Malika Benachour, Guest Teacher
Malika is a former student of the Cassandra school of Middle Eastern Dance and former member of the Jawaahir Dance company. She danced for nine years under the direction of Cassandra Shore and performed in different theaters of the Twin Cities. Her dancing includes oriental style as well as folkloric dances from North Africa and the Arab World. Born and raised in France, Malika is of Algerian descent and enjoys  being consulted for cultural and linguistic questions aiming at the cultural growth of young dancers.