Dancing on the Edge Urgent artistic dialogues with the middle east



Hussein Khaddour

Hussein Khaddour was active as a break dancer throughout Syria for seven years before joining the Sama Dance Group in 2009 in Damascus. He left the group in 2011 to enroll in the dance program at the High Institute for Dramatic Arts in Damascus. Khaddour began working independently as a choreographer in 2012. In 2013, he made the video dance pieces Mood and Point Zero, participated in the Arab Dance Platform in Beirut, and was awarded a scholarship from Dancing on the Edge to attend a 3-week long professional level dance program at the Henny Jurriëns Foundation in Amsterdam.