Daleela Morad is Your Perfect Entertainment Choice! Here is what fans have to say:
"You are a very beautiful woman and your splendid performance is a wonderful blend of art and sensuality." - Your fan, Obaid, January 2010.
"In her gold and white costume, the beautiful belly dancer, Daleela Morad, shook her hips to the rhythms of the tabla. This was the first time the people of Kolkata experienced belly dancing to Indian Tablas. The audience was stunned by her performance!" -Icore Ekdin - Kolkata Newspaper, December 2009
"While concluding the first number, the tabla went dha-dha-dha and her hips went left-right-left, leaving those present in complete awe as they witnessed a scintillating performance of belly dancing by Daleela Morad, to the Indian Tablas." -The Kolkata Mirror - Indian Newspaper, Princeton Club, 12-11-09
Daleela's shows are soulful journeys to a land of magic and sensual enchantment. Elly Award Winning Belly Dancer, Daleela Morad, will mesmerize you and your guests with her exotic Egyptian belly dance solos or group performances (up to 3 dancers). Her shows may include sword, double veil, finger cymbals or Isis Wings. Daleela's specialty is invigorating the crowd & infusing your special event with a touch of sensual magic. She invites everyone to dance with her and makes the room sour. Your event will be remembered as one of the best!
Daleela Morad studied Egyptian style dance in Cairo with such legends as Raquia Hassan, Mahmoud Reda and Farida Fahmy. She also dances fusion dance including fusing belly dance with Spanish, Bollywood and Brazilian Samba. She has won numerous awards for her excellent performances and choreography, including the prestigious Sacramento Elly Award for Dramatic Excellence as the gypsy dancer. Esmeralda, in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame". Recently, she was invited to tour India to tour India performing with World Fusion Band, "Jambination", and was featured on several Indian national TV news stations and newspapers. Daleela specializes in double veil, sword, Isis Wings and Finger Cymbals. She is also the author of 2 published, well received belly dance books.
The Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission certified Daleela Morad to perform and teach three different educational workshops/performances to K-12 schools and adult community organizations; she is the only belly dancer listed in their Arts Education Resource Directory. Daleela strives to perpetuate the rich culture of the Egyptian people through dance performances at schools, cultural and community events. Her mission is to educate both children and adults about Egyptian culture, and the Egyptian dances that have been passed down from mother to daughter for hundreds of years...
Featured dancer with Jambination's India Tour 2009-2010
Featured performer on India's R Plus TV News, Star Ananda TV and several major Indian newspapers including: The Telegraph, Icore Ekdin, The Kolkata Mirror and The Calcutta Times (please see India Tour Page)
Recipient of the prestigious Sacramento Elly-Award (which honors outstanding achievement in the Dramatic Arts)
Featured in Sacramento Magazine, The Sacramento Bee, and on Channel 3
University of California, Regent's Scholar - The most prestigious scholarship on the UC Davis campus - top 4%
Certified by the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission
Featured Dancer in the East Indian Film, Daulat
Award winning dancer in Ms. America of the Belly Dance - 1996
Lead dancer/actress in multiple, award winning theatrical plays
Featured on Numerous Television Shows
Trained/performed in Egypt, the Motherland of the Dance
International shows: India, Egypt, Morocco, Peru, Costa Rica, Nepal
Masters in Psychology and a Minor in Music
Author of, Belly Dance Wisdom, featured on KCRA Channel 3's Common Ground, The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento Magazine, The Davis Aggie, and The Gilded Serpent.
Author of, I Know Who I Am When I Belly Dance, featured in The Sacramento Bee
Performing for 24 years
"My goodness, you were incredible last night!!! You were everything that I had imagined based on what I heard from so many people. Your joyous personality and belief in the dance came through with your every move". --Zibazan Harobed