• Please review the information in this section.
  • Request a quote. Please include details such as location, date and time, special occasion, and any questions you may have.
  • We will discuss on the details of your perfect show together, and present you with a number of package options.
  • Then we will send you a booking form and contract to fill out and return to us.
  • Your deposit holds your booking, and we're all set!
​​Requirements for a performance are a private, locking change room (not a public washroom) where the dancer may store her belongings and change securely, a powerful stereo system (not a boom-box) or pre-arranged live band and sufficient dancing space that is safe for dancers' feet. We need a clear path to the dance area, so please adjust seating as necessary. We of course also require a safe environment that is free of harassment or threats to our safety; our booking form outlines all of these requirements clearly.
We ask for a non-refundable 50% deposit to hold your booking, via e-transfer or in person. The remainder is due at the time of the performance, preferably when the dancer(s) arrive. This means she can slip out after her performance, saving you time and allowing you to relax and enjoy your event.
Props such as finger cymbals, veil, sword, shamadan (candelabra), candle tray, cane, hand candles and other props may be requested. Fire and sword may require an additional fee for preparation, safety and transportation issues. Specific styles such as traditional folklore, bollywood fusion and more are also available upon request. ​Please don't hesitate to let us know the mood you're looking for, any colour schemes you'd like us to work with, and what the background of your guests are so we can choose the best music.
​We will not solicit tips from guests, but if they choose to tip on their own accord, they may hand them to us. Tips are not to be placed in the dancers costume, and any lewd behaviour will not be tolerated. Any tips given to the dancer are hers to keep, in addition to her full payment amount.
Dancers often have more than one show in a night and it is important that we stay on schedule. We understand that events often do not run on time, and are flexible with our performance time to within half an hour. (For weddings, we always factor in an extra 30 mins just to be safe!) Any longer than this and we must charge an extra $50 per half-hour, or may even need to leave to make it to our other shows. If you anticipate your event may be unpredictable time-wise, this is a great thing to let us know at the time of booking so we can leave more time between shows.
A professional performer puts in dedicated rehearsal and preparation time for your show, not to mention coming to you with thousands of dollars invested in training, travel, costuming and more to bring you a sensational performance and expert entertainment. A hobbiest may give you a great price, but do you really want to make that your only consideration? Entertainment can make or break an event and hiring an amateur may mean an awkward, stressful, or even embarrassing situation for you and your guests. A professional provides peace of mind and can handle any challenge or unexpected complication. Check prices for DJ'scirque performers or hip-hop dancers to get an idea of the current rates for entertainers. (Psst - read this article for a great write-up on bellydancers' prices!)
Absolutely! Bellydance celebrates femininity, but it is completely family friendly. Children love the sparkling costumes and swirling veils, we love to do kids parties! That being said, you know your crowd better than we do, and everyone has different comfort levels. If you have a more conservative crowd, we do have costuming options with more coverage.
​Yes. We can bring our music on iPod or flash drive (or email it in advance), and professional costuming. If you have any music requests, please let us know!
We recommend a performance time of 5-15 minutes per set. If you would like a longer performance, we suggest two separate sets to work within your guests attention span. However if you're looking for a longer staged show, we can provide a variety of acts and artists to create a dynamic and engaging performance!