Miasma Belly Dance - Establishing themselves as a tribal belly dance performance duo in 2005, Angela and Katrina have been teaching American Tribal Style (ATS® ) Belly Dance in Launceston since 2007, and both attained ATS® Teacher Certification in 2009, under instruction from Carolena Nerricio of Fat Chance Belly Dance (USA - www.fcbd.com ).
Since starting out as certified ATS® teachers in 2009 Miasma Belly Dance have created and maintained a vibrant ATS community in Northern Tasmania, and our student troupe Ekstasis regularly perform at local belly dance ‘haflas’ and feature in many community events such as the Diversity Street Festival, the Body and Soul Festival and many others.
Miasma Belly Dance is proud to be a sister studio with Fat Chance Belly Dance in San Francisco, part of a world-wide network ot ATS® dancers and teachers!
For more information about American Tribal Style Belly Dance®, please visit Fat Chance Belly Dance’s site www.fcbd.com
Performance - As a duo with a performance history dating back to 2005, Angela and Katrina have featured as part of many festivals and community events both in Tasmania and across Australia over the years, with their performances being described as 'mesmerising', 'dramatic' and even 'dangerous'! Miasma are well known for combining their skilled, synchronised Tribal Style belly dance with fire and sword to create captivating performances. In 2015, Miasma expanded to a performance troupe of five and have since enjoyed many successful performances with excellent reviews!
Some of our performance highlights include:
Tamar Valley Folk festival (2015-2018)
Ulysses Motorcycle Club National Conference, (2016)
Taste the Harvest, Devonport, (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
Diversity Street Party, Launceston (2014, 2015)
Arabian Nights – New Horizons Ball, Launceston (2015)
Lantern Dreams Festival, Devonport (2014)
Woolmers’ Festival of Roses, Longford (2014, 2015, 2016)
Launceston Body and Soul Festival (2010-2017)
Harley Owner’s Group National Conference, Hobart (2014)
RSPCA Halloween Ball, Launceston (2013)
George Town on Show (2013, 2014, 2015)
Junction Arts Festival, Launceston(2011, 2012)
Tasmanian Circus Festival, Golconda (2011)
Tas Pride Queen's Ball, Hobart (various years)
Jackeys Marsh Forest Festival (every year - 2014!)
Unearthed Tribal Belly Dance Festival, Victoria (2010)
National Regional Arts Conference, Launceston (2010)
Festival of the Senses, Brisbane (2009)
Australian Tribal and Trance Festival, Sydney (2008)