Ebony has taught and performed throughout Asia, Europe, Canada and the U.S. She has performed onstage with Grammy nominated band Thievery Corporation, with electronic musician and performance artist Peaches, and with Turkish/Electronic fusion recording artist Oojami. She is a founding teacher at Sahara Dance, Washington D.C's premiere belly dance school.
Ebony's extensive performance experience includes international theaters, television appearances, concerts, clubs and restaurants, and private engagements. She provides family-friendly entertainment that will impress your guests at your special event. Whether your preference is traditional or hip hop fusion belly dance, Ebony can tailor a dazzling performance or group instruction session to suit your needs.
*Ebony does not perform for all-male audiences*
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Ebony's playful and sharing spirit flavors both her performances and her approach to teaching. A combination of strong technique, musicality, and innovation are the foundations of her colorful dance presence. Ebony performs both traditional raqs sharqi and her own dynamic fusion belly dance style, which is fueled by her background in both raqs sharqi and urban dance genres.
Ebony has taught and performed throughout Asia, Canada, Europe and the United States. She has toured internationally with the world famous Bellydance Superstars and Jillina's Belly Dance Evolution show. Ebony has also performed with the Grammy nominated band Thievery Corporation and with electronic musician and performance artist Peaches. She performs with the award winning troupe Raqs Sahara, directs fusion troupes Raquettes ShimmyPop and Raqs Caravan Urban, and is a soloist at a variety of engagements including restaurants, private parties, weddings, festivals, concerts and numerous theater performances.
Ebony is a featured soloist in the upcoming DVD “America's History of Bellydancers of Color”.
Along with her love of dance, Ebony is in love with teaching. A founding instructor of Sahara Dance - Washington DC's Center for Middle Eastern Dance, her students describe her as “approachable” and her classes as “fun” and "challenging". She teaches weekly classes in both traditional and urban fusion formats and has choreographed for Raqs Sahara, Sahara Tribal, Raqs Caravan West, Raqs Caravan East, and is the director of both Raquettes ShimmyPop and Raqs Caravan Urban. Newcomers to belly dance are Ebony's favorite students, as they are a major source of inspiration to her.