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Bio

Kevla's dance education began when she was 5 years old, with years of extensive study in ballet, jazz, and modern.  Bringing this background to her love of Middle Eastern dance gives her a versatility and dedication to be reckoned with.  She has been performing as a professional soloist since 2014, and prior to that performed with professional bellydance troupes.

Training and Qualifications

August 2020

Completed the diversities of the Middle East Summer Seminar put on by the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies

February 2019

Completed level two of Journey Through Egypt, an overview course on the movement and cultural diffusion in the different regions of Egypt

July 2015 and February 2018

Twice completed Aziza's Dreamcamp, a week-long bellydance intensive

August 2016

Second place winner, Professional Fusion Soloist, at the international Yaa Halla Y'all Bellydance Star Competition

Regularly attends local and international workshops and classes with renowned instructors, such as Aziza, Amanda Rose, Melissa Gamal, Ranya Renee, Vanessa of Cairo, and many more.

Career Highlights

-Featured performer annually at the Egyptian pavilion for Folklorama since its inaugural year (Manitoba)

-Producer, "Shivers & Shimmies" (Rachel Browne Theatre, Manitoba)

-Guest performer, "Gala Bellydance Show" (Tybee Island, Georgia)

-Performer, "Dance Manitoba Showcase Concert" (Manitoba)

-Guest performer, "Aziza Gala Show" (Edmonton, Alberta)

-Guest performer, "Daughters of Atlas Bellydance Festival" (Grand Forks, North Dakota)

-Guest performer, "Aalim Starfest Showcase" (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)

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