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Cassandra teaching at our new studio.
the 2012 Weeklong
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DON'T MISS THIS!!! CASSANDRA'S WEEKLONG INTENSIVE, June 1–6. There is still space for YOU!!!

Be here for 5 days of dance classes with the always-enlightening Cassandra for five hours each day, a live drum accompanist, 3 performances, and helpful teaching assistants. This year offers the weeklong participants an exciting opportunity to create an ensemble work for LIVE drum, and perform it in the Friday night Enchanted Evening, or Saturday Cabaret! Register now!

Cassandra is also offering History of Belly Dance Lectures. Lectures are open to anyone interested at $20 each, payable at the door (included for all weeklong participants).
Part 1 is Tuesday
and part 2 is Thursday, 2:00pm - 3:00pm.




ENCHANTED EVENING is on Friday, June 5. Come and be enchanted by Cassandra and Jawaahir Dance Company — a special and intimate evening of performances by Cassandra, Jawaahir Dance Company, Afsana, Al-Bahira Dance Theater, Blue Lotus Middle Eastern Dancers, Kamala Chaand Dance Company, Sisters of the Sahara, Zulaika, and more!




CASSANDRA'S CABARET, starring Cassandra, Baraka, Emalee, and Talia is on Saturday, June 6.
Join Cassandra as she transforms the Jawaahir Studio Theater into a Cabaret! Intimate tables, delicious hors d'oeuvres, and an evening of fabulous dance and music.




This is week 10 of Spring Session at The Cassandra School. Check the calendar to see whose classes are running during the break.

Plan your summer dance classes now! SUMMER SESSION starts the week of June 15, and the schedule is up.

New to belly dance?
See FAQs. Watch a video about our classes! More questions? Call 612-872-6050.


  Jawaahir Dance Company is dedicated to presenting Middle Eastern dance as a living art form at its highest artistic level, to bringing the rich folkloric heritage of the Middle East to the theater stage, and to providing education about the dance in its authentic form for dance students and the general public. In carrying out our mission, we strive to make our work culturally, financially, and physically accessible to the public. You can support Jawaahir's mission by making a tax deductible donation.



If you have any accommodation needs, please contact us.

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