Dance Around the World

Artist: Ramzi El-Edlibi

Assembly Description


Dance and dance stories from India, the Middle East, Africa, the Caribbean, China, Italy Russia, Poland and North America are woven into a dynamic display of expressive movements, powerful rhythms and rich colorful costumes. The audience is captivated by stories of heroes, heroines and warriors.

Choose which countries to highlight:

Program A: China, Sudan, Egypt, Native America, Turkey, Israel, USA and Santo Domingo
Program B: India, South Pacific, Spain, Italy Persia and USA
Program C: Ole (A celebration of Spanish Heritage), Spain, Mexico, Argentina and the Caribbean

Assembly Information


Grades: K-12
Curriculum Links: Physical Education, Geography, Social Studies, Cultural Understanding
Price: Single Performance $650
 2 back to back $980
Program Length: 45 minutes
Artist travel fees may apply
The performances are tailored to the particular age level and special needs of the audience
Related residencies and workshops available


Technical Requirements


The artists may arrive 30 minutes to 1 hour prior to first performance of the day. Please have the following set-up ready for them upon their arrival.

  • Clean, clear stage
  • Changing room or space backstage to change (should be located next to stage) a table should also be placed in this area

About the Artist


Ramzi El-Edlibi is a graduate of the Lebanese School of Dance and has a degree in Classical Ballet from the Conservatoria de Madrid. Ramzi also has a wide background in Middle Eastern dance, North African dance, and Flamenco. Ramzi has choreographed, performed and taught throughout the United States and in the Middle East, France, Russia, Spain and Japan. In New York, he established the “Ramzi El-Edlibi Dance Company,” winning acclaim from many dance critics. He has performed and conducted workshops for over 60,000 children.