Showcase, Parties and Performances.

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FREE Meet and Greet PreParty-
Presented by Offbeat Bellydance
Thurs Aug 11, 6p-9:30pm at Gilda's Lounge. 21+ event.

Gilda's Lounge: 1601 SW Morrison, Portland OR 97209. Directly across 16th St from the ART. Great food, friendly staff, casual-chic atmosphere.

Featuring:

  • FREE Mini-lecture/Q&A with JamBallah lighting maven, Lara Klingeman. If you've danced in one of our shows in the past two years, she's been in the booth making you look fabulous. With over 30 years experience lighting everything from plays to shows to dance halls, Lara is one of the true gems of the Portland theater community. Come learn how to talk to a lighting tech to get the most magic on any stage (and maybe get some tips for your performance this year!) Mini-lecture starts at 6p sharp, don't be late!
  • Henna and adornment from JamBallah official henna artist Roving Horse Henna, and sparke-magic from faery hair goddess Sera Fae
  • Party favors and fabulous door prizes! (Including free JB classes!)
  • Free entry, 21+ event
  • Fabulous food and drinks (no-host)
  • Facebook event here!

2016 JamBallah NW official preparty sponsored/organized by Offbeat Belly Dance: wonderfully weird belly dance for the discerning Portlander! Find Offbeat every third Friday, 7p at the Analog Cafe.

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Tiffany & Marlene by Phoebus-Foto/Scarlet Thistle Belly Dance by Casey Campbell at JBNW Showcase '15

JamBallah Showcase Night I
Friday Evening, Aug 12 7:30pm

Opulent evenings of inspired performance, the JamBallah Showcase Parts I and II feature both instructors and specially curated attendees. Preshow Happy Hour, Vending and Drinks in the lobby one hour before showtime. Grab a VIP ticket to reserve the best seats in the house- plus drink tickets, priority will-call, a swag bag with JamBallah merch and special goodies, and a poster signed by all the performers. 28$ GA presale, sign up for the Newsletter to get special discount codes! 40$ VIP presale (not available at the door) All shows are all-ages.

Featuring the talents of:

  • Rachel Brice*
  • Bevin Victoria*
  • Prashant Kakad*
  • Tiffany Slottke*
  • Isaiah Esquire*
  • Sedona Soulfire*
  • Scarlet Thistle Belly Dance*
  • Cassandra Rose
  • Vibha
  • Serena Spears, Constance, & Rin Ajna!
  • Dana Beaufait
  • Lesley
  • Kiersten Valence
  • Henna
  • Jewels
  • Bella Luna Dance Company
  • Sakina Haneem
  • Shanti Bardot
  • Fusionistas
  • Elisheva

*JamBallah '15 Instructor

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All shows are all-ages

Need alter-abled accomodation? Just let us know when you check out how we can make this the best possible experience for you!

The Artist's Repertory Theatre Building

1515 Southwest Morrison Street

Parking and venue location info on our Schedules/Maps page.

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Showtime at JBNW Showcase '13 by Casey Campbell, & Donna Mejia by Peter Paradise

JamBallah Showcase Night II
Saturday Evening, Aug 13 8pm

Opulent evenings of inspired performance, the JamBallah Showcase Parts I and II feature both instructors and specially curated attendees. Preshow Happy Hour, Vending and Drinks in the lobby one hour before showtime. Grab a VIP ticket to reserve the best seats in the house- plus drink tickets, priority will-call, a swag bag with JamBallah merch and special goodies, and a poster signed by all the performers. 28$ GA presale, sign up for the Newsletter to get special discount codes! 40$ VIP presale (not available at the door) All shows are all-ages.

Featuring the talents of:

  • Roxy Stimpson*
  • Sharon Kihara*
  • Alexis Southall*
  • Sedona Soulfire*
  • Donna Mejia*
  • Maia*
  • Michael Beach*
  • Ebony Qualls*
  • Joanna Ashleigh
  • Myriad Project
  • Heather Powers & Co
  • Celandine Danse
  • Nagamani Dance Co.
  • Maureen
  • BellySutra
  • 9 Ladies Dance Theatre
  • Stacey
  • Heather Leona
  • Cindy Bodé
  • Ashley Lopez & The Allegro Project

*JamBallah '15 Instructor

Buy Tickets!

All shows are all-ages

Need alter-abled accomodation? Just let us know when you check out how we can make this the best possible experience for you!

 

The Artist's Repertory Theatre Building

1515 Southwest Morrison Street

Parking and venue location info on our Schedules/Maps page.

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Festival Show Part I
Sat afternoon, Aug 13 12:30-2p

Premier attendee performances. All shows are all-ages. $5 GA presale/at the door (children under 10 free)

Featuring the talents of:

  • Allegory Tribal Belly Dance
  • Wicked Thorns
  • Katrina Ji & Culture Shakti
  • Layna
  • Heather Fairchild
  • Farasha of Ottawa
  • Indira
  • Eshta
  • Farasha
  • Corvidae
  • Ya Hellbibi
  • DeAnna Freeman
  • Marie Davin
  • Miriam
  • Warrioress
Buy Tickets!
All shows are all-ages 

Need alter-abled accomodation? Just let us know when you check out how we can make this the best possible experience for you!

The Artist's Repertory Theatre Building
1515 Southwest Morrison Street

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Festival Show Part II
Sun afternoon, Aug 14 3:30-5:30pm

Premier attendee performances. All shows are all-ages. $5 GA presale/at the door (children under 10 free)

Featuring the talents of:

  • Gypsy Heart Tribal
  • Laurel
  • Elena Villa
  • Isa
  • Lucine Dance Company
  • Hannah Mullins
  • Kali Lila
  • Anubis Bennu
  • Mystic Roses
  • Jennara
  • The Desert Darlings
  • Carouselle Tribal Belly Dance Company
  • Kamini Bijou
  • Tamra Henna
  • Kat
  • Jill and the Academy
  • Laurie
  • Elinore Eaton
  • Savannah Demers
  • Marisa Copley
  • Bhavana Dance Ensemble
  • Vanessa Spini

Buy Tickets!

All shows are all-ages 

Need alter-abled accomodation? Just let us know when you check out how we can make this the best possible experience for you!

The Artist's Repertory Theatre Building

1515 Southwest Morrison Street

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The JamBallah NW AfterParty
Presented by DJ Amar and the Electric Vardo
Sunday Aug 14th, Time and Location TBA

Featuring

  • A Rockin' Dance Party
  • Very special guest performances
  • Time, details and venue TBA

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Parking and venue location info on our Schedules/Maps page. 

Restaurant and Hotel info on our Hotels/Activities page. 

 

Attendees, Please Note--Your Photograph May Be Taken At The JamBallah Northwest Festival.

To assist in future promotion, we will have professional photographers working throughout the event, at the workshops, shows, and other festival-specific gatherings.  Photographs of festival participants and their guests will be taken and posted on the JamBallah Northwest website, and/or the JamBallah Northwest Facebook page.  There is a possibility that your photograph may be taken and so used. We believe that this will enhance the overall experience of festivalgoers, and allow us to properly convey the atmosphere and awesomeness of the festival to the rest of the bellydance community! By attending the JamBallah Northwest festival, both workshops and events, you give your consent to the posting of such photographs by us and waive all rights and claims with respect to the posting of such photographs.

We do recognize an individual's rights to control how their image is portrayed.  If you ever object to a specific photo and want it removed, please email info@jamballahnw.com. Be sure to reference the specific photo and include the URL of the page the photo appears on.