Aisha Ali is an internationally recognized authority on the dances of Egypt and North Africa. Following her successes in the United States, she performed widely in Europe and the Middle East. For over twenty years she directed her own folkloric ensemble, the Aisha Ali Dance Company.
"One of our national treasures..."
Peter Sellars - 1993 - Los Angeles Festival
The Tuesday mixed level “in-person class” has been temporarily postponed because of the Omicrom variant. Regular classes will resume when it seems safe for all. Hope to see you then. To check the schedule and registration requirements go to the Classes page. Reservations are required for every in-person class. Thursday 7 pm Zoom classes are open to all and no reservations are required.
visit the interviews gallery on this website to hear the KCRW podcast “Searching for the Root: The Incredible Journey of Aisha Ali” as well as the KPFK podcast with Mark Humphrey. Also don’t forget to visit the Resources section for “Recommended Reading”.