The Hip Art Collective has our hearts!

57066192_806456509730087_8637108794792345600_nWe love these ladies in The Hip Art Collective and have known them for years! They are master teachers, well-studied dancers, and dynamic performers. They bring with them first-hand knowledge and skills as well as experience.

Not only will they be performing in our Saturday night gala show with Ishtar, but they will also be leading a Vintage Veil workshop in Sunday April 28th at 10-11:30 am at Art in Motion PGH.

Register now and buy your show ticket before you miss out on this unique opportunity!


We love Ishtar!

We love our very own Bellydance band, Ishtar! They have been raqqin’ out for us for over a decade, and we can not wait to feature them again at this year’s festival!

Friday, April 26th  | 6-7:30pm | Dancing with a Live Band featuring ISHTAR!

Learn how to bellydance and work with live musicians in a comfortable setting. Workshop price is $20 online and $25 at the door.

Saturday, April 27th  |  Pittsburgh Bellydance Festival Gala Show

Rock out with ISHTAR and an incredible line-up of dancers for this Saturday night gala show. Doors at 7:30pm and show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

The show is family friendly and BYOB! We will be celebrating at halftime so get ready to sing. Want to dance? We will have an open dance floor at the end to show us your very own moves!!!!

Come out and dance with us!

4 more days till… — Art in Motion Pittsburgh


The Pittsburgh Bellydance Festival and Nneka Irobunda are here! Don’t miss this incredible opportunity! Sign up now and save your spot! Saturday, April 27th | Afro-Beastiletto with Nneka Irobunda Workshop 1, 3:00-4:30 pm: AfroBeastiletto technique and training (beginner friendly) Workshop 2, 5:00-6:30 pm: AfroBeastiletto combos and choreography (intermediate to advanced) Workshops are $35 each or […]

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An incredible line-up of performances and workshops for the weekend of April 26th-28th at Art in Motion Pittsburgh!

We are keeping you all on our toes with our last minute Festival Line-up, but I promise you, it is worth it!  Our festival will run Friday evening through early Sunday afternoon! Each workshop and the gala show have links for payment. If you would like to join us for the entire weekend, you can purchase a pass for only $100 which will give you workshops with Ishtar, Nneka and Hip Art Collective as well as a ticket to the show!

Ishtar and Live Music!

Bringing you the best of live bellydance music, Pittsburgh’s own Ishtar will be leading our Gala Show on Saturday, April 27th at 8pm for a talented array of dancers and offering their signature workshop, Dancing with a Live Band, on Friday April 26th at 6:00 pm.

Register here for a weekend of bellydance excitement!

We are still taking dancers for our gala show so drop us a line if you would like to perform!

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Vintage Veil


Veil is a staple prop for bellydancers everywhere but how many dancers truly know the full depth and power behind the silk? In this workshops, the Hip Art Collective will bring their decades of vintage veil technique to you!

On Sunday April 28th, join them at Art in Motion PGH for 90 minutes of fluid, dynamic fabric magic!

Register now here and then come on out earlier in the weekend for our other incredible guests…Ishtar and Nneka Irobunda!

Nneka Irobunda in Pittsburgh!

54522164_798979593828494_7841236021810298880_oOn April 27th, Art in Motion PGH will be hosting the incredible Nneka Irobunda in Pittsburgh. Famous for her Afro-Beastilettos, she will teach 2 workshops in her signature style. This is an opportunity not to be missed!

Register now for either of her workshops and you can also stay for veil and live bellydance music during the rest of the weekend!




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