ATLANTIS: Actress/Dancer/Singer/Choreographer- Member S.A.G.
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"ATLANTIS, Bellydancer of the Universe®," is a prominent tour de force promoter / producer / choreographer and performer in the field of Middle Eastern Dance. Co-producer of the "Bellydancer of the Universe® Competitions" with her mother and mentor, Tonya Chianis RSCP, they together have created and produced the most innovative, highly respected, prestigious, global competitive event of its kind annually in February.
"ATLANTIS, Bellydancer of the Universe®," was included in Biltmore's "Who's Who" among executives and professional business women, Honors Edition.
Bellydancer of the Universe® Received the Best of Long Beach Award:U.S. Local Business Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement - WASHINGTON D.C. -- Bellydancer of the Universe® has been selected for the Best of Long Beach Award in the Entertainers category by the U.S. Local Business Association (USLBA). The USLBA "Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. Each year, the USLBA identifies companies that they believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.
ATLANTIS' contributions to the dance have even been publicly recognized on an episode of "TO TELL THE TRUTH" television show episode entitled "THE GIRL WITH THE GOLDEN GUT." "ATLANTIS, Bellydancer of the Universe®," has taken this dance where few will ever follow. Credits locally and internationally include appearances on television, stage, film, music videos, dvds and cds.
ATLANTIS' groundbreaking diverse performances and appearances include a nationally televised half time show for the season opener for "NFL Monday Nite Live" football to the Globally televised "Academy Awards" to her dramatic portrayal of Hakmet Famey in the Discovery Channel's docudrama of the life of the famous belly dancer/spy in WW2.
ATLANTIS' performances and choreography have crossed all cultural and professional boundaries. Her award-winning talent has won acclaim from celebrity and producers alike. An accomplished actress and vocalist, she has also had featured roles on "THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL ,"YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS" soap operas" and TV appearances on ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT". "GOOD MORNING AMERICA,""ACCESS HOLLYWOOD," "GOOD MORNING L.A." and "WORLD NEWS TONIGHT" to name a few.
A published author of poetry and rhyme, her works can be viewed in "PROSE AND POETRY FOR DANCERS" a book of affirmations for the performance artist by Tonya Chianis RSCP. ATLANTIS' beauty and performance has graced covers of countless instructional dvds, cds and dance publications, as well as main stream publications such as "MUSCLE AND FITNESS" and SHAPE MAGAZINE." She is currently the cover model for her mother TONYA'S latest creative composition, a cd named for her, "'ATLANTIS Bellydancer of the Universe®, Music for the Consummate Artiste.''
A true "fusionista" at heart, ATLANTIS, Bellydancer of the Universe®'s style encompasses the "core" of ballet, the "soul" of a gypsy and "the fundamental artistry" of all styles of the dance. AWARDS include: Best Oriental Dancer, Zaghareet Magazine Best Cabaret Dancer - International Academy of Middle Eastern Dance. Promoter of the year, Zaghareet Magazine Best Event - Bellydancer of the Universe® Competitions, Zaghareet Magazine.