NEWS

Read here updates and posts of Meraki’s latest events, workshops and more!

Magical Improvisation performance at 500 Year Old Ancestral Temple Foshan, China

April 2019 has been an overwhelming month for Meraki Dance Collective. Traveling from city to city, sharing their love for dance and arts has been soul-satisfying beyond words. But their

Order your Meraki Dance 2020 Calendar!

We, Liam & Loura, from Meraki Dance Collective, wish you the brightest, most loving and inspiring holiday season. May your heart pour over with love and gratitude and may 2020 be your best year

Contemporary Dance Workshop in Hanoi, Vietnam – Kinergie Studio

We are very excited to announce a workshop we'll be co-facilitating at Kinergie Studio in Hanoi, Vietnam. Check out the details below to find the information on how to sign

2019 International Youth Arts Festival Macau

This was the second time Meraki Dance Collective was invited to join the crew of the International Youth Arts Festival. You can read about the previous festival we attended here.

MDC Celebrating the 70 year foundation of the New China with a contemporary Cross-Cultural performance

Something out of the ordinary but hella fun! Performing with Nanning Contemporary Dance Company (GuGuWu) on one of the biggest stages we've both ever performed on! To celebrate the 70-year

Meraki Dance Collective Improvisation Festival Nanning

Meraki Dances Anywhere and Everywhere

Meraki believes the magic of dance is not just limited to the traditional space of a theatre or dance studio. Truly, you can dance anywhere and everywhere. Consciously involving the

Meraki Performs at Hummingbird Youth Dance Festival (’17), Zhuhai

https://youtu.be/YTmSIUYvOVM Meraki performs at the Hummingbird Youth Dance Festival It was a great honor and privilege for Liam and Loura to perform in two different pieces at the Hummingbird Youth

decorated meraki studio nanning

Wintercamp, where language and arts meet

As many of you might know, Liam and Loura are art-expats in the vibrant green city of Nanning. A semi-sized city located in Southern China. They have been living there

Loura Sita van Krimpen teaching ballet in Zhengzhou China

Ballet Workshops For Adults & Children by Loura in Zhengzhou, China

April 2019 Loura was once again invited to fly over to Zhengzhou from Nanning for dance workshops. Yet this time with a more classical and technical twist... ballet! Read here

Meraki Masterclasses at STORM studio’s in Shenzhen, China

https://youtu.be/SsNaMLZX8gE Check out this snippet to feel the vibes! During Meraki's annual Community Arts project in Guangzhou with Codarts University of the Arts, Liam & Loura met two wonderful dancers

Dance demo Meraki DC @ Bilingual Corner Nanning

It’s Thursday morning and we receive a message from Scott inviting us to teach a dance demo at the next corner this weekend. We’re excited and honored… Our mind races

International Dance Festival Foshan

Previously Rebecca contacted us to judge at the youth art festival. Due to the positive feedback from our dance performance at the opening of the festival, she contacted us to

MDC collaborates with SUNNY Photography for clothing brand Mosaic ©

Sunny, one of our good friends here in Nanning is an extremely talented photographer and has loads of experience with dancing himself and also dance photography. He has a unique

Liam & Loura teaching in their ‘hometown’ Nanning at the European Trio Dance Festival!

Somewhere around July 2017, we met Louis, the head of the Modern Dance Department at Guangxi Arts University and founder of his own dance studio 'Good Dance Studio' in Nanning.

Intimate and warm dance intensive in Zhengzhou, Henan

The first week of August was one not to forget. At the Sino-Dutch opening performance in May ‘17, Loura & Liam met and performed together with Zen, a passionate and

Judging, dancing and enjoying Foshan during the International Youth Arts Festival

It was at our performance at the SINO-Dutch international Dance Festival where Rebecca first saw Liam & Loura on stage. From this moment forwards a fruitful working relationship has bloomed.

MDC moves to China!

8th of February 2016, Where it all started….. i2 international education in Nanning. This was our first experience sharing our love for dance in China. From dance classes, workshops, events,