Sequins, and Glitter, and Veils, Oh My!


Dorothy bellydances into the land of Oz, meets friends and foes, and tries to return home. Join us for a dramatic and imaginative show!

Saturday May 12, 2018

Shows 4 SOLD OUT

and 7:00 PM – tickets still available
Tek Box Theater- 2nd Floor in the Cowles Center for the Arts
528 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Theater doors open 15 minutes before the performance, lobby opens 30 minutes before the performance.

Refreshments available on a cash donation basis

Tickets: $20 in person, $22 through paypal. To purchase tickets click here or contact Emalee at 507-250-5150 to reserve yours.

April 9, 2016    7:00 PM
Beauties and Beasts is a theater show displaying bellydance interpretations of the animal world. From fairytale creatures to every day animals, land, air, and sea get represented in a dazzling display of drama, beauty, and dance.

Join Emalee, her troupe Bellydonna, and guest performers from the Twin Cities in this imaginative and enchanting show.


Tickets are available by contacting Emalee at 507-250-5150 or online through Emalee’s store page


Starring Emalee, Cassandra, Baraka, Talia and surprise guests!

Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 8:00pm
Jawaahir Studio Theater
3010 Minnehaha Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

Tickets are available on-line.

Join Cassandra as she transforms the Jawaahir Studio Theater into a Cabaret! Intimate tables, delicious hors d’oeuvres, and an evening of fabulous dance and music. Seating starts at 7:45.

Purchase your tickets early. This Cabaret will sell out as all participants in Cassandra’s Weeklong Intensive will be attending. Your seat is not reserved until we receive payment.

For further information, call 612-872-6050, or email genmanager@jawaahir.or

Alice in Wonderland

 Emalee joins the talented cast of Bellydance Evolution’s latest show Alice in Wonderland for 2 East Coast performances!  September 13 at the Rialto Theater in Atlanta, Georiga, and September 21 at the Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia.  Click HERE for more information.

Come see our fabulous theater show!  Join the Blue Lotus Dancers at TWO locations, Rochester and Minneapolis!  Contact Julianna or Emalee for tickets! Rochester, MN performance will be at 7:00 pm, and the Minneapolis performance will be on January 25th at 8 pm at Jawaahir dance studios.

What better way to celebrate a Shimmytwin birthday than to watch one of them dance?!  Come see Emalee perform with the Blue Lotus at their upcoming cabaret performance in Rochester, MN!  They are performing new choreography for a happy hour show (at 4 pm).   Tickets are 10 dollars, contact Emalee or Julianna to reserve yours. Julianna:  507-358-3330 or  If you have to miss the cabaret, catch them on the Eagles Cancer Telethon at 11 pm and 11:20 pm on KTTC (NBC) . As far as I know a live stream online is not available this year.

Don’t forget to wish Marya a Happy Birthday!

This Friday October 29th Marya performs at Fanoos Persian Cuisine! Come out to enjoy the food, music, dancing, and fun in Sandy Springs! The dancing starts at 8 pm! Hope to see you there!

Join us tonight at Nicola’s off LaVista and Briarcliff in Atlanta, GA for the student night performances. Marya will be performing along with other fabulous students of Atlanta Fusion Bellydance! Show starts at 7!!

This weekend Emalee travels to Milwaukee with Julianna and the Blue Lotus to perform at Arab World Fest! Show times are Friday at 8 pm, Saturday at 2 pm and 7:30 pm, and Sunday at 2 pm and 4 pm.

This weekend is also Marya’s last weekend performing in the Twin Cities! She will be:

at the Mediterranean Cruise Thursday August 5th (tonight!) at 6 and 8 pm

at the Mediterranean Cruise Friday August 6th at noon, 6, 8, and 10 pm,

at Ansari’s Mediterranean Grill at 7 and 8 pm,

and then at the Med Cruise again on Sunday at 6 and 7:30 pm.

Come out and say good-bye!

With my move to Atlanta  just two weeks away, I’m busy packing and making final arrangements! This Friday at the Mediterranean Cruise is my going away party. My solo show will be at 6 pm, with trio shows by Julianna, Emalee, and myself at 7 and 9 pm. DJ U.B will be spinning international beats the rest of the night. It’s going to be a blast! There is a facebook event here. Hope to see you there !

Here is a flyer DJ U.B .made!