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Ballet Afsaneh - past performances

“Ballet Afsaneh is the top tier of Bay Area world dance.” --- Allan Ulrich, Voice of Dance


Farhang Foundation Nowruz Festival, Los Angeles County Musuem of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Festival of the Silk Road - 2013,
Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater, San Jose, CA


Farhang Foundation Gala Presentation, Los Angeles, CA
Festival of the Silk Road - 2012,
Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater, San Jose, CA
World City presents: Sounds and Rhythms of Afghanistan with Ballet Afsaneh
, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA


Roof of the World Festival, Chahar Bagh Central Park, Khorog - Gorno Badakhshan Province (Pamirs), Tajikistan
Festival of the Silk Road - 2011,
Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater, San Jose, CA
Poetry in Motion - San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival,
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA


Festival of the Silk Road - 2010,
Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater, San Jose, CA
Encounters: New Moon on the Silk Road,
Cowell Theater Ft Mason Center San Francisco, CA
Jashne Zamin, Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, Mountain View, CA
Jashne Zamin, Sacramento State University Theater, Sacramento, CA
Jashne Norouz, Kanoon Unitarian Universalist Church, Fresno, CA


Festival of the Silk Road, Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater, San Jose, CA
Central Asia to Stravinsky - Collaboration with the Marin Symphony, Veteran’s Memorial Auditorium, San Rafael CA
Zashne Zamin for Re-Orient Festival - Golden Thread Productions, Z Space Theater, San Francisco, CA

2006 – 2008

Afghanistan! Performances for Afghan Art Exhibit, Asian Art Museum, SF CA
Norooz Celebration with Host Mayor Gavin Newsom 2006-2008, San Francisco City Hall Rotunda, SF CA
Celebration of Persian Culture and History, Magic of Persia, British Museum, London England
Persian Iranian New Year (Norooz)  Parade, Madison Avenue, New York NY
People Like Me Children’s Performance Series: Afghan dance traditions, tri-city Bay Area tour CA
Discover the Silk Road, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, SF CA
SF Ethnic Dance Festival 2006 - 2008, Palace of Fine Arts, SF CA
Afghanistan!  Children’s Discovery Museum, Sausalito CA
Full Circle, Locating the Ancient Within the Contemporary, Marin Showcase Theater, San Rafael CA
Song of Generations, Historic Hoover Theater, San Jose CA
Islamic Arts Gala Performance, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston TX


Goldman Environmental Prize Awards Ceremony, San Francisco Opera House, SF, CA
Afghanistan: Rebuilding a Nation Conference, U. S. Trade and Development Agency, Chicago, IL
Festival of the Silk Road, Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater, San Jose, CA
National Folklife Festival, Afghan Dance and Music, Bangor, Maine
Afghanistan: Music of Tradition and Transition, Fremont Symphony, Ohlone College, Fremont CA
The Silk Road Project with Yoyo Ma, UC Berkeley Performance
San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival: Palace of Fine Arts, S.F. CA
Norouz: Iranian New Year Celebration: Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
Folk Traditions Series: The Silk Road, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA
Empire of the Sultans: Ottoman Art from the Khalili Collection: Asian Art Museum, San Francisco
Fire in the Moonlight, Marin Showcase Theater, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, CA

San Francisco Symphony, Deck the Hall Celebration: Davies Symphony Hall, S.F., CA
Wonders of the Silk Road: M.H. de Young Museum, S.F. CA
Norooz in Central Asia: Hearst Anthropology Museum, U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Humanities West: The Glory of the Ottoman Empire: Herbst Theater, S.F.
Bay Area Dance Series: Laney College Theater, Oakland, CA
Iranian American Society of New York Mehregan Concert: Town Hall Theater, New York, N.Y.
Women of Vision Conference: Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.


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