About the dancer, the artist and the teacher
Australian born to anglo-mediterranean parents Zabelle has had a passionate commitment to this terpischorean art. She has been sculptured by masters of various genres and styles of dance.
In 1998 she discovered Middle Eastern dance. This journey began unfolding wisdom and skill that was already inherent in her style. She had formal dance teacher training both in Melbourne and interstate. Concentrating on techniques given first hand by the Masters of Arabic dance.
(Pic Nov 2015)
Zabelle is a highly respected performer and teacher in traditional and contemporary performances. Her unique elegant style, skillful techniques of masters, ease of movement and interpretation of belly dance. She is dedicated in delivering an enjoyable and an enthusiastic and encouraging class atmosphere.
Zabelle admits to being an expressive and untamed performer at times.
The creative Zabelle uses her own choreography. A most memorable season displayed choreography and performance for Melbourne Opera. Besides numerous documentaries and folk festivals. Performance of Dantilla troupe in 2015 qualified by the Egyptian Consulate. Zabelle performs around Australia.
Proudly, Zabelle has in June 2016 achieved a certificate of qualification from Dr. Mo Gedawi as a participant in a teacher training couse. This was conducted over 8 days hosted by the wonderfully generous Maria Masselous at Aziza Dance supplies in Brisbane. The latest certificate of teacher training at 'Journey through Egypt' held in Sydney October 2017 by the very gracious Sahrah Saeda.
This training can now be added to Zabelle's extensive experience in Ballroom and Latin American dance. Accredited teacher in all styles Dancesport, Australian Dance Society. Accredited by Australian Sports Commission. Her unrivaled teaching experience shows in all class aspects.Creative and original choreography are undoubtedly the most acclaimed. Most of all create their own special something when we belly dance.
Great Talents, Artists & Masters of all styles. Have passed on indelible words and movements. Dr.Mo Gedawi, Jrisi, Hathor Dance studio, Amera, Yasmina, Caroline of Cairo. (Pic 1998)
- Loves everything about dancing
- Favourite colour is Green
- Goes to beach all year round
- Favourite Season has to be Summer
Maria Massleous. Egyptian Dina, Momo Kadous, Kazafy, Ada Nour, Denise Enan. Also those from the very beginning in dance life were. Keith and Joan Collins, Mark Wilson, Jason Gilkinson, Peta Roby, Jo Burik and so many more.