Charismatic – captivating – playful – quirky – enchanting!
Enjoyed for her enigmatic mix of approachability and classic glamour, Michelle has been entrancing audiences since 2010. At first drawn to belly dance by the exquisite costumes and mesmerizing performances, Michelle became truly hooked on the art form after taking her very first class, and continues her training with many of the legendary performers of the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Michelle brings her Egyptian-inspired, American Cabaret-influenced eclectic style to the stage, presenting classic and modern raks sharqi along with audience-pleasing folkloric favorites such as saidi, beledi, shaabi, khaleegi and more. Performances include authentic music selected specifically for your event, beautiful couture costuming, and exciting props. Contact Michelle at…secure your event date.
She performs both as a soloist and as a member of the Karavans Dance Troupe. Michelle is not only a dancer, teacher, and choreographer, she also designs and creates her own line of belly dance costumes under her label Azya’ Michelle. Michelle feels that her extensive background and training in visual and fiber arts gives her a unique perspective through which she can share the joy and passion found in music to the stage. Audiences everywhere agree!
Michelle’s Awards and Certifications:
2018 - La Danse Oriental - 2nd runner up - Pro Live
2018 - La Danse Oriental - 2nd runner up - Pro CD
2017 - La Danse Oriental - 3rd runner up - Pro Live
2016 - Belly Dance Off - pro grand champion
2016 - Belly Dance Off - round 2 finalist
2016 - Completed level 2 of Journey through Egypt
2015 - La Danse Oriental - 2nd runner up- proptacular
2015 - Completed level 1 of Journey through Egypt
2014 - La Danse Oriental - winner- Rising Star, 1st runner up - proptacular
Add a bellydance performance to your birthday, wedding, or special event making it absolutely unforgettable. All performances are family friendly and can include audience interaction and various props like cane, finger cymbals, or sword. No all male events or Bachelor parties. Visit the hire page to book Michelle today.
Upcoming Public Performances
Petra Mediterranean Bistro, on 4th Ave
Saturday Aug 3rd, 7:30pm
Harissa Mediterranean Cuisine, Seattle WA
Saturday Aug 3rd, 9:30pm
Taki's Mad Greek in Crown Hill
Saturday Aug 10th, 8pm
Caspian Bellevue, Bellevue WA
Saturday Aug 17th, 8pm
Marrakesh Moroccan Restaurant on 2nd Ave
Sunday Aug 18th, Call for times and reservation