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past performances 2015

July 25, 2015

Jerry Bezdikian presents the Belly Dance artistry of Brenna!
Featuring spectacular performances by Giselle and Tachea!
Music by:
Jerry Bezdikian (kanun)
Eylem Basaldi (violin)
John Tarpinian (ud)
Greg Squared (clarinet)
Samer Ali (violin)
Carmine T. Guida (doumbek)
Reuben Radding (bass)
Hanna St. John (riq)
A.P. Joseph (percussion)
Lisa Tarpinian (vocalist)
Badaweyah Kareem – Parkside Lounge liaison

8:00 pm – 11:00 p.m
$10 cover
One drink minimum
Must be 21+

Parkside Lounge
317 East Houston Street
New York, NY 10002

July 19, 2015
1990’s Belly dance Music Showcase
Jebon Sushi and Noodles, 15 Saint Marks Place, lower level, between 2nd and 3rd Ave, New York, NY

June 19, 2015
Subverse: Fusion Bellydance by Solstice Tribe
7:30pm – 10:00pm, doors at 6:30pm
(le) poisson rouge
158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY
Tickets available at:

June 17, 2015
Danielle, Sarah Jezebel Wood, Debbie Despina Cartsos, Tatianna Morales with Beatbox Guitar
Danielle Hutton, Tatianna Morales, Debbie Despina Cartsos, Sarah Jezebel Wood will be featured. Johanna (FL), Brenna, Sarah Hassan and more will also be sharing their dancing talents. Come celebrate Danielle’s 31st birthday!
Beatbox Guitar will provide live music
Rob Mastrianni – Guitar
Pete List – Beatbox, Shahi Baaja
Jebon Sushi and Noodles, 15 Saint Marks Place, lower level, between 2nd and 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10003 Please call 212-388-1313 for reservations
Djam Schedule
7.30pm Doors open
8.00pm Band starts playing
10.00pm End
$15 entry, $5 minimum food or drinks
(Bellyqueen School members get $5 off)

May 15-17, 2015:
Tribal Fest
May 15 – Solstice Studio
May 17 – 3:54pm – Soloist
Sebastopol Community Center
Sebastopol, CA

May 2nd, 2015:
Rakkasah’s Spring Caravan
2:00pm – Solstice Studio

Ukrainian Cultural Center
Somerset, NJ

May 1st, 2015
Maiden in the Moon presents a sneak peek of Stars & Garter Snakes!

An all new and all American rag tag belly dance review featuring the one and only MARDI LOVE and Casino Badia’s resident triple threat MAIDEN CHINA!
Two Shows! 8:30pm and 10:30pm
The Red Room (one flight above the KGB Bar)
85 East 4th Street, NY, NY
Ticket link:

April 11th, 2015:
First Universalist Society of Salem

brenna bellydance fusion

I finally have a new site, everyone!

Please enjoy yourselves and take a look around. There is a newly added photo and video gallery, along with extended information on my dance troupe, The Zilla Dance Ensemble.


upcoming performances

August 2, 2015
Pugs ‘n Kisses Hafla: A Fundraising Event for Curly Tail Rescue, hosted by Nyx Asteria

Roxy & Dukes Roadhouse
745 Bound Brook Rd, Dunellen, NJ
2:00pm – 6:00pm

Come out to see some of the finest Middle Eastern & Fusion performers in New Jersey and New York shimmy for a great cause:
Curly Tail Pug Rescue!

$15 general admission
$10 for performers
$5 for children 10 years old & under

September 11, 2015

Las Vegas Bellydance Intensive & Festival
A Night in the City of Riches
Clark County Library Theater
1401 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV

Tickets available here.

October 24, 2015
Raven’s Night: Supernatural
Belladonna and Ken Vegas invite you to step out of the ordinary and into an extraordinary evening of entertainment! A belly dance show like no other, Raven’s Night offers a full course evening of sensational spectacles and salaciously sinister Supernaturals.

Featuring a carefully curated cast of the most crafty and cunning fusion belly dance creatures of the night!  Indulge in your love affair with the unusual and celebrate your steam powered obsessions. Lace up your tallest boots, put on your best top hat  and join us we entice and explore our fascination with curiosities the occult and the macabre.

The All Hallow’s Exposition: 5:30-6:30pm
* Featuring pre-show entertainment such as Tarot card readings,
Variety arts, Sideshow performances and plenty of photo ops with friends!
Salon Lunaire: 6:30-7:15pm
*Featuring  live musical collaboration with Nathanile Johnstone & Darbuka Dave
Cabaret Melancholia: 7:30-10:00pm

Anaar – Oakland, CA
Belladonna – Washington, DC
Brenna Crowley – New York City, NY
Dalgali – Washington, DC
Groove Merchant – New Jersey
Naimah – Baltimore, MD

Sherri Wheatley – Los Angeles, CA
SuperKate – New York City, NY
Tempest – Seattle, WA
Troupe ‘Hip” Notic – Southern Maryland
Yasmine – Washington, DC

Doors: 5:00 pm

The Birchmere
703-549-7500 | 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria VA 22305

Please be advised that the adult content of this show is suitable for ages 18+.

Tickets available here.

November 21 & 22, 2015
BrennSelle presents:
Witching Hour Boo-tique 2015: A Tribute to Horror in Cinema
Two Shows! Nov. 21 @ 7:30pm & Nov. 22 @1:30pm

A Theatrical Belly Dance Concert!

Camera! Lights! Horror!!! We’re BAAAaaack … for our 3rd dark sparkling year! Come see some of the most maddening belly dancers of the Tri-State Area as they whirl you through gripping performances in horror’s cinematic history of B-movies, cult classics and fan favorites specially picked for your entertainment!

Aberrant Dance Theatre
Altagracia and Caribbean Rose Dancers
Brenna Crowley
DeFrancesco Dance
Donna Eileen

Giselle BellydanceNYC
Karen Wahl & Callista Zaki
Layla Mary & Veiled Visions Dance Ensemble
Nyx Asteria
Samantha Nieves
Zenaide and the Kasbah Kittens
Zilla Dance Ensemble

Grab your popcorn darlings! Sport your 3-D glasses! Seek comfort with a love one or hold hands with your unsuspecting Neighbor as The Witching Hour Boo-tique has your ticket to a night of screams at the movies!

Light bites and beverages available!!

The Muriel Schulman Theater at Triskelion Arts
106 Calyer Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015; doors open 7:30pm / curtain 8:00pm
Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015; doors open 1:30pm / curtain 2:00pm

On-line ticket sales start on Sept. 1, 2015
$20.00 in advance or $25.00 at the door

March 17-20, 2016
Art of the Belly – 6th Annual Belly Dance Festival in Ocean City, MD hosted by Naimah and Amandari

Performer and Workshop Instructor

Friday Workshop 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Pop Fusion Belly Dance: Moonwalker Edition

For more information and to sign up for workshops: