12th Annual MEDGE Fall Festival – Oct 17, 2015

MEDGE welcomes the fabulous Ruby Beh as featured dancer at our 12th Annual Fall Festival, to be held at Cozmic on Saturday, October 17, 2015. This full-day event features all-day dance performances, live music, vendors, and a raffle. In addition, we’re featuring two fantastic workshops with Ruby Beh! See festival details and schedule further down the page.

Featuring Ruby Beh

Ruby BehInternationally recognized for her passionate, untamed dance style, Ruby Beh is truly a powerhouse of energy. Her background of American Classic Bellydance and Turkish Oriental makes her performances stand out with a raw, individual interpretation. Ruby’s love of Turkish culture drew her straight to the source with multiple years of study in Istanbul. She is featured on instructional and performance DVDs including her own series, Flawless Floorwork, Totally Turkish, All About Arms and Perfect Practice. Ruby has an active touring career, bringing her joyful and energetic style to workshops and performances around the globe.


Workshops with Ruby Beh

On October 17 and 18, 2015, MEDGE will present two workshops with Ruby Beh as part of our 12th Annual Fall Festival. All workshops will be held at Staver Dance Sport, located at 41 East 6th Avenue in Eugene, Oregon.

Saturday Workshop • October 17, 2015

  • 10am-12pm • Tackling Transitions

    Transitions can be one of the trickiest aspects of polishing your performance. This workshop will help remove blocks and provide inspiration for you to creatively develop your own signature transitions! Come prepared to participate.

Sunday Workshop • October 18, 2015

  • 11am-1pm • Explorations in Improvisation

    Improvisation is at the heart of bellydance.  This exploratory class will give you the tools to perform flawless improvisation on stage or in restaurant/clubs.  Through staging technique, creative exercises and movement recall practices you’ll be improvising in no time.

Online Workshop Registration has closed.

 


Festival Information

Admission

Cost of all-day admission for adults $10, includes admission to the Gala Evening Show (children 12 & under free, family-friendly event).

Festival Schedule

  • 12:00 noon Doors open
  • All-day Vendors including Photo Booth with Phoebus Foto
  • 1pm-6pm Festival Dancing on the Cozmic stage
    • 1-2pm
      1. Haffla (30 min)
      2. Veronica Sims
      3. Kirsten King
    • 2-3pm
      1. Sabine’s Level 4 Class and Guests
      2. Amy
      3. Sister Celebration
      4. Zahia
      5. Rachael Doyle
    • 3-4pm
      1. Azhaar
      2. Mezdulene
      3. Dunyah
      4. Samantha
      5. Mystical Oasis Dance Company
      6. Tribalation
    • 4-5pm
      1. Souzana’s Student Troupe
      2. Mali
      3. Raks al Hannah
      4. Kashi
      5. Rogue Divas
    • 5-6pm
      1. Ana Gazelle
      2. Idena Suzanne
      3. Benu Rising
      4. Julie
      5. Meridian
      6. Wild Lotus Bellydance
  • 6:30pm-8pm Festival Dancing with Live Music by Americanistan!
    • Mali
    • Ramziyah
    • Kisa
    • Amy
    • Margaret Gustafson
    • Idena Suzanne
    • Jeana
  • 8:30pm Gala Evening Show with featured dancer Ruby Beh
    1. Celebration Dance Company
    2. Amani
    3. Zephyr
    4. Souzana
    5. Ruby Beh
      – Intermission –
    6. Cassandra Rose
    7. Margaret Gustafson
    8. Ayesha’s Oasis Dance
    9. Ann Shaffer
    10. Ruby Beh

Performer and Volunteer Signup

Fall Festival is made great by dancers and volunteers! Please use the links below If you’re interested in signing up for a daytime Festival Dancing spot, submitting a Proposal to Perform in the Evening Gala Show, or volunteering to help us run the festival.