“Another Timeless Transcendent Offering, nestled amongst so many in your life as Zuleikha Storydancer. Along with your humanitarian work which has had such positive lasting impact such a change maker you are.” –Michele King
Thanks, Zuleikha… You made a singular contribution to the UN Chapel Event. I feel like the event liberated the UN…. I always said I could not believe in a God that did not dance. —Darrol Bryant (organizing committee for UN event)
“The performance last night was like no other I had ever scene. Extremely fine collaboration! I loved your performances. The whirling at the end was amazing. I just took my first whirling workshop at the Abode and I want to continue. So happy I reached out to you. Soared high in the space and all the way home.” —Melissa Forbes (performance artist)
“I was so in love with your performance at the Lensic with Coleman Barks, etc….Zuleikha your performance took me to far away, beautiful places. You are a beautiful soul and bring light, freedom, and love to all. Thank you for your service, and holding the space with kindness so we can attain the highest expression we can reach.”—Leanne D. DeVane, K12 Music Education Coordinator, Santa Fe Public Schools
“What an extraordinary performance and experience. I wept and laughed and my heart felt so wonderfully full. Thank you for your exquisite gift. The music and Coleman’s readings were just so perfect. Magical” —Julia Bergen
“I love seeing Zuleikha perform. It’s a rare treat. She is magical, and I always feel transformed and thrilled to be alive after being at one of her events.” —Pamela Gregg Flax (Theater Grottesco)
“It was so wonderful to experience your movement of light at Krishna Das concert. I am a deep admirer or your sensitive gift and am honored to have the opportunity to experience your attuned connection with the flow of life. Should you ever like to collaborate with dance and music please count me in. Love and Blessings. —Jim Oliver (composer)
“Zuleikha Tonight: You took us on a penetrating journey! You danced us face to face with the ancient choices, which now are so much upon us: as people, as a nation, as a world! Then, you and the music spun it all away in a whirl of beauty, first to lift us as we began to digest the spoonfuls you had fed us. Then, to return us joyfully to ground.” —Stephen M. Sachs
“Zuleikha,what a profoundly beautiful evening. I was mesmerized, inspired, enchanted, and in a deeply altered beautiful state. The woman next to me was moved to tears. You are a magical being.” —Lorraine Weiss
“You really cast a spell with your scintillating and mesmerizing performance.” — Bawa Jain, UN Representative
“Truly you dance for and with the world.” –Sandy King
“You are a blessing on this Earth…one who can allow many to see the laughter and tears in their soul. Thank you for bringing me such passion and artistry.” — Diane Soshin
“Your wonderful movements that were sometimes caressingly beautiful and other times arrestingly passionate enhanced the rapture and beauty of Rumi’s poetry.” —Ranjanaa Devi The Fine Arts Center University of Massachusetts Amherst
“Your performance at Duke was amazing, great, wonderful, year-making, funny, cosmic, lovable, friendly and remarkable.” —Rachel
“You are such a light and such a beauty. I am so glad that you are in my life and are in the life of the State of the World Forum.” —Lynne Twist, State of the World Forum.
“The Terry Riley concert was thrilling. Your exquisite dancing extended the poetry and content of his music. I felt gently wrapped in the mystery of the flowing atmosphere and space you both created. Thank you for this joyous experience.” —Susanna Carlisle
“My first attendance at any of your performances and it left me speechless afterwards. I loved your grace, intention, wit and conceptualism.” —Ena
“Each year the Forum reaches out to a group of leaders and innovators to help create a new possibility, a new way of thinking which will support us as we move into the new millennium. You are one of those special individuals who has done that for all of us, and for that we thank you.” —James Garrison, President State of the World Forum.
It was indeed a great pleasure in meeting you in Delhi and also to witness your extra ordinary performance. Keep up the spirit to serve the art and the people. —Parimal Ghosh, New Delhi.