Faizah Grootens - Choreographer and Dancer

Faizah is a freelance choreographer collaborating with Laleget Danza, Taller Coreográfico Unam, Harlekijn danstheater, Lindenberg Dance Company, Herman van Veen Arts Center and the University of The Arts in Amsterdam amongst others. Faizah also sets up her own creations and projects. Her work has been presented in Cuba, Mexico, Europe, New York, Curaçao and Aruba at festivals and in theaters such as the Palacio de Bellas Artes and the Sala Miguel Covarrubias in Mexico, Chorea International Dance festival in Bratislava, Holland Dance Festival and in various theaters in The Netherlands.
 
Faizah’s professional experience includes working with several companies as a dancer such as Laleget Danza, Maurice Causey, Nationale Opera en Ballet/ Itzik Galili, GrossDanceCompany, Symphonic Cinema, Another Kind of Blue, Generale Oost/ Introdans, Harlekijn Danstheater, Stichting Julius Leeft, Miguel Rubio and Sine Forma presenting in theaters in the Netherlands and abroad. 
 
Faizah has worked as a dance teacher at Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten teaching Contemporary Dance, Ballet and as a coach for Artictic Practices. She has also taught the Arts and Entertainment College Amsterdam, various schools in the Netherlands and at the University of the Arts in Havana, Cuba. Faizah has also served as a repetitor for GrossDanceCompany and Laleget Danza.
 
Faizah is a graduate from Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten and Instituto Superior de Arte, Cuba. And has done research for the Lectoraat Kunsteducatie of Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten on transcultural rhythmic dynamic approach in dance.
 
Faizah regularly collaborates with Laleget Danza as dancer and choreographer since August 2013.