Habeeba Hobeika – Founder and Choreographer
Egyptian born Habeeba Hobeika is the Choreographer and Artistic Director of Habeeba’s Egyptian Dance Ensemble, and Director of Habeeba’s Dance Studio (Founded in 1986) where Egyptian belly dancing and folkloric styles are offered to students of all ages and backgrounds.
An accomplished soloist herself, Habeeba is a much celebrated Egyptian dancer and choreographer throughout North America and the Middle East. Born and raised in Alexandria, Egypt, Habeeba Hobeika spent much of her childhood traveling throughout Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.
Her experiences have given her a lifelong appreciation of Middle Eastern culture and dance, and have instilled in her a deep pride in her heritage. It has led to a desire to perfect the art of Raks Sharki (belly dancing) and Egyptian Folklore dance and bring it to the stage for the world to appreciate.
Habeeba’s Dance Studio and Egyptian Dance Ensemble
The Habeeba Hobeika Egyptian Folklore Dance Company (founded in 1990) provides colourful and lively entertainment for all occations. Our spectacular shows take you on a journey to the mysterious ancient Egyptian temples, to the modern streets of Cairo, from the grandeur of the royal palaces to exotic Nile villages.
Members of the Habeeba Hobeika Egyptian Dance Company are each accomplished Belly Dance soloists who regularly perform at private and public functions across the city, nationally and internationally. Our dancers provide mesmerizing entertainment that will delight your guests and create a memorable event. We would be delighted to perform at your next corporate or special event, be it a gala dinner, wedding or interactive group activity.
All of our performers are seasoned professionals who pride themselves not only on exceptionally glamorous performances, but on presentation as well. From the moment our performers arrive at your event, to the moment they leave they uphold an air of mystery and beauty. Our performers will arrive at your event in elegant Egyptian dress, full performance make-up and jewelry, and elegant gold dance shoes.