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Biography

BellyTrance Group is a premiere international dance company which produces
BEST INTERNATIONAL ENTERTAINMENT shows. Founded in 2004, by classically trained
and award winning belly dancer from Russia – Laura Prokopenko “LaUra”.

BellyTrance features New York's top professional belly dancers, dancers, models
that perform original group numbers and distinctive solo dances.
BellyTrance will entertain your guests from the beginning to the end of your event.

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Repertoire

Each program is catered to your specifications and BellyTrance will work with you to create the most phenomenal event your guests have ever attended. BellyTrance is based in NY but will travel worldwide.

Our repertoire consists of various dances ranging from the traditional Middle Eastern to the modern Tribal Fusion to the Folkloric Dances of the Silk Road. We offer our customers the opportunity to customize their show to best suit the event and audience.

BellyTrance Repertoire

  • BellyDance
  • Isis Wings
  • Veil dance
  • Feather Fans
  • Candelabra/Egyptian
  • Sword Dance
  • Saidi (Egyptian cane Dance)
  • Zaffa
  • Egyptian
  • Turkish
  • Russian
  • Iraqi
  • Persian
  • Flamenko
  • Gypsy
  • Jewish
  • Khaliji ( Gulf Hair Dance)
  • Armenian Folkloric
  • Uzbek
  • Bollywood
  • Candle Tray
  • Georgian/Lezginka
  • Albanian
  • Balkan Fusion
  • Tribal Fusion
  • Fire Show
  • Greeting and Welcoming Guests
  • Free Style Dancing

BellyTrance is Available for

  • Weddings
  • Birthday Parties
  • TV Shows, Movies, Music Videos
  • Festivals
  • Theatrical Productions
  • Casinos
  • Bar/Batmitzivah
  • Sweet Sixteens
  • TV Shows, Movies, Music Videos
  • Engagement Parties
  • Corporate Events
  • College Parties

Why Us

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The enchanting beauty of the dancers

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Experience and professionalism

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Unique, lavish costumes

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Exclusive repertoire

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Winners of competitions and festivals

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Huge experience

achievements

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1st Place in Group Category- 2015 Rakstar Internat

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Awarded *BEST* on GigMasters

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2nd Place at Miami BellyDance Convention 2014

Reviews

Bridal Shower

We were very pleased with all of the performers and loved that they interacted with our guests and made them feel part of the performance even. LaUra and her crew were very patient with us and very professional. I would recommend them to anyone and everyone. They were amazing! Thank You so much!

Jessica P

Wedding Reception

AMAZING! I hired Belly Trance Group for my Indian/Egyptian wedding reception and they were a huge hit. Highly professional and accommodating, they put on the show of the night. I highly recommend them, you won’t be disappointed!

Shimma A

Birthday Party

I wanted to leave a small reply as to the service of these girls and their performance. I felt it was necessary because I always look for reviews before I select a vendor. Although they were 15 minutes late, which I won't hold against them because we were in a very traffic congested area, the dance performance was exceptional. They were very interactive with my guest, and the performance was exciting and luxurious. The costumes and props were phenomenal. The guest of honor felt like a king because it was a royal performance. I highly recommend these girls for any party, they definitely added a special touch and the cost was very reasonable. Thanks girls!

Amelia E

Sweet 16 Party

The Bellytrance team were an amazing addition to my daughter's Sweet Sixteen. They left the audience both stunned and memorized during their entire performance. The sword tricks, candlelit performance and body control were spectacular. When looking for belly dancers, I went for the best performance and the best price. The BellyTrance team was definitely number one in both aspects. They were worth every penny. I couldn't have imagined the party without them. If you are looking for a mind blowing belly dance performance, look no further!

Alison F

Birthday Party

I have never experience a belly dance show before and I am so happy that my first experience was with Belly Trance. My family and guest loved and I was amazed. They definitely gave me more than what I expected. The fire show was awesome, my father loved it, the kids had a blast. I couldn't have asked for a better performance. Thank you so much, Angela Vetrano

Angela V

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From the Founder and Artistic Director of BellyTrance, LaUra

BellyTrance is a dream that took a magical journey to become a reality. I have always dreamed of inspiring audiences with performances that would make them forget to breathe… where the moment would stop, the time would freeze, and there would be only spirit of dance and joy in the air. BellyTrance group has been committed to deliver the best for its audiences, creating mesmerizing shows that bring people together, expose them to culture and tradition of the Middle-East, Central Asia, South-East, and other exotic parts of the world.

While the work it takes is extremely rewarding emotionally and spiritually, BellyTrance shows require considerable investment. Our costumes are exquisite, created individually for each number of the show, sometimes coming from as far as Uzbekistan; our dancers rehearse several times a week at the rented studios, and our props are varied and also sometimes custom made.

Donations to BellyTrance would help to cover some of the costs associated with the production of the shows. More importantly, it would help to realize our goal of creating a Las Vegas type of show, where we could perform in theaters around the world.

It is our strong belief that the art of Middle-Eastern dance is still a hidden gem, which needs to be exposed and enjoyed on a larger scale. That is our goal, and we hope to accomplish it together with you! We appreciate any donations, small or large, anything that would contribute into making our beloved art form serve its purpose of uniting people of different backgrounds through music and dance.

We always provide tax deductible documentation and recognize our donors in our programs. Please help us keep BellyTrance moving forward.