Saturday, March 21, 2015
Site: 441 East Ojai Avenue
Ojai, CA 93023
12:00 - 7:00 p.m.
$10 General Admission
$5.00 children 12 & under / $5 seniors
PERFORMER ADMISSION $2.00 (PAY AT DOOR)
We are accepting applications for 2015 waitlist
Says Kris Oster of Santa Barbara:
"This is the most imaginative and FUN bellydance festival that I've ever participated in and attended."
2015 Special Theme Set: Alchemy
Finale with Twisted Gypsy & Drummers
Please e-mail us if you need an application
15 minutes before performance time.
Stage: 10' x 15' wood-floor raised stage
Recorded Music: iPod, CD, or MP3 Files.
For iPod or CD - Make dedicated playlist.
Ojai Bellydance Festival welcomes all styles of bellydance ... from Tribal to Traditional, Folkloric to Fusion, Cabaret to Tribaret and everything in between.
Please e-mail application request to OjaiBDfest@gmail.com
All performers please sign liability waiver at the festival
2015 Performer Line-up
|Opening & Greeting|
|12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Set|
|Twisted Gypsy Student Troupe, LA|
|Ann Visoky, Solo, SB|
|Troupe Hasina, Santa Maria|
|Desert Coast Dancers, Cayucos|
|Crystal Indigo, Troupe, Santa Barbara song 1|
|Jennifer Biswas & Friends, ITS troupe, Culver City|
|Lisa Beck & Students, Bollywood, SB|
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm set
|Tribal Gallop, Sta Ynez, Drum & Tribal|
|Genavieve & Allison, Duet, Ventura|
|Veronica Herrera, Solo, Ventura|
|Eleshava Dance Troupe, Woodland Hills|
|Janet Chiapetta, Solo, Ventura|
|Lokahi, Hawaiian Style Troupe, SLO|
|2:00 pm - 3:00 pm set|
|Genisa, Solo, SB|
|JaMun, Troupe, Tribal Fusion|
|Michelle Tyrell, Solo, Ojai|
|Tribe Elation, Troupe, SLO|
|Alia, Indian Fusion Solo, Hollywood|
|Ya'Ayuni Folkloric Troup dir. Cris Basimah|
|Desert Lotus Tribal, Troupe, Palmdale|
|Irina Irem, solo LA|
|3:00 pm - 4:00pm set|
|Vitalia Troupe, Bakersfield|
|Celeste, Solo, Oxnard|
|Opal Aura, Troupe, Oxnard|
|Laura Johnson, solo, Ventura|
|Tribal Conspiracy, SLO|
|Nilay, Solo, Turkish, Bakersfield|
|Crystal Indigo, Troupe, SB song #2|
|Sirens of Sapphire Moon, Troupe, SB|
|4:00 pm - 5:00pm set|
|Kali Sundari & Spirited Sapphires Troupe|
|Vanessa, Solo, Oxnard|
|Dokuz Sekiz & Student Troupe, Ojai|
|Krischana, solo, Santa Ynez|
|Tandava Troupe, Newbury Park|
|Kristina of Acacia Mansion, Solo, Ojai|
|Aphrodite's Daughter, Troupe, Ventura|
|5:00pm - 6:00pm set|
|Danse Du Ventre & Student Troupe|
|Jen O, solo, Ventura|
|Blue Moon Haven|
|Cris Basima & Ya'Ayuni troupe & solo, SB|
|Judeen Troupe, Santa Ynez|
|Zultanite, Troupe, Bakersfield|
|Alexandra King, SB, Solo|
|6:00pm - 8:00pm Alchemy Set & Finale|
A Dance Troupe by Danse Du Ventre
|Quetzalcoatl by Kashmir Isis|
|Dead Can Dance by Jatila|
|Alexandra in Wonderland|
|Talkin' Smack by Dokuz Sekiz|
|Fire & Ice by Sakuntala|
|The Egyptian Spice Market by She-enedra|
|Equinox by Marjhani Bellamorte|
|TRIBAL DANCE & DRUM FINALE|
|Twisted Gypsy & Twisted Drummers|
|ALL TRIBES DANCE JAM w/ drummers|
PERFORMER CATEGORIES & TIMES
Student Solo: 3-5 minutes
Professional Solo: 5-7 minutes
Student Duet: 5-7 minutes
Professional Duet 8-10 minutes
Student Troupe (3 or more): 10 minutes
Professional Troupe (3 or more) 12-15 minutes
Alchemy Set: 3-6 minutes (Themed - by invitation only)
Ojai Belly dance Festival welcomes all styles and skill levels. Questions? Contact the producer
***To be fair to all performers, please respect time limits. If your act runs overtime, we will fade your music and bring on the next act***
Thank you for your co-operation.
Live Music for dancers:
If you are a band, please indicate this on your performer application so that we can schedule you accordingly.
iPOD: DJ prefers iPods! Please have dedicated playlist appear FIRST in your iPod
(i.e. name the playlist "001DancerorTroupeName")
CD: Please label CD with your NAME (or troupe name) and your performance TIME.
Routine must start on track #1 and run continuously.
The DJ will not "skip" tracks on your CD or iPod
Dress & Costuming:
We welcome the avant garde, the alternative, and the cutting edge, however ...
1. We do NOT wish to see nipples either male or female
2. We do NOT wish to see your butt crack or pubes
3. We do NOT wish to see your underpants
Conduct & Material:
Day Show - Please keep it tasteful and G-rated.
Use "clean" versions of Lyrics Advisory songs.
Night Show - go ahead ... cuss all you want. R-rated ok
Please do NOT touch members of the audience or infringe upon their personal space
Performer admission is $2 voluntary donation
Please pay at the door ... do not send payment with your application. This voluntary contribution makes renting the Women's Club building possible. Your contribution helps keep the festival at this site.
Performer Video & Video ethics
We don't book an "official" videographer but encourage you to contact Roger Hendrix on Facebook. Roger has the only tripod set-up. Feel free to bring your own handheld camera. Please respect the privacy of others and video only with permission.
Please Do Not block audience view. NO TRIPODS. If you use a tripod you will be asked to purchase a $10 admission ticket for your tripod.