Merel Van Heeswijk


Born in Amstelveen (the Netherlands), she studied at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, where, at the age of 14, she discovered her love for contemporary dance. Thanks to the school’s links with Nederlands Dans Theater, she performed works by Crystal Pite, Jirí Kylián, Lightfoot Léon and others.
Professional experience : Since graduating in 2018, Merel has danced with Introdans, based in Arnhem (the Netherlands) and IT Dansa in Barcelona (Spain).
She joined in the Lyon Opera Ballet in 2019.