Alia Thabit, a dancer and choreographer of Lebanese and Palestinian descent, incorporates traditional and contemporary influences, colorful costumes, and dynamic music to present a wide range of Middle Eastern dance styles (also known as raqs sharqi, danse orientale, baladi, or belly dance). Solo to full company shows available. Suitable for schools, theatres, festivals, and celebrations of all sorts.
Alia's performances demystify the culture and art of the Middle East and delight audiences of all ages.
Mysterious, powerful, earthy, and mischievous, Alia evokes the splendor of the East, expressing the heart and soul of the music, a thrilling blend of passion and expertise.
As an instructor, Alia empowers students, bringing out their individuality and unique personal expression.
As a performer, Alia dazzles young and old with her feeling and expression of the music, precise hip work, beautiful costuming, and audience rapport.
Suitable for all audiences.