Angelina has been performing the art of Middle Eastern Belly Dance in Chicago and various venues throughout the United States, running the gamut from stage shows to corporate & cultural events, bachelorette parties,
nightclubs to weddings.
She was chosen out of three separate audition calls for the role of principle dancer in The Lyric Opera's 2002-2003 season's production of Thais Starring Renee Fleming.
Angelina was trained under renowned Master Performer, Instructor, Choreographer and the Co-author of The Art of Belly Dancing, Dahlena whom she has been graced by having as mother.
Angelina has been teaching Belly Dancing for 12 years. She has taught Cabaret, Folkloric and Spanish Fusion, particularly in the Dahlena Method, since 2001.
Angelina leads a small dance troupe who performs traditional, folkloric and Modern Belly Dancing in the Chicago area.
Angelina has also taught Children's Belly Dancing - to age 7-14 for six summers, at the Belle Plaine Dance Studio in Chicago. At The Belle Plaine Summer Art Camp Angelina taught the girls choreography, how to choreograph, count music, use props, write choreography, solo dance and how to teach each other.
Angelina has taught workshops and casual classes at university settings, parties, and corporate events.
Angelina is available to perform for private parties, group classes, events and workshops. She is now teaching weekly group and private classes in Chicago. A mini-class and performance can be offered at your special event!