Shakti Surprise! -by Seraphina Mallon-Breiman

Whilst on the topic of dancing, I wanted to share some exciting news. Recently, at the past GMC Shakti Tribal Dance student revue show a few weeks ago, three of my friends and I choreographed our own dance piece. Myself, Emilia Panish-Hoffman, Sarah Wallen, and Erin McCauliffe decided we wanted to do another piece together for the show because the one we’d done for the student produced show last semester was so well-received! So we got together and brainstormed.

I suggested we use a song called Alors on Danse by Stromae, a Belgian artist I stumbled upon on a visit to Madrid. This song alway

This collaborating went so smoothly and was so fun to create together! We rehearsed all week until the show and after we finished performing, everyone was up and clapping! Our dance teacher loved it so much that she invited the four of us to come to a belly-dancing convention at Yale to perform it with her and a few others in April! I’m so excited! Here’s the video for anyone interested!


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