Nacera Belaza was born in Algeria and has lived in France since the age of five. After studying Modern Languages, she created her own company in 1989. It has held CERNI status (Compagnie et Ensemble à Rayonnement National et International) since 2017. Over twenty years, the self-taught choreographer has worked on dozens of shows. Her work, recognized and hailed by the Ministry of Culture, earned her the title of Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters in 2015. In 2008, Le Cri received the Syndicat de la Critique's best newcomer award. In 2017, the SACD honored her career, awarding her the Choreographer Prize.
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