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 is thrilled to announce that she was the 3rd place winner in the Randa Kamel & Mohamed Shahin Crown Competition on October 29, 2016 in Toronto. Ashley placed 3 out of 11 dancers. A huge congrats to Oksana Jirnova who won 2nd Place and Monet Deneen who won the Crown! Ashley thanks the judges Dr. George Sawa, Mohamed Shahin and Randa Kamel for their selection, Nada el Masriya for her hard work putting the event together and all the fellow dancers and competitors – everyone was very supportive and encouraging!
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.
This year brings back the super popular Teacher Feature at Ammara Studio!!! Teacher Feature is a fantastic showcase of local teachers who will instruct an hour of one of their specialities. 14 Teachers over a 7 week period!!! The series will start April 12- and runs to May 31 (no class May 17th).
Ashley & Tim Gerwing of Samar Oriental Dance Ensemble will spend an hour breaking down the fundamentals of Middle Eastern rhythms on April 26 from 3-4pm.
To look at the schedule and to register, please see www.ammara.ca There is also an early bird discount for registration!!!
Photo by: Elvira Yebes