Presented by: Shimmy Con
Where: Monroe Convention Center
Full Conference Registration starts at: $295.00
One-Day Registration starts at: $70.00
One-Day Lectures-Only Registration starts at: $20.00
|Friday, July 7th 11:00 am||Buy Tickets|
|Saturday, July 8th 8:00 am||Buy Tickets|
|Sunday, July 9th 8:00 am||Buy Tickets|
Shimmy Con will be the first belly dance event of its kind in Indiana. Consisting of 30 workshops, 8 lectures, 2 panel discussions, 2 performances, and a keynote address, Shimmy Con will give dancers in the Midwest a place to come together and share a wonderful art form in a supportive, fun, and professional atmosphere. You will have the opportunity to learn, share, grow, be inspired, evolve, meet new people, and create new friends.
The journey of the belly dancer is wide and complex. Be inspired and enjoy the dance that you can move to for your entire life. Come to Shimmy Con and experience everything that shimmies.
INSTRUCTORS: Ava Fleming, Cassandra Shore, Deb Rubin, and Ruby Jazayre
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ruby Jazayre
LECTURES BY: Cassandra Shore, Donna Carlton, Jeana Jorgensen, Katya Faris, Raksanna, and Shira
Regular Price: June 1 – June 29 at 6pm
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**Depending on space availability, registrations may be available at the door on July 7 – 9. Door registrations will not include tickets for the evening performances.
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Two Spectacular Shimmies performances and the Friday keynote address will be held at the lovely Buskirk-Chumley Theater, just a few blocks away from the convention center. Friday’s performance, July 7 at 8:30pm, will showcase performers from Indiana and surrounding states. The Saturday performance, July 8 at 8:30pm, will showcase performances by instructors and speakers of the conference.
302 South College Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47403
Since it was built in 1923 as a Model T assembly plant and showroom, the Monroe Convention Center has evolved into a space where the modern meets the historical. Centrally located in the heart of downtown Bloomington, the center employs a professional event planning staff and features a varied collection of works by local artists on permanent display. The center is fully accessible and parking is plentiful in adjacent lots.