Category: Belly Dancer, Dancers, Talent

Born and raised in Cape Town, Mish (Michelle) explored numerous dancing types including modern jazz and hip hop dancing before falling in love with oriental dancing (belly dancing) in 2005.

Having trained with an International Belly Dance Academy, she has performed various shows around South Africa, been featured on Expresso Show and has her own belly dancing studio where she teaches belly dancing.  She was also featured in the first ever South African Belly Dance calendar for 2011.

Dancing styles:

Classical Oriental, Modern Oriental, Veil Dancing, Shamadaan (Dance of candles on head), Sword Dance, Arabic Flamenco, Gypsy, Bellydance Fusion…

Courses attended:

  • Sword Workshop with Leyla Nawaress from Germany

Performance Highlights:

  • Performance at the International Oriental Festival for each year from 2005 – 2008
  • Performance in Johannesburg –, Sandton
  • Performance at Pappas restaurant during June 2008
  • Performances at the barnyards in Mosselbay, Plettenberg Bay and Knysna during June 2008
  • Regular performer at Fabulous Restaurant – Kloof Street Cape Town as solo performer in 2008
  • Performance for the Old Mutual International Client Customer day in November 2009
  • Performance for BAT at the Kronendal Estate in Paarl in December 2009
  • Performance in Durban Waterfront for Van Sons Inks on a Yacht during December 2009

Venues taught:

  • Quinton Pavitt Studios – Grassy Park St Faiths
  • Plumstead Creative Bodies and Minds Drama School and Beauty Spa
  • Athlone Portlands Sports and Recreation Centre – Portlands, Mitchells Plain Dance 4 Fitness
  • Claremont Dance Domain – Kenilworth


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