You can enjoy a delicious Middle Eastern meal AND live dancing by local (and amazing!) Guild members. Check out this month’s show schedule and read about our featured performers below. If there is a particular performer you want to see, make sure to check their social media for updates before you go.

Mediterranean Cruise Café
12500 Nicollet Avenue, Burnsville, MN 55337,,
At 7 and 8pm on Fridays, Saturdays and holidays
Ansari's Mediterranean Grill & Lounge
1960 Rahncliff Court, Eagan, MN 55122,
At 6:30 and 7:30pm on Fridays, Saturdays and holidays

Monthly Show Schedule

See who’s dancing where and when.

The Cruise Ansari’s
May 1 Courtney Mirah Ammal
May 7 Theresa Mirah Ammal
May 8 Emalee Theresa
May 9 Brunch (starting at noon): Lauren
Dinner (starting at 6 pm): Theresa
Brunch: Theresa
May 14 Emalee Becky
May 15 Lauren Katie Sahar
May 21 Lauren Emalee
May 22 Courtney Lauren
May 28 Emalee Angela
May 29 Theresa Becky
June 4 Courtney Katie Sahar
June 5 Emalee Becky

Meet our Guild performers

(shown alphabetically)

Courtney Courtneyfell in love with Middle Eastern dance over 15 years ago.  She is a member of both Jawaahir and Blue Lotus Middle Eastern Dancers.  Currently, in addition to dancing with those dance companies, you can find Courtney dancing at the Mediterranean Cruise Cafe in Burnsville, MN.



Emalee teaches (online) classes and workshops, directs the troupes Blue Lotus Dancers and Bellydonna, and enjoys performing at the Mediterranean Cruise and Ansari’s Grill. and IG: @emaleebellyance





Katie Sahar is an effusive and ebullient performer and teacher that specializes in modern Egyptian style bellydance. She also leads Sehraya Dance Arts, hosts workshops and events, and is a social media strategist for performers and artists.  IG: @katie.sahar






Mirah Ammal

Theresa is a member of Jawaahir.


During COVID-19 time

Dancers are not required to wear a mask but may choose to wear mask.*
As you enjoy the show, please follow these guidelines:

  • Please enjoy the dancing from your table.
  • Please do not join the dancer onstage unless you are specifically invited up by the dancer.
  • If you wish to tip the dancer, please use tip basket near the stage, or see electronic tip information by the tip basket.

*According to the State of Minnesota Emergency Executive Order 20-81 based on CDC guidelines for communal space, section 12.a.iv.A has a provision for the removal of a face covering when performing or presenting.