Saffron Dance is the best part of my week, my month, my year! -Judy

Casbah 2017


"Casbah" is Saffron Dance's annual June concert, held at Georgetown University's Gonda Theater. Join us for a colorful showcase of folkloric, contemporary, and fusion style belly dance performances guaranteed to dazzle and inspire!

Featuring the current 2016/17 Student Companies:

Chiftitelli Student Company, directed by Keika Raqs
Beledi Student Company, directed by Elena Faye
Ayoub Student Company, directed by Linda Bellydance
Zeffa/Samai Student Company, directed by Blythe Jones
Maqsoum Student Company, directed by Elena Faye
Saidi Student Company, directed by Faten
Karachi Student Company, directed by Jenna Shear

And the Spring 2017 Performance Classes:

O5/6 Performance Class, directed by Faten
Tribal Fusion Performance Class, directed by Jenna Shear
Fusion Performance Class, directed by Elena Faye
Persian Performance Class, directed by Annie Lum
Khaligy Performance Class, directed by Elena Faye

Plus special performances by faculty and Saffron Dance Company!

TWO SHOWS: 5pm & 8pm

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 5:00pm
Sat, 06/03/2017 - 8:00pm

$30 in advance | $35 at the door

Performance Development Circle


Join us for one of our favorite events, the Performance Development Circle!  Featuring performances by students and faculty, the PDC is a safe and supportive environment for dancers to present new work, practice dancing for others, and even perform solo for the first time!   Doors open at 7:30, PDC begins at 8pm.  

Admission is FREE, but there is a suggested donation of $5.  

Interested in performing?  Email by July 7th in order to perform!

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 8:00pm