Soumaya MaRose is an award-winning performer, teacher and cultural ambassador based between New York City and Boston.
A member of the International Dance Council o UNESCO.
Soumaya is the only dance artist to have been repeatedly invited to perform at the Boston Global Music Festival "CrashFest" and has been honored to collaborate with Atlas Soul (North African music), Club Mediteranee (Arabic and Balkan music), Salma Dance Company, Walid Zairi and Talween, Boston Camerata, Moroccan Festival in Revere, and The Dance Complex. Formerly a member of Belgium music ensemble "El Housna," Soumaya is more recently the creator, producer and director of several productions in collaboration with renowned organizations, such as:
"Morocco Nights" in collaboration with the institute for Global Arab Media, Democracy and Culture of Chicago
"Ya Msafer" in collaboration with Center of Arabic Culture (CAC)
"Madarej El Naghem" featuring the music compositions of George Maalouf
"Attai Sharq- The a l'Oriental", a cultural exchange forum
As a teacher, Soumaya has taught master dance classes of Moroccan Culture, domestic and international, as well as several universities around New England. Combining her academic training in Geography, her personal heritage , and self reflection to deepen her students' understanding of dances from both the Arabic - speaking world and the Amazigh world.