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BOOKINGS

Invoketress offers performances full of elegant passion!

Dances varying from classical Egyptian, Bollywood, to innovative fusions.

Ishra and her troupe, Invoketress Dance, have a versatility that can meet any of your performance needs.

Solos, duets, or group numbers are available for choreographed and improvisational performances, crowd interaction, and tutorials.

Explore our variety of styles and themes!
 

Visit our Youtube Channel to view our many offerings.

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WEDDINGS

Invoketress offers dance entertainment in a variety of styles to bring life to any wedding!

Invoketress performs at a large variety of events including:
 

  • Parties

    • (birthdays, bachelorette parties, engagement parties, children's parties, anniversaries, etc.)
       

  • Weddings

    • (including Zeffe/Zeffah entrance processions)
       

  • Festivals

    • (music festivals, summer festivals, arts and cultural festivals, renaissance festivals)
       

  • Gallery openings
     

  • Restaurants and shisha lounges
     

  • Stage performances
     

  • Corporate celebrations

    • (AGMs, holiday parties, theme parties)
       

  • Fundraisers/charity events
     

  • Accompanying live music, concerts
     

  • Filmmusic videos and commercials
     

  • Bellygrams
     

  • Strictly NO Bachelor Parties

Booking Requirements:
 

  • Secure and private change room with adequate lighting (mirrors are appreciated).
     

  • Decent sound system. We can bring an iPod, USB stick, or arrange to have music sent prior to the gig.
     

  • Dance surface safe for bare feet.
     

  • A 50% deposit is required to secure the booking. The balance can be paid at the event.
     

  • Additional fees for travel may be applied.
     

  • Additional fees or a shortened dance set may be applied for events running late/delayed performances.

For charming, elegant and always entertaining performances and instruction, contact Ishra at ishrablanco@gmail.com to discuss how to make your next event unforgettable.

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STYLES

Invoketress offers performances and workshops in many different styles and are well-known for their variety and diversity

Workshops and shows can be personalized to suit your event and can be provided in the following styles:

  • Raqs Sharqi 

    • (classical Middle Eastern belly dance) and modern belly dance (i.e., Cabaret)
       

  • Egyptian Folklore

    • (e.g., Saidi, Beledi)
       

  • American Cabaret
     

  • Transcultural Fusion
     

  • Belly Dance Fusions
     

  • Contemporary Fusion
     

  • Hip-Hop Fusion
     

  • Sacred Dance Fusion
     

  • FatChanceBellyDance®
     

  • Zaffe (wedding procession)
     

  • Improvisational Tribal Style (ITS)
     

  • Dance with props

    • (veil, cane, sword, fan veils, Isis wings)
       

  • Shamadan 

    • (candelabra worn on the head), candle tray on head, candles held in hands
       

  • Dance with instrumental accompaniment

    • finger cymbals, tambourine, drum)

Regional dances:
 

  • Bollywood, Bhangra
     

  • Dancehall
     

  • Hawaiian, Polynesian
     

  • Flamenco, Spanish fusion
     

  • Karshilama, Romany, Turkish
     

  • Tunisian
     

  • Samba, Latin Fusion 
     

  • Asian Fusion

    • (Filipino fusion, fan dances, Vietnamese Fusion and more)
       

Video examples of these styles can be sent upon request.

 
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THEMES

Our Invoketress dancers love costuming, getting into character, and weaving a dance set around a theme or storyline.

 

Our troupe members have strong backgrounds in a variety of dance styles, music, crafts, makeup, theatre, costuming, and event/party planning.

 

Whether you choose from one of our themes or have one of your own, we will work with you to bring a vision to life!

 

Many of these are popular with summer festivals, theme parties, and conventions, but we are open to bringing these acts to a variety of events.

Some themes we have performed are:

  • Medieval Faire & Renaissance
     

  • Warrior Women, Empowerment, Weaponry (ie. sword, daggers, tahtib)
     

  • Witches / Divination
     

  • Fairy / Fantastical Creatures
     

  • Steampunk / Goth
     

  • Geek / Pop Culture

    • We can cater to any fandom!
       

  • Pirate / Mermaid
     

  • Bohemian / Festival

    • (often accompanying live music)
       

  • Fairy Tale / Princess / Lore
     

  • Burlesque / Moulin Rouge / Cabaret

    • check out our alter ego troupe The Sweet Struts for entertainment with an edge!
       

  • and many more!
     

Video and photo examples can be sent upon request.

Email ishrablanco@gmail.com to inquire about creating the perfect entertainment to suit your event!