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Workshop: “Documenting Our Dance” with Roxxanne Shelaby

Do you have a dance story to tell? Are you interested in documenting your dance community, dance history, and more? Join us for a workshop featuring 4 prominent documentarians of MENAHT Dance: Amy E. Smith, Sheyla, Shining, and Roxxanne Shelaby.

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Workshop: “Documenting Our Dance” with Roxxanne Shelaby

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Mar 19, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM PDT

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Workshop: “Documenting Our Dance” with Roxxanne Shelaby

Date: Saturday March 19, 12noon-2:00pm PDT

Do you have a dance story to tell? Are you interested in documenting your dance community, dance history, and more? Join us for a workshop featuring 4 prominent documentarians of MENAHT Dance: Amy E. Smith, Sheyla, Shining, and Roxxanne Shelaby as they share their documentary process, resources, ideas, great stories and answer your questions!

About Roxxanne 

Roxxanne is an Arab Dance performer, instructor, event producer & filmmaker based in Los Angeles. She is the producer & director of the internationally acclaimed "Fez Documentary" which tells the story of her Lebanese family’s supper club, The Fez, and its place in history as the hub of Arab Arts & Culture in Hollywood. Roxxanne has combined her lifelong dance career with her love & dedication to Arab dance & culture, & its documentation. The Fez Documentary has been awarded Best Documentary Film in the Topanga & Salamanca Moves Film Festivals. Most recently The Fez Documentary had the honor of being selected as the Best Foreign Film Documentary at the Lebanese Independent Film Festival.

Guest speakers:

  • Amy E Smith - Documentarian of Boston's Nightclub Era of Belly Dance
  • Sheyla - Documentarian of “Funoon Shabeeya” a documentary About Egyptian Music & Dance
  • Shining - Documentarian of Research & Reconstruction of Early Raqs Sharqi, Awalim, and Ghawazee Dancing.

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