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 THE MASSIVE SPECTACULAR™   Thursday, March 17, 2022
FISSIONFriday, March 18, 2022
THE MEGA MASSIVE™   March 12 – 19, 2022
MASSIVE NEXTGEN™   March 19 – 22, 2022

‘”THE MASSIVE SPECTACULAR!

The Massive Spectacular!™ is an “Epic Stage Production”™, where belly dance super stars Zoe Jakes (of Beats Antique fame), joins Kami Liddle, Sadie Marquardt, Ebony Qualls, Karim Nagi, Rachid Alexander, Amy Sigil of Unmata, Aradia of Las Vegas and 20 iconic dancers from around the globe, for an unparalleled one-night-only extravaganza! These vibrant belly dancers will take the stage on Thursday, March 17th, 2022, at Boulder Station’s Railhead theater in Las Vegas, where various styles of bellydance and performance art are represented by the greatest entertainers of our time, and the hottest names in the business! This unmissable, awe-inspiring evening is one you will savor in your mind’s eye for years to come, as beautiful belly dancers entertain, enchant, and mesmerize in this yearly theatrical experience, which has been delighting audiences of all ages since 2008! Our YouTube Channel has had over 16 million views as dancers from around the globe seek inspiration in our show’s stars.

FISSION

FISSION™ – ‘An Exploration of Movement’ will be held on Friday, March 18th, 2022. Many different and varied styles of dance and movement will be featured and explored in FISSION™ – including by not limited to: Theatrical Bellydance, Fusion, Modern, Gothic, ATS, ITS, Oriental, Folkloric, Vaudeville, and many new styles from countries around the globe who have blown apart the concept of what Bellydance means! FISSION™ will feature the hottest rising stars of bellydance from around the globe, who have split the atom and will blow your minds!

The proceeds of both our stage shows goes to benefit NCCF.ORG. The mission of the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation is to provide social, emotional, educational, and psychological support services and programs to families of ALL children diagnosed with life threatening or critical illnesses such as cancer, HIV/AIDS, sickle cell, hemophilia, renal disorders, and immunologic diseases and provide healing arts and wellness programs to adults touched by cancer and to chronically ill children and their caregivers.

THE MEGA MASSIVE

In its 18th sell-out year, The MEGA Massive™ dance academy will be held at Backstage Dance Studio in Las Vegas, Nevada, from March 12th – March 19th, 2022, as participants travel from distant corners of the globe to study with super-star master level dance instructors. This event is known the world over for its intimate class sizes, serious course study focused on helping dancers reach their highest potential, and personal service and attention. The MEGA Massive is a “Bellydance College,” packaged in a “5-Star Boutique Experience”!

This intensive dance retreat focuses on building dancers into their personal best, moving with their own voice, and performing at the top of their game. The class sizes are kept purposefully small and intimate to allow our instructors to give detailed feedback and personal attention to each student. It is a one-of-a-kind event that attracts both the consummate professional and the serious hobbyist. Our 2022 instructors will include: Zoe Jakes, Kami Liddle, Ebony Qualls, Karim Nagi, Rachid Alexander, Amy Sigil of UNMATA, and Sadie Marquardt!

MASSIVE NEXTGEN

Massive NEXTGEN™, the new brain-child of Bedouin Events’ producer, Tori Halfon, is a Fusion Dance Festival, featuring international instructors of various styles and genre of Bellydance. Twenty incredible instructors from around the globe will be bringing their signature styles to Las Vegas March 19th -22nd, 2022. The majority of these instructors have trained through our program for many years, and are celebrated performers and instructors in their home countries. After hosting bellydance events since 2002, this 18th year promises to be our most rewarding!

WORKSHOPS

GENERAL INFO

  • Featuring the most exciting instructors!
  • Boutique-sized classes provide one-on-one instructor attention.
  • Dance studio has sprung marley floors, sound systems, & full mirrors.
  • Exciting NEW topics are covered that are not offered at other events.
  • Certification certificates for completed week-long tracks.

►  SEE WORKSHOPS OVERVIEW

FUSION ADV/PRO TRACK

LEVEL: ADVANCED TO PROFESSIONAL
CLASS CAPACITY: 40 DANCERS MAX
MARCH 12 - 19 | 48 HOURS IN CLASS

 

MASSIVE™ Fusion: Advanced to Professional level training course expands the dancer’s concepts of theatricality, musicality, dance movement, costuming, choreography, performance quality, and developing a personal voice. Complex drills and technique-building will be used to create a deep and broad dance vocabulary, improve technique, expand proficiency, and stimulate creativity.

The Advanced/Professional Track is open to dancers with a thorough understanding of the foundations of bellydance, the ability to execute the foundations of bellydance and combine them, and a willingness to actively participate with the group. An understanding of spoken English is extremely helpful and is preferred, and you must be able to dance at least 8+ hours per day for 8 days.

Individual Class Topics & Descriptions will be available July 2021.
Make a one time payment for $999 or a payment plan for $1,099 

FUSION PROFESSIONAL TRACK

LEVEL: PROFESSIONAL ONLY
CLASS CAPACITY: 19 DANCERS MAX
MARCH 12 - 19 | 48 HOURS IN CLASS

 

Massive™ Fusion: Professional level training course dives more deeply into the concepts of the Advanced/Pro Track, with additional emphasis on performance quality and developing a professional image. Complex drills will help refine dance vocabulary and perfect technique.

The Professional Track is open to dancers with a developed dance background, experienced performers, paid professional dancers or teachers, and highly advanced students who desire to become professionals. You must have a willingness to explore artistic interpretations, grow as a dancer, and push your boundaries as an artist. The students are expected to be critiqued openly in class, to do ‘homework’ assignments in addition to attending 100% of all classes and giving 100% of themselves to the group experience. An understanding of spoken English is required, and you must be able to dance at least 8+ hours per day for 8 days.

Detailed Class Descriptions will be available July 2021

NOTE: The students from this track will be hand selected by our dance professors. Please register for the Advanced/Pro track, and email us at contact@themegamassive.com with your desire to be selected for the Professional Track. If selected you will then be asked to pay the additional $400 Upgrade Fee on top of your Adv/Pro registration fee.

ORIENTAL ADV/PRO TRACK

LEVEL: ADVANCED - PROFESSIONAL
CLASS CAPACITY: 20 DANCERS MAX
MARCH 12 - 18 | 37.5 HOURS IN CLASS

 

MASSIVE™ Oriental: Advanced to Professional Track will focus on technique and performance quality while strengthening musicality, stage presence, and choreography. Dancers will broaden their dance vocabulary, improve technique, and cultivate proficiency with Rachid Alexander, Sadie Marquardt, and Karim Nagi!

A once in a lifetime opportunity: Rachid will be conducting a performance intensive as part of his week long coursework! Performance is not mandatory, and acceptance to perform based on mastering the choreography to the instructor's approval. An understanding of spoken English is required, and you must be able to dance at least 6+ hours per day for 7 days.

Detailed Class Descriptions will be available July 2021.
Make a one time payment for $999 or a payment plan for $1,099

NEXTGEN: INDIVIDUAL CLASSES & MINI INTENSIVE

CLASS CAPACITY: DEPENDENT ON STUDIO [SEE BELOW]
INDIVIDUAL CLASSES: MARCH 19 - 21 | 3 HOURS/CLASS
MINI INTENSIVE WITH DEB RUBIN: MARCH 19 - 21 | 9 HOURS TOTAL | 3 HOURS/DAY

 

For those who aren’t done dancing or would like to join us for a weekend of performances and a-la-carte workshops, NextGen is for you! During the weekend we will be offering a 9 hour mini intensive, and 18 different 3 hour workshops with some of the hottest rising stars in the world!

The teachers and descriptions may not be posted yet, but these classes go fast. Last year we had classes on advanced layering, concept, musicality, costuming, and more.

An understanding of spoken English is suggested. All levels welcome based on individual class descriptions. 

9 hour intensive Early Bird $299 or $399 after teachers are announced!
Buy 1 workshop for $60 or get a package deal - 3 for $150!