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PERFORMING
Phaedra has performed at many venues and events, some of which are listed below (in no particular order):
 
CHICAGO SISTER CITIES FESTIVAL (CASABLANCA) - DALEY PLAZA
 
THE TASTE OF CHICAGO FESTIVAL
(TROUPE)

IPW TOURISM CONVENTION W/SAFIRE DANCERS @ MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY, CHICAGO (TROUPE)

MAYOR'S NIGHT OUT IN THE PARKS CHICAGO

VOICE OF THE CITY VAUDEVILLE ROARS @ HAIRPIN ARTS CENTER

HEART OF AMERICA RAKS GALA, KANSAS CITY
 
THAW X - CHICAGO

VAUDEVILLE AT SIX CORNERS - FILAMENT THEATRE, CHICAGO

BRECHTFEST - DANKHAUS GERMAN CULTURAL CENTER, CHICAGO

ANDERSONVILLE MIDSOMMAR FESTIVAL W/QUEST THEATER

RITZ CARLTON (WEDDING)- CHICAGO (TROUPE)

BEAST WOMEN CABARET-CHICAGO

BALLYHOO @ UNTITLED, CHICAGO

THE DRIFTER, CHICAGO

GYNACEUM FUNDRAISER - DOUBLE DOOR, CHICAGO

ALOFT LOFT - EL CIRCO CHEAPO, CHICAGO

MARRAKESH CO @ AMERICAN BEAUTY SHOW, MCCORMICK PLACE CONVENTION CTR, CHICAGO

IMPROV OLYMPIC - THE CURIO SHOW
 
THE PLUCKY SHOW @ GORILLA TANGO THEATER

BAILIWICK THEATRE-CHICAGO
 
FULTON ARTISTS COLLECTIVE 
 
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
 
GREENHOUSE THEATER
 
STAGE 773 OPENING GALA - CHICAGO

14 @ STAGE 773 FESTIVAL

BLACK CLOUD GALLERY-CHICAGO

11TH ANNUAL SHARIF GALA @ FASHION INSTITUTE-NYC
 
JEBON (DALIA CARELLA INTENSIVE) - NYC

STARVED ROCK STATE PARK W/ ILLINOIS VALLEY DRUM CIRCLE

ALL-STATE MUSIC CONVENTION - CIVIC CENTER, PEORIA, IL

DHAMMARAM BUDDHIST TEMPLE
 
TURKISH CUISINE
 
ARGILA HOOKA - MORTON GROVE 
 
JULIANA RESTAURANT
 
ARABESK PALACE - CHICAGO
 
KAN ZAMAN RESTAURANT
 
HELPING HIPS - PALATINE
  
HAVANA HOOKAH - NORRIDGE
 
ALHAMBRA PALACE RESTAURANT
 
LURE IZAKAYA PUB
SOFRA TURKISH KITCHEN
 
THE SILVER ROOM - CHICAGO
 
FIRE ROCK HOOKAH
 
ALA TURKA RESTAURANT-
MARRAKESH RESTAURANT -  CHICAGO
 
REZA'S - OAKBROOK, IL
 
LAYALENA NIGHTCLUB - NILES, IL
 
DRUMFACE CHICAGO
 
MANGO RESTAURANT - NILES, IL(FUNDRAISER)
 
APERITIF 21 PERSIAN
RESTAURANT
 
THE SPOT-CHICAGO
 
BURKHARDT CENTER-CHICAGO
 
PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN-CHICAGO
 
CONTINENTAL CAFE W/DJ ANGELA GITANA-CHICAGO
 
ISTANBUL TAVERNA-WHEELING
 
MARTINI ROOM-ELGIN, IL
(TROUPE)
 
ARKADASH CAFE (TROUPE)
 
TEACHING
Phaedra currently teaches or has taught at the following facilities (in no particular order):
 
GREAT LAKES BELLYDANCE CONVENTION (2015)
 
VAUDEZILLA STUDIOS

RAVENSWOOD FITNESS CENTER
EDGEWATER FITNESS CENTER
 
INDIGO STUDIOS - CHICAGO
GOOD GYRRL STUDIOS 

REN SPA SALON STUDIO - CHICAGO
 
PRESIDENTIAL TOWERS HEALTH CLUB
 
FITNESS FORMULA  - WEST LOOP
FITNESS FORMULA -  UNION STATION
FITNESS FORMULA -  SOUTH LOOP
FITNESS FORMULA  - LINCOLN PARK
 
CHEETAH GYM - ANDERSONVILLE
(BOLLYWOOD AND BELLY DANCE)
 
CHEETAH GYM - EDGEWATER (BOLLYWOOD)
 
CHEETAH GYM - BUCKTOWN
 
DISCOVERY CENTER CHICAGO
(BOLLYWOOD)
 
WORLD DANCE AND FITNESS CHICAGO
 
DRUMFACE CHICAGO
 
SHEDD AQUARIUM - EMPLOYEE HEALTH FAIR
 
CHICAGO URBAN LEAGUE - ETIQUETTE DAY
 
MOVE CHICAGO CAMPAIGN
 
LEVY CENTER - EVANSTON
 
 
TRUMAN STATE COLLEGE
 
 
TRAINING
Phaedra has had the pleasure of studying with or taking workshops from the following teachers (in no particular order)*:
 
ANNA BORISOVA
 
RANDA KAMEL
 
ELENA RAMAZANOVA
 
MERCEDES NIETO
 
JILLINA

JOANA SAAHIRA
 
SAHRA KENT
 
AIDA NOUR
 
ASMAHAN
 
LUNA OF CAIRO
 
LEILA MOLAEI *
 
RANYA RENEE
 
ZADIEL SASMAZ 
 
DAVID OF SCANDINAVIA
 
YASMINA RAMZY
 
MAHMOUD REDA
 
YOUSRI SHARIF
 
TITO SEIF
 
NOURHAN SHARIF
 
VIRGINIA OF MIAMI
 
MOROCCO OF NYC *
 
KARIM NAGI *
 
AMEL TAFSOUT *
 
AZIZA
 
NAOMI ESHOO *
 
AMIRA MOR
 
DALIA CARELLA
 
DINA TALAAT OF EGYPT
 
KHAZNA KHALIL
 
SURAYAH AL-MUDDARIS
 
ARADIA OF LAS VEGAS
 
MOHAMED SHAHIN
 
DAHLENA GENOVA
 
HADIA OF CANADA
 
SADIE MARQUARDT
 
MUNA KUTTAB *
SABAH SAEED
RAQUY DANZIGER (DOUMBEK)
RAMI OF NYC (DOUMBEK)
QUENTIN SHAW (DOUMBEK)
HEATHER MCQUEEN (DOUMBEK)
 
*Middle Eastern drum lessons and Middle Eastern folkloric dance are also on this list