Mohamed Salah, principal dancer in The Reda Troupe, is coming to Vancouver, Canada for 3 days of workshops and 2 shows! Don’t miss this opportunity to study with this amazing dancer from Egypt.

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WORKSHOPS

FRIDAY, June 8, 2018

TIME: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
WHERE: The Welsh Hall (map)

FRIDAY NIGHT: Mahraganat (street style)
Influenced by hip hop and originating from the social political climate of the streets of Cairo, Mohamed puts his own spin on this modern, masculine style in this high energy workshop.
Read more about this genre here:
https://thump.vice.com/en_us/article/ezwqke/explosive-mahraganat-egypt

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SATURDAY, June 9, 2018
TIME: 10:00am – 12:30pm; 1:30pm – 4:00pm
WHERE: The Welsh Hall (map)

SATURDAY MORNING: Muwashahat
The regal and dramatic style was brought to life by the Reda Troupe. As one of the current principal dancers of the troupe, Mohamed brings his personal take to this style in this soulful workshop. Read more about muwashahat and the Reda Troupe here:
http://www.faridafahmy.com/Muwashahat.html

SATURDAY AFTERNOON: Saidi
This lively folklore style originates in the South of Egypt in Said. Truly a craftsman in this genre, the powerful and skilled Mohamed will take your saidi to the next level.
Find out more about Saidi style here:
http://bellydanceu.net/styles/learn-bellydance-styles-saidi-and-raqs-assaya/

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SUNDAY, June 10, 2018
TIME: 10:00am – 12:00pm; 1:00pm – 3:00pm
WHERE: The Dance Centre (map)

SUNDAY MORNING: Baladi
Relaxed and technical movements are the focus of this straight-from-the-source baladi workshop. Flirty, grounded and fun, this rural style will be brought to life with Mohamed’s contagious Egyptian flavour
Read more here on Baladi style:
http://www.worldbellydance.com/baladi-and-shaabi/

SUNDAY AFTERNOON: Haggala
Delve deep into this folkloric style with Mohamed. His experience as a principal dancer with the Reda Troupe gives him a unique take on this seldom seen style. Read about the origins of the Reda style Haggala here:
http://www.faridafahmy.com/haggala.html

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Biography

MOHAMED SALAH

Cairo born Mohamed Salah began his full time dance career at the age of 10 in the Naser Club Dance Troupe. A few years later he began studying with Mahmoud Reda. Mohamed joined the Reda Troupe in 1995 and remains today as its principal lead dancer. As well, for three years he worked directly with Mahmoud Reda in Mahmoud’s personal dance company called Al Hass. Mohamed has worked with many famous choreographers and directors in Egypt including Walid Awny, Hassan Afifi and Souky, peforming different styles of dance including Modern and Contemporary at the Cairo Opera House.

Mohamed Salah is a prolific choreographer and has conceptualized and directed for many TV programs, video clips, commercials and theatrical stage performances. As coordinator for the Ahlan Wa Sahlan Festival since 2012, he oversees teacher schedules and directing the performances. He has created 6 educational videos. Receiving several diplomas for his knowledge in folklore, Mohamed is deeply rooted in Egyptian tradition but always finds a way to speak a contemporary language with his creative choreography, stage direction and engaging teaching methods.

With the Reda Troupe, Mohamed has travelled to over 50 cities in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia and throughout the Middle East. Travelling as a master teacher since 2011, he has been hosted in Japan, Italy, Ukraine, Korea, Canada, China and Russia. Mohamed Salah is known for his innovative choreographies that have powerful impact and integrity.