Al-Arz boasts an enthusiastic team of experienced artists and event organizers. Artistic content focused on music, song, dance and theatre that can be tailored to a variety of host’s programming requirements:
- Lebanese operettas
- Lebanese multi-disciplinary stage productions
- Theme-based stage presentations
- Dabké dancers
- Baladi dancers
- Musicians of Middle-Eastern instruments (daf, derbaké, katem, nay, kanoun)
International folkloric performers
Are you looking for a Mexican troubadour, an Irish bagpiper, a Flamenco dancer, a Japanese taiko drummer ? These are but a few of the many artists we have been working with for over 40 years. Ask us how we can help you add a special touch to your next event with the appearance of international folkloric performers from around the world.
Contact us if you wish to host or participate in a Lebanese dance workshop or master class in your city. Private lessons are also available.
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Follow Our Steps is a training workshop designed for schools and dance organizations that demonstrate an interest in offering opportunities to their community or members to learn and perfect techniques in Lebanese dance using the Al-Arz curriculum and the Yazbek repertoire.
The workshop helps to develop an understanding of traditional themes, while exploring original dance works that marry Lebanese folklore and contemporary movement. Follow Our Steps includes the introduction to Lebanese dance basics and dance vocabulary, an overview of the origins of Lebanese dance and music, as well as the presentation of traditional folk wear.
Follow Our Steps workshops have been presented in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Baie Comeau and Halifax.
Enjoy Lebanese dance classes with the best teachers in Canada! Refine your dance technique learn a variety of dabké styles and engage in conversation with dance professionals who have redefined dabké in Canada.
Master classes are offered in Ottawa and can be offered in other Canadian cities or abroad.
All classes are open to the public with proof of registration and payment.
Feel comfortable and gain confidence in yourself while learning dance. We offer customized one-on-one dance lessons for adults of all ages!
- Learn basic dabké steps that will allow you to join the party
- Brush up on your dabké skills
- Immerse yourself in the pleasure of free-style Lebanese dance (for bride and groom)
- Learn the basics of baladi (for women only)
Al-Arz Lebanese Art Group
P.O. Box 7116, Station Vanier