Jawaahir Dance Company & The Cassandra School: Performing & Teaching Contemporary Middle Eastern & Belly Dance
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SUMMER SESSION Summer Session began Monday, June 19th. REGISTER NOW! It's not too late to come belly dance with us!

Get a $20 off coupon for your 10-week Fall Session registration when you pay for your full Summer Session 2017. Also, student discounts available this session.
Go to cassandraschool.com for details.

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.

A POCKETFUL OF JEWELS: DANCE GEMS FROM NORTH AFRICA & THE NEAR EAST Jawaair performs at The Ritz Theater in the Minnesota Fringe Festival again this year! A Pocketful of Jewels reveals a world of hidden dance in North Africa & the Near East.  Engaging entertainment wraps earthy dances in gloriously colorful costumes. Artistic Director Cassandra Shore is your tour guide, delivering informative cultural contexts to the dances and fascinating info about the costumes, dance, and music! Learn about when, where, why, and how you would be able to see these dances (or not!) when visiting the region. A family friendly and most enjoyable hour!`Purchase reservations HERE through the Fringe website.

PERFORMANCE ADVENTURE CLASSES: YOU'RE THE STAR! Excited to learn and perform some new choreography? After four weeks of rehearsal, you’ll have the opportunity to perform what you have been practicing, in costume, in a professional setting, on Saturday, September 23rd. These special classes run August 28th through September 23rd at both the Minneapolis and Bloomington studios. Check our online calendar for dates, times, and your class location.


  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 |