Upcoming Cassandra and Jawaahir Events
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.
Cassandra's Cabaret: Winter White!
Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 8:00pm
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.
Purchase your tickets here. Your seat is not reserved until we receive payment.
For further information, call 612-872-6050, or email email@example.com
Our experience is your advantage!
Monday, December 28
Choreography For Soloist
Choreography Workshop for Duet or Group
Cassandra has been a successful Oriental dance performer for over 35 years, and has a wealth of information to share with students who want to perform in any belly–dance–related style.
Monday, December 21
Contact: Cassandra Shore by email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 612-872-6050 to schedule your slot. If you are unable to audition on these dates, and are still interested, call Cassandra.
All members and apprentices are required to attend four hours of dance class per week outside of their rehearsal commitment time, in order to achieve healthy working dance competence. Classes at The Cassandra School will be gratis, and dancers are encouraged to study in other forms as well. We ask that you miss no rehearsals during the month prior to a concert.
All members are asked to participate in volunteer and fundraising activities as able. Our fundraising activities include silent and live auctions and other activities for our Henna Party and Annual Gala Fundraiser. Volunteer activities include: weekly rehearsal and event set-up and take-down, some board committees, costume care, hospitality, etc. We fully honor and recognize all contributions, including money and time.
Cassandra School Open House
Sunday, January 3, 2016
Join us for FREE mini-classes and refreshments!
Check back for teaching schecule.
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!
Jawaahir's 23rd Annual Henna Party
Sunday, January 17, 2016
$12 per person, $10 per person for groups of 5 or more.
Jawaahir's 23rd Annual Henna Party is coming! Delight in an afternoon of henna, dance, food, and fun as we once again bring the Middle East to the Midwest. See the flyer coming soon (for both the Henna Party and the Weeklong).
● Performance by Jawaahir at 2:30.
Bring your drums for jamming and cushions for your comfort. We provide free DIY henna!
$10 tickets for a chance to win a 10-week session of Level 1 or Level 2 classes at The Cassandra School. We’ll pull 2 lucky winners from the magic raffle basket.
From attendee Aziza about the 2015 Henna Party: I had so much fun! Jawaahir rocks an excellent party! The dancing was tremendous and the free flowing henna was a blast! Thank you all so much for your efforts towards a fantastic afternoon.
Class Showings for Winter Session (all classes)
Saturday, March 12, 2016
Join us for class "showings" – not formal performances but a chance to show what you've been learning and polishing. It's for all levels, so you can see what's in store for you. Free and open to the public, it's a chance for you to invite friends and family to see your progress and to have fun!
Review of a previous Class Showings
Check back for our Class Showings flyer.
Oasis Dance Camps
Oasis Dance Camp is the longest running residential Oriental dance retreat in North America. Beginning in 1985 Oasis is dedicated to educating dancers in the art of Oriental Dance and its related folkloric forms.
Upcoming: April 2016. Oasis Dance Camp and Cassandra are going to Istanbul and Fez! The focus of the trip is on music, and there are intensive Oriental technique classes with Cassandra as well as classes with local teachers in both cities, evenings of live music and entertainment, and days of exploring these exotic locales. To be added to the list of interested travelers, send an email to: email@example.com.
Past: September 16–20, 2015. Cassandra and Sahra Saeeda at Oasis North: Traverse City, Michigan. November 4–8, 2015. Cassandra and Uza of New York at Oasis South: St Augustine, Florida.
For more information and to register: www.oasisdancecamp.com
under the Stars
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Tickets $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Come have some fun with us!
Spend at least $100 and receive a ticket to the dress rehearsal for Jawaahir's next show.
Join our mistress-of-ceremonies, TPT2's Almanac co-host Cathy Wurzer, for an exciting evening with performances by Cassandra and Jawaahir. Of course, we'll also have silent and live auctions, and henna artist Angela from Ancient Traditions Mehndi.
We have costume accessories, classes and tuition discounts, restaurant gift certificates, theater tickets, CDs, art museum membership, amusement park and festival passes, unique artisan jewelry, stunning visual art, Minnesota craft beers, hand-thrown ceramics, exotic household décor… and much more!
Cassandra's 2016 Weeklong Oriental Dance Intensive
Monday-Saturday, June 13–18, 2016
It's our 15th anniversary! Join us for this six-day workshop taught by the fabulous Cassandra:
Cost of the complete weeklong package: USD $675.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-872-6050.
A $100 non-refundable deposit will secure your place in the Intensive. Balance is due May 21, 2016. Cancellations receive 50% refund (less deposit).