We are happy to welcome Asharah to Underground Nomads for her first performance with us, and Special Guest Elizabeth Zohar from Israel. We will also be featuring residents Azure and Angela, followed by co-founder+resident Dulce Vita taking the decks for your dancefloor.
Elizabeth fell in love with tribal fusion dance at the age of 22, and since has traveled all over the world in search for the best teahcers she could find. She has studied under world renowned teachers such as Ariellah , the Lady Fred, Jill Parker, Miriam Peretz and Eliran Amar. In addition Elizabeth studies other dance forms such as American Tribal Style Bellydance, Modern dance and Popping . She also studied sword Tai-Chi since the age of 14. Elizabeth has been performing in Israel, Europe and the United States, as well as producing her own tribal fusion shows and events in Israel. Her style is seen as a combination of Tribal fusion Bellydance, Dark fusion (a more dramatic, expressive style of tribal fusion created by Ariellah) and her own theatrical accents. www.Elizabethzohar.com
Asharah is internationally renowned for her strong technique, dramatic fusion of tribal and cabaret belly dance, tough but compassionate teaching style, and her dedication to raising professional and artistic standards in belly dance. She has taught throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia; and her 2008 instructional DVD, Modern Tribal Bellydance with Asharah, is considered one of the best instructional belly dance DVDs on the market for belly dancers of all styles and levels. She is fiercely dedicated to educating dancers about the history and culture of the Middle East and the evolution and roots of belly dance, as well as fostering creativity and individuality in every dancer. She is certified Level 3 in the Suhaila Salimpour Format, Level 1 in the Jamila Salimpour Format, and holds a B.A. from Princeton University in Near Eastern Studies. After living on the East Coast for 12 years, she now resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. She performs regularly with with Beats Antique as a member of Zoe Jakes’ Bhoomi Project as as a guest with the legendary original tribal belly dance troupe,Bal Anat. Read her blog on dance, art, integrity, and business at http://www.bdpaladin.com, and learn more about her upcoming events at www.asharah.com.
Underground Nomads Resident dancers AZURE and ANGELA, Resident DJ DULCE VITA
9pm-1am 1192 Folsom, SF Performances at 10pm. $5