Ali Chahrour was born in Beirut in 1989. He received a Theatre Arts Diploma from the Lebanese University in 2010. He is a graduate of Takween-Beirut Contemporary Dance School and is a member of the Takween Collective. Chahrour has worked with Maqamat Dance Theatre Company, led by Omar Rajeh, since 2008. He completed a residency with Sasha Waltz and Guests in Berlin in March 2011.