Kaeshi Chai showing


WHAT: Be the first to get a glimpse of a brand new work-in-progress theatrical dance show called “Red Ocean Blue Ocean” that NY based artist Kaeshi Chai and her friends from around the world are crafting with love and delight. Movement styles represented include Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, African, Belly Dance and Physical Theatre. There will be an optional post-performance talkback session where the audience shares feedback.

WHEN: Sun Nov 26th, 4.30-5.30pm

WHERE: Dragon’s Egg, 401 Shewville Rd, Ledyard, CT 06339

COST: Free

Amina Yam (Hong Kong)
Angel Kaba (Belgium)
Kaeshi Chai (New York)
Karen Madrid (Mexico)
Kittarina (New York)
Laura Ward (New York)
Lisa Anthony (Florida)
Michelle Ridsdale (Australia)
ShoShannah Estell (Georgia)
Yael Becker (Israel)

Kaeshi Chai is a theatrical world-fusion belly dancer who co-founded the professional dance company and school, Bellyqueen, and PURE (Public Urban Ritual Experiment), a global community of artists focused on empowerment and social change through dance and music. She organizes the annual PURE Conference focused on themes such as love, being a peaceful warrior and the 5 elements.

Kaeshi has performed and taught internationally, and is an alumni member of the Bellydance Superstars, and Jillina’s Bellydance Evolution. In addition to her years on stages from Las Vegas and beyond, from 2007-2017 she curated the weekly Djam Under Jebon event showcasing local and visiting dancers and musicians.

Kaeshi has toured her own theatrical dance shows, Journey Along the Silk Road and PURE Reflections:Beauty Reimagined around the US, Canada, Australia, Italy, Taiwan and Japan. Her mission is to develop belly dance as a stage art and explore its capability to delight, transform and empower. She teaches weekly classes at the Bellyqueen School of Dance and Steps on Broadway and leads regular teacher training courses. http://bellyqueen.com/ | www.pureglobe.org | www.kaeshi.com

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