Badeah Shirazi has danced professionally for over 25 years. She began her career in San Francisco where she performed with Jamila Salimpour’s prestigious dance troupe, Bal Anat, the first Middle Eastern review of its kind. Badeah has been a featured performer in Colorado, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Mexico City, and throughout California. Her repertoire includes Egyptian cabaret and folkloric dance, Lebanese Debke, and Persian Gulf Khaleegy. Badeah has also gained popularity in San Diego as a performer of classical and contemporary Persian dance.