Phoenix Belly Dance

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Hire a Belly Dance Performer in Auckland, New Zealand, or Internationally

Corporate Christmas Party Packages

We have performance packages for every type of event from huge glamorous Arabian Nights themed parties, to small office functions and everything in between. You can hire one or two dancers or the entire Professional Troupe for your End of Year event. If you need exceptional entertainment that will leave everyone wanting more, fill out our booking form or email us to find out about hiring a belly dancer for your event. 

We also have by special request, our Cleopatra show format, for themed events. Please mention this in your enquiry form to find out more. 

Planning a Function?

Ask about our Corporate Function Specials and Christmas Events to make your office function a big hit this year with our solo, duet and troupe performances. We also have fantastic Hen's Party Packages available for wedding season!


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Live Restaurant Dancing Every Friday

Want to see the Phoenix troupe in action? One of our dancers performs every Friday night at 8pm at the Taksim Turkish Kitchen and Bar in Epsom and Mairangi Bay. Check out our main Facebook page on Friday to see who's performing.

Hen's Party

All Black, Julian Savea's Wedding

Sandra's Wedding, Arabic and Kiwi

Hen's Party

Auckland Museum, Kai to Pie Exhibition


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If you're looking for high quality, elegant and interactive entertainment, Phoenix Belly Dance are the winners of the Jambalaya Festival's Dance Competition, the Viva Eclectika Asian Fusion Cup and the award-winners of the Best Nationwide Entertainment Company! Your event will play host to our trained dancers who have performed across New Zealand in Auckland, Queenstown, Wellington, Christchurch Dunedin, as well as Turkey, Australia, Fiji, and South Africa. You'll get dynamic group choreographies, graceful performers and fresh fun entertainment with professional quality and management from the moment you call us so that you don't have to worry about a thing! We are well know for being easy to work with and exceptionally reliable, so you can rest easy that the entertainment part of your event is sorted! Please contact us if you'd like to book The Phoenix Dance Group for your event or fill in our online booking form! 

Here's what you'll get:

  • Professional, family-friendly, entertainment by one of the largest and most sought of belly dance troupes in New Zealand
  • Friendly, fast and efficient communication leading up to your event
  • Our award-winning performers only wear the best genuine Egyptian or Turkish costumes
  • Reliable performers, so you don't have to worry about a thing
  • We will discuss your needs and tailor-make the performance so that it is unique for your event
  • The chance to create an unforgettable night, blow your guests away and make guests-of-honour feel special!

"Candice was amazing! She performed at my husbands 60th birthday party where we had over 70 guests. We received so many awesome comments. She interacted with the guess and had the 60-80 year old men moving and shaking with her! Highly recommended." - Bronwyn Young

"Please thank all of you ladies from us, they were so professional, stunningly beautiful and were a great asset to the show." - Emma McLachlan, Sky City Client for Warriors NR

If you'd like to see our performers, head to Taksim Turkish Restaurant in Epsom or Mairangi Bay every Friday night at about 8pm to see one of our team performing live!

  • 373 Manukau Rd, Epsom
  • 404 Beach Road, Mairangi Bay

Our awards include:

• Best Nationwide Entertainment Company - People’s Choice Awards, Corporate Events and Wedding Guide (NZ)

• Trained by the Stars Award (Istanbul, Turkey)
• Winners of the Jambalaya Dance Festival Competition (NZ/Sydney)
• Belly Dance Evolution International Competition Winner (Los Angeles/Sydney)

• Viva Eclectika 2013 Asia Vision Cup (NZ)

Whether your event is a large scale Public Event, Birthday, Corporate Christmas Function, Birthday Party, Traditional Arabic Wedding, massive Bollywood Event, or a cosy hen's night, you will not be disappointed if you choose our belly dancers to entertain your guests. We can cater for most budgets and you can choose between different options. Our performances are individually tailored for your event and are fun, family-friendly and can include audience participation for your guests of honour!

Prices range from $250 and performances range from 5 minutes to 3 x 20 minute sets depending on the style of performance set which we will specifically create for your function. We are also available for charity events and fundraisers with a discount if you can provide a registered charity number and details about the fundraising cause.

Candice and the team also perform fire poi and other fire props, and collaborate with other professional entertainers including Live Musicians, Drummers, and Fire Entertainers, Pip E-Lysaah (Tribal Fusion belly dance), Pineapple Productions (french cancan, contemporary, vintage dancer), as well as Henna Artists to create a full evening of entertainment, so please let us know if you'd like to organise a large performance evening with a variety of acts. 


Our performance repertoire includes various modern and folkloric styles and techniques including Egyptian, Lebanese, Turkish, Khaleegy and many props including Wings of Isis, Assaya (Saidi cane), Veils, Fire dancing, Poi, Voi (veil poi - first in NZ!), Fan Veils, Zills/Sagats (finger cymbals), Candle dancing and more. We can also a tailor-make a show with your choice of music and effects by request!

Arabic Wedding Highlights

Phoenix Troupe at Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park

Phoenix Troupe Highlights Reel

Candice's Award-Winning Performance

Highlight Performances and our Happy Customers in Auckland, across New Zealand, and Internationally:

  • Adelaide Belly Dance Festival
  • Palmerston North Belly Dance Festival
  • Dunedin KAZBAH International Music and Dance Festival
  • Brisbane & Sydney Bellyqueen: Journey Along the Silk Road, New York based theatre show and residency
  • Sky City
  • All Black, Julian Savea's Wedding
  • Apna TV
  • Paper Plus NZ
  • Chinese Business Women's Association
  • AJ Park Lawyers
  • Toyota India
  • WISE Collective - Women's Wellbeing Day
  • Sydney Bellydance Evolution: The Dark Side of the Crown, LA based theatre show
  • Viva Eclectika - Winners of the Asian Fusion dance cup
  • Pukana, Maori TV Show
  • Sydney Latin Dance Festivals - special guest performers and teachers 
  • Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • NZ Corporate Events People's Choice Awards: Winners
  • Tempo Dance Festival
  • Raju Srivastav - Comedy King Bollywood Event, Fiji 
  • NZ Girl Guides Party
  • Hoyts Film Convention
  • Jambalaya Dance Competition: Winners!!!
  • Maori TV Dance show, Kanikani Mai
  • Breakfast TV Show
  • Rugby World Cup Special - Mika's Aroha Mardi Gras 
  • Rugby World Cup 2011: Japan Rugby Team Welcoming Ceremony
  • NZ Breakers Half-time Entertainment
  • Atif Aslam Oxfam Fundraiser Concert, ASB Stadium, Auckland
  • InterACT Disability Arts Festival
  • Kai to Pie Exhibition at The Auckland Museumrepresenting North African culture
  • The Royal New Zealand Airforce Orchestra Show
  • Fairfax MediaCorporate Award's, New Zealand
  • Miss Upington Beauty Pageant, South Africa 
  • WITS University Graduation Dinner, South Africa

Phoenix Belly Dance is now proudly endorsed by Wedding Guide NZ and Corporate Events Guide as a preferred supplier of entertainment for Hen's Parties, Weddings, Christmas Parties and Corporate Events!
Photo of Phoenix Belly Dance Performance Wedding Endorsement