Ballet Afsaneh

Events

Nowruz 2017 in San Francisco City Hall Past Friday, March 17, 2017
Persian dance technique with Aisan.H (Adults and kids) Past Oct 4 to Dec 13, 2015

Biography

Founded in 1986 by Artistic Director Sharlyn Sawyer, Ballet Afsaneh, the professional performance ensemble of the Afsaneh Art & Culture Society, is based in the San Francisco Bay Area of California in the USA. This dynamic group presents performances and activities featuring dance, poetry, and music of the Silk Road —the historic trade route stretching 7,000 miles across Central Asia from the China Sea in the east to the Mediterranean in the west. The Ballet Afsaneh repertoire displays a wide range, from the glittering lyricism of fairytale to incisive, thought provoking, contemporary work.

Traditional repertoire includes dances representing; Iran, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Armenia, Turkey, Chinese Turkistan, Azerbaijan, Kurdistan, and North India.

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