Banafsheh Sayyad and Namah

Events

Dance of Oneness Spiral of Love Workshop at Esalen Past Apr 10-15, 2016
Nowruz 2016: The Persian New Year Festival, Music, ... Past Saturday, March 19, 2016
Dance of Oneness Birth of Light Workshop in Los Angeles
 Past Sunday, Dec 13, 2015
Dance of Oneness mit Banafsheh Sayyad Past Dec 5-6, 2015
Contemporary Mystical Persian Dance and Music Past Friday, Dec 4, 2015
Contemporary Mystical Persian Dance and Music Past Friday, Dec 4, 2015

Biography

"Part whirling dervish, part flamenco femme fatale" (Los Angeles Times), the award-winning work of Iranian-born Banafsheh Sayyad communicates the universal message of Persian Mysticism in a passionate yet meditatively fluid way, an interplay between trance and directed movement. The daughter of the legendary Iranian filmmaker, theater director and actor, Parviz Sayyad, Banafsheh holds an MFA in Dance from UCLA where she taught Mystical Persian dance. Banafsheh's work has been presented extensively in festivals and by presenters in North America, Europe and Australia.

Banafsheh performs solo or with her dance company NAMAH which was co-founded by Irene Masharo and later accompanied by composer Pejman Hadadi of Zarbang ensemble. Banafsheh and Namah perform frequently with the live music of ZARBANG ensemble. Namah's line up is Kelly Archbold, Shannon D'Souza, Roxanne Onofre and Banafsheh Sayyad.

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NEW YORK: Googoosh Norouz Concert
9th Annual Nowruz Celebration at Sackler and Ripley Center
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