About Maia Alexandra


“…A fabulous dancer. Anytime you get a chance to watch her dance… make sure you take the time and really watch…”-Devi Safir

“…She’s my favorite cabaret style dancer to watch, no doubt…” – Sakari

“…Engaging…” – Darby Christine

Maia Alexandra is a multi-award winning Belly Dance performer and teacher based in Buffalo, New York.  A dynamic dancer with a flair for fun, Maia is best known for her on stage charisma and technical ability. The 2010 “Ms. International Ambassador of Bellydance” has been a featured dancer and instructor many prestigious festivals and events including Rakkasah’s Spring Caravan, the Las Vegas Bellydance Intensive, the Art of the Belly festival, Unmata’s Blood Moon Regale,  Saqra’s Showcase, and many more.

Maia began to study dance at the age of four.  In her career, she has been a member of several professional dance troupes and embraces styles as divergent as Jazz, Modern, Ballet, and even Hula Hoop as well as her love of Bellydance.  A natural stage performer, and her enchanting style is beloved by audiences everywhere she entertains.

She also works with her delightful dance partner, Kadri, together as the duet Darkly Sparkly. They combine decades of dance experience to create a dynamic Belly Dance duo that combines American Cabaret, Tribal Fusion, contemporary technique and modern edge. Darkly Sparkly performances will entertain you, surprise you and always leave you wanting more!

Maia Alexandra’s style is best described as “Modern Vintage”. This blending of  West Coast dynamics and solid technique is her specialty. She brings back the old school American cabaret feel with a fresh new perspective, bridging the gap with a sense of humor and savvy moves!

Maia Alexandra is available for performances large and small, as well as teaching workshops, private lessons, and regular classes in BellyDance.  She is based in Western New York but travels extensively.

Contact Maia for more information through maia@maiaalexandra.com ,
or at her google voice number (716) 562-MAIA (6242).

~November, 2010 Ms. International Ambassador of Bellydance 1st Place~
~2010 Wiggles of the West Entertainer of the Year 3rd Place~
~2009 BellyDancer USA “People’s Choice” 1st Place~
~2009 BellyDancer USA Pro Category 3rd Place~
~ 2008 BellyDancer USA “People’s Choice” 1st Place~

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