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BIOGRAPHY

Jillina has devoted her life to dance.

With a background in Middle Eastern, Folklore, Jazz, Ballet, and Hip Hop, she creates a colorful Middle Eastern fusion repertoire that has inspired collaborations with some of the world’s leading instructors and performers. Traveling extensively to create productions and teach seminars that embody her unique style of dance and dance education, Jillina also advocates a local dance community, owning the creative hub, Evolution Dance Studios in North Hollywood, California. Whether on stage, coaching one-on-one, or teaching a group of 1,000 students, Jillina’s vibrant ability to connect with people on and off the dance floor continues to influence dancers and entertain audiences worldwide.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

“...Her personality was truly what you see on stage, pure passion for dance...A true artist will inspire you inside out.  And that's exactly what I learned from her…(Jillina is) an inspiration!"

 

—  Natalie Nazario, International Dancer

 

PHOTOS

 

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CALENDAR

  • "Mahraganat Shaabi" Workshop
    Online Workshop
    Jul 10, 6:00 PM PDT – Jul 11, 12:00 PM PDT
    Online Workshop
    "Mahraganat Shaabi" (aka street shaabi or electro-shaabi) style is the most recent evolution of popular music and dance to come out of Cairo's Shaabi scene. Raks Sharki dancers around the world can't help but be swept away by this recent dance craze.
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  • BDExperience in Denmark
    Denmark
    Nov 07, 10:00 AM GMT+1 – Nov 14, 7:00 PM GMT+1
    Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    https://www.joinbde.com
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  • TBD
    Postponed. New date TBA: Frankfurt, DE
    BDEx Presents:The Wizard of Oz
    Postponed. New date/time TBA
    BDEx Presents:The Wizard of Oz, Frankfurt, Germany
    Produced by Jillina
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THE COMPANY

Bellydance Evolution Theatrical Dance Show
BELLYDANCE EVOLUTION

Montecito Journal - “…these dancers bring a new level of Artistry to our beautiful art.”

 

Advertising Age - “Mesmerizing.”

 

 

The Examiner - “…the best bellydance show I have ever seen.”

 

 

Gilded Serpent - “…wildly acrobatic, fierce…”

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BOOKINGS

If you are interested in bookings, please contact the company that best suits your needs.

JILLINA

International workshops & performances

jillina@jillina.com

 

BELLYDANCE EVOLUTION

National & International tours & residencies

booking@bellydanceevolution.com

 

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