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About Caitlyn 2017-11-12T22:08:25+00:00

Background

Caitlyn is from a family of dancers and circus performers and has studied with some of the top bellydancers and instructors of Egypt, Turkey, Germany, America, and the U.K., and has taken courses in ballet, modern dance, Argentine tango, flamenco, dance history, and costume design.

An elegant and versatile artist, Caitlyn is equally comfortable dancing solo or in a company, for an intimate audience or a banquet hall of hundreds.

Experience and clients

Caitlyn has taught and performed internationally, accompanied by musicians ranging from Middle Eastern bands Mazaj and Brothers of the Baladi to rapper Fat Joe. She has bellydanced on American television and in music videos for Kasabian and other artists and has performed at hundreds of venues, including the Dorchester Hotel, the Park Lane Hilton and Whitehall Palace.

Clients have included universities such as Oxford, Cambridge, Durham, Northampton and Bristol Universities, military institutions such as the Royal Air Force and Army, corporations such as Debenhams, Costa Coffee and Air France, charities such as Diabetes UK and OXFAM, as well as numerous nightclubs, restaurants and private clients.

Caitlyn’s bellydance training and experience

Caitlyn has travelled the world taking classes/workshops with the following teachers, among others:

Egyptian Style Bellydance

  • Gwen Booth
  • Raqia Hassan
  • Magdy el Leithy
  • Mona el Said
  • Zara Abdelrahman
  • Semasem

Turkish Style Bellydance

Fusion Style Bellydance