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Bay City Shimmy

Friday 4th May 2018

Think you know belly dance? Expect the unexpected with the performances on offer in this show.
Bay City Shimmy is a vibrant celebration of belly dance in New Zealand, pulling together multiple styles of belly dance into a show that will have you wanting to join the dancers in moving to the exotic beats.
This show has everything from dramatic sword dances to breathtaking veil work, oriental sparkle and tribal groove.

The funky fusion beats and breathtaking performances will have audiences at the edge of their seat (or dancing in the aisles). Featuring dance groups from Nelson, the West Coast and Tasman, this show features many of the styles and fusions that have evolved from this dance forms exciting and varied history. Bollywood Fusion, Oriental Fusion, American Tribal Style, dramatic skirt moves, Spanish Fusions and more appear in this whirlwind 55 minute show. The music selection represents the variety of styles with Bollywood beats through to the rhythms of the middle east, each song pulling the audience into the rich tapestry of movement and music that is belly dance.


May 4




Ghost Light Theatre
146 Bridge Street

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Pay What You Can: $12.00 Pay What You Can: $20.00 Pay What You Can: $32.00 Earlybird Admission: $10.00

Tickets from Eventfinda ph. 0800 BUY TIX (289 849).


Additional Info

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