Here is a sample of some of Lara’s favorite performances. More videos can be seen on Lara’s YouTube channel.
Leila and Drum Solo
Lara performs and exciting oriental choreography including veil work and a drum solo. Music is Leila from Star Dance Vol. 1 by Ibrahim El Samahy With Hani Issa & Housam Ghafour followed by Solo Tabla from Arabic Dance Ensemble by Adam Basma.
Live Music Improvisation with Veil
Lara improvises with a veil to live music performed by Pangia at the Jewel of the Sierra in Placerville, CA.
Turkish Tea Tray Dance
Lara performs a tea tray dance in the Specialty Prop Category at BDUC '12 in Long Beach, CA where she placed 3rd runner up. Music is "Longa Farafaza" by Turbo Tabla. Videography by Arnie's Productions.
Pop Choreography - Agoul Ahwak
Lara performs at Wiggles of the West 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. Music is Agoul Ahwak by Haifa Wehbe.
Folkloric Style Improvisation - Qalandaram
Lara improvises to the music of the Silk Road Caravan at the Northern California Renaissance Faire, October 2011. The song is Qalandaram. Costume made by Lara.
Improvisation - Hebbina
Lara improvises at Bay Area Belly 2011 in Redwood City, held at Angelica's Bistro. Music is Hebbina performed by Meridian Band.
Drum Solo - Taheya Karioka
Lara performs at the 2010 SFBA MECDA Festival and Gala. Music is Taheya Karioka by Sayed Balaha.
Sword Dance - Yearning
ara performs a sword dance at Chatanoga Persian Restaurant in Santa Clara, CA. Music is Yearning by Angelika.
Classic Intro - El Mashrabia
Lara performs at the SF/BA MECDA 2009 Gala Show in Palo Alto, California. Music is El Mashrabia from Raqia Hassan's Ahlan Wa Sahlan Vol. 1, composed by Mohammed Ali. Video by Digital Wuff Video Services.