Participant Profile

Alexandre Paulikevitch


Alexandre Paulikevitch, born in 1982, is one of the very few male Arab belly dancers. He is known for his thought provoking work and the social issues he tackles through his art. He studied at the University of Paris VIII majoring in Theater and Dance. He returned to Beirut in 2006, where he is now permanently based, and has since “been creating spaces of reflection on Middle-Eastern dance through his work as a choreographer, a teacher and a performer”. Today he specializes in contemporary Baladi dance, a new dance form he has created and divulged.