|
|December 08, 2018 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Red Door Dance Hafla|
|November 10, 2018 • 11:00am - 4:10pm||Fabulous Fall Festival|
|November 04, 2018 • 12:00pm - 11:00pm||Winter Cairo Shimmy Quake|
|November 03, 2018 • 12:00pm - 11:00pm||Winter Cairo Shimmy Quake|
|November 02, 2018 • 4:00pm - 11:00pm||Winter Cairo Shimmy Quake|
|October 28, 2018 • 6:30pm - 10:00pm||El Morocco|
|October 27, 2018 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||Pirates of Emerson|
|October 19, 2018 • 8:00pm - 11:00pm||Pirates of Emerson|
|October 13, 2018 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Red Door Dance Hafla|
|October 12, 2018 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Bene Scene|
|October 07, 2018 • 12:00pm - 7:00pm||Sirens Fest|
|October 06, 2018 • 12:00pm - 9:00pm||Sirens Fest|
|July 21, 2018 • 12:00pm - 7:00pm||Carnival of Stars, Alameda CA|
|July 01, 2018 • 12:00pm - 7:00pm||Hot Raqs Festival Clovis, CA|
|June 15, 2018 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Bean Scene|
|June 09, 2018 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm||Crepe Place Santa Cruz|
|June 03, 2018 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm||Walnut Creek Art and Wine Fair|
|May 18, 2018 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Pleasant Hill Elementary Belly Dance Evening|
Set List can be created for your special event.
Typical set list include fast traditional middle eastern music to get the performance started, slower pieces for veil and sword work as well as a mixing of some current more popular fusion and contemporary music.
If you are looking for a troupe performance, these sets vary and usually involve a mix of traditional style music along with modern pop and middle eastern music.
Influences & Inspiration
Niusha has performed at many fairs and festivals in the East Bay as both a solo dancer and as a member of a performance troupe. Some of the events she has performed at include Walnut Creek Art and Wine Festival, NorCal Pirate Festival, Rakkasah Middle Eastern Dance Festival and the Alameda County Fair.
A sound system that can plug an MP3, Laptop or play a cd. For larger venues, loud speakers are best.
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