Near East Dance Ensemble

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Raksanna’s Near East Dance Ensemble

With the vision of creating beautiful music come to life through innovative, exciting and powerful choreography, Raksanna loves working with a select team of dancers who share this common goal.  Raksanna’s Near East Dance Ensemble, dedicated to elevating the art of Middle Eastern dance with beauty, elegance and grace, focuses on special projects such as theatrical shows, cultural festivals and specialty performances.

On November 3, 2012, the Ensemble debuted the theatrical adaptation of Raksanna’s book, CONFESSIONS OF A BELLY DANCER; SECRETS OF THE HIEROGLYPH © at the Paramount Theater, Copley Stage in the western Chicago suburb of Aurora. The ensemble toured from off broadway New York to multiple regional locations.

Formal auditions for Raksanna’s Near East Dance Ensemble are held once a year and have strict requirements. For information, please email