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ATS ATTACKS - Vending & Performing


  • The Solution Center 1101 Slater Road Durham, NC, 27703 United States (map)
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We will be vending and performing at ATS ATTACKS this year!

Here's the schedule for the weekend:

SATURDAY SCHEDULE
9 a.m.- Shopping and Registration:

10-12p.m. 
Work that shimmy! 
A drills class, drilling all forms of ATS® shimmy-regular, turkish, arabic, shoulder shimmies. 1/2 time, full time, make your shimmies show ALL the time! Basic knowledge of Taxeem, Body Wave, Torso Twist, Circle Step, Egyptian, Arabic, Pivot Bump and Shimmy required.

12-1p.m.
lunch- Join Terri Allred for a Belly Dance Business Academy Coaching Call LIVE

1-3p.m.
Strengthen Connections, Strengthen Your Improv (2hrs) Tuning in more closely to your dance partners’ body language and nuance allows you, as a follower, to more accurately match your leader’s lines, creating a stunning picture for the audience. Be prepared to step out of your comfort zone, as we explore different exercises to create stronger connections among your troupe-mates. Basic knowledge of Taxeem, Body Wave, Torso Twist, Circle Step, Egyptian, Arabic, Pivot Bump and Shimmy required.

3-3:30ish p.m .
ICE CREAM PARTY!!
We've danced all day and we are hot and tired and in need of ice cream with all the toppings! 

7:15p.m.
Hafla doors open
Live music, open dancing, door prizes, shopping, prizes and SO MUCH MORE! Light refreshments will be served.

SUNDAY
9a.m. 
registration and shopping

9:15-10:45a.m. 
Advanced Workshop- NOT INCLUDED IN WEEKEND PACKAGE
(Dancers must have at least 3 years of performance experience)
Advanced Formations-Beyond the Basic Duets/Trios/Quartets
Learn ATS® formation options for unusual spaces, cafes, etc. Diagonals, Cafe Style, Dueling Duets. Basic knowledge of Taxeem, Body Wave, Torso Twist, Circle Step, Egyptian, Arabic, Pivot Bump and Shimmy required. 

11-1p.m.
Duets: Put the POWER in Your Duets
A power duet is essentially challenge between 2 dancers, transferring information quickly. It has less to do with the material than the dancers. A duet is a duet, but a power duet is an advanced concept. Learn what it takes to make an exciting ATS® power duet, slow or fast. This is an advanced workshop, not suitable for beginners.

1-1:45 lunch

1:45- 3:45p.m.
Unite Your Dance
There are so many elements that make a truly cohesive and artistic ATS® set. -Powerful Entrances and Exits -Using the space to its fullest -Variety in formation, movement and feel -Music, and how you use it, including arranging a set, repeating patterns and responding to phrasing -Movement, and how to build tension and progress movement Basic knowledge of Taxeem, Body Wave, Torso Twist, Circle Step, Egyptian, Arabic, Pivot Bump and Shimmy required.