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Upcoming Cassandra and Jawaahir Events

   

2014 Printable
Events Calendar

Details for Cassandra and Jawaahir public performances, workshops, and seminars here and around the world. Call the office for more information on educational shows and private functions.

Photo of camels at an oasis.
Camel market c.1920

     


2014
Cassandra School Open House (September)
Open Rehearsal--Yasmina (October)
Open Rehearsal--Sahra (November)
Cassandra's Cabaret (December)


2015
Cassandra's Weeklong (June 2015)


     

Open House flyer

Cassandra teaching at our new studio.
photo by Jan Geisen

 

Cassandra School Open House

Sunday, September 28, 2014
Jawaahir Studio Accessibility symbol.
3010 Minnehaha Avenue, Minneapolis
12:30 - 3:00pm

Join us for 8 FREE mini-classes and refreshments!
Classes open to new and current students.
NEW STUDENTS — Receive $10 off a full session when you register at the Open House!

12:30 – 12:45 pm  Beginners (Level 1) ANGELA
12:50 – 1:05 pm   Level 2  CASSANDRA
1:10 – 1:25 pm  Level 3  JENNY
1:30 – 1:45 pm   Level 4  LESLIE
1:50 – 2:05 pm  Level 5 CASSANDRA
2:10 – 2:25 pm  Beginners (Level 1) CASSANDRA
2:30 – 2:45 pm  Level 2  ANGELA
2:50 – 3:05 pm  Level 3  RENEE

Print out the flyer!

The School offers 20 classes each week, for students ranging from two left feet, to Jawaahir company members continually honing their skills. All ages, levels, shapes, and sizes!

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Yasmina in Cairo with Randa's musicians  

Open Rehearsal: Yasmina Ramzy Choreography

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Jawaahir Studio Accessibility symbol.
3010 Minnehaha Avenue, Minneapolis
3:00 - 4:00pm
FREE

Yasmina Ramzy from Toronto, Ontario is best described as a force of nature. She is known to many in the Middle Eastern dance world as an enthralling performer, exceptional choreographer, mentor to dancers from all over the world, and a visionary leader in the dance community. Jawaahir Dance Company is thrilled to be the recipient of a Minnesota Regional Arts Council Arts Learning grant to bring her to the Twin Cities.

Yasmina is in Minneapolis as a guest artist for Jawaahir to create an original piece of choreography for the company. Please join us for the FREE Open Rehearsal at the end of the week.

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Sahra Saeeda  

Open Rehearsal: Sahra Saeeda Choreography

Friday, November 7, 2014
Jawaahir Studio Accessibility symbol.
3010 Minnehaha Avenue, Minneapolis
8:00 - 9:00pm
FREE

Sahra Saeeda has performed and taught Egyptian-style Orientale and Folkloric dance on five continents. Originally from the Los Angeles, California area, Sahra lived, danced, and researched in Egypt from 1989 to 1995. Since then, she has been teaching and performing Egyptian and Folkloric dance around the world.

Sahra is in Minneapolis as a guest artist for Jawaahir to create an original piece of choreography for the company. Please join us for the FREE Open Rehearsal at the end of the week.

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Cassandra  

Cassandra's Cabaret

Starring Cassandra, Anjela, Christina, and Jenna

Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 8:00pm
Jawaahir Studio Theater Accessibility symbol.
3010 Minnehaha Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

$30.
Tickets available here.

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. Seating starts at 7:45.

See photos & videos from previous Cassandra's Cabarets.

For further information, call 612-872-6050, or email genmanager@jawaahir.org

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Cassandra teaching at our new studio.
Cassandra teaching
at the 2012 Weeklong
(Photo by Jan Geise
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Weeklong 2015 flyer

 

Cassandra's 2015 Weeklong Oriental Dance Intensive

Read a review of a past workshop by one of the participants, Sherezzah Bint al-Waha.
Read the Winter 2011 Beledi Beat for a Weeklong Intensive Preview by Patricia Cumbie.

Monday-Saturday, June 1–6, 2015
Jawaahir Studios
Accessibility symbol.
3010 Minnehaha Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

A six-day workshop taught by the fabulous Cassandra:

  • Five days of dance classes (10:00–4:30)
  • Three performances included: Participant dinner show (Monday), Enchanted Evening (Friday), Cassandra's Cabaret (Saturday)
  • Technique for Oriental and folkloric
  • Conditioning and stretching
  • Lecture classes daily
  • At least 3 helpful teaching assistants available to give you individual attention at all times
  • Live drum accompanist
  • Saturday review/video session
  • Vendors

Cost of the complete weeklong package: USD $675.
Space is limited to 25 participants.
Registration will be available on-line in 2015.

See the flyer.

If you are coming from out of town and want advanced information about accommodations or things to do in the area, contact Angela at admin@jawaahir.org or 612-872-6050.

A $100 non-refundable deposit will secure your place in the Intensive. Balance is due May 17, 2015. Cancellations receive 50% refund (less deposit).

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