IN/OUT Festival – Mounir Said

20 Oct 2019 - 20 Oct 2019
7:30 pm

Country: Egypt

Title: What About Dante?

Type: Dance Performance

Location: The Boulevard

Date: 20 October 2019


Mounir Saeed is a dancer, choreographer, musician and a dance teacher. Born in 1987 and lives in Cairo, Egypt. Saeed Participated in a 4 year dance education program called Cairo Contemporary Dance Workshop Program (CCDWP). During the program, Saeed got the prize of excellence from Cairo Opera House in 2009 for his 1st solo (The Game). Before dance, he was a football goal keeper for 6 years. He participated in tours in Germany, Italy, Lebanon, Dubai, Morocco, USA and Spain from 2016 to 2019 after winning the 3rd prize of performance with his solo (What about Dante) in the 20th international solo dance theater festival in Stuttgart in 2016. He was a dance teacher in the National Dance and Music Academy in Rome in the period between 2016 and 2017. He participated in local and international festivals such as: D-CAF (Cairo/Egypt), Danza in RETE (Vicenza/Italy), Belgrade Summer Festival (Belgrade/Serbia), OnMarche (Marrakech/Morocco), Hivernales D’Avignon (Avignon/France), Acker Stadt Palast (Berlin/Germany) and MAPAS (Tenerife/Spain). He was supported by the British Council in Cairo to create his collective dance performance (Prophecy/Submission) in 2013.



Dante created his own hell, trying to describe the way of going down and deep, Dante created his own fears and created the cure, he was in the line between heaven and hell, everybody has his own hell like Dante, and putting the Cross or any kind of own principles on the chest, very wide and very red, we are all Dante, I’m Dante.

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