Shimmyshowcase 15th Anniversary Celebration March 17th, 2018

Shimmyshowcase 15th Anniversary Celebration March 17th, 2018
Imari, Eunza, Amber Ray, Saviya, Draca, Alexiis, Leon, Ilana, Suzanna, Christina Rizkallah


Now in its 16th year, Shimmyshowcase in Long Beach continues to provide a place where all dancers, regardless of proficiency, can perform in front of a warm, appreciative audience. Performers and guests alike keep returning for the temporary escape from the stress of everyday life into this relaxing and fun environment to explore and enjoy middle eastern inspired dance.

Shimmyshowcase encourages all dancers from beginners to seasoned performers to sign up and perform for us! For most up to date schedule and dancer opportunities, please email us at and we'll add you to our weekly email schedule.

We hope to see you soon at Shimmyshowcase at Viento y Agua Coffee House! For more info about Viento y Agua, go to

Friday, February 23, 2018


SHIMMY SHOWCASE takes place on the 3rd Saturday of the month at 6:30 p.m. for most of 2018  at Viento y Agua Coffee House in Long Beach at 4007 East 4th Street; (562) 434-1182.  


March 17 –  Amber hosts Shimmyshowcase’s 15th Anniversary program, and with this date also being St. Patrick’s Day, you have twice as many reasons to party!  This special Shimmyshowcase features an outstanding dancer line-up with founder/coordinators Alexiis, Saviya, Ilana and Draca together with special guest dancers Suzanna, Eunza, Imari, Christina Rizkallah, and Van & Cael.    You need not be Irish to join us--and who knows--it might bring you some good luck!  At a minimum, this combination of Shimmyshowcase “veterans” and amazing new talent guarantees a spectacular program that you won’t want to miss!     

April 21 – Raqmila (“Fabulous Headgear”)  - Open Dancer Sign-Ups begin on March 21

May 19 – Saviya & Draca (“Under the Big Top”) - Open Dancer Sign-Ups begin on April 19

June 16 – Raqmila  (Theme to be announced) - Open Dancer Sign-Ups begin on May 16

July 21 –Ilana (Rock-a-Belly) - Open Dancer Sign-Ups begin on June 21


Additional sites of interest

Videos from February 18 “Love is All you Need” Shimmyshowcase at

Photo Gallery from November 19, 2016 “Victorian Steampunk” Shimmyshowcase at

Videos from December 19, 2015 “Once Upon a Time” Shimmyshowcase at

Videos from February 21, 2015 “Photographing Fairies” Shimmyshowcase at

Chris Laudermilk’s  Shimmyshowcase photography gallery

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