Drum Solo Choreography to “Solo Tabla",
from her album Sabriye Miye Miye (available on-line)
Saturday 9th July, 5.30-8pm
Welcome to this fun and fast paced drum solo choreography with Sabriye Tekbilek. This short number packs a lot of punch with intricate hipwork and dynamic isolations. The perfect finale for your set!
Years spent on stage every night throughout the Middle-East have converted Sabriye into a very seasoned professional dancer. She knows the dancers' secrets to impressing their audience!
Experience in Salimpour format recommended.
Registration and payment terms
For Salimpour Institute dancers: 2 CECs
These two websites offer many options:
Maëlle is happy to help coordinate for out-of-town dancers to share accommodation, just let her know!
ABOUT SABRIYE TEKBILEK
Sabriye Tekbilek is an international performer and instructor of Middle Eastern dance whose stage presence and technique have been shaped by a lifetime of international performance and study. She is the daughter of renowned Turkish musician, "Haci" Ahmet Tekbilek, and Lisa Djeylan, once an international bellydancer herself. Sabriye grew up in an environment of Middle Eastern Music and dance. As a child and young adult Sabriye studied many dance forms, including Flamenco, Ballet and Middle Eastern dance.
While attending the University of California at Berkeley, she began taking classes with renowned teacher Suhaila Salimpour and quickly became a member of the Suhaila Dance Company and Bal Anat. Sabriye was featured in the original run of Suhaila's stage show Sheherezade, as well as in DVDs for Bal Anat, the Suhaila Dance Company and Suhaila's Bellydance Fitness Fusion series.
It was while studying with both Suhaila and Jamila Salimpour that Sabriye was encouraged to begin teaching, awakening a passion for instruction. She is currently one of few the authorized instructors of the Suhaila Salimpour Format and holds the highest level of certification available in both Jamila and Suhaila Salimpour formats.
In 2005 Sabriye based herself in the Middle East where she has since worked for seven years with Lebanese agent Toros Siranossian through out the Gulf and North Africa. She also spent one year in Cairo working at the prestigious night club Haroun Al Rashid in the Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel along side the legendary Dina.
Sabriye has to date danced across the U.S., in Sweden, Norway, England, Turkey, Spain, Greece, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Syria, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and India. She has performed at exclusive venues including the Nobel Prize Party, Warner Bros. Studios, the Miss India Competition; and she has shared the stage with popular Arabic stars such as Ragheb Alama, Wadi Al Safy, Sbohi Tawfik, Marwan Khoury, Wael Kfoury, Abdel Basset Hamouda, Saad, Mahmuod el Husseini, Houba and regularly performs globally for dignitaries.
During her travels Sabriye continues to explore the depths of Middle Eastern dance and music through studying and teaching workshops along her way.
For more information about Sabriye, www.sabriyetekbilek.com
For more information on the Jamila & Suhaila Salimpour formats: www.salimpourschool.com