Booking Requirements

Contact Ishra for performance inquiries:

Ishra is one of the best dancers I’ve ever seen.” – Brad McEwen, Founding Artistic Director, Mill Race Festival

  • Invoketress performs at a wedding. Magda Spurek Photography.

Performances full of elegant passion. Dances varying from classical Egyptian, Bollywood, to innovative fusions. Ishra and her troupe, Invoketress Dance, have a versatility that can meet any of your performance needs. Solos, duets, or group numbers are available for choreographed and improvisational performances, crowd interaction, and tutorials.

They have performed at a large variety of events including:

  • Private parties (birthdays, bachelorette parties, engagement parties, anniversaries, etc.)
  • Children birthday parties
  • Weddings (including Zeffe/Zeffah entrance processions)
  • Festivals (music festivals, summer festivals, renaissance festivals, etc.)
  • Gallery openings
  • Restaurants
  • Stage performances
  • Corporate celebrations (AGMs, holiday parties, theme parties)
  • Fundraisers/charity events
  • Accompanying live music, concerts
  • Film, music videos and commercials
  • Bellygrams


  • Secure and private change room with adequate lighting (mirrors are appreciated).
  • Decent sound system. We can bring an iPod, USB stick, or arrange to have music sent prior to the gig.
  • Dance surface safe for bare feet.
  • A 50% deposit is required to secure the gig. The balance can be paid at the event.
  • Additional fees for travel may be applied.
  • Additional fees or a shortened dance set may be applied for events running late/delayed performances.

For charming, elegant and always entertaining performances and instruction, contact Ishra to discuss how to make your next event unforgettable.

…And what can be said about Ishra. She’s a consummate professional who delights us always with her thoughtful interpretation of the themes we throw out, incredible artistry, choreography, theatre and movement – honoring women always… It was a joy to play Eve to her Lilith – apple anyone?”  –  Lesley Hayes, Barber Gallery

Just wanted to pass along my appreciation for a fantastic open house yesterday – the response was amazing, and I heard numerous great comments from the people who attended…It was wonderful to include so many different aspects of arts and culture to showcase the centre and Guelph.” – Danna Evans, River Run Centre

“You all did a fabulous job and looked absolutely beautiful…I wish you all great success and I will happily refer you to my friends and colleagues. Warm regards.” Karen, United Way Guelph-Wellington