Monique performs a variety of theatrical styles of bellydance from Fusion to traditional, to American Cabaret Bellydance. Props can include: sword, cane, candles, candelabra, veil, isis wings and zylls.
Laura Selenzi and Monique Ryan are Cabaret Serpentine, a dynamic and hypnotic duo interested in the traditional roots as well as the evolving modern potential of bellydance, from Egyptian to Fusion. Both professional bellydancers, Cabaret Serpentine has been entertaining audiences in Halifax and across Canada for as well as producing their own full scale sold-out shows.
Fun, entertaining and high energy, Monique's hula hoop number is sure to impress. She combines circus style tricks with fluid dance movement as she hoops to upbeat music. One hoop, multi-hoops, LED (light-up) hoop, or fire hoop are available
Combining Monique's yoga background and circus training, and Vanessa's background in theatre and circus, the pair have come together to create dynamic hand-balancing acrobatic routines.
Monique performs a variety of acts with fire props such as palm candles, candelabra, candle tray, fire fans, and fire hoop.
Burlesque/ Performance Art
Monique is a veteran of the neo burlesque scene on the east coast. With acts ranging cutesy to bizarre, she has a unique performance art style of burlesque. You just never know what she'll come up with next; mesmerizing fan dances, circus, and over-the-top lip syncing skits.