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Performance Highlights

Hannah Mi is a full member of EQUITY UK. Her highlights include:


FIREWATER:

The FireWater collective is Hannah and Morai, London's leading ATS dancers. Together they produce London's exquisite tribal belly dance night FireWater and her sister student night The Tribal Tea Party.

http://firewatercollective.wordpress.com/

Past nights:
July '08, the opening of FireWater
Nov '08 with guests Dajjah, London
March '09 with guest Wendy Marlott,US
Sep 09 with guests Lily Tsai and Hilde, US and Brighton
Nov '09 with guests HELM from San Francisco.
July 2010 with guests Colleena Shakti and Raki Khalbelia from Rajasthan, India.
November 2010 with guest Pedaltra and U-Cef.
September 2011 FireWater Tribal Tea Party with Ozgen and Maryam (Odissi dance)
December 2011 with guests Charlotte, Kerry Darkstar and special guest Natacha from the Devadasi studio, Tokyo .
March 2012 with guests Valérie Romanin of Barefoot Flamenco and Deana of Tribal Unity.




MUSICIANS AND DJs:

She performs with Dajjah live.http://www.dajjah.co.uk

Performed and traveled with Oojami 2004-2010.
Also danced for The Prinz Achmed Orchestra 2012, Helm 09, Andalus 2005, Damask 2005 and Dajjah. Dj’s: Phil Thornton, The Kasbar Brothers, Drumspyder, Jef Stott andMakyo.





SPECIAL EVENTS

The Autumn Shift Screening of The Adventures of Prince Achmed.Live music with the Priz Achmed Orchestra. 2011 and 2012

The Guest Suites: A Modern dance piece performed to the Back cello Suites by Jacky Lansley dance Company at the Royal Opera house, York Minster and Plymouth Barbican. Spring 2012

Starred in Secret Cinema's production of Lawrence of Arabia, London 2010.

starred in the production 'FARING' in collaboration with The Circus Space: 2008 in The Orkney Islands

Appearance in Via Rosa's Music video: The Last Resolve

Danced for Arab Cinema Weekend opening event at BAFTA in collaboration with The Zenith Foundation and Mazaj Sound System Arab Media Watch

Japanese-London website launch, London

Performed for Maghrebi Soundclash,
Eastatic,Guerilla Zoo, Razzlemedazzle, Al Kamia, White Mischief. Shimmy Shake, Evolution and Planet Angel as well as having a temporary residency at London's well loved SHUNT.

Regular performer in Arabic nights Kervan Serai and Dakini Nights in Tokyo.


Producer, director and choreographer of Sacred earth belly dance Event in aid of Breakthrough Breast cancer ‘06

Fashion show at the Victoria and Albert Museum supporting Moroccan fashion during London Fashion week and featuring U-Cef DJ ’06.





DANCE FESTIVALS:
Guest teacher and performer at Tribalondon 2009
Tribal London 2008
Raqs Brittania 2007, 2008 and Guest performer and teacher, 2009.
Maharajan, Tokyo 2001,2002,2003






NIGHTCLUBS:
London:Resident dancer at Darbucka, London since 2005.
Also performed at: The SupperClub London,The Synergy Project, Carling Academy, Cargo, Momo, El Barco Latino, Alpha Omega, The Collection, The Scala, madame Jo Jo's, Hidden, Bush Hall. The Jazz Cafe.
Vienna: The Arena, Ost bar.
Tokyo:Cay, Code, Tokyo Salon, Yellow, Bullets and Tantra.
San Francisco at Sera Phi with Jef Stott, Makyo and Drumspyder



THEATRES:
The Royal Albert Hall '07: Sallis benney theatre Brighton 09.



WORLD MUSIC FESTIVALS:
Glastonbury ’05 and '07Jazz World Stage; Festival of Mertola ‘05 and '09, Portugal; Colours of Ostrava ’06;Rize festival, London '06; Mano Mundo Festival '07, Belgium; Tres Culturas, Murcia, Spain '07; Bodrum filmfest, Turkey '07; Thames Festival, London '07, Solfest '08, Off the Track '08; Masala festival, Germany 09, Whychwood festival 09. and Local Arabic Festivals in Holland and Spain.


RESTAURANTS:
Harem, Istanbul, Darbucka, Argania, Gallipoli, Sedir, Mem and Laz, La Fontana and various others

HOTELS:
Hilton, Jordan; Intercontinental, London.

Private weddings and events in Morocco, Jordan and Switzerland.


DANCE ENSEMBLES:

Currently director of La Zingara London based Belly dance fusion troupe.

Original member of Samanyolu, Oriental Fusion dance troupe in Tokyo, Japan. Director: Mishaal.

Co-founded Tribalkinesis with Lily, London, Atalanta AnarKali.


INSTRUCTION

A trained teacher and full member of Equity, Hannah blends feeling, technique, core muscle training, choreography and historical knowledge into her classes so students can feel the physical, enjoyable and emotional benefits of the dance.

Hannah has taught since 2004. She teaches private and open classes in London as well as being available for workshops and hen parties.

She has featured as a guest teacher at:
Devadasi studio, Tokyo June 2009, May 2010, May 2011 hosted by Mishaal.
London School of Economic Science; NOW day.Feb 2012.
Tribalondon 2009 presented by the Belly dance Superstars.
Raqs Brittania 2009 presented by the Belly dance Superstars.
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TRAINING:
Extensive training with Mishaal 2000 -2003, 2009, 2010 in Tokyo, Japan.

Hawaii Jan 2008: Completed Delilah's Intensive general study course: the Art of belly dance with Delilah and the study of Drum Rhythms with Erik Brown.
Hawaii Jan 2008 : Completed Intensive Instructor Training course with Delilah.
San Francisco August 2009: Completed intensive training with Mira Betz
Pushar, Rajasthan Feb 2011: One month Odissi core training, Tribal fusion belly dance and Khalbelia gypsy dance with Colleena Shakti and Raki Khalbelia .


Ongoing personal training and study includes Classical Egyptian private tuition with Serena Ramzy, ATS with Moirai and Turkish Romani with Ozgen. Hannah has taken workshops with Amar Gamal, Ansuya, Rachel Brice, Sharon Kihara, Jill Parker and Ultra Gypsy,Mira Betz, Laura Rose, Eva Fleming,The Uzume, Kami Liddle, Wendy Marlott, Ozgen, Ahmet Ogren, Reyhan, Serena and Hossam Ramsy, Colleena Shakti and Raki Khalbelia.Hannah also practices and studies iyengar yoga.