Category Archives: Performance

Suhaila Dance Company at the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival

The Suhaila Dance Company performs this weekend (June 29-30) at the San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival (for tickets.)  Below is an excerpt written in the Festival program by Patti Trimble about our two pieces. In this set of Middle Eastern … Continue reading

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Suhaila’s Joumana Choreography: The Back Story

When I was thirteen, I wanted to take private dance lessons with Yuki, a well known jazz teacher in Castro Valley.  I begged Yuki to let me take classes.  Probably thinking I wasn’t all that motivated, she said she could … Continue reading

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Announcing the “Enta Omri” Double Album

Suhaila Salimpour & Ziad Islambouli present Enta (You Are) Volume 1     &    Omri (My Life) Volume 2 An intimate love letter telling the story of a lifelong love:  you are my life! This double album includes my … Continue reading

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Suhaila’s Dark Veil Choreography

In 2006, Suhaila debuted her hard rock fusion choreography, Dark Veil, at Rakkasah West . . . as an homage to 1980’s rock. Finding the right guitarist provided difficult, as Suhaila wanted to find just the right musician who had … Continue reading

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Suhaila’s 1991 BC Zei El Hawa Performance

Suhaila’s complete Zei El Hawa performance has been added to Suhaila’s Official YouTube Channel; see links for the three parts below. A complete copy of the performance plus Suhaila’s performance to Tamra Henna are available on the 1991 BC DVD … Continue reading

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Suhaila Dance Company Performance

Rakkasah West was a blast this year, and the Suhaila Dance Company had a great time! Again, we want to thank the outstanding audience. Below, you’ll find links to the performance highlights. . .and a little insight to some of … Continue reading

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Ali Gara Choreography

Suhaila’s choreography to Ali Gara is now available in Suhaila’s online classes. The music and choreography are incredibly beautiful. In love, sometimes the timing is off. . . things never quite line up. Sometimes by not acting on those first … Continue reading

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Bal Anat Performance

We had a great time at Rakkasah West this year, and we want to thank everyone who came out for the show! As has been tradition since the original Bal Anat in the late 1960s, the current Bal Anat began … Continue reading

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Rakkasah West Workshops & Performances March 2011

Just wanted to post a reminder about Suhaila’s and Jamila’s workshops Rakkasah West 2011 this coming weekend! Both the Suhaila Dance Company and Bal Anat will be performing. Check the Rakkasah link for full details. If you are in the … Continue reading

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Suhaila’s 1991 BC Tamara Henna Performance

Suhaila’s Tamara Henna performance has been added to Suhaila’s Official YouTube Channel. A complete copy of the performance plus Suhaila’s performance to a Zei El Hawa set are available on the 1991 BC DVD at the Online Store. Tamara Henna … Continue reading

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