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Mohamed Salah in Vancouver | Vancouver, British Columbia | Friday, 08. June 2018

**** MOHAMED SALAH ****
Principal Dancer in The Reda Troupe, Mohamed Salahis coming to Vancouver for the First time! Don't miss out on this opportunity to study with this dancer from Egypt!

To Register:
email: salahvan2018@gmail.com
OR
website registration:

**** WORKSHOPS ****

FRIDAY, June 8, 2018
TIME: 7:00pm - 10:00pm
WHERE: The Welsh Hall

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

SUNDAY, June 10, 2018
TIME: 10:00am - 12:00pm; 1:00pm - 3:00pm
WHERE: The Scotiabank Dance Centre

**** PRICING AND PACKAGES ****

** FULL WEEKEND **
EARLY BIRD - Available until March 15, 2018
$360

REGULAR PRICE - After March 15, 2018
$420

** SINGLE DAY **
EARLYBIRD: Available until March 15, 2018
$100 - Friday only
$170 - Saturday only
$135 - Sunday only

REGULAR PRICE: After March 15, 2018
$110 - Friday only
$180 - Saturday only
$145 - Sunday only

**** WORKSHOP TOPICS****

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:


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:


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:


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:


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:


**** SHOWS ****

* HAFLA * Saturday, June 9, 2018
LOCATION: TBA
TICKETS: TBA
TO PERFORM: email salahvan2018@gmail.com.
Preference will be given to workshop participants.

* YA HELWA * Sunday, June 10, 2018
LOCATION: The Rickshaw Theatre
TICKETS: TBA
This is Rahel's curated end of year student show with special guest, Mohamed Salah.

For more information, or to register, contact:
salahvan2018@gmail.com

**** MOHAMED SALAH BIOGRAPHY:****

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 fo his knowledge in folklord, 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 chreographies that have powerful impact and integrity.