Jawaahir Dance Company & The Cassandra School: Performing & Teaching Contemporary Middle Eastern & Belly Dance
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CASSANDRA'S COLLEGE IS BACK! Take advantage of the opportunity to learn from the best! Cassandra has been a successful Oriental dance performer for over 36 years, and is recognized internationally as a master teacher and performer. These classes will be held June 5th, 6th, and 7th at the Jawaahir Mpls studio. Each class covers a different topic. All classes run from 6:008:00pm and are $45 each. These classes are open to all levels and you may just come to class to register and pay. Cassandra has a wealth of information to share with you!

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Come to shop til you drop! DAHLAL INTERNATIONALE will be here to fill all of your dancewear needs. "Defining style with belly dance fashion and supplies for performers worldwide." Saturday, June 10, from 10:00am–3:00pm at the Jawaahir Mpls studio.


CASSANDRA'S CABARET is back to entertain you on Saturday, June 10, at 8:00pm at the Jawaahir Mpls Studio Theater! $30 reservations available NOW! Join Cassandra, Alana Mari, Anjela, Lahlia, and guest dancers, Blue Lotus, Jawaahir, Lesley Inman, and Sisters of the Sahara, as our studio is transformed into an intimate cabaret setting with sumptuous hors d'oeuvres and an evening of fabulous dance and music. Seating starts at 7:45pm. Also, cabaret guests may enjoy perusing through Dahlal Internationale costumes, hip wraps, music, DVD's, accessories, and more!


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SUMMER SESSION Summer Session begins Monday, June 19th. REGISTER NOW! Come belly dance with us!

All Level 1 classes are geared for non-dancers. You will learn basic movements and then build upon them. New to belly dance? See FAQs. Watch a video about our classes! More questions? Call 612-872-6050. Check the Calendar for class cancellations and other notices.

Spring Session began March 20th and will end May 28th.


  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.



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Jawaahir Dance Company & The Cassandra School - 3010 Minnehaha Ave S, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55406    612-872-6050    | Contact Us |