About Zulaika

"The arts are a key to understanding our world and ourselves." 

​In 1975, Zulaika was introduced to the fascinating world of Middle Eastern Dance. The mesmerizing music and celebratory aspects of the dance form captivated her and has been her passion ever since. 

  • Has a BA in Elementary Education

  • Travels nationally and internationally to study with master teachers, including trips to Egypt, Lebanon, and Morocco

  • Has a soloist career spanning 35 years.

  • Was a founding member of Jawaahir Dance Company.

    • Developed their outreach programs.

    • Taught beginner through advance dance classes at The Cassandra School.

  • Presented educational programs to schools and general audiences for 20 years

  • Lived in Cairo for a month to study Arabic.

  • Is a rostered teaching artist with ArtsWA and Seattle's Community Arts Partners.

  • Is a rostered touring artist with 4Culture.

  • Teaches, performs, and presents educational programs in the greater Seattle area.

  • Is available for presentations and performances throughout the US.

© 2017 by Zulaika

Seattle, WA

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