Ashley Rhianne is excited to announce that she will be performing and judging at Julia Farid’s top caliber festival – Isadora Cup in Kiev, Ukraine November 2 – 5 2017! Ashley Rhianne will be performing alongside Mohamed Shahin (Egypt / USA), Mercedes Nieto (Hungary), Julia Farid (Ukraine), Marta Korzun (Ukraine), Catherine Mancera (Germany), Jalila (Italy), Julia Mitsai (Ukraine) and Martina Tellini (Italy). A huge THANK YOU to the Isadora Team for this special invitation!
Ashley Rhianne is very excited to be an invited guest artist and judge in Quito, Ecuador for the Bellyfolklore Festival October 6-9 2017! A huge thank you to Bassem Ramadan for his tireless work and bringing Egyptian dance and music to Latin America!
For workshop and show details, please see here.
Ashley will be performing in the DFASS Salon Series Volume 4 + 5 Incubator Project 24 November +1 December, 2016 at The Emerald Supper Club.
DFASS continue to new works with a unique range of dancers and musicians who are experimenting with new ideas and forms of technology to inspire innovative work. This unique group of artists will electrify audiences beyond the constraints of the physical venue.
This project comes from a need to invest in artists and their creative practice. It’s about building space for risk, while focusing on shared learning experiences. It builds on unique opportunities and challenges diverse dance artists who are interested in growing their work in new and exciting ways.
Heather Laura Grey
Click here to be taken to the DFASS event page.
Ashley will be performing in the Small Stages 34 season kick off October 13 – 16, 2016 at The Anza Club in Vancouver. She will be performing a piece titled “Taboo” with Vancouver’s legendary burlesque artist Burgundy Brixx and percussionist Jason Ovary, exploring the origins, crossovers, comparison, taboos and stereotypes of Oriental and Burlesque.
For show and ticket information, click here.
Harrison Hot Springs
Ashley and Tim Gerwing on tabla will be performing alongside flamenco artists Kasandra “La China” & Andrea Williams with percussionist Davide Sampaolo from the Mozaico Dance Theatre with featured guest Irish Tapper superstar Joel Janna on October 24, 2015. For ticket & show information, click here.
Samar Oriental Dance Ensemble (Ashley, Tim Gerwing & Liam MacDonald) will be performing at the Kino Cafe February 8 2015 as part of the flamenco fundraiser for the SPCA.
The show will start at 8pm and feature 3 sets of local professional and student flamenco dancers along with musicians.
Samar Oriental Dance Ensemble will be bringing something different to the roster this evening, and this will be their first show for a flamenco audience.
Photo by: Dan Poh
Winter Classes starting January 15- March 19 2014
Hillcrest Community Centre
Wednesdays 7pm – 8:15pm
8:15pm – 9:25pm
4575 Loranger Way, Vancouver BC
Anwaar Performance Class
* please speak to Ashley about registering- previous bellydance experience required
2014 Term starting January 7 – June 24 2014
Scotiabank Dance Centre
677 Davie St. Vancouver, BC
Available upon request
please contact Ashley for booking, rates and more information.
*Studio fees extra