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


Friday nights at The Greek!


September 6, 13, 20 & 27

October 4, 11 & 18

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.  


Moroccan Nights at Big Spring Spirits!

With Nomad Kitchen
First Thursdays, shows at 6:30 and 7:30
October 3, November 7 and December 5



All new at Big Spring Spirits in Bellefonte - Moroccan Night, with food from Meghan McCracken of Nomad Kitchen and two belly dance shows by Shannon!













Tuesday, October 8
7:00 pm
Lecture: History of Egyptian Dance and Performance by Black Cat Belly Dance
Foxdale Village (private event)


Sunday, October 13
1:15 pm
2019 Olde Europe Renaissance Festival
Boal Mansion, Boalsburg, PA

Shannon and students from Black Cat Belly Dance will be performing on the beautiful grounds of the Boal Mansion for the Olde Europe Renaissance Festival.

Show at 1:15 pm!













Thursday, October 24 
7:00 pm
Masriyatt Festival Opening Gala
Toronto, ON




Shannon will be performing as an invited guest artist at the Masriyatt Festival opening gala show, featuring international dance stars Tito Seif and Nada el Masriya! Tickets required.
















Saturday, November 2
7:00 to 8:30 pm
An Arabian Night at The Fraser Street Commons
Reserve tickets HERE




Shannon will be performing at "An Arabian Night," an event that will feature Lebanese food, with dancing by Shannon. Tickets are $25 and should be reserved in advance. See the link above for more information!










Saturday, November 16
4:00 pm
Fall Hafla at 3 Dots Downtown

Join us at 3 Dots Downtown for a belly dance hafla! This will be an informal showcase of belly dance performances by students of Black Cat Belly Dance and Tammy Carlson's students from Huntingdon,PA. There will be Egyptian food available for sale and maybe even some live music! Join us for this fun, informal celebration of music and dance!




Spend your New Years Eve with Black Cat Belly Dance as part of First Night State College!

Tuesday, December 31
1:00 pm
Experience Belly Dance with Shannon - workshop
The State Theatre Attic, State College, PA

Join Shannon for this fun, no-experience-needed workshop that will introduce you to the moves and music of Egyptian belly dance! Shannon will explore the moves, music and culture that make belly dance so special. This workshop requires a First Night button.

Tuesday, December 31
3:30 pm
The Dances of Egypt and Beyond!
University Baptist and Brethren Church, State College, PA




Black Cat Belly Dance will present an hour long show featuring Egyptian raqs sharqi (belly dance), Egyptian folklore and more! This show requires a First Night button.
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