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Menghan Lou is a freelance choreographer and teacher with extensive experience in contemporary dance and ballet. He spent nine years dancing at the Nederlands Dans Theater and has worked with some of the world's most inspiring and well-known choreographers, such as Jiří Kylián, Crystal Pite, Sol Léon, Paul Lightfoot, William Forsythe, Ohad Naharin, Sharon Eyal, Gai Behar, Marco Goecke, Hofesh Shechter, and others. Currently, he runs his own dance project company based in the Netherlands called “Lou Motion,” which has staged productions all over the world. Within a few years of starting the company, he created works for the Nederlands Dans Theater 1 & 2, NDT's Summer Intensive Course, the Los Angeles Ballet, the Munich Ballet, the Shanghai Dance Theater, Korzo Theater, Saint Petersburg’s Kannon Dance, Landerer&Company, the Northwest Dance Project Intensive, and others. Additionally, he leads workshops at dance institutions in numerous countries.