Introducing Raqia Hassan

 

Raqia Hassan workshops schedule

Hala Dance Company is very proud to present Egyptian master choreographer & teacher, founder, producer and director of the acclaimed "Ahlan wa Sahlan" dance festival in Cairo, Raqia Hassan in a 2-day dance workshop in Redwood City, CA on April 21st and 22nd, 2007

Don't miss this golden opportunity to learn from the teacher of the stars and experience a spectacular Dance Show

** Volunteers are needed, if you are interested, please contact Hala Dance

Raqia Hassan's USA tour 2007:
April 14th & 15th: Manassas, VA. Details & registration, please contact Faten Salama
April 21st & 22nd: Redwood City, CA. Details below
April 28th and 29th: New York City, NY. Details and registration, please contact Morocco

In this intensive 2-days seminar, Raqia Hassan will teach her very unique techniques of Egyptian dance, the subtle "Raqia touches", and her signature captivating choreographies.

Raqia's choreographies are full of interesting moves that are challenging without losing the fun and joie-de-vivre of the true Egyptian style. She always has something new in her thrilling choreographies, and her teaching skills are top class. Don't miss this opportunity to study with one of the greatest choreographers of our time.

Raqia's workshops are an excellent opportunity for dancers who wish to improve their dance skills, learn new techniques and increase their knowledge about Egyptian culture and dance. The workshop is open to all levels of dancers who want to learn authentic Egyptian dance.

Raqia Hassan will be available for private and semi-private classes after the workshop. Please contact hala@haladance.com for details.

Date :
Saturday 21st April & Sunday 22nd April, 2007
Location :

Odd Fellows Dance Hall, 839 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063

Recommended Hotel:

Good Nite Inn, 485 Veterans Blvd, Redwood City, CA 94063 (0.9 miles from Odd Fellows Hall)
Telephone: (650) 365-5500
Email: AGMRedwood@good-nite.com.
Mention "Hala Dance Company" and get a rate of $50+tax for a double room with 2 queen-size beds (sleeps up to 4 people).

Schedule :

Saturday 21st April, 2007 (Workshop)

  • 9.30am - 10.00am : registration and shopping
  • 10.00am - 12:00pm : class with Mme Raqia Hassan (Oriental dance to music)
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm : lunch break
  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm : class with Mme Raqia Hassan (Oriental dance to music)

Saturday 21st April, 2007 (Evening show): 7:00 - 9:00pm

  • Dance performances by select star dancers and teachers including Hala and the Hala Dance Company's reportoire of Egyptian dances!! Details & Registration

Sunday 22nd April, 2007 (Workshop)

  • 9.30am - 10.00am : registration and shopping
  • 10.00am - 12:00pm : class with Mme Raqia Hassan (Oriental dance to song)
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm : lunch break
  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm : class with Mme Raqia Hassan (Oriental dance to song)
No refunds. Non-transferable. No videotaping
Admission :
  • At door : $115/day @ door (spaces still available)
Registration :

Please arrive early and register at the door.

Vending Information:

Vending space is limited so please send your payment early to avoid disappointment.

  • Vending Prices : $150/8ft table for the whole event (all day Saturday including evening show and all day Sunday). Workshops only (not including evening show): $130/8 ft table. Sat only: $95 (includes evening show). Sun only: $65
  • Details : Workshops will be at Odd Fellows Dance Hall, 839 Main St, Redwood City, CA 94063. Event will be on second floor. There is an elevator for your use.
    Set up time is 9:00am. Doors open at 9:30am. If you need more time, please let us know.
    Dance show on Sat evening will be at Veterans Memorial Center Theater, 1455 Madison Ave, Redwood City, CA 94061
    Vending space at the show is limited. The prices above include the whole weekend but the location changes for the Sat show.
    Please send payment for however many tables you want to:
    Hala Dance
    1478 Calabazas Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95051
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