Suraya Hilal Dance Company

Suraya Hilal Dance Company, captivates the audience with a sublime sensuousness and purity of movement, giving visible expressions to the timelessness of ancient tradition.” Reinische Post- G. Pölert

The Suraya Hilal Dance Company is uniquely placed in the contemporary dance world representing an unparalleled development of a complete dance language rooted in elements of eastern and western culture. Suraya Hilal is hailed as one of the great dance talents of our time; her work has been showcased worldwide with critical acclaim.

The Suraya Hilal Company exists for the purpose of dance for its own sake and believes that it is a powerful medium to move us and to shift our consciousness. The purity of movement, devoid of superfluous elements, highlights the complexity and dramatic content of multitudes of expressions. Music, especially live, is intrinsically connected to the musicality of the body. Dancers in the Company are given the space to show their uniqueness, humanity and excellence on the stage. Collaboration with individuals or groups is highly regarded for creating opportunities that enhance the possibilities for unique and exciting works to emerge; most of all, to encourage innovation in all its forms.


  • Winds of change (2017)
  • The Cage (2014)
  • Alchimia (2012-2013)
  • Beloved Country (2013)
  • Oscillations (2008)
  • El Mizan (2007)
  • Aseel (2004-05)
  • Al Janub (2001-03)
  • Spirit of the Heart (1997-2001)
  • Journey to Light (1995)
  • Divine Rites (1991-92)
  • Salon (1991)
  • The Beloved (1990-91)
  • Colours of Cairo (1990-91)
  • Black Spring (1989)
  • Jewels (1989-91)
  • Celebration of the Nile (1989)
  • The Return of the Spirit (1985-88)