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THE MASSIVE SPECTACULAR™   Thursday, March 16, 2023
FISSIONFriday, March 17, 2023
THE MEGA MASSIVE™   March 12 – 19, 2023

 THE MASSIVE SPECTACULAR!

The Massive Spectacular!™ is an “Epic Stage Production”™, where belly dance super stars Zoe Jakes (of Beats Antique fame), joins Jillina Carlano and Kami Liddle (of Bellydance Super Stars fame), Sadie Marquardt (from AGT), Ebony Qualls, Amy Sigil of Unmata, Ashley Lopez, 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 16th, 2023, 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 20 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 17th, 2023. 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 19th year, The MEGA Massive™ dance academy will be held at Diamond Dance Studio in Henderson, Nevada, from March 12th – March 19th, 2023, 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 2023 instructors will include: Zoe Jakes, Kami Liddle, Ebony Qualls,  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 20 international instructors of various styles and genre of Bellydance. The instructors have come up through our programming, and this is our way of giving back and reinvesting in them. For 2023, this festival portion of the event will be on intermission. 

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: 35 DANCERS MAX
MARCH 12 - 19 | 47 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 soon.
Make a one time payment for $1099 or a payment plan for $1,199 

FUSION PROFESSIONAL TRACK

LEVEL: PROFESSIONAL ONLY
CLASS CAPACITY: 20 DANCERS MAX
MARCH 12 - 19 | 47 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 soon.

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 $500 Upgrade Fee on top of your Adv/Pro registration fee.

SADIE MARQUARDT - TECHNIQUE INTENSIVE

LEVEL: ADVANCED to PROFESSIONAL
CLASS CAPACITY: 24 DANCERS MAX
MARCH 12 - 19 | 15 HOURS IN CLASS

 

MASSIVE™ Oriental: Curated for Advanced to Professional dancers, or strong Intermediate dancers who want to challenge themselves and work hard. Sadie will focus on technique and stage presence, while strengthening musicality and performance quality. Dancers will broaden their dance vocabulary, hone technique, and cultivate proficiency with this master level instructor!

Detailed Class Descriptions will be available soon.
Make a one time payment for $359.00

JILLINA'S "BDE  meets MASSIVE" - PERFORMANCE INTENSIVE

LEVEL: ADVANCED - PROFESSIONAL
CLASS CAPACITY: 24 DANCERS MAX
MARCH 12 - 19 | 24 HOURS IN CLASS

 

Bellydance Evolution meets MASSIVE: Jillina has created a unique experience for Massive 2023, a 45 min "show within a show" to be featured on our stage! This track is developed for Advanced to Professional level dancers, or high intermediate dancers with the desire to train and work hard on advancement. This unique program is designed for dancers, directors and producers who are looking for a challenge and inspiration for a creativity.

In this intensive you will learn BDE & BDEx theatrical style choreographies, staging, costuming and valuable methods on how to put together a dance production.

This is a rare opportunity to get a taste of Bellydance Evolution style and as well as technique drills, staging concepts and production skills for creating  theatrical dance and beyond. 

In addition to the in-person training you will receive online material to practice at your own pace as well as personalized feedback from Jillina and Luna to help you discover your strengths and areas that need improving. 

Detailed Class Descriptions will be available soon.
Make a one time payment for $599 today!

NEXTGEN: INDIVIDUAL CLASSES 

NextGen is taking an intermission for 2023. Please enroll for the full week-long intensives. Or sign up for one of the single class workshop options with Sadie and Jillina. Just click on the Registration page for more info.