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Karen Barbee Adkisson

Karen Barbee Adkisson began studying Belly Dance at the age of 10. Decades later and after years of professional performance, Karen has developed a teaching methodology for this dance form based on technical precision, soulful innovation, and cultural respect. Having begun her study of Belly Dance during the 1970’s, a period of limited explanations, she developed her own. With degrees in Accounting and Computer Science, Karen’s analytical tendencies, training and skills have assisted her in developing methods and curricula that are extremely popular in the western world.

Through her years of performing and teaching, she has traveled the United States, Europe, Central and South America, and Asia.

A pioneer in online Middle Eastern dance instruction, Karen has introduced and populated a library of online instruction that now teaches dance technique, combinations, choreographies, and other classes from special guest instructors to dancers all over the world.

Karen has operated Karavan Belly Dance Productions in San Antonio, Texas for over 30 years, directed numerous staged productions of Middle Eastern Dance, studied and performed in Egypt and Lebanon, and has worked with some of the most highly acclaimed musicians in the business. In addition, she has produced several instructional DVDs, music CDs and has trained some of the country’s leading professional dancers.

Jacob Sides

Bio Coming Soon.

Michelle Wilt

Bio Coming Soon.

Joshua Blankman

Joshua Blankman moved to San Antonio in 2013 and fell in love with the town and swing dancing. Since then he has embraced the local swing community actively working with and teaching for Alamo City Swing Revival and San Antonio Swing Dance Society. He can be found dancing all over San Antonio promoting his passion and making lifelong connections through the universal language of dance. He performed with Michelle for Alamo Vaudeville in 2016 as well as the Majestic Theater and various San Antonio community events. He looks forward to seeing what the future holds and entertaining people along the way.

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Courvier Productions Presents Alamo Vaudeville
Executive Producer Ronnie Courvier
Associate Producer Blair Castanon
Web Designer Producer Derek Mitchell
Associate Producer / Stage Manager Konise Millender
First Assistant Stage Manager Jonathan Schell
Second Assistant Stage Manager Jacob Sides
Third Assistant Stage Manager Jeremy Chavez
Directed by Ronnie Courvier