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Elements

It is believed the Universe is formed by the four elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water. Each of the four elements contains its own unique properties: Rawness and groundedness with Earth; action, ideas and motion with Air; passion, dynamism and temperament with Fire; intuition and mystery with Water. Together they form the natural world through…
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Ozgen in Adelaide

Belly Dance Amethyst is proud to be welcoming back master Turkish belly dancer Özgen in Adelaide for a second time! ABOUT ÖZGEN Özgen is an internationally acclaimed Turkish dancer, teacher, choreographer and director. He is known for his poise and charisma on stage. His taksims are heartfelt, his spins are effortless, his creativity transposes boundaries…
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Spooky & Creepy 5!

It’s the Zombie Apocalypse! The Humans’ Last Stand Your Brain is on the Menu So Party While You Can.......Join us once again for our annual Halloween show! Dressing up is essential so put your thinking caps on now, as there will be a prize for best costume. Get your freak on and be entertained by the…
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The Sultan’s Secret Door Adelaide Fringe 2017

CELEBRATING OUR SELLOUT FRINGE SHOW 'THE SULTAN'S SECRET DOOR' Belly Dance Amethyst's Adelaide Fringe production 'The Sultan's Secret Door' was a sellout and all-round huge success! Some reviews from the night: ... "Your show was excellent. We enjoyed it very much, thank you. Your costumes were fantastic. You are the best belly dancers in Australia.…
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Claire

To dance is the ultimate freedom; to be one with yourself, the earth, the air, the rhythm... From an early age Claire has loved to dance, instantly drawn to and in love with belly dance after her first taste in 2001. She has attended workshops with local and internationally established dancers. Claire is at ease…
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Gülten

Gülten is one of only a few belly dancers of Middle Eastern heritage in Australia. She thrives on sharing her knowledge and passion for this beautiful dance art of her Turkish ancestry. Since 2004, Gülten has formally studied belly dance with numerous talented local and international artists and continues her exploration of the dance to…
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Myra

Myra's dance studies and experience have been wide and varied in Australia and overseas. After studying ballet for many years with Joanne Priest she began a 20year exploration of the dance styles of Europe, the Balkans, Turkey, Central Asia and the Middle East, becoming an instructor in 1983. As a result, Myra has developed a…
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Kate

In keeping with the folk origins of the dance Kate believes it is most vibrant when performed at a grass-roots level. She is delighted to appear regularly at community events and nursing homes as well as at private functions. Kate began belly dancing in the 1980s and has performed as a soloist for several years.…
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Solange

Solanges’ dance background began with classical/cabaret style of Middle Eastern dance, its variations and some Tribal study. A continuation and exploration of ATS, Tribal/World and Tribal fusion followed, and the inception of the Babylonia Tribal. The core fundamentals of ATS as a base, layering and incorporating variations of Tribal, has led Solange to develop her…
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Lorralei

Lorralei was lured back to belly dance when her passion for dance was rekindled with her introduction to gothic, industrial and tribal fusion styles. Over time she has continued to experiment with the theatrical, world fusion flavours, and dimensions of emotional expression. Lorralei has a love for collaborative dance work, and cofounded Mandragora which is…
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