812.323.3020 114 E Kirkwood Ave. Bloomington, IN 47408
Sign up for our newsletter

Spectacular Shimmies

Presented by: Shimmy Con

Where: Buskirk-Chumley Theater

General Admission (Advance): $20.00

General Admission (Day Of): $25.00

Children, Students, Seniors (Advance): $17.00

Children, Students, Seniors (Day Of): $21.00


Saturday, July 21st 8:30 pm Buy Tickets


Sparkles, shimmies, earthy, and elegance briefly describe the complex and wonderful world of Belly Dance. Spectacular Shimmies is the main stage performance of Shimmy Con, an annual Belly Dance Conference. Enjoy an evening of amazing performances and experience everything that shimmies.

Guest musicians for the evening will be Salaam, the Middle Eastern music ensemble of Dean El Saffar and Tim Moore. Dance artists will perform a variety of Belly Dance styles such as Egyptian, Turkish, Tribal Fusion, and more. The featured performers for the evening are Artemis Mourat, Donna Mejia, Jill Parker, and Sahra Saeeda who are all distinguished dancers in the field of Belly Dance. After the performance, join us in open dancing with Salaam.

Shimmy Con was a recipient of the Arts Start Up support in 2016 from the Buskirk-Chumley Theater.

Doors for this general admission event will open at 8pm. The event is expected to last roughly 2 hours. Discounted tickets are available for children (12 and younger), students with ID, and seniors (62 and up). There will be a day of price increase.

The Venue

More Information

114 East Kirkwood Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47408

Owned by the City of Bloomington, the Buskirk-Chumley Theater is operated by BCT Management, Inc., a private non-profit organization. This theater, located one block off the Courthouse Square, seats 600 with an orchestra level and a balcony. Concessions and items purchased from BLU Boy may be taken into the auditorium. Restrooms, concessions, the box office, and the orchestra-level seats are all wheelchair accessible. Special seats are reserved for those using wheelchairs. Please contact the box office at 812.323.3020 to purchase those seats. Street, lot, and garage parking is available across downtown Bloomington.

Click to hide information

The Promoter

More Information

Shimmy Con gives belly dancers in the Midwest a place to come together and share our wonderful art form in a supportive, fun and professional atmosphere.

Click to hide information