AHMED SOURA, Born in Burkina Faso. Studied at the Institut National de Formation Artistique et Culturelle (INAFAC) led by the National Ballet of Burkina Faso, Toe Emmanuel and Congo Alassane. He studied e.g. with Salia Sanou, Seydou Boro, Angelin Preljocaj, Carolyn Carlson, Gregory Maqoma, Krisztina de Chatel, Mathilde Monnier, Christina de Smedt, Xavier Le Roy, Jan Ristema, Loic Touze, Mette Ingvarsten, Andros Zinsbrowne, Claude Espinassier and Anna Falcidia. Artistic director of the traditional dance company “KÔRO” since 2006. In 2010, he toured throughout Europe with Christoph Schlingensief’s “Via Intolleranza II” and in 2011, won third prize at the “Internationales Solo-Tanz-Theater Festival” in Stuttgart. In 2014, he presented his solo “AU PRET DU TEMPS” at the Tanztage Berlin.