Faizah started working with Anna Maria Suykerbuyk in 2012, when she danced in the piece…

Faizah Grootens and Stein Fluijt

Generale Oost/ Introdans Collaborations

In spring 2015 Faizah worked as a dancer with the production house Generale Oost. Introdans and…

Speel Zing Dans


Speel Zing Dans Speel Zing Dans is an interactive show where children sing, play and dance along…

Rise tesoro sekreto

Community Projects – DCVP

RISE Tesoro Sekreto RISE Tesoro Sekreto is one of the community arts projects Faizah did as a…

Herman van Veen

Herman van Veen

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

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About Faizah

Faizah Grootens

Faizah is a freelance choreographer collaborating with Holland Dance Festival, Het Zuidelijk Toneel, 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/ projects. Her work has been presented in festivals, in theaters and Museums in Europe (Kalamata Dance Festival, Oriente Occidente, Chorea International Dance Festival, Amsterdam Museum, Tropenmuseum and in various theaters in The Netherlands) Cuba, Mexico (Palacio de Bellas Artes, Sala Miguel Covarrubias among others), New York, Curaçao, and Aruba.

Faizah’s professional experience as a dancer includes working with several companies 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.

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