Upcoming Performance Opportunities

If you are interested in performing in any of these shows, please sign up here. Any questions - don't hesitate to get in touch! See our classes page for details on rehearsal times.

Shimmy-Off: Warwick Competition!

When: Sunday, 25th February
Where: Warwick University Student's Union
Choreographies: The beginners and advanced class choreographies will be entered into their respective group categories. Let us know if you would like to enter a solo!

Warwick University's Belly Dancing Society is hosting their second inter-university belly dance competition this February, and we've been invited up again. Last year we entered our beginners and advanced choreographies, and our advanced group won first place! We travel up the morning of and travel down in the evening after the judging, so you won't need to worry about hotel costs, only travel.

Our Annual End of Term Showcase

When: Monday, 12th March
Where: Metric, Imperial College Union
Choreographies: All of the class choreographies, the all society dance and any solos or small group dances you might have been working on. This is a celebration of everything the society has been up to!

Every year in March we bring the society together for a night of belly dancing, to show off everything we've achieved throughout the year. This includes the class dances from both terms, as well as any solos or group dances our members would like to showcase. We also have a professional section to close the show, typically involving 3 professional acts!

Dance Imperial Shows

When: Thursday, Friday & Saturday 15/16/17th March
Where: Union Concert Hall, Imperial College Union
Choreographies: The beginners class choreography from Autumn term, and the All Society Dance and Tribal Fusion choreographies from this term.

To celebrate the academic year of dance at Imperial, Dance Imperial brings the six dance societies together in it's annual show, running for 3 nights, and always selling out its 600 tickets!


Past Performances of 2017

Fleur Estelle Dance School End of Term Showcase

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In November we were invited to perform at the Fleur Estelle Dance School showcase, where we put on this year's All Society Dance for the last time. It was a lovely evening of belly dance fun, and we thoroughly enjoyed watching all the dances which the school put on!

Imperial College Summer Ball 2017

Dog Template This year we were super excited to be invited to perform at Imperial College's annual Summer Ball, one of the biggest campus events of the year! The performance was a great way to round the year off and made for a fun society night-out too!

Meilin Sancho's Retirement Party

Dog Template Meilin Sancho has been dancing with the society for years, and is a highly regarded and valued member of our group. This year she unfortunately left Imperial, but we were lucky enough to be invited to perform at her leaving do! This was a great chance to show some love and celebrate one of our longest-standing and most dedicated members.

Imperial Festival 2017

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Imperial Festival is an annual open day for the public to see what goes on at Imperial - researchers showcase their research in fun interactive stalls, and Imperial's performing societies are invited to put on entertainment throughout the day.

We performed in the Dance Tent on Queen's Lawn, showcasing class dances, the all society dance & dances prepared by our members outside of club hours!

Missed our performance? Check out videos here on our YouTube channel!

Dance Imperial Show 2017

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Dance Imperial's annual show brings together the 6 dance societies of Imperial at the end of the Spring Term to showcase the best dances from each society. Following in the last two year's footsteps, this year's show was a sell-out success, filling a total of 600 seats over 3 nights!

We performed four dances in the show; our Beginners and Advanced dances from term 1, our Tribal Fusion choreography and the All Society Dance.

Further photos from the show can be found on Dance Imperial's Facebook page.

ICU Belly Dance Annual Showcase 2017



Our annual showcase takes place every year and gives members of our society the opportunity to perform the choreographies learnt in class throughout the year, aswell as showcase their own creations. Check out our YouTube playlist of the event to watch our dances again!

Photos from our photographer can be found on our Facebook page.

Shimmy-Off: Warwick Belly Dance Competition

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This year we were invited to our first ever belly dance competition! The competition was against other belly dance societies around the country, hosted by Warwick Belly Dance. We put forward a beginners and an advanced team, and we are ecstatic to say that our advanced team won first place!

Missed our performances on the day? You can check out the videos for the beginners and advanced dances!

Imperial College Fashion Society: Charity Fashion Show

Dog Template We were invited to perform during an interval at Imperial College Fashion Society's debut Charity Fashion Show! This gave us the chance to debut our own beginners and advanced choreographies from term 1, and all-society dance choreography! For many of our dancers this was their first belly dance performance - it was a great stage to be their first!

More photos from this event can be found here.

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For more information about older performances, please browse our performance archive!