Nasheeta (Becky) is a Middle Eastern soloist belly dancer- who is a regular entertainer at Ansari’s Mediterranean Bar & Grill, MN Renaissance Festival, various night clubs, Mall of America, bridal showers, wedding receptions, private parties, expos, haflas, belly grams and other venues. Becky lives and works out of the Minneapolis/St. Paul area (the Twin Cities) in Minnesota.
Becky is also a skating coach for both figure skating and hockey power skating. Nasheeta was a 2 time America's Got Talent Semi-finalist and performed a bellydance solo in the Minneapolis showcase in August 2010 and January 2011.
Prior to these performances she was the MN State Fair Talent Contest semi-finalist in 2006 and 2007. In 2008 she was the Semi-finalist champion and Grandstand featured soloist performer.
Nasheeta's past and current Middle Eastern Dance teaching venues include:
-Spring Lake Park community ed
-Blaine parks and rec
-Roseville Skating center
-St. Paul community ed
(Langford Park and Merriam Park)
-Knockout bodies gym
-Eagan private studio
-Roseville private studio
and many more...
Nasheeta has been seen dancing in many different venues including:
-Arab World Fest
-Kare 11 morning show
-MN Renaissance Festival (regular stage performer with Sisters of the Sahara and as a soloist)
-CNN Fit Nation
-numerous local haflas
-local city and county festivals
-MN State Fair
-Ansari's Mediterranean Grill (regular performer)
-Med Cruise Cafe
-Children's Theater company events
-Musical theater performances
-school cultural events
-numerous private parties
-various variety shows such as Boylesque and regular performances with Le Cirque Rouge burlesque troupe in Minneapolis night clubs
-specialty bellydance performances at national workshops such as The Las Vegas Bellydance Intensive and many others
Teaching training :
Cassandra's college at the Cassandra School of Dance, Minneapolis, MN
Ansuya Cabaribalusion teacher training certification in Naples, Fl
Numerous other workshops local and national including regular training with Mirah Ammal, Aliyah Sahar and the Cassandra School of dance.
Took workshops from many nationally acclaimed and international superstar dancers such as Dina of Egypt, Ansuya, Sharon Kihara and many more!
Nasheeta currently has a BA degree cum laude in Psychology and Anthropology with a touch of folk and modern dance training from Hamline University. Also was the alumni Middle Eastern Dance instuctor for Hamline U.