Workshop Overview


** IMPORTANT ~ PLEASE CAREFULLY READ THE INFORMATION BELOW **

LEVELS

Please read the detailed qualifications for each track ~ scroll to the list at the bottom of this page. For new participants, we strongly suggest starting in the Advanced/Pro track. If you have any questions about which track to enroll in, feel free to email Tori to discuss where you might best be placed. Once you have read the track qualifications, you can click thru to the details of each track's schedule. Class descriptions are rarely added until well after the tracks are all sold out, as our teachers bring all new materials each year to the event.

Terms of Service

Please be certain you wish to register for this intensive as no refunds are given. In the case where a registrant is unable to attend, they may sell their spot and notify the event organizer with the new registrant's email and name. If needed, you may contact the event organizer to obtain a contact from our waiting list. Registrations are non-transferrable within 30 days prior to the event. We reserve the right to refuse registration or participation. We reserve the right to substitute or change teachers if needed.

The Tribal Massive Certification Program:

All week-long participants in each track will receive a formal certification award for completion of the program! Each student MUST attend all of the classes to receive the certification of completion (it is ok to just take notes, but you must attend the class). You will be given your certificate signed by all the teachers you have studied with at the end of the workshop week! A wonderful additional value for mounting in your studios!

Performance Consideration

After you register for your classes, please CONTACT US with your request for performaance consideration - you must include a link to a performance video not more than 4 months old, along with a photo not more than 4 months old, as well as a bio to aid our jury in the selection process.

We will confirm your placement after selection has taken place. Space is very limited, and we won't be able to accommodate all requests, so make sure to email us immediately after registration. There are no performance spots for non-participants in the program.



Workshops

•  ADVANCED/PROFESSIONAL TRACK STUDIO B ~ limited to 40 dancers / 48 hrs    SEE ADVANCED/PRO CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

The Tribal Massive™ Advanced to Professional level training course expands the dancer’s concepts of theatricality, musicality, dance movement, costuming, choreography, performance quality, and developing a personal voice. Complex drills and technique-building will be used to create a deep and broad dance vocabulary, improve technique, expand proficiency, and stimulate creativity.

The Advanced/Professional Track is open to dancers with a thorough understanding of the foundations of bellydance, the ability to execute the foundations of bellydance and combine them, and a willingness to actively participate with the group. An understanding of spoken English is extremely helpful and is preferred, and you must be able to dance at least 8+ hours per day for 8 days.

•  PROFESSIONAL TRACK STUDIO C ~ limited to 18 dancers / 48 hrs    SEE PROFESSIONAL CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

The Tribal Massive™ Professional level training course dives more deeply into the concepts of the Advanced/Pro Track, along with additional emphasis on performance quality and developing a professional image. Complex drills will be used to refine a deep and broad dance vocabulary and perfect technique.

The Professional Track is open to dancers with a developed dance background, experienced performers, paid professional dancers or teachers, and highly advanced students who desire to become professionals. You must have a willingness to explore artistic interpretations, grow as a dancer, and push your boundaries as an artist. The students are expected to be critiqued openly in class, to do ‘homework’ assignments in addition to attending 100% of all classes and giving 100% of themselves to the group experience. An understanding of spoken English is required, and you must be able to dance at least 8+ hours per day for 8 days.

NOTE: The students from this track will be hand selected by our dance professors. Please register for the Advanced/Pro track, and email us at info@thetribalmassive.com with your desire to be selected for the Professional Track. If selected you will then be asked to pay the additional $400 Upgrade Fee on top of your Adv/Pro registration fee.

•  THE MINI MASSIVE AMY SIGIL: STUDIO A ~ limited to 18 dancers / 19 hrs APRIL ROSE: STUDIO A ~ limited to 25 dancers / 17.5 hrs    SEE MINI MASSIVE CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

AMY SIGIL: S.I.G.I.L - The newest dance course written by dancer, choreographer, creator of ITS, and director of UNMATA, Amy Sigil. This program is all about sharing vocabulary and concepts in movement. You will be highly encouraged to dance, practice, teach or share this information directly after your first exposure to the program. There is no test! You will receive a certificate stating that you have been exposed and inspired by specific movements and ideas. This program is great for instructors teaching weekly classes who are constantly looking for new material, as well as movers seeking new inspiration for their personal practice.

This experience is organized into 5 sections. STAPLES, INSPIRATION, GENERATE, I (TEAMWORK), and LOVE. STAPLES includes movement sequences specific to the Sigil style. Massive amounts of vocabulary to add to your library of combinations, drills, isolations and overlays. INSPIRATION is full of...inspiration! Spirit changing exercises, games with gusto and everything that brings us to generate physical dreams. GENERATE is how to make dances quickly and efficiently as well as tricks for editing. I ... is all about how to work well in a group! Skills for setting yourself aside to better the group work. LOVE is why we do it! We will tackle such topics as fear, receptiveness and dedication.

Think of this program as a re-charge. Material you can use right away. This program isn't expecting perfection, it's expecting you to run with this and use it to inspire the world. Amy's students will perform as a group in the FISSION show.

APRIL ROSE: Bellydance Cohesion Stage 1 + Stage 2 Preview - A Dancer Development & Teacher Training Program. Transcend stylistic sub-genres to explore a cohesive approach to bellydance. Be moved by the music and history that provides texture to this art form. Develop your technique to new depths. Innovate from a place of knowledge and mastery. Gain knowledge or become a Certified Instructor.

•  THE TRIBAL MASSIVE WEEK TWO SADIE MARQUARDT: March 10-14 / 16 hrs COLLEENA SHAKTI: March 10-16 / 24.5 hrs    SEE WEEK TWO CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

SADIE MARQUARDT: •  Roots of Raqs Sharqi •  Inside Out •  Getting Down To Business •  Killer Drum Solo Technique, Drills & Choreography •  North African Tunisian Fusion

COLLEENA SHAKTI: Embody - Express - Emote: A systematic study of Indian Fusion Belly Dance with strong focus on expression - In this intensive, students will receive training in a stylistic Indian Fusion Belly Dance vocabulary, as well as undiluted traditional techniques usually reserved for intermediate classical Indian dancers. This course will benefit students who want to grow beyond their current limits, particularly in the area of subtle ornate details, expression and connecting with the audience. Students will walk away with professional training experience in fundamental aspects of Indian classical dance and Indian Fusion Belly Dance as well as receiving rich and insightful theoretical knowledge for further growth.