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Keep Austin Shimmying! Friday Night Gala Show at the Austin Belly Dance Convention

June 28 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 pm

Start your weekend with a bang by watching our amazing workshop teachers and guest performers do what they do best; entertain and inspire you! Special live performances from international star Michelle Sorensen and other talented dancers in Middle Eastern, cabaret, fusion, and folkloric belly dance.

The Gala Show is opened to the public (with purchase of a ticket), where they will have accessed to our vendors and countless beautiful international products.

  • Tickets at the door are $25. Discounted tickets can be purchased up to the day before the show.

  • Gala is at the Ballroom at the Holiday Inn Midtown.

  • Doors and shopping open at 6:00 pm.

  • Showtime at 7:00 pm


Holiday Inn – Midtown* 6000 Middle Fiskville Road (near Highland Mall) Austin, TX 78752 512-451-5757


Friday Night Line-Up

Starring International Artist: Michelle Sorensen Featured Artists In Alphabetical Order Amustela Athena Najat Ayssa Altahif Bahaia Colleen Pannell Devin Alfather Gypsy Roulette Dance Troupe Jameelah Mansour Kelli & Monali Lisa Lamar Mata Kuching Mayura Blue Migrations Nadirah Raena Sahhira Stacey Lizette and the Texas Salimpour Collective

The Austin Belly Dance Convention  is an annual 3-day event that has been bringing  the Middle Eastern dance and Belly Dance community together since its inception. Cabaret, folklore, and tribal dances are all represented by our collection of hand-picked performers and instructors from across the globe. We offer 50+ hours of dance workshops and instruction from globally recognized dance artists, two evening gala shows with professional dancers and afternoon shows open to any performer. Dozens of vendors are represented, selling handmade and imported goods like costumes, jewelry, make-up, and accessories. You’ll also have the opportunity to network with hundreds of dance students traveling nationally and from abroad. Find your perfect new costume, dance accessory, and music and learn, perform, and shop all under one roof and experience everything our convention has to offer! All interest and experience levels are welcomed.


June 28
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Holiday Inn Austin Midtown
6000 Middle Fiskville Rd
Austin, TX 78752 United States
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