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Cecilia and the other prestigious members of The Starbelly Dancers, are experienced performances and professional dancers of the highest caliber. Specializing in traditional belly dance, our featured dancers  Cecilia, Tracy, & Sarah  are available to entertain for your family-friendly celebrations and functions and will create a joyful and memorable experience at you party or event!

Experienced belly dancers can add so much to your special event. Not only does belly dance educate about diverse cultures in a lively, joyful way, it also gets the audience on their feet so they can participate in the fun!

Belly-dance shows can be tailored to suit your specific needs!

PRICE LIST FOR LOCAL VENUES (Boise area) *additional charges for traveling outside of the Treasure Valley

Belly-gram
This is a mini belly dance performance (8-10 minutes in length). This option is ideal for smaller parties or surprise gifts. $150 Reserve your date today!

Classic 5 part Belly Dance Package
A solo dancer (or dancers) will perform for 20-40 minutes. The first half of the performance is a 5 part traditional belly-dance routine incorporating:
Part 1- a fast lively entrance dance while paying Sagat or Zills (finger cymbals)
Part 2- a melodic & mesmerizing veil dance
Part 3- a passionate and emotionally charged Taqsim (Instrumental solo)
Part 4 -a strong and sassy lock & pop drum solo
Part 5- and ending with a more traditional piece of your choice (Saidi and Cane, Baladi, Lebanese)
We are happy to work with you to choose the specific style and performers of belly dance music, the costuming, from more traditional and conservative, to more modern Raqs Sharqi attire. If you would like to have us dance with additional props like, sword, cane, and/or double veil, that is also available by request. We will also be available after the show for pictures with your guests.
If appropriate, the second half of the show is usually more focused on audience participation. The guest of honor may be asked to belly dance! Everyone on their feet and dancing by the end of the show! This is a great idea for larger birthday, graduation, anniversary, retirement, and other parties. Let us come make your event fun, fabulous, and unforgettable! $185 ($100 each additional dancer) Reserve your date today!

5 part Belly Dance Routine + Group Lesson Package
This special package includes everything in the Classic 5 part Belly Dance Routine plus a Bellydance lesson for all your friends. Cecilia brings hip scarves for the participants! This is perfect for bridal and baby showers or any party where people want to get up and dance! Great for Bachelorette parties, Hen Parties, Baby showers, Bridal Showers, corporate events, teambuilding activities, and more. 45-60 minutes in length. $250 ($125 each additional dancer) Reserve your date today!

Weddings
Add the Classic 5 part Belly Dance Package for your special day!
1-Reception Entertainment – A performance can be the perfect transition from dinner to dancing. Entertain your guests with a full-length (20-30 minute) belly dance show during the last course/s of your meal! Our belly dancers are great at getting the audience up and dancing!
2-Cocktail Hour –A belly dancer can entertain guests until the wedding party can make their grand entrance. $250 one dancer, $125 each additional dancer
*Add Zeffa – The zeffa (also spelled zaffa) is a traditional Arab wedding procession where the belly dancer leads the newlyweds through the room and to their table, often balancing a lit candelabra (shamadan) on her head to symbolically light the way for the couple and mark the beginning of their new life together. (A flameless LED option is available for wedding venues that prohibit fire). A Middle Eastern showstopper! Add Zeffa procession to a classic 5 part routine at either the reception dinner or the cocktail hour -$385 One dancer, $100 each additional dancer. Reserve your date today!

 

Cecilia Rinn dancing with a happy party guest.

Here are some celebrations that Cecilia and /or The Starbelly Dancers can make better:

*Bachlorette and bridal showers: featured dancers of the Starbelly Dancers offers a show & mini lesson for all age guests, providing hip-scarves, instruction, a special gift for the “bride to be”, and tons of memorable FUN!

*Weddings: Belly Dancers are a must have for many Middle Eastern and near east cultures.  Cecilia Rinn & the Starbelly Dancers specializes in traditional belly dance and you can be assured that our dancers will honor those cultures with the correct music, costuming, and dance styles

*Children/teens birthday, Quinceniera or graduation parties: Cecilia Rinn & the Starbelly Dancers  offers entertainment for the whole family and the members have years of experience and success dancing and teaching for younger audiences.

Cecilia Rinn Belly Dancing at a High school graduation party

* Educational events * Company parties * Retirement parties * Women’s celebrations * Birthdays * Special Occasions * Festivals * Grand Openings * Restaurant * Private Parties * Nightclub * Theater Shows * Corporate * Theme Events * Trade Shows * Conventions

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No Bachelor Parties, please!

PTraditional Belly Dance Artist Tracy

 

 

FAQ
Q: How long is the show?

A: A typical show is between 17 – 35minutes. When appropriate, the show may include audience participation, with Cecilia inviting members of the audience to dance with her!

Q: Is it appropriate for children?
A: Yes, the belly dance show is family friendly. Children love to dance, too!

Q: Will the dancer bring music?

A: The belly dancer provides Middle Eastern belly dance music on Ipod (or CD if requested) and the venue should provide the sound system. Usually the dancer will stay out of sight until the music has begun playing.

Q: Is tipping appropriate?
A: Yes. Unless the host has requested otherwise, the dancer will gladly accept tips. Tips may be tucked into the dancer’s belt, or thrown above her head as a “money shower”.

Q: What if I need more than one belly dancer?
A: Cecilia will happily invite other exceptional dancers from the the Starbelly Dancers to fill your needs.

Performance with Live music available, including  Fleet Street Klezmer Band (contact Cecilia for prices and availability starbelly@ftbproductions.com 208-891-6609)

Cecilia Dancing with the Fleet Street Klezmer Band

Reserve your date today! or contact Cecilia Directly at 208-891-6609

 Cecilia welcomes any ideas or questions and is enthusiastic to create a show to entertain your guests at  your special event! 208-891-6609 or starbelly@ftbproductions.com. Cecilia can except cash (preferred), credit card, debit card, Paypal payment to fulltilt@ftbproductions.com, personal checks (made out to Starbelly School of Dance) and money orders.

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Examples of Traditional & Folkloric Costumes

typical costumes

Examples of Typical & Modern costumes