Having been blessed by her grandfather the nickname "La Turka" as a young girl, it seems as if it was destiny that has lead Linette to pursue the expressive art of belly dance!
Hiring a professional dancer ensures quality entertainment to your guests. Your event will be memorable with Linette , who blends engaging,excitement, and elegance into her show.
Linette LaTurka is a professional Belly Dancer serving the New Jersey and New York City area. Her style of belly dance has been influenced by Lebanese, Egyptian, and Turkish dancers.
Linette LaTurka was introduced to Middle Eastern dance 5 years ago where one Egyptian CD, with it's melodies and mysterious lyrics, opened a door of curiosity that has sparked a passion that to this very day continues. She began studying and training with some of the most highly respected instructors here in the United States and from the Middle East.
Today she studies diligently under the direction of highly trained and greatly respected Middle Eastern Dance Artists from NJ and NY metro area.
By staying loyally rooted to Middle Eastern Dance, Linette LaTurka incorporates it's history as well as an extraordinary stage presence and playful charm all while allowing her signature style to shine through.
She also incorporates props such as: Wings, veils, zills, cane, sword, as well as candle tray.
By always staying up to date with new techniques and style, she is ensuring her audience an authentic experience.
Her passion, dedication, respect, and love for Middle Eastern culture and dance is clearly seen in all her performances. And with this charisma makes for a powerful, exciting, and one of a kind event!
Linette LaTurka Professional NJ Belly Dancer , show casing her performances in the NJ and NY Metro Area.
She is available for anniversaries, , bachelorette parties, banquets, birthday parties, children's birthday parties, celebrations, Christmas parties, community events, conventions, corporate functions, dinner dances, events, festivals, fundraisers,graduation parties, grand openings, private parties, proms, restaurants, sweet 16 parties, weddings, wedding ceremonies, wedding cocktail hours, wedding receptions, and more.
~~A standard show usually is between 20-30 minutes long with audience participation that is greatly encouraged and of course family friendly!
Booking is easy and Linette LaTurka is available by phone or email, always doing her best to accommodate her clients. ~~
*Please no bachelor parties*
*Fluent in English and Spanish. Can also accommodate to any Arabic and French speaking client*