2021 – Drake - The Bellydance Bundle

Drake von Trapp is a multi award-winning transnational fusion dancer based in North Texas. He holds a BA in dance, and is presently pursuing his MA in dance in gender studies, where the foci of his research are based in men’s studies, masculinities, and critical dance and gender studies as it pertains to belly dance scholarship. His undergraduate thesis, ‘Masculinity in American Bellydance’, won the 2020 TWU Excellence in Writing award. As a performer, Drake is known for his charismatic stage presence and skillful blending of raqs sharqi with contemporary modern and West African vernacular dances.