A choreographer, a dancer and a teacher, Fouad Boussouf founded Massala Company in 2006, a company bringing together hip-hop, contemporary dance and new circus. Born in Morocco, he moved to France in 1983 and began learning hip-hop dance, modern jazz and circus. From 1997, he pursued his training in Paris, focusing on contemporary dance and hip-hop.

Fouad Boussouf holds an MA and a Master in Social Sciences at the University of Paris XII, Créteil, where he also teaches for the module «Dance and culture of the world».  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.