Noora Aphrodite, is a widely recognized and respected dancers of the club years of the 80’s and 90’s.  She has been part of the NY and worldwide dance scene for over 35 years and was a house dancer and a favorite model in advertising for many of the top clubs in NY and NJ.  She is described as sultry, graceful, elegant, and a natural-born dancer.

Noora's training began with Serena Wilson, where she quickly became a member of the Serena Dance Theater, and Ibrahim Farrah, with whom she also had the pleasure of performing. She continued her Oriental dance studies with Yousry Sharif, Ahmed Hussein, and Ramzi El Edlibi, and modern dance at the Martha Graham School. Experienced on stage not only as a solo performer but also as part of the Serena Dance Theater, she honed her skills in theatrical dance productions. She has appeared in many magazines and newspapers, performed on cruise ships, and showcased her talent in various countries across Europe, Africa, Latin America, and the US. and has performed with top names in Arabic entertainment such as Adawiya, Ragheb Alema, Trifonas, Simon Shaheen, and Gamal Gomaa.

Since 2017, Noora has been an active member of the Queensboro Dance Festival, has also danced at the Athens Square Park Greek Nights, and the Jamaica Dance Festivals where she continued to display her remarkable dance skills and was a regular for over 15 years at the famous Atlantic Antic Street Festival in Brooklyn, NY through the 90's and early 2000's.  Noora is renowned for creating the Vintage Belly Dance genre, bringing to the forefront the golden age of belly dance from the 1940s to the 1970s. She launched this genre through her acclaimed projects, Divas of the Golden Age I and II. The latter gained widespread recognition, appearing on NY 1 and Good Day NY.  Noora has also shared her rich experiences through a memoir on the Gilded Serpent Life was a Cabaret - My Memorable NY Club Years, detailing her time dancing in the clubs of New York.  Other notable productions are Le Desert Rouge in NY and Supplemented Silence in Miami, a multimedia show in collaboration with The Middle Eastern Dance Exchange as well as other productions in Japan and was she featured on the international radio show The Mom & Pop Shop with George Bettinger,.

Her pioneering efforts in the belly dance world have inspired many to pursue similar innovative projects, cementing her legacy as an influential figure in the dance community.


She is also the creator of Decotach designer of innovative belly dance wear and The Make a Costume Seminars. Noora is also an actress with a list of credits in stage; improvisation, radio, print; T.V. and film work and is currently a member of unique group of actors that help train the doctors of tomorrow.  She is an advocate for animal rights as well. Noora's other artistic endeavors - a humorous and educational podcast about the mistreatment of animals, Broken Birds ( a short film and Descarado music video ( directed by Noora