Articles by Belly Dancer Leyla Najma
A collection of articles by Belly Dancer Leyla Najma covering range of topics to help dancers get more joy and fulfillment from Belly Dancing.
As a performing professional, you will have the opportunity at some juncture in your career to perform on stage in front of a large audience. As a professional you will also need to have an awareness of how stage lighting works. That includes being aware and knowing what the different terms are. Lighting can make or break your performance, so it’s not wise to assume someone else is going to be accountable.
Being knowledgeable about stage areas is information that will give your professional image some shine when performing in a show, it will also help you tremendously if you ever feel the calling to produce and direct your own show.
“The theater is so endlessly fascinating because it’s so accidental. It’s so much like life.” Arthur Miller
This information is to help dancers understand that there is more to dancing than just dancing. It’s important for all dancers to know this terminology and to understand that the stage is a very intricate part of our dance world. It is where magic comes alive and creative dreams are expressed. So I hope you enjoy learning theater definitive words and their meanings as much as you enjoy gracing the stage.