Ep 79. Anjelica Scannura: From Flamenco to Belly Dance to Stand-Up Comedy

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Anjelica Scannura is a highly accomplished dancer, choreographer, actress, and comedian. She has performed and taught flamenco and belly dance all over the world, including the USA, Europe, Caribbean and Middle East.

Anjelica has been the recipient of many dance awards, including The Marty Award for Oustanding dance artist in 2018, Bellydancer of the Universe Winner 2013, Bellydancer of the Universe Hall of Fame Inductee 2014, Paula Citron Fresh Blood Award, Finalist at the Certamen de Coreografia de Danza Espanol y Flamenco in 2013, Eastern Canadian Irish Dance Champion 2006, among others. Anjelica is also the face of ZoomerMedia’s health and fitness channel, ONE Get Fit TV, where she has her own critically acclaimed dance-fitness show “Anjelica’s Dance Workout.”

In this interview you will hear about:

  • Historical connection between flamenco and belly dance

  • Tips for your fusion choreographies

  • Insights into a gigs life and theatre shows of a solo dancer

  • What’s similar and different between stand-up comedy and belly dance show

  • Transitioning from one chapter of creative career to another

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