Desert Rhythms is a performing dance troupe located in Rochester, New York that has been performing for over 30 years. The troupe consists of women brought together by the love of Middle Eastern dance, music and rhythms, who respect each other and each others’ talents. The troupe performs at numerous shows and festivals throughout upstate New York, including the Monroe County Fair, New York State Fair, Gardenscape and the Clothesline Art Festival. Additionally, the troupe offers classes in the Fall & Winter. See the calendar of events for more information.
All dance performances are tailored to suit the audience and the situation.Each dance is an original, collaboratively choreographed piece, with some including the use of props: veils, swords, canes, candles and finger cymbals. Each performance features group dances by the full troupe, smaller group dances as well as duets, trios or solos.
We strive to provide a unique, entertaining experience the audience will remember.