Autumn Festival | October 18-20,2019
Xanadu Dance Studio is pleased to present, Rillito Raqs, a festival featuring Helena Vlahos & Gamal Gomaa! This incredible weekend will be packed full of a variety of workshops, performances, and vending. Friday night we will kick off the weekend with a Meet & Greet Hafla and Showcase, including performance opportunities for workshop participants & students. Saturday we will have workshops with Helena Vlahos, Gamal Gomaa, and DeVilla, followed by our evening gala show. The Rillito Raqs Evening Gala will feature local dancers, as well as visiting dancers from California, Nevada and Washington. The weekend will end on Sunday with an extended workshop focusing on dancing to live drum from Helena Vlahos & Gamal Gomaa!
Veil with helena Vlahos
Saturday, October 19th | 10:00-12:00p | Location TBA
Egyptian drum basics with gamal gomaa
Saturday, October 19th | 1:00-3:00p | Location TBA
Stage makeup 101 with devilla
Saturday, October 19th | 3:30-5:30p | Location TBA
Dancing to live drum with Helena Vlahos & Gamal Gomaa
Sunday, October 20th | 10:00-3:00p (with a lunch break) | Location TBA
Friday Meet & Greet Hafla
Friday, October 18th | 7:00 PM | Location TBA
Come party with our guest stars, Helena Vlahos & Gamal Gomaa, to kick off the weekend! This special hafla will be a fabulous evening filled with great food, performances, group dancing, and activities. Anyone participating in the weekend workshops is invited to sign up to perform. Throughout the evening, there will be performances opportunities; if you are looking to perform as a soloist or a group, fill out the form below to sign-up!
Rillito Raqs Gala Show
Saturday, October 19th | Doors @ 7:30 | Show @ 8:00 | Pima Community College Center for the Arts (2202 W. Anklam Rd)
Xanadu Dance Studio is pleased to present, Rillito Raqs Gala Show. Join us for a wonderful evening of dance & live music. We will also have a fun selection of local & Egyptian vendors for shopping before and after the show. Our line-up includes:
Guest stars Helena Vlahos & Gamal Gomaa
The Xanadu Dance Company
DeVilla and the Sekhmets
Shimmy Sister Kate
Ashtalea & Ah Ya Helu
and many more!
You do not want to miss this wonderful evening of dance!