Elise is a theatrical fusion bellydancer from beautiful Portland, OR. Her love of geekery and drama often shines out from her performances, and her love of the Portland performance community is just as strong. Recent accomplishments of note include being a founding member and current President of the Portland Bellydance Guild, achieving a Practitioner's Certification in Rachel Brice's multi-year 8 Elements of Belly Dance Approach™, joining Ashley López's Allegro Dance Company as a principal dancer and production coordinator, and spearheading JamBallah NW, Portland's own annual bellydance and fusion festival, coming up on its seventh year.


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Elise is executive producer of JamBallah NW, Portland's premier bellydance and fusion festival. Presented annually on the second weekend in August, with world-class instruction, extensive vending, parties, performance and a celebration of our fabulous community! Join us!

Elise is not teaching regularly scheduled classes at this time, but can occasionally be found teaching local workshops and may be available for private or semi-private lessons.

Please email to inquire about booking performance, instruction, or event planning services.

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