(Level Open to all)
Old Cinema Dance Style :
EMAN ZAKI reveals the
Secrets of Golden Era Age Dances and Techniques
I am using old original
music and talk about the tools of each
dancer and her dance style and what should going in her brain if someone singing for her
. Also as a baladi girl what are her tools on stage
" , EMAN says
Who is better qualified than Eman Zaki to teach
you the old cinema dance secrets and details ???
She was born in an artistic family, her mother
Samira Zad is one of the Golden Era Dancers in
Cairo from 1946-1955 and appeared in many films
of that era!
Due to her believes that preserving dance
heritage is a must, Samira Zaki , Emanís mother,
was a very strict dance teacher, she teaches her
knowledge and techniques to her daughter Eman
and pushed her to learn, ballet, Jazz and tap
dance as supported disciplines, because, for
Samira Zad, a dancer has to be skilled in more
than one art form.
Eman started her dance career the year 1977, two
years after her sister Hoda did .
The first, she performed in Syria than in
Jordan, the Emirates, USA, Lebanon, Cairo,
Tunisia and Germany. As she was abroad for a
long time, Eman was forced to sew her own dance
costumes by herself ..
Faithful to her motherís
passion and will of preserving and spreading out
the authentic dance techniques, especially after
the chaotic state of oriental dance merging the
good and the bad,
Eman started teaching dance in 2008, in Cairo.
She has taught in
Germany, England, France and Finland and Luxor.
unique take on the style of Egyptian cinema and her vast
knowledge of the Egyptian dance and music scene always
fascinate her students.
Eman stopped dancing in 1989 but continued to
make costumes for friends. She opened a handmade
accessory shop, where all was made by her. Eman
travelled to Lebanon to learn tailoring and
embroidery and began making evening wear.
With the growing needs for well crafted dance
costumes she founded Golden Lotus in 1999.
Eleven years on her business is truly
international and continues to go from strength
Her French clients call her the Coco Channel of