they can connect and grow, the luminous members of TaWaSol are on a continuous path of discovery and creation that is alive with possibilities. They are as authentic, vibrant, and culturally diverse as the art form they practice. While respecting the cultural context of the styles they incorporate, they reach beyond ethnological demonstration to bring their own personas, stories, and expressions. Most have extensive international experience throughout Africa, the Middle East, or Europe, and all live their lives generously and thoughtfully.
TaWaSol also attracts and hosts rich cultural dance and music exchanges and workshops that are open to the public. Within our diverse global and multi-cultural society, precious talent and knowledge can appear from unexpected and unadvertised places. In a cultural art form with very limited support and visibility, TaWaSol thrives on connecting others to these exceptional resources.
The TaWaSol experience -- bringing color, beauty, and a powerful sense of community to you through dance.
TaWaSol, is group of intensely joyful and passionate dance artists celebrating the richness of Arabic dance and music with their own special theatrical flair. From folkloric inspirations to the boundless poetry of belly dance, each dance tells a story and each dancer is your narrator on an exotic journey complete with history, mystery, laughter, and romance. And when you have as much fun together as they obviously do, audiences can’t help being swept up in the magic!
With repeated prompts by her students to form a dance ensemble, Egyptian belly dance artist SUZANNA founded TaWaSol in 2009 after extensive travels and training with Egypt’s most renowned dancers and choreographers. As Artistic Director, mentor, and teacher, SUZANNA witnessed with wonder the serendipitous evolution of this dynamic group. At the end of 2012, TaWaSol came to it's natural close as SUZANNA ramped up for a major project -- writing and producing Cinderella-An Egyptian Story.
TaWaSol is an Arabic word referring to the connections that bring people together. Brought together by a quest for artistic authenticity, physical challenge, and an environment in which