Biography

MOHAMED SALAH

Cairo born Mohamed Salah began his full time dance career at the age of 10 in the Naser Club Dance Troupe. A few years later he began studying with Mahmoud Reda. Mohamed joined the Reda Troupe in 1995 and remains today as its principal lead dancer. As well, for three years he worked directly with Mahmoud Reda in Mahmoud’s personal dance company called Al Hass. Mohamed has worked with many famous choreographers and directors in Egypt including Walid Awny, Hassan Afifi and Souky, peforming different styles of dance including Modern and Contemporary at the Cairo Opera House.

Mohamed Salah is a prolific choreographer and has conceptualized and directed for many TV programs, video clips, commercials and theatrical stage performances. As coordinator for the Ahlan Wa Sahlan Festival since 2012, he oversees teacher schedules and directing the performances. He has created 6 educational videos. Receiving several diplomas for his knowledge in folklore, Mohamed is deeply rooted in Egyptian tradition but always finds a way to speak a contemporary language with his creative choreography, stage direction and engaging teaching methods.

With the Reda Troupe, Mohamed has travelled to over 50 cities in Europe, North America, South America, Africa, Asia and throughout the Middle East. Travelling as a master teacher since 2011, he has been hosted in Japan, Italy, Ukraine, Korea, Canada, China and Russia. Mohamed Salah is known for his innovative choreographies that have powerful impact and integrity.