Award Winning Performing Artist!! Kelvia is the owner and founder of the Middle Eastern Dance Academy of CT! Kelvia is known in the business for not just her innovative and energetic presence on the dance floor, but also as a trainer for most of the current mainstream dancers in the state! Kelvia's "Going Pro" program has resulted in producing 6 Professional dancers in the state of CT. Dancers such as, Zahra, Liana, Aleathea, Cassandra, Emiliah, and Kaia! In addition, Kelvia has produced and directed CT's first Professional Oriental Dance Teams, known as the "MDA Girls", "MDA Kids" and "MDA Divas".
Currently, Kelvia is the most sought after Oriental Dancer in the CT Lebanese American community. Expect to see a show full of passion and power!! Kelvia decided to take her first belly dance lesson in 2008 out of curiosity for this enchanting culture of dance. What resulted was a new form of external expression that captivated her heart and consumed her interest. Since then, Kelvia has dedicated her time and training to specializing in many forms of Belly Dance including: Turkish, Greek, Lebanese, Egyptian, and American Cabaret Fusion. Kelvia's passion and drive has led her to dancing on the stage of many prestigious venues. Kelvia has danced at venues such as Madison Square Garden (NYC), CopaCabana (NYC), Shrine at MGM Foxwoods, The New Haven CT Presidential Inaugural Ball for Barack Obama, The New Haven CT Mayor Ball for the honorable Toni Harp, Sharifwear Production in DROM (NYC), and Al Khaima Arabesque Academy, (Toronto,CA). Kelvia has trained intensively in the oriental arts. Her commitment and love for Raqs Sharki led her to Egypt and Lebanon. During her time in the Middle East, she was given the opportunity to not only experience the culture first hand, but also train, perform and instruct classes.
You can hire Kelvia for Weddings, Bridal Showers, Belly Blessings (baby showers), Children or Adult birthday parties, Corporate Events, Cultural Festivals, or even fundraisers.... (sorry no all male events).
Kelvia can customize a show that is sure to meet your vision and event needs. You can choose from a traditional middle eastern oriental performance, or spice things up with some fusion artforms such as: FIRE eating, Fire palms, Fire fans, Single Sword, Double Sword, Fire sword, Fire Crown, Shamadan, WINGS, LED Wings, tray balancing, and beautiful veil work.
Contact Kelvia TODAY and lets get started on building your perfect entertainment party package!