Los Angeles, CA
Originally from the Los Angeles, California area, Sahra Kent lived, danced, and researched in Egypt from 1989 to 1995. Since then she has been touring the world teaching and performing Egyptian Orientale and Folkloric dance: A Western bridge to an Eastern Art. Sahra is currently director of Ya Amar! Middle Eastern Dance Company (California, USA) and is also president of Layali Yasmine Productions , an independent recording and distribution label for Egyptian music, Middle Eastern dance performance and instructional videos.
Ms. Kent has academic degrees in both Dance and Cultural Anthropology, and a MA in Dance Ethnology from UCLA.
Sahra is featured in several great performance DVDs sold on this website, including: