Black Cat Belly Dance - Belly dance instruction & performance by Shannon Bishop
Upcoming Performance Schedule


Friday nights at The Greek!


June 1, 15, 22 & 29

July 6, 13 & 20

Shows at 6:30 and 7:30






Spend your Friday night at The Greek with great food and two belly dance shows by Shannon!  Experience the classic belly dance restaurant show that is great for the whole family.  Reservations are recommended.  Call 814-308-8822 to make yours now!


The Greek is BYOB and is located on Clinton Avenue in State College, right behind the North Atherton Street Waffle Shop. 

Sunday, May 27 - 7:00 pm
The Belly Dance Lounge
Harrisburg, PA












Shannon will be performing in a lineup of professional dancers from across Central PA in this Memorial Day weekend showcase at the Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center!  Visit their website for more information or to purchase your tickets:


Sunday, June 3- 3:15 pm 
Raise the Roof benefit show
Lemont  Village Green - Lemont, PA 











Shannon will be performing at 3:15 for the Raise the Roof benefit.  The Lemont Village Asssiciation (LVA) presents a free benefit concert on the Lemont Village Green to raise funds for the Band Shelter being constructed on site this summer. Details of the project will be on display at the event. There will be several bands, belly-dancing, face-painting, food vendors, beer and wine available, Bring your friends and family and give what you can to the effort. Lounge on the lawn or bring a blanket or chair!

Performers: Richard Sleigh, Ken Baxter & Friends, The Unbanned, Biscuit Jam, Lowjack Lite, Daryl Branford's African Drum Ensemble, Shannon Bishop of Black Cat Belly Dance


Sunday, June 17- 6:00 pm
The New Deal Cafe
Greenbelt, MD

Shannon is excited to once again be performing at TheFez Tones Hafla - a Middle Eastern Music Extravaganza at the New Deal Cafe, in Greenbelt MD. Join us for an afternoon of live Middle Eastern music, dance, and tasty treats at the New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt, Maryland. Laying down the tunes will be the Fez Tones Band.

Every month will feature different dancers performing to all live music! Suggested donation $10.  The New Deal Cafe offers a variety of food, captivating live entertainment, ample free parking, and an intimate community atmosphere. 

New Deal Cafe 113 Centerway Roosevelt Center Greenbelt, MD 20770 (301) 474-5642

June 22 - 24, 2018
State College, PA
Central PA Theatre and Dance Festival


Black Cat Belly Dance is proud to be a founding member of the inaugural Central PA Theatre and Dance Festival!  








Check out where you can find the belly dance events that weekend:

Saturday, June 23 - 2:00
Central PA Dance Workshop studio
Shannon will be teaching an Introduction to Egyptian Dance workshop at the Central PA Dance Workshop studio.

Saturday, June 23 - 7:00 
Cairo Cabaret: An Evening of Egyptian Dance
The State Theatre Attic 
Let Black Cat Belly Dance transport you to the banks of The Nile and the rich music and dance traditions of Egypt!  This show will present the Cairo nightclub experience, right here in Central PA!

Sunday, June 24 - 3:00
Member Showcase
Black Cat Belly Dance will be featured in the member showcase at 3:00!

For more information about all of the events happening during the festival, or to purchase your festival pass, visit the 

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