Frequently Asked Questions
How long is the show?
A typical show is between 15 – 30 minutes. Performance may include sword, snake, or fire upon request.
Will Sadira bring music?
A playlist is tailored to your event and will be provided on MP3 or CD if specified at time of booking. The venue (you) is responsible for providing a good quality sound system that plays MP3′s or CDs.
Is the show appropriate for children?
All performances are family friendly. Children love to dance and appreciate the show too.
What kind of music is used?
Music playlist will be specially engineered to compliment your special event. Types of music may include: Persian, Turkish, American Mainstream Artist, Techo/Electronic/ Dubstep, North African, Arabic, Indian, and Bollywood. Special request are available.
What if I need more than one belly dancer?
Simply ask! Sadira collaborates with an array of award-winning dance artist, professional troupes as well as a variety of cirque type performers. Big-stage, extravaganza shows are a specialty that Sadira is happy to serve up.
What about tipping?
Gratuity may be added to your payment, typically 20% to 40%. However, while tips are appreciated, they are never obligatory.
How far in advance should I book?
The sooner the better. Last minute shows, booked within two weeks, may be accommodated if you are flexible when the show starts.
By confirming your performance request you are agreeing to Sadira’s Booking Policy of no refunds. If your show has to reschedule or cancels within 2 weeks of the date and you have paid Sadira in full then the credit will be applied to a later date and time. There is no expiration for a postponed show and you will be given priority over other shows on the agenda.