Ms. Amira Iriz will be our featured performer and will be accompanied by a small troupe of professional dancers. Ms. Iriz began her studies in Middle Eastern dance at the YWCA in New York City and has performed in the New York Grand Opera’s production of Aida in Central Park and at Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park. Ms. Iriz teaches Middle Eastern Belly dancing and specializes in sword dance. Locally, you can find her classes at the New Age Center in Nyack on Saturdays at noon. Information about the historical and cultural context of Middle Eastern dance will be interspersed with the dances performed by Ms. Iriz and her troupe.
This performance is part 2 of a 2-part series at The Dennis P. McHugh Piermont Public Library this Spring entitled Shimmy and Stomp: Dance Around the World sponsored by the Library Association of Rockland County (LARC). Both events are free and open to the public. Please join us.