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For the first time in California
Adrianne presents Shahrzad from Egypt!

March 23rd - 26
th 2023

All Friday -Sunday workshops and Saturday night gala show will be held at the El Segundo Women's Club
541 Standard St, El Segundo, CA
It's a beautiful 110 year old school house! With hard wood floors and stage. There is a full kitchen with refrigerator and microwave so feel free to bring your lunch the days of the workshop.   
Downtown El Segundo is a few walkable steps away with adorable shops and unique restaurants.

Schedule of Events

Open Class 

Thursday, March 23rd
Open workshop for anyone! 
7:00pm -9:30pm  at the El Segundo Women's Club
Shahrzad's Signature Tabla Technique!

Learn all of the secrets to endless shimmies and intricate belly isolations in this challenging technique and combination workshop! Shahrzad will break down her favourite techniques for tabla solo, drill to the latest upbeat music from Cairo, and work into combinations with a Tabla Solo from her latest CD.

Limited to 50 students. 

To register for the open class paypal adrianne at
Non-Intensive students
just signing up for the Thursday class only it's $65 ($67.86 if you pay goods and services, you need to cover paypal fees, only $65 if you pay friends and family)

Intensive Students can sign up at the discounted rate - Contact Adrianne



Saturday, March 25th!!
Doors Open
6:00pm and Show Starts at 6:30pm

541 Standard St, El Segundo, CA 90245

Purchase tickets here: EVENTBRITE

Pre-Sale $35/ $45 at the Door

Adrianne presents "From Cairo to Hollywood" a gala show featuring Shahrzad.

With dancers: Adrianne, Alia Gamal, Andalee, Aubre Hill, Basinah, Courtney, Faizeh, Gameela, Jayna, Aaliyah Jenny, Laural Leyl, Lenora Noir, Nicole Maria, Omoladun, Roxxanne Shelaby and Sonia Ochoa!!

This is THE show of the year!! Don't miss this opportunity to see all these dancers live in El Segundo!!!!




The Intensive- SOLD OUT!!!!

Delve into the intricacies of Egyptian dance and music in this unique weekend intensive! 

In this intensive Shahrzad will be exploring how technique varies as we move through different musical genres and how we can approach and develop our own unique musicality with each genre while staying authentic to the style. 

Friday March 24th- SOLD OUT!!!
Intensive Class- 10:00am-12:30pm- SOLD OUT!!
Rhythm and technique traini
ng - SOLD OUT!!
Revisit the base of the dance starting with an intensive technique session working on the signature moves of Egyptian dance and how they flow naturally to the base rhythms of the music.

Intensive Class  1:30pm- 3:30pm- SOLD OUT!!

Shaabi - SOLD OUT!!

The first step to dancing in a more authentic way is to groove like a local! Examine the modern social stylizations of the dance and music including musicality, techniques, and Egyptian gestures, working them into combinations with some of the latest songs. 

Saturday,  March 25th  - SOLD OUT!!!
Intensive Class- 10:00am-12:30pm - SOLD OUT!!!

Taqsim - SOLD OUT!!

Enjoy a slow-flow class, working through slow technique and transitions and working into improvisation drills. 

Intensive Class  1:30pm- 3:30pm - SOLD OUT!!!

Balady - SOLD OUT!!

From taqsim we will flow into baladi progression, breaking down signature baladi moves and technique stylization and working into drills which pace our combination to the gradual changes in the music as it progresses from slow to fast. 

6:30pm Gala Show
Tickets included in Full Package. Individual ticket sales will go up after January 30th, 2023

Sunday, March 26th  - SOLD OUT!!!
Intensive Class- 10:00am-12:30pm - SOLD OUT!!

Golden Era - SOLD OUT!!

Shahrzad will be sharing her perspective on golden era and how she uses technique and musicality inspiration from this era of Egyptian dance in her modern style.

Intensive Class  1:30pm- 3:30pm -- SOLD OUT!!

Tarab - SOLD OUT!!

Focusing on a Tarab song we will dig into detailed combinations and explore the many ways we can bring together melody, rhythm, and feeling in a way that feels authentic both to the dance but also to each individual dancer. 

The FULL Intensive is SOLD OUT!!

See above for the open Thursday class that is separate from the intensive. 

Hotels/ AirBNB
There is no o
fficial hotel for the event, but we are located next to LAX and there are plenty of hotels near by. 

There are a number of AirBNB's in guest houses across El Segundo that are within walking distance of the workshops, show and restaurants.


Lyft, Uber and Taxi's are all available from LAX. Many hotels nearby also have shuttles from LAX to their hotel.

The Women's Club does have a few parking spots available. We will have to park in tandem to all fit. Please read all parking signs before parking!

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