Exciting News for 2019!!

2019 is all about  new choreography and gaining confidence through practice and performance.  We're gearing up to offer new opportunieis  throughout the year to introduce our dancers to new styles and formats to end the year with a well-rounded beginning performance repertoire. 

 Mixed Level Fusion Bellydance Choreography Series I (Requiem Fusion Festival)  (January 2-April 3)

Hoi Polloi is working with a few of Sacramento area's best ATS, Folkloric, and fusion troupes to create a very special piece for the Requiem: A Gathering  of Souls event April 5-8th in Fresno.  This mixed-level choreography shares one's journey from  loss to hope.  Formal choreography instruction will end  February 27th, with joint rehearsals to take place until April 3rd.

Mixed Level  Fusion Bellydance Choreography Series II (March 6-May29)

Catrina Womack, creative director of Sacramento's Hot Pot Studio's "Street Team" troupe will be sharing one of their original pieces.  This mixed-level choreography is perfect  for beginning to intermediate dancers and will be performed throughout the summer.

Mixed Level Fusion Bellydance Choreography Series III (June 5-June 26)

 A beautiful and romantic late summer prop piece, perfect for those hot summer nights.  This mixed-level piece conjures up the deep green of a midsummer's night and is  perfect for beginning and intermediate dancers.  This piece  will be performed throughout the lsummerand fall, and may be included in Hoi Polloi's Halloween performance set.

Mixed Level  Fusion Bellydance Choreography Series III(b) (July 3rd-September 25)

 ​HALLOWEEN!!!  Our favorite time of the year and what a surprise we've got in store!  This piece is created for beginning/ intermediate fusion bellydancers and ends on  October 3rd with a high- concept  piece that will be performed at multiple events in Northern California throughout October  and  November.​

November 2019  (4 Classes)

6th - 6:30-8:30pm

13th- 6:30-8:30pm 

20th- 6:30-8:30pm

27th - 6:30-8:30pm

Come out and see us Live!

Hoi Polloi's performance schedule is packed with more performances than ever before!  Come out and cheer us on throughout the year:


"Gold Country Raks", Nevada City

Requiem: A Gathering of Souls, Fresno

Hot Pot 2nd Saturday

Siren Fest, Sebastopol

Haunted Oasis, Sacramento

August 2019 (4 Classes)

7th  - 6:30-8:30pm

14th- 6:30-8:30pm

21st - 6:30-8:30pm

28th- 6:30-8:30pm

Hoi Polloi Fusion Bellydance Ensemble

September 2019  (4 Classes)

4th- 6:30-8:30pm

11th- 6:30-8:30pm

18th - 6:30-8:30pm

25th- 6:30-8:30pm

December 2019  (3 Classes)

4th - 6:30-8:30pm

11th- 6:30-8:30pm 

18th- 6:30-8:30pm

October 2019 (5 Classes)

2nd - 6:30-8:30pm

9th- 6:30-8:30pm

16th - 6:30-8:30pm

23rd- 6:30-8:30pm

30th- 6:30-8:30pm

Regular session prices are $40/$50 (4 or 5 week classes depending on calendar) or $12 drop-in.  Sessions are 2 hours in length. Hula Sessions are priced separately. 
Online registration for the month is available:


If registering in person, please plan to arrive at least 10 minutes early to pay drop -in fee and sign waiver (parking is available at the office).  Bellydance attire is not required - yoga pants/tops are standard with a focus on comfort.  Props will be provided, as needed.

Hula Skills and Drills (October 2-October 30)
Join us for a five-week series of Hula basics and drills.  This session wil  include basic Hula movements we have  incorporated into past hulas, as well as introducing dancers to movements that will be incorporated into this year's Hula session. This series will be managed separately from the "Holiday Hula with Hoi Polloi" program for those who would like to jump in and learn more the traditional movements of hula without committing to the entire Hula program  offered. 

*  Session Price is $50 (paid for month. $15 drop-in fee)

HULA! (November 6-December18)
Join us for another amazing journey through Hawaiian language, history, mythology, and dance.  In addition, a workshop will be offered to teach dancers how to make  their own traditional grass skirt for use during performance. This 7-week session is available to the first 15 dancers, with registration to  open in late September.  Stay tuned for more information on this year's theme and content.

*  Session Price is $165 (paid upon registration, prior to session start. No drop-in fee available.  Price includes fresh fern workshop materials)

* Take both sessions for $195!