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Jenny Piper, General Manager
Voice: 612-872-6050     Email: genmanager@jawaahir.org
 

 

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Cassandra Shore, Artistic Director
Voice: 612-872-6050     Email: Cassandra@jawaahir.org
 

   
   
         
 

Sing To Me A Little
The Lab Theater, Oct 22-25, 2015

 

Jawaahir’s 19 dancers perform ancient traditions and stunning contemporary interpretations, collaborating with some of the most acclaimed Arab artists working today: world-class choreographers Sahra Saeeda and Yasmina Ramzy, commissioned by Jawaahir to each create new work for this concert; singer Shelley Thomas; and multi-instrumentalist Michael Ibrahim, Director of the National Arab Orchestra. For more information on the show, click here.

         
   

Rehearsal Video

   
    Sing To Me video    
         
   

Newsletter

 

Press Release

   

Article about Michael Ibrahim

 

 

    Newsletter  

Press Release

         
   

Postcard

 
   

Front
Sing To Me postcard

Back
Sing To Me post card

 

         
   

Stills

   
   

Jawaahir Dance Company
Ganal Hawa


Cassandra
Cassandra

These 2 photos by Jan Geisen

       
   

Show Cast Photos

 

 
   

Music Director
Georges Lammam
Georges Lammam.

Michael Ibrahim
Michael Ibrahim

Shelley Thomas
Shelley Thomas

         
   

Jawaahir dancers rehearsing for Sing To Me A Little
with Sahra and Yasmina:

Photos by Jan Geisen.

Sahra in rehearsal

Yasmina in rehearsal

         
    Show Funding    
   

This activity is made possible, in part, by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund, O'Shaughnessy Foundation, Target, and friends of Jawaahir.
MRAC MSAB

         
    Other Photos    
   

   If you are not referring to a Jawaahir event, please ask permission to use the photo.
   Thank you.

    Cassandra in purple by Nicole LeCorgne Cassandra by Jawaahir. Cassandra in Sawwah by Donna Kelly
         
    Cassandra in Sawwah by Donna Kelly Cassandra in Raqs Nouveau by Ann Marsden. Cassandra in Sawwah by Donna Kelly
         
    Cassandra in Orientalia by Jawaahir. Orientalia trio by Jawaahir. Raqs Nouveau-dolls by Ann Marsden.
         
    Raqs Nouveau-fans front by Ann Marsden. Ganal Hawa Raqs Nouveau-Nova by Ann Marsden
   

 

   
 

Other Videos

   

The videos clips below are both high resolution, 640x480 pixels at 3Mbps, and low resolution, 320x240 pixels at 256kbps. Both resolutions are compressed with WM9. Clips are also available as DVDs and MPEG-2 files upon request. Contact the office or genmanager@jawaahir.org.

     
   

Jawaahir Promotional Video


Image from Jawaahir promo video.

Raqs Nouveau show clips for
August 2009 performance
at the Southern Theater
Image of Raqs Nouveau performance.

Raqs Nouveau tech rehearsal at the Southern Theater, 2009

Raqs Nouveau Rehearsal, Southern Theater.

   

High resolution, 4:40, 100MB
Low resolution, 4:40, 8.6MB

High resolution, 7:45, 180MB
Low resolution, 7:45, 15MB

High resolution, 1:19, 74MB
Low resolution, 1:19, 3.1MB

         
   
   

Jawaahir Press Kit

   

 

Cassandra Biography.pdf

 

Company Members.pdf

 

Fact Sheet.pdf

 

General Information.pdf

 

Performance Information.pdf

 

Short Show Descriptions.pdf

 

Technical Rider.pdf

 

Touring Rates.pdf

 

What They Said.pdf

 

What They Say About Jawaahir.pdf

   
   

Pronunciation of Jawaahir

   

Jawaahir (Ja-WA-heer) Play audio clip of the word Jawaahir., means jewels in Arabic.
 

   
   

Press Videos

   

Excerpt of Halaa performed by Jawaahir Dance Company:

   
   

Press Photos

   

Photo of party scene.

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