Sunniva performs professionally as a soloist for shows, restaurants, birthdays, celebrations, bachelorette parties, sorority events, weddings, festivals, corporate events, and many others! Please reach out if you would like to consult about belly dancing at your event.
Her performances can include veil, fan veil, zills and sword. Sunniva mainly dances to Middle Eastern music but can perform modern fusion pieces as well.
If you have any questions please feel free to reach out.
Price Range: Please contact for rates
Gig Length: 10 - 60 minutes
What to Expect
Each performance will be tailored to your special occasion, this includes length, composition, music, the works! A typical set runs around 30 minutes and could include 4-5 songs, covering a grand entrance (generally with veil and/or zills), a dramatic veil or veil fan dance, a dynamic drum solo, guest of honor dance, a fun and energetic get the crowd involved dance. Sets can be tailored to be longer or shorter depending on the need of the event, but the minimum set is 10 minutes.
Depending on the event type Sunniva can run a 40-60 minute workshop teaching the fundamentals of belly dance to the group, along with a memorable performance. This is great for Bachelorette parties, sorority events, or girls night out type of events.
To make the most out of your event performance, Sunniva will require a private secure area to change and store her things in. A smooth clean performance surface (can be carpet, tile, hardwood etc. just has to be clean and danger free). Depending on the contents of the set, a larger dance space may be needed to accommodate for props (such as sword or veil fan). For music, the event must supply a high quality sound system that can play music off of an MP3 player (such as iPod/iPhone) or CD. Sunniva typically arrives 20-30 minutes prior to performance and likes to start on time so as not to delay your event.
Some extra expenses that may be added to the the event costs are:
• Travel expenses
• Additional performers
• Additional set
• Hip Scarfs for guest participation
Sunniva performs professionally as a soloist for restaurants, corporate events and private parties. She specializes in Raqs Sharqi styles. Her performances can include veil, fan veil, zills and sword. Sunniva mainly dances to Middle Eastern music but can perform modern fusion pieces as well. Sunniva's education comes from a variety of instructors around the Pacific Northwest, as well as National and International belly dance instructors through workshops and private lessons. Inspired by her former instructors and mentors, Sunniva strives to provide excellence in performance and education for the movements, music and history of Middle Eastern Dance.
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