Hoor Malas is a dance and movement artist from Syria who recently moved to Montreal. She began dancing at the age of eight at the Damascus Ballet School. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in dance from the Higher Institute of Arts in Damascus-Syria in 2007 and her diploma in contemporary dance from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Leeds-UK in 2008. On her return from England, Hoor taught contemporary dance techniques for ten years at the Damascus Conservatory of Art. She began choreographing in 2014-15. In these creations, Hoor delves into social issues influenced by personal experiences. Some of her choreographic creations: “Regression” 2016, “Three Seconds” 2018, “Hanging” 2019, “Dust” 2022 and her new solo piece “If my body had a name”.
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