Zap! …I really can’t believe the month is over and this is the last A-Z challenge post! No more daily Nita in your inbox! I love the letter Z. There are a lot of great things I could have written about that actually start with a z, but I found out just a few minutes… Continue reading Brought to you by the letter Z for Jazz, baby!
In 2011 I choreographed and produced a full theatre production that featured the Big Band, the Saba Middle Eastern Dance Ensemble and ensemble soloists. If you’ve watched any of the videos I’ve re-posted about the show during the A-Z in April blog posts, you’ll have noticed right away that this was a really fun show.… Continue reading R: Raqs Bedaya
…performing to a little something by Frank Sinatra at Saqra’s Showcase, November 2009 I’m participating in the Blogging From A-Z challenge. One blog post for each letter of the alphabet, each day of April (except Sunday).
It’s delightful, it’s delicious, it’s delectable, it’s delirious, it’s dilemma, it’s de limit, it’s deluxe, it’s de-lovely! Am I dreaming? Today’s post is brought to you by the letter D! Here are Colin Donnell and Laura Osnes singing “Its De-Lovely” from the 2011 revival of the Cole Porter musical, “Anything Goes,” which made its Broadway… Continue reading a De-lovely Dream!
I’m participating in the Blogging From A-Z challenge. One blog post for each letter of the alphabet, each day of April (except Sunday). C is for the Casino Opera Choreography! The inspiration for this particular choreography was Badia Masabni, the founder of modern Egyptian dance as we know it today, and her famous nightclub, called… Continue reading C is for the Casino Opera Choreography
Two of the things I miss the most all wrapped up into one pretty package! I miss the creative expression that choreographing for the troupe allowed me to indulge in. And DAMN I miss playing that big band music! From 2011: Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps: a cane dance, choreographed by me and performed by Saba Middle… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Bellydance & Big Band