Orit is one of the most requested artists worldwide for teaching and performing the art of belly dance.
Her performances are admired by many, and she is considered to be one of the most inspiring dancers of today through her unique expressive dance, her glamorous style and costumes, and the way she connects with her audience and moves their hearts.
She also judges competitions and her choreograpies is performed worldwide by soloists and groups. Orit is the founder and producer of Eilat festival in Israel. You can read more about this unique festival here.
You can also learn more about Orit's teachers, inspirations, her world tours, and her view of Oriental dance at the Interview page.
Orit is known for her generosity, her sharing and support for dancers worldwide, and for teaching not only steps and combinations but also the way Egyptian history and culture is part of a specific dance. She's highly educated and inspired by Egyptian dance stars and musicians. In her performances she aims to create dances that are respectful of tradition while they appeal to a modern audience.
In 2006 Orit started to tour the world after being invited again and again by dancers and event organizers to share her knowledge. She taught and performed in Europe, Asia, and America teaching a range of classes from pure choreography to music and rhythms classes, folkloric routines, and emotional experience while hearing and dancing the Arabic classics.
In her classes, students often find themselves tearing up with emotions. The fact that Orit connects these feelings and the joy of dance with the music is her X-factor as a teacher and performer. This unique approach is why she is in such high demand for workshops.
You can read more about Orit from dancers and students at the Testimonials page
Orit is very popular in Russia and Ukraine. She travels there every year for different events. She has also toured France, Poland, Spain, Germany, Holland, Italy, Switzerland, Sweden, England, Estonia, Hungary, Canada, New Zealand, Korea, Brazil, USA, and China.
In Israel, Orit often performs with a live orchestra and creates her own artistic shows and events. Her stage shows often refer to classical inspirations and Golden Era Egyptian films. Shows like "Kaharamana" which was inspired by the movie "Afrita Hanem" with Samia Gamal and Farid el Atrash. The show "El Fen" , which was a live music show with group choreographies for Abdel Wahab classics and "Orient Express" which held over 30 dancers on one stage and showed the journey from folkloric dances to the glamorous cabaret. At Eilat festival Orit is the artistic director and the choreographer of the group dances.
Orit is always in high demand when it comes to interviews. She has appeared on dozens of TV shows and newspapers in Israel and abroad. She has even starred at two documentary movies about her life "Rakassa" and "Tarab".
On this website you can view many of Orit's performances worldwide at the Video page. Photos from her tours and events are also available. You can also get updated at the News page, and learn more about Orit from her Interviews. Contacting Orit is very easy. Just e-mail her, or send her a message via her Facebook account.