Our Spring Show is Here!


Our Spring Show will be held at the beautiful Monona Terrace in the Lecture hall. Doors will open at 7pm and the show will begin promptly at 8. You will see performances by club members, Bellydancers from around the Midwest and multiple performances from our headliner Phaedra. We will also have a raffle at the show where you can win prizes from many shops around Madison. We are still looking for anyone willing to help us out by selling tickets, passing out programs, or cleaning up dressing rooms after the show.Anyone willing to volunteer will get a free ticket to the show!

You can find this event through Facebook at this link https://www.facebook.com/events/189763765110735/ and let us know you’re coming!

Also come join Bellydancing UW for two wonderful workshops to be led by our Spring Show 2018 headliner: Phaedra! By the end of the day you will have perfected your Egyptian Style and learned a new choreography to a dynamic drum solo!

10am-12pm: Egyptian Styling Workshop
Attendees will be learning footwork, specific patterns, and much more to master this unique genre. Using these skills, she will instruct workshop participants through a choreography to Alf Leila wa Leila.1pm-3pm: Drum Solo Workshop
Phaedra has selected a drum solo by Issam Houshan that attendees will learn a choreography to. This compelling music and dynamic choreography make a fun and valuable addition to any dancer’s repertoire. They will be able to find the music to this choreography for after the workshop.

You can register online at https://goo.gl/forms/MsTOGGISUvcFUNAD3

We hope to see you at one, if not all of these events!
Shimmy On!

We’re Getting Ready for the Spring Show!



cropped-bduw-logo1.jpgPractice this week will run a little differently! This week is our Mona Critiques for dancers who are performing in our spring show. We will be meeting in our usual location and the schedule will run as follows:

7:00-7:45 Combined Beginners and Intermediates practice
7:45-8:00 Beginners Spring Show Critique
8:00-8:15 Intermediates Spring Show Critique
8:15-9:00 Solo critiques
Our Spring Show will be Saturday April 7th! If you are not performing, we highly encourage you come to our show to see what our big show is like and to cheer on your fellow club members! Feel free to invite your family and friends so they can see what our club does here on campus! Here is the link to ticket registration   https://goo.gl/forms/j6MAANYC9y67p7eJ3 We are looking for volunteers to help with ticket sales and clean up the day of the show! If you volunteer you will get free access to see our show!
Our Spring Workshop will be held in the morning of the same day as the show, Saturday April 7th! Our show headliner will be teaching two workshops, one on Egyptian styling and one on a Drum solo choreography! There will also be vendors selling different bellydance related clothing items and accessories. We will also have a booth set up their selling performance gear and club shirts. The registration for this event can be found at this link  https://goo.gl/forms/MsTOGGISUvcFUNAD3 We are working hard on both of these large events and can’t wait for you to see them!
We will also be having a Fundraiser Friday March 16, 2018 at Salads Up 4-8pm. Enjoy some good food and help support our club!

Info On Spring Show,WorkShop, and Spring Classes!


Our spring kickoff meeting we be held February 13th on the fourth floor of the SAC in the multipurpose room 7-8pm.

Bellydancing UW’s annual spring show will be held at Monona Terrace April 7th 8pm-10pm. Our headliner is Phaedra Darwish and we can’t be more excited!

Also on April 7th, Phaedra will also be teaching a workshop at the First Congregational Church of Christ on University Ave! 

There will be more info about tickets and the workshop within the next couple weeks!

Workshop, Fundraiser, and Troupe Performance!


We got a busy week ahead of us for the BUW club!

Tuesday(11/14) we have our normal practice. Beginners 7-8pm, Intermediates at 8-9pm.

Thursday(11/16) we’re having a fundraiser at Salads Up 4-8pm. Help us pay for our costumes and other costs by mentioning UW Bellydancing at checkout and 15% of the cost of your meal will go to our club. So come hungry!

Friday(11/17) Troupe will be performing at Globe Med’s Fundraiser Night of the Arts! The event will be held at Tripp Commons in Memorial Union starting at 7pm. Come see the BUW troupe dance and support GlobeMed’s cause! More info can be found on the Facebook Event Page

Hope to see you at one, if not all of our awesome events this week!

Stay warm and Shimmy on!



The Bellydance – UW Troupe enjoyed a weekend at the New Glarus Renaissance Faire! We hope you were able to join in on the fun.

Don’t forget to pay your $20 dues! It is not too late to join BUW, just remember to get your dues in; we take cash and cards!

Beginners practice is on Tuesdays from 7-8 p.m. and Intermediates is immediately after from 8-9 p.m.

Social, Fundraiser, & More!


Tonight(10/10) we wil have a combined practice (Intermediates and Beginners together) followed by our first social of the year! The social will take place right after class where you can enjoy free food and get to know fellow member of the BUW club!

Like Naf-Naf or never been and looking to try a new restaurant? Go to Naf-Naf on State Street this Thursday(10/12) to help support our BUW fundraiser! When you purchase your meal mention Bellydancing UW and the employees at Naf-Naf will instruct you how to help with the fundraiser.

Our own BUW Troupe will be performing at the Renaissance Faire in New Glarus, WI. We’ll be performing two sets during the early afternoon of this Sunday the 15th.

Hope to see you at one of these events! Shimmy On!

FREE Classes!


Hey Everyone! Tonight (9/26) and only tonight we will be teaching full bellydance lessons for free! Meet us in the Multipurpose room on the fourth floor of the Student Activity Center (SAC) @ 7pm to take advantage of this awesome opportunity! Experience what our classes this year will be like, learn some cool moves, and get a workout all at once!

If you decide you want to join our club we will also be accepting member dues tonight at the end of class. Hope to see you tonight! Shimmy On!