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Hazem Header

Hazem Header is a young Egyptian contemporary artist and dancer from Cairo, born in 1986. After a short career as personal trainer and volleyball coach he decided to focus on contemporary dance. In 2009 Hazem performed for the first time in It’s Not Even Tuesday, a performance by Mirette Michael, which was shown during the 10th Egyptian International Modern Dance Festival. Not long after he became a member of Michael’s Dance Theatre Company (No Point Perspective Physical Theater Group) and started his study at the Cairo Contemporary Dance Center. There he gained experience in choreography a.o. with 2 Dance Burgers Please, which he made together with the French choreographer Matthieu Sparma. Alongside he founded his own dance company called NUT Dance Company, which encourages volunteers and welcomes a broad spectrum of dance enthusiasts from all age ranges and backgrounds.