Mariana: Philadelphia's Premier Award Winning Professional Belly Dancer! A highly sought after performer, available for all your sophisticated entertainment needs. Currently located in Philadelphia, Mariana regularly performs for clients in PA, NJ and DE as well as up and down the East coast! Located outside of PA? No problem! Mariana will gladly travel to you! (please contact her for more details).
Originally from Bogota, Colombia, Mariana is Philadelphia's most in-demand belly dancer. Mariana has 24 years of dance experience and expertise. Besides belly dance, she is classical trained in Western dance styles including Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Modern, Flamenco and Latin ballroom.
Mariana has performed at all the top restaurants, hookah lounges and clubs in Philadelphia and it's suburbs including: Fez, Ariana's, Casablanca, Marrakesh, Tagine Restaurant, Aloosh, B Side Hookah Lounge, Argana Restaurant, Onyx Hookah Lounge, Blue Mist Hookah Lounge, Tulip Hookah Lounge, Samarkand, Little Marrakesh, CousCous, Norma's, Cafe Aladdin, Syriana Hookah Lounge, Estia, and Leziz (now His and Hers) Restaurant and Lounge, and Temptation Hookah Lounge. She has also performed at over 100 private events including wedding receptions, mehndi celebrations, anniversary parties, birthday parties, bachelorette parties, family reunions, baptisms, theme parties, holiday celebrations and more! She also has had the opportunity to perform live with nationally and internationally acclaimed bands including Animus, Pangia, Nathaniel Johnstone Band, Ishtar, Middle East Ensemble and Maharal.
Mariana is a consummate professional, believing herself to always be a student. Mariana regularly trains with Egypt's top instructors, always striving to perfect the art form and maintain her dedication specifically to the Egyptian belly dance aesthetic and technique- therefore you are always guaranteed an authentic belly dance performance. Mariana's performances include her mastery of veil dances, candle tray balancing, sword balancing, cane dances, impressive Isis wing dances, playing of finger cymbals, powerful drum solos and the use of fan veils. For examples, please see her videos below.
Mariana makes her clients her top priority, ensuring that your event is the most important event. Every performance is customized and tailored to fit all your performance needs and specifications. Mariana is a perfectionist and will make sure you're satisfied with your upcoming event, so never hesitate to contact her: there are never too many questions or requests!
Mariana believes that every event should be unique and special and she will work with you to create a truly unforgettable experience. Concerned about price? Need to stay within a tight budget? Limited time constraint? Contact Mariana today to see what packages are available to meet your needs.