Dancing is a universal form of culture that can be used to bring people together by eliminating social barriers

Projects


NO MATTER WHAT


In August 2019 Faizah created a new choreography for the Mexican dance company “Taller…

CORNERED


“CORNERED” is a physical experience of two bodies encountering each other within a space and within…

Short films


Here some videos of 2 shorts in collaboration with Laleget Danza, Diego Vázquez, David van Delden…

The Coat


  A duet created for Diego Vázquez and myself for Laleget Danza, was presented in Soest at…

Pendiente en Bellas Artes

Laleget Danza


Since 2013 Faizah is a part of the Mexican Dance Company "Laleget Danza" under artistic direction…

Faizah and Maurice in rehearsal

Maurice Causey


Faizah has been working as a dancer with Maurice Causey since 2014 The first piece she danced by…

Blind Sight at Theater Bellevue

GrossDanceCompany


In April 2016 Faizah started dancing with GrossDanceCompany. She danced and toured Netherlands and…

Herman van Veen

Herman van Veen


Faizah played in 2011 in the show Alfred J Kwak - Vader. So she began her collaboration with Herman…

News and Updates


About Faizah


Faizah Grootens

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, 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 is a young freelance choreographer collaborating with Laleget Danza, Taller Coreográfico Unam, Harlekijn danstheater, Lindenberg Dance Company, Herman van Veen Arts Center and The Peer Performance group of the University of The Arts in Amsterdam amongst others. Faizah also sets up her own creations/ 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 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 and Cuernavaca, Mexico.

Next to dancing, choreographing and teaching and dancing in films from Symphonic Cinema, which are touring concert halls around the world; 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.

Let's connect

Questions, feedback or ideas?
Feel free to send me an email to me@faizahgrootens.com