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Entwined Bellydance

Laura Entwined is an Queensland-born, Melbourne-based bellydance teacher, performer, choreographer and troupe director. Performing since 2006 and teaching weekly classes since 2013, Laura has graced the stages of some of Australia's biggest electronic music and lifestyle festivals since 2010, paving the way for live tribal fusion dance acts in Australia. She is a regular guest performer with live acts and DJs including Ganga Giri (2010-present), Sikander (2017-present) and Mickey Space (2015-present), and has a new partnership with Italian producer Kundalini Project. She has also travelled interstate and internationally to perform, including Brisbane, Bali, Byron Bay, California and Sydney to name a few. Laura has also collaborated live with other musicians at festivals such as Bashka, Babaganoush and Galata Express, and DJs Cheshire and Griff, and supported numerous international bellydance touring stars including Rachel Brice, Mardi Love, Sharon Kihara, Ashley Lopez and Deb Rubin, solo or with her troupe projects. Entwined has performed at various events and venues including most notably: Tribal Fest 2011 (California, USA), Rainbow Serpent Festival (annually 2010-present), Woodford Folk Festival (2017/18), Earth Frequency (2016), Peats Ridge (2010), Yemaya, Tribal & Trance Fest, Mind Body Spirit Festival, Rubix Warehouse, Noise Bar, Thornbury Theatre, La Di Da, Ruby's/Sooki Lounge, Hi Fi Bar, CERES and BMW Edge, amongst many others. Entwined's inspired performance projects include short and long format - utilising a range of dance and theatrical props such as fan veil, veil, sword and fire. Never one to be pigeon-holed, her work has been called elegant, emotive and hypnotic. “Every event you just continue to bring it...”Brigid Morgan, Event Producer/Director, The Gilded Mask “Entwined Bellydance performed one of the most innovative and interesting sequences of belly dance I have seen in many years... they absolutely nailed the choreography.... It stopped me in my tracks and I was delighted and totally engaged...”Matthew Hills, Director/Agent, Urban Cirque “You're the full package!”Audience Member, Peats Ridge Festival