A choreographer, a dancer and a pedagogue, Fouad Boussouf followed various courses in dance, including contemporary dance, while perfecting his technique in hip-hop. He founded Massala Company in 2006. The company brings together different cultures such as hip-hop, contemporary dance and new circus.
Born in Morocco, he moved to France in 1983 and began learning hip-hop dance and modern jazz. In the early 90s when studying in high school in Chalons-en-Champagne, he discovered the practice of circus through workshops at the National Centre for Circus Arts. From 1997, he pursued his training in Paris, focusing on contemporary dance and hip-hop.
Alongside his artistic career Fouad Boussouf holds an MA and a Master in Social Sciences at the University of Paris XII, Créteil. He also teaches as an assistant teacher for the module « Dance and culture of the world ». A passionate teacher, he has worked in various dance conservatories in Ile-de-France and he regularly leads workshops in France and abroad.
As a performer, he has worked for Ahmed Lahcen, Farid Berki, Pierre Doussaint,Trick Nasty Crew and Megajam.
Since the creation of Massala Company in 2006, he has created several multi-disciplinary dance pieces including 'Zoom', 'Deviation' 'Témoin(s)', 'A Condition', 'Afflux', 'Concept Lavoir', 'Transe', 'The elements', 'Esperluette', 'Le Moulin du Diable' and Nass (Aerowaves Twenty18).