Shahrzad in Vancouver 2022

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Shahrzad in Vancouver 2022

Shahrzad in Vancouver

Ashley Rhianne is SO EXCITED to bring Superstar Shahrzad to Vancouver in November 2022!

  Only 35 spots will be open for the intensive! UPDATE September THE INTENSIVE IS SOLD OUT

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: (Open to change) Hours TBC

November 17

Thursday open class: Cairo Combos *separate class from intensive

630-9pm (2.5 hours)

Get ready to shake it up and groove to some new beats! In this workshop Shahrzad will be sharing a variety of her go-to combinations to the hottest new songs straight out of Cairo. 

Q&A 9-9:45pm

November 18 – 20 (16.65 hours)

Egyptian Musicality Intensive

Enjoy an intimate intensive weekend training with Shahrzad! This intensive will focus on the dancer’s connection with music and how musical interpretation varies between styles. Each section of the intensive will focus in on specific music elements and styles starting with technique and musicality insights and working into combinations and choreography. Movement training will be supplemented with lecture to ensure students walk away with a deep understanding of the subjects they have learned. 


10:00-12:00 Technique and rhythm training


12:45-3:00 Technique and rhythm training


10:00-12:30 Taqsim and Baladi


1:15-3:45 Mawal and Shaabi


11:00-1:30 Golden Era


2:15-4:30 Tarab

Thursday – Sunday workshop location: Bard on the Beach 162 West 1st Ave Vancouver, BC V5Y 0H6 *Studio room C

Friday November 18 Café Cairo Gala Show featuring the Layali Dancers, Shahrzad of Cairo & Special Guests

Doors 7pm, Show 730pm

Tickets: $30 Eventbrite, $40 Door day of

Location: The Anza Club 3 West 8th Ave Vancouver BC

Saturday November 19 Hafla

Call to make a 7pm reservation under Dancers Hafla: 604-253-8714

Trocaderos Restaurant 2411 Nanaimo Street, Vancouver

$30 min spend on food, drinks etc per person


All prices in CDN $

Thursday night open class: $80 for non-registered intensive members $70 for registered participants

Intensive weekend (Friday – Sunday): $575 – SOLD OUT

Single day intensive option $200 – SOLD OUT

Single day  intensive option after October 1: $260

**Single day options will only be opened if there is room

*Payment plans may be provided, please speak to Ashley Rhianne

Payment must be made via PayPal only sent as FRIENDS & FAMILY 

No refunds provided.

Accommodation & Getting Around

If you are looking for a place to stay, the workshop venue & gala show location are located in Mount Pleasant.  The workshop venue is close to the Main street Skytrain station which is accessible from downtown or further east (15 min walk).

Transportation options:

  • Uber
  • Translink (for buses & skytrain)
  • Taxi
  • Lyft
  • Mobi bikes (rent & ride a bike!!)


How to register?

Register here! First come first served. Send an email & receive the registration form. Registration will be complete with payment only.

Things to do in Vancouver

 If you are in town for a few days, here are some suggestions for things to do & see while you are here?  Always bring rain gear though because Vancouver is a rainforest (we call it the WET COAST ha!)

  • Stanley Park
  • A walk on the seawall (weather permitting!)
  • Shopping on West 4th Ave
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge (free shuttle from downtown)
  • Museum of Anthropology at UBC
  • Beer drinking at the East Van Craft Beer district
  • Shopping on Granville Island
  • Vancouver Art Gallery
  • Fly Over Canada
  • Lunch in Gastown

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