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Assaad Yacoub

Assaad Yacoub graduated the New York Film Academy with a BFA (Bachelors of Fine Arts) in Filmmaking in August 2013. His thesis short film “Cherry Pop” has been accepted into thirteen film festivals including the prestigious Palm Springs International Shorfest, the number one short film festival in north America. “Cherry Pop” has also won 8 awards most recently the judges …

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Joseph Taylor

Since leaving SD back in June, I had a lot of time to kill before starting my vocational training at Elmhurst, a.k.a. The Birmingham Royal Ballet School. In July, I decided to spend a month in Brisbane, Australia, so that I could see old friends and keep up my ballet training. There, I met up with Royal Ballet graduate and …

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Sawsan Ezzeidin

Having been a part of Sharmila Dance since a very young age and eventually being a part of the Sharmila Dance Company I left to further my education at UCLA majoring in both political science and English, hoping to one day go to law school. Once settled into the college routine I auditioned and got selected for one of the school …

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Rana Roy

 Was one of Sharmila’s very first students, starting at the age of 9yrs old. She was provided the opportunity to dance in Sharmila’s professional group at 13yrs old alongside Sharmila herself. She continued to dance in launches, events and concerts across the Middle East and at the age of 16 moved to London to continue training as a dancer at …

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Christina Benthall

At fourteen,  was casually encouraged to check out a “Street Jazz” class by one of her schoolmates, Marifel, who just happens to also be a well-respected alumni of Sharmila Dance. That one casual day changed her life forever. Through Sharmila’s devotion as a teacher and discipline as a trainer, a spirit was sparked and she began to live a life …

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Dina Al Shihabi

Dina began her training at the age of 11 years old and quickly became one of Sharmila’s top students. Progressing to a professional standard quickly, she was performing for launches, events and concerts all over the Middle East by the age of 14. At 18 Dina moved to New York City to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts- two-year conservatory …

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Carlo Karim Frem

Carlo first stepped in to Sharmila’s dance class when he was just about 12 years old. He was hooked and preceded to invest himself heavily in dance thanks to Sharmila’s guidance and enthusiasm. After a few years of training, he had the opportunity to be dance with Sharmila’s ensemble in prestigious events such as launches, promotions, concerts and even music videos. …

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