GBDAC2017 | Annual Karavan Studio Recital and Performance

“Give Belly Dance A Chance” 2017

Karavan Studio | GBDAC 2017 | Karen Barbee and Byblos Band

Karavan's 21st annual belly dance recitals and performances will be held July 21 - 23, 2017.


Our weekend begins Friday and Saturday with our live belly dance recital featuring our Karavan Studio dancers as well as our Karavan Online friends in our our second multimedia show! 

Special guests Hassan Harfouche from Los Angeles, CA (debke dancer) and Miguel Crespo from Bogota, Colombia (percussionist) will be joining us both nights!

Our Saturday night show will also offer a teaser of live music!

Sunday night will feature several solo Karavan Studio dancers performing to the live music of all of our extraordinary musicians:
  • The Byblos Band (keyboards and percussion) from Houston, TX with Ahmad, Rami, and Houssam Ghafour as well as acclaimed singer Jabour Bakla
  • Naser Musa (oud) from Los Angeles, CA
  • Georges Lammam (violin) from San Francisco, CA
  • Miguel Crespo (percussion) from Bogota, Colombia
  • Michael Ibrahim (nay) from Detroit, Michigan
  • Hassan Harfouche (debke dancer) from Los Angeles, CA
Click here to see spotlights of our special guests as we "kountdown" the weeks until #GBDAC2017.



Purchase Your Tickets Today!

for our 21st annual GBDAC recitals and performance
at the historic Josephine Theater

$15 general admission for each event
($20 at the door)

Friday, July 21st at 7:30 p.m. – Karavan Recital
GBDAC (Give Belly Dance a Chance) 2017 | Josephine Theatre | Friday Recital





Saturday, July 22nd at 7:30 p.m. – Karavan Recital
GBDAC (Give Belly Dance a Chance) 2017 | Josephine Theatre | Saturday Recital





Sunday, July 23rd at 6:00 p.m. – Karavan's Performance night featuring several solo Karavan Studio dancers performing to the live music of all of our extraordinary musicians:

The Byblos Band (keyboards and percussion) from Houston, TX
Naser Musa (oud) from Los Angeles, CA
Georges Lammam (violin) from San Francisco, CA
Miguel Crespo (percussion) from Bogota, Colombia 
Michael Ibrahim (nay) from Detroit, Michigan
Hassan Harfouche (debke dancer) from Los Angeles, CA
GBDAC (Give Belly Dance a Chance) 2017 | Josephine Theatre | Sunday Performance

Karavan Studio | GBDAC 2017 | Virtue Dancers on Hay Street Bridge

Karavan is collecting donations to benefit P.A.W.S.

Donate $50 or more during the Big Give on May 4th and get 2 free tickets to you GBDAC2017 as well as a free drawing entry.  Click here to make your P.A.W.S. donation.




Interested in Live Stream Tickets?

Enjoy each of our recitals and the Sunday performance from anywhere in the world (with Internet access of course.)

It's the perfect way to bring together friends and family, or even your belly dance troupe, to celebrate GBDAC2017 with us.

Each night's live stream is only $10; or you can get the full live stream package for $20.

** FRIDAY AND SATURDAY LIVESTREAM TICKETS NOW CLOSED **

GBDAC (Give Belly Dance a Chance) 2017 | Josephine Theatre | Livestream Sunday Performance
Sunday, July 23rd at 6:00 p.m. – Karavan's Performance night


“Karen has the ability to teach body control in a way through which all can learn. She is one of the hardest working dancers that I know. She is very sincere with her teaching and she is willing to share her knowledge.”
— Tambra

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