Welcome to Meraki Dance Collective

We are Liam & Loura – Meraki Dance Collective – two passionate professional dancers and dance teachers. We travel throughout the world (physically or virtually) to join your festival or event as a performer, guest teacher, organizer, judge, model… you name it! Momentarily we are based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Take your time to get to know us and the projects we do. Feel free to contact us with any proposal! Surprise us! We are looking forward to working with you in the near future.

Yours truly,

Liam O’Callaghan & Loura Sita van Krimpen

Meraki (μεράκι) to do something with soul, creativity or love. To put something of yourself into your work.

Artistic and meaningful solutions for all your creativity needs.

Defining ourselves as nomadic artists, the world is our stage. Contact us for custom dance-related events. Performances, workshops, representatives, and more!

We are highly focused on your needs & wishes

Meraki Dance Collective stands for custom dance-events, designed exclusively for your festival, project, or any kind of event. Read here, what kind of services we offer.

PARTNERS

We have had the great opportunity to work with other art professionals from around the globe. They have been a great gift to work with and sharing the stage – may it be in the form of an education project or a theatre – the honor was ours.

Don’t forget to check out our latest updates on our news page!

Dance demo Meraki DC @ Bilingual Corner Nanning

Dance demo Meraki DC @ Bilingual Corner Nanning 1080 926 Meraki Dance Collective

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…

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

Meraki Performs at Hummingbird Youth Dance Festival (’17), Zhuhai 2880 1800 Meraki Dance Collective

Meraki performing in two pieces at Hummingbird Youth Dance Festival, China. Read and watch more now!

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

Liam & Loura teaching in their ‘hometown’ Nanning at the European Trio Dance Festival! 6349 4233 Meraki Dance Collective

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.…

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

Magical Improvisation performance at 500 Year Old Ancestral Temple Foshan, China 1984 1323 Meraki Dance Collective

Liam & Loura performing at a magical location with breathtaking Dutch and Chinese musicians.