A Tribute to Mahmoud Reda: An Interview with Keti Sharif and Mosaic Arabic Dance Network.
Mahmoud Reda passed away on the 10th of July 2020 aged 90. With heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and to the dance world.
If you want to dance like an Egyptian and study the roots of the dance, look no further than Mahmoud Reda...
In a Tribute to Mahmoud Reda, Keti Sharif speaks about his life and work. In an interview with Rosemary Le Fevre for Mosaic Arabic Dance Network Keti talked about her first-hand knowledge of Mahmoud Reda.
Who was Mahmoud Reda?
In this tribute to Mahmoud Reda, we spoke to Keti Sharif. When we spoke to Keti Sharif who trained with Mahmoud Reda, she told us candidly about, who he was. What it was like to train with him. Furthermore, what he brought into the dance world. As a result of many years, research and interpretation, Reda brought Egyptian Folkloric dance to the World Stage.
It is through Reda that so many people, both native and from all over the world learned to dance like an Egyptian.
With Thanks also to Farida Fahmy.
In order to learn more about Keti Sharif and for an interview with Mahmoud Reda himself, check out Keti’s exclusive DVD which is available on her website: www.ketisharif.com
This is a Tribute to Mahmoud Reda by Keti Sharif : Interview with Mosaic Dance Network…
During her time dancing and teaching, Keti has collected some excellent material to help dancers. Ranging from historical, teaching resources, music and more. This is a tribute to Mahmoud Reda by Keti Sharif in an interview with Mosaic Arabic Dance Network in which Keti talks about some of these aspects.
Firstly, Keti Sharif is well known for her A-Z of Belly Dance in which she draws from the solid grounding she learned from Mahmoud Reda and Farida Fahmy. Keti spent time living and working in Egypt and has known both Mahmoud Reda and Farida Fahmy for over three decades.
We may think of Reda as bringing Egyptian Folkloric dance to the stage through steps and choreography. Shown within this tribute interview with Mosaic Arabic Dance Network is so much more…
In recent years Keti has honed her skills and naturally flowed towards Somatic movement. This progression to Somatics has become her main interest now. But even here, there is a Reda influence beneath her seemingly different genre of motion. Learn more by listening to the YouTube interview and reading the extended interview in Mosaic. This is a tribute to Mahmoud Reda by Keti Sharif in an interview with Mosaic Arabic Dance Network.
Mahmoud Reda as Keti Sharif explained, also worked with balance and fluidity bringing the two together in harmony.
This is a tribute to Mahmoud Reda by Keti Sharif in an interview with Mosaic Arabic Dance Network. For further dance resources click on our relevant page