Chair & Artdirector
Catherine Mancera has an international renomation as a top class bellydancer based in Berlin.
With a dance background in gymnastics and ballet, she devoted herself with great passion to Egyptian dance. Jet setting between Cairo and Berlin – she went under the wing of great masters like Mahmoud Reda, Dr. Mo Geddawi, Raqia Hassan, Momo Kadous and especially Randa Kamel, who influenced her dance style significantly. She is a very emotional, expressive dancer with great natural charm and ravishing oriental elegance!
Among her famous performances are at the Dinnershow Madi Zelt der Sinne , Ufa Fabrik and Universal Hall. Meanwhile she is performing and teaching not worldwide like in Europe, the USA, Marocco and Japan. With Dr. Mo Geddawi, she produced the HATHOR DANCE FESTIVAL in 2010 in Berlin with Raqia Hassan, Zoraia Zayed among others.
A big dream is now fulfilled: Under her leadership, she continues the event series SPIRIT of CAIRO, featuring her own ensemble ESHTAH and bringing international stars like RANDA KAMEL from Cairo and MOHAMED SHAHIN from New York to Berlin!