"Give Belly Dance A Chance" 2019



Karavan's 23rd annual belly dance recital and performance will be held July 27th and 28th, 2019 at the Josephine Theatre.  


Our Saturday event will be held at 7:30pm and Sunday we will have performances at 4:30pm and 7:30pm.


Whether or not you are able to join us, be sure to request access to our special GBDAC2019 Facebook group for all of the announcements, exposes, and other information about this incredible event.

New Show Format



This year, we will start off each show with our Karavan Studio belly dancers performing group and individual pieces to recorded music and then transition to live music performances with our extraordinary musicians:


  • Ahmad Ghafour (keyboards and vocals) from Houston, TX 


  • Rami Ghafour (percussion) from Houston, TX 


Karen Barbee and The Ghafour Brothers Band
Karen Barbee, Georges Lammam and Naser Musa

Special Guests







Protecting Animals Within San Antonio

Our GBDAC2019 Program

Saturday, July 27th


RECORDED MUSIC

Bosphorus

Laura

Elini

Rumba de la Noche

Helen and Brenda

Lulu

LIVE MUSIC

Musicians' Opening Music

Eleanor

Carmita

Naser 2019

Helen K

Savanah

INTERMISSION

Roger Drum Solo

Patricia

Shevon

Karen

LIVE DRUMMING improv

Sunday, July 28th 4:30pm


RECORDED MUSIC

Ojos Asi

Chuck Baby

Milena

Lulu



LIVE MUSIC

Musicians' Opening Music

Katie

Tamra Henna

Suzanne

Bahaia


INTERMISSION


Loretta

Jessica

Karen G

Karen Barbee

Sunday, July 28th 7:30pm


RECORDED MUSIC

Ensa Hmoumak

Sultans of Swing

Halawet Rooh



LIVE MUSIC

Musicians' Opening Music

Valori

Leticia

Diana

Helen C

Veronica


INTERMISSION


Sara

Cindy

Whitney

Karen Barbee

Open Dancing

Get Your GBDAC2019 Tickets Today!


Join us for any or all of the following Give Belly Dance A Chance (GBDAC2019) events featuring our Karavan belly dancers performing an array of group recital pieces to recorded music as well as individual and group performances to live Middle Eastern music with our esteemed musicians.


Tickets are $15 each online and will be $20 each at the door.


Get your tickets today for only $10 each!

Early bird special is available until 11:59pm May 31, 2019


Get Your GBDAC2019 Video Replays


We realize that not everyone will be able to join us for GBDAC2019. That doesn't mean you can't enjoy the performances from the comfort of your own home after the event!


Purchase your replay(s) today and once they are published, we will send your online access.


Video replays are $15 each online and will be $20 each as of July 27, 2019.


Purchase your replay(s) today for only $10 each!

Early bird special is available until 11:59pm May 31, 2019


FREE 7-DAY TRIAL


The New Karavan Online


With our GBDAC2019 performances coming soon, are you excited about the prospect of being a Karavan Online subscriber? 


Access to over 300 hours of online belly dance instruction -- from beginner and fitness to intermediate and advanced -- as many times as you want, anytime you want, from wherever you are?


Then enjoy a free 7-day trial of our new Karavan Online video training site to see if belly dancing with Karen and the Karavan team is right for you.