Nyla Crystal was beautiful and danced wonderfully. Her costumes were amazing. She was very adept at getting audience participation and everyone had a great time. I would not hesitate to hire Nyla again for another party. In fact, I'm sure many of our guests would insist on it!
Nyla Crystal is a multi-award winning, professional belly dancer. Her youthful and energetic performances will captivate your guests and keep them mesmerized with dangerous sword balancing, beautiful veils, finger cymbals and classy Egyptian Raks Sharqi or lively Turkish Oriental dancing.
Carrying on the tradition of this celebratory dance, Nyla Crystal performs at weddings, baby showers, birthday parties and other family celebrations. In addition, she performs at corporate events, cultural festivals and Middle Eastern restaurants throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Equipped with a large network of Middle Eastern dancers and musicians, Nyla Crystal can also provide multiple performers for your event if requested.
A worldwide performer, Nyla Crystal has performed in Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan and taught a week long belly dance workshop series in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Other notable performances include:
- Cirque du Soleil after-party at the Arco Arena in Sacramento, CA for the cast of Alegria
- The San Francisco Tease-o-rama show presented by Cirque du Soleil's Zumanity
- Concert with Turkish rock group Hazerfan on the Painted on Water tour featuring Turkish pop star Sertab Erener and singer, songwriter and guitarist Demir Demirkan
- 3 years of SanDisk's International Faire
- The Turkish Arts & Culture Festival in Monterey
Recently, Nyla Crystal earned her Ph.D. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of California at Davis where she was researching the molecular pathways of estrogen receptor positive breast cancer. Now you can entertain your guests with a Ph.D. belly dancer! When she is not sleeping or at the lab, she is dancing.
Nyla Crystal is an insured performer and can provide evidence of performer's liability insurance upon request. One more reason to hire a true professional belly dancer!