Magpie’s Nest

Seraka Dance Company’s Official Blog.

Dance on the Edge 5

Dance on the Edge 5

posted on April 5, 2013 by Vanessa
in: In The Studio, Performances

Every year our friends The Neighbourhood Strays produce a wonderful event, celebrating women and bellydance in Newfoundland.  This year’s show is scheduled for Sunday, May 5 at Holy Heart Theatre and is in support of Stella’s Circle (a local women’s shelter and charity).  There is an amazing line up this year with performances by special guest Laura Selenzi of Serpentine Studios in Halifax, as well as local artists read full post →

Costume Swap

Costume Swap

posted on February 4, 2013 by Vanessa
in: Events

Getting ready for Dance on the Edge 5? Do you have dance costume pieces or jewellery that you don’t use or wear? Do you make your own bellydance adornments? Are you a new dancers and have a lack of costume pieces for your bellydance wardrobe? Are you a senior dancer who wants to update your wardrobe? Are you a dancer who just wants to offload the overwhelming amount of shiny things in your life (well, down to a more manageable level)? read full post →

A Celebration of Women in NL

A Celebration of Women in NL

posted on January 20, 2013 by Vanessa
in: Performances

Wow. I can’t speak for the other girls, but the recent performances for us have been most excellent! We not only got to share the stage with our friends The Island Belles, but we also got the extraordinary opportunity to dance for the Premier! read full post →

Fall is a Time for Reflection & Growth

posted on December 3, 2012 by Vanessa
in: Performances, Travel

As the 2011-2012 dance season winds to an end, we’re taking a few minutes to think about everything that’s happened this year. read full post →

We’re Busy Birdies

posted on August 6, 2012 by Susan
in: Performances

Hello Internets! This is my first entry to the magpie’s nest and, now that I think about it, my first blog entry ever!  Seraka has been very busy with a couple of exciting things so I thought I would give you an update. read full post →

A Refreshing Twist

posted on July 12, 2012 by Vanessa
in: In The Studio

We’ve been working on really diving deeper into what our style of dance is and what our creative side looks like. We’re exploring genres, expanding our movement base and really going head first into creating new pieces, and using new techniques and approaches to get to our finished (yet sometimes evolving) pieces. read full post →

Summertime – the Double Edge Sword of the Engineer

posted on July 5, 2012 by Karen
in: Updates

Well, it’s s that time of year again.  Summertime in St. John’s always coincides with lots of fun events and this year is no exception.  read full post →

Night at the Caravanserai

posted on July 4, 2012 by Vanessa
in: Events, Performances

In case you haven’t heard, we’re producing a show.  But it’s going to be a special show, you see.  I won’t give you all the goodie details, but I will say that there will be circus acts, musicians, bellydancers and more! If you want to get in on this, do drop us a line. We’re looking for extra acts to boost the show. read full post →

We’re back… and we have a blog!

posted on July 3, 2012 by Vanessa
in: In The Studio, Performances, Updates

We have been busy, SO busy in fact that we’ve put off updating our website, or keeping you in the loop. I do apologize for that, I know you’re itching to get all the latest Seraka news. In the meantime, let me bring you up to speed. read full post →

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