© 2018 by Adrianne Raqs 

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Resources for Students

It's important for ANY serious dancer to study the culture, history and current discussions in our art form. Below is a list of books, lectures, programs and more for you to check out.

Journey Through Egypt

Learn about the real dances of Egypt with Sahra Saeeda. JTE 1 & 2 are hosted in a city near you. JTE 3 & 4 take place in Egypt.
 

JTE 1 is a MUST for anyone studying Egyptian Dance.

Farida Fahmy Thesis

Learn about the history of the Reda Troupe and their influence on the dances of Egypt. Download her thesis for an amazing journey. 

Learn about the history of the Reda Troupe and their influence on the dances of Egypt. Download her thesis for an amazing journey. 

2016 Look at Contemporary Cairo Dancing

Learn about the current (2016-2017) state of Egyptian dance in Cairo as performed by native Egyptians. Researched and written by Christine M Shain (Shiraz).

MENAT Dance Geeks

Lectures by current dancers discussing their unique perspectives and journeys in this art form. 

Dancers- Documentary

Watch this very real look into the world of Egyptian Dance. Be warned- this is the kind of real-life experience most dancers in Egypt face.

The Fez Documentary

Learn about the history of American Belly Dance on the West Coast.