Leslie brings a lifetime of dance training and professional circus skills to fire performance to create a unique fusion that is powerful and beautiful.

Leslie Rosen
Fire Performance // Bellydance // Circus Arts - (stilt dance, hula hoop, trapeze)

Statistics:
Ht: 5’5”
Wt: 140
Hair: Red
Eyes: Hazel
DOB: 12/25/1974
Country: USA

Contact:
Leslie Rosen
Seattle, Washington
206-696-1444
leslie@leslierosen.com
www.leslierosen.com


Current Troupe Member:
Pyrosutra – Fire Dance - www.pyrosutra.com
School of Acrobatics and New Circus Art Professional Performance Collective – Circus Arts - SANCA
Raqs Serpentine – Belly Dance - www.RaqsSerpentine.com

Instructor Experience:
School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts 2006 – Present
South Seattle Community College – Continuing Ed Dept - Dance 2005 – Present
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center 2005 – Present
Guest Instructor at Delilah's Visionary Dance Studio 2004 - 2005

Workshops:
Pacific Fire Gathering - Fire performance & Bellydance - Cloverdale, OR 2010 - 2011
Saqra's Showcase - Bellydance (Candle Dance) Hillsboro, OR 2008
Electric Oasis - Bellydance (Poi) - Tacoma, WA 2008
American Youth Circus Organization National Conference - Hula Hoop - New York 2009
Reigning Down on Oregon - Bellydance & Fire Performance - Salem, OR 2010/ 2011/2012
Fremont Solstice Parade - Hula Hoop - Seattle, WA 2008/2009/2011

Performance Highlights:
Seattle Opera's Magic Flute - Dance Character- Seattle, WA - May 2011
Cirque du Soleil Kooza - Stilter - 4th of July Special Event, Seattle, WA – 2010
Irelands Feet of Fire in Silver Dollar City's World Heritage Dance Festival - Fire Performance - Branson, Missouri – 3/2009 - 5/2009
NFL halftime show Seahawks vs. Red Skins - Fire Performance - Seahawks Stadium, Seattle, WA – 2008
Cirque du Soleil cast party for Varekai - Fire Performance - Seattle, WA – 2006
Bumbershoot Fire Performance Seattle, WA – 2006
Festival of the Fountains - Fire Performance - Seattle, WA – 2004-2005
The Blue Loon - Stilter, Fire Performance - Fairbanks, Alaska – 2004 / 2005 / 2011
Fire Conclave – Burning Man - Fire Performance - Black Rock City, Nevada – 2003-2005/2007/2010
Folklife Festival - Bellydance - Seattle, WA – 2003 -2009
Henry Art Gallery University of WA - Fire Performance - Seattle, WA – 2003
Seattle Repertory Theater Stag King Opening - Fire Performance - Seattle, WA – 2005
Various Cabaret Performances Bellydance/Fire Columbia City Theater, Pink Door, Triple Door, ect.

Video & TV:
“X-Box 1 vs. 100” Commercial Fire Performance Character Microsoft
“Fire Performance in the NW” Documentary Fire Performer Black Rock Arts Foundation
“Rak On!” Bellydance TV Program Belly Dance Public Access TV
“City-A-Go-Go” TV Program Belly Dance Seattle Channel
“Adult Fitness” TV Feature Hula Hoop King 5 Morning News

Print:
Seattle Times Various Features Seattle Newspaper
Seattle P-I Various Features Seattle Newspaper
Seattle Weekly Various Features Seattle Newspaper
La Press Festival image Montreal Newspaper
Dance Spirit Magazine Fire Performance Int’l Dance Magazine - January 2005
Jareeda Dance Feature Bellydance Magazine - Jan/Feb ’07; Mar/Apr ’08; Sept/Oct ’08
Belly Dance A Raqs Sharqi Mag Troupe Feature Belly Dance Magazine - Winter 2008
Yallah Bellydance & Fire Feature Bellydance Magazine – Feb 2010

Fire Skills:
Palm Torches, Flaming Hula-Hoop, Fans, Fingers, Flaming Headdress, Clubs, Double Staff, Fire Eating, Poi, Fire Wings

Non-fire Skills:
Stilt walking, Hawaiian dance, Hula Hooping
Belly dance - Modern / interpretative, Traditional folk dancing as well as American Tribal Style and Cabaret
Belly dance props - fire (see fire skills), veil, snake, Isis wings, sword balancing, cane, zills (finger cymbals)
Basic Circus Skills - tumbling, acro, tightwire, juggling, trapeze, trampoline

Bellydancing With Fire Instructional DVD Now Available!