The Starbelly Dancers are professional belly dance artists from the Boise, Idaho area. Specializing in Traditional, Modern and Tribal Style Belly Dance, they are available to entertain at your family-friendly celebrations. The Starbelly Dancers aim to perform exquisite belly dance and share with our community truly inspirational art.

The 2018 Starbelly Dancers are Cecilia Rinn, who is the Artistic Director and Featured Soloist, and Soloists Chad Rinn, Jessica Mareena, Tori King, and  Bayla Night & Apprentice Cassandra Joan. Interested in booking the finest quality belly dancers for your next event? Click HERE for more information or call Cecilia at 208.891.6609.

All of the Starbelly Dancers are highly trained in the popular belly dance styles of today. Learn more about each soloist below.


Tori King

Tori King is a local dance artist.  She has trained extensively in ballet and contemporary dance but truly found a home in middle eastern dance. Her heart beats to the rhythm of folkloric and modern raqs sharki styles, particularly saidi dance, and she performs the American styles of Tribal, Lyrical Fusion and American Cabaret in the Treasure Valley as well as Turkish and Greek Belly Dance. Tori has been interviewed on local NPR show, Idaho Matters, and can be seen dancing at festivals and dance events in the pacific northwest.  Visit her website HERE.

Jessica Mareena

Jessica Mareena can’t wait to beguile you with her melodic and modern style that blends effortlessly with the Middle Eastern melodies.  She excels with both traditional and modern Egyptian, Tribal, American Cabaret, and Fusion stylizations.


Bayla Night

Bayla Night’s love of Middle Eastern culture and music shines through her athletic and graceful dance. She is skilled in traditional Raqs Sharki, folkloric, tribal, and fusion belly dance and she is known for her powerful interpretations of Turkish Oriental dance and American Cabaret. If there is music in the air and a veil in her hands, you can bet that Bayla is already dancing. 

Cecilia Rinn

Cecilia Rinn is the artistic director of the Starbelly Dancers. She has 20+ years of experience performing dazzling Raqs Sharqi! More info HERE

Chad Rinn

Chad Rinn has been performing belly dance for 10 years with Starbelly. More info HERE

Cassandra Joan

Cassandra Joan is our newest addition to the Starbelly Dancers, starting her apprenticeship Dec. 2018. Cassandra adds elegance, mystery, and mesmerizing beauty to the Starbelly Dancers.