The Sweetest Star
Middle Eastern dance artist Adrianne is a star performer from Los Angeles, California. A multi-award winning performer, her passion for the art of raqs sharqi is evident every time she glides across the stage. She delights audiences with her impeccable technique, beaming stage presence and lavish costumes.
A lifelong artist and professional performer since 2007, Adrianne is proficient in several styles of
Pan-Arabic dance, including neo-classical Egyptian dance, North African folkloric styles like Saidi (traditional cane dancing) and Sha’abi or modern urbanized street dancing. She’s also a gifted instructor and has taught specialty workshops across the Southwestern United States.
Committed to preserving authenticity in her choreographies, she’s also been instrumental in working to preserve the rich history of belly dancing and Arabic culture on the West Coast. Working alongside film maker Roxxanne Shelby, Adrianne served as associate producer on the acclaimed film The Fez Documentary , preserving the stories of the multicultural dancers and musicians working at Hollywood’s famed night club The Fez from the 1950’s- 1970’s. The film has won several awards (Best Feature Film at the Salamanca Moves Film Festival in Tasmania, and Nominated for best Foreign Feature Documentary at the Lebanese Independent Film Festival)
Adrianne’s upcoming appearances include: Instructor at Phoenix Rising Dance Festival 2019 and Cairo Shimmy Quake 2020!!!
“I love expressing myself in the moment with my audience. It’s an art that creates a shared energy, a shared love and a shared memory“
(Bio written by Princess Farhana)