At the moment Niran is one of the Les Cagelles in the musical La Cage Aux Folles in Vienna.
In the summer of 2016 Niran will be playing in the ensemble of Footloose in Amstetten, Austria.
Niran started his professional dance training when he was 12 years old.
He graduated in Performing Arts from the Rotterdamse Dans Academie in 2000.
Niran's extensive dance experience includes 'Introdans' and 'Introdans Ensemble for Youth' (performances on Broadway USA).
Niran was a guest dancer in the 'Scapino Ballet Rotterdam' in cooperation with 'De Dutch Don't Dance Division'.
In 2001 and again in 2003, Niran performed as a dancer at 'De Parade Festival' in The Netherlands with the dance collective 'De Dutch Don't Dance Division'.
Niran worked with choreographers such as Hans van Manen, Thom Stuart, Nils Christe and Ed Wubbe.
From 2002 up to june 2004, Niran was a dancer in the company 'The Internationaal Danstheater'.
Consequently, between 2004 and 2005, Niran toured around The Netherlands with the musical 'Crazy for You', directed by Eddy Habbema and choreographed by Susan Stroman. It was Niran's professional debut in the musical industry performing as Swing in this musical produced by Joop van den Ende Theater Producties.
Niran diversified his artistic profile through performing as a singer and dancer for Aida Cruises, cruising around the Mediterranean, Baltic and Caribbean Sea between 2005 and 2007 (Seelive Tivoli).
In 2007/2008 Niran was Ensemble in the musical 'We Will Rock You', in Zurich and Vienna (directed by Ben Elton and choreographed by Arlene Phillips).
In October 2008 Niran was playing one of the borthers in the musical 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' in Vienna, produced by Stadttheater BRNO.
In November of that same year Niran was a dancer in M-lab's produktion 'Colors' in Amsterdam.
From November 2008 till june 2010 Niran returned to Vienna, this time to work for VBW as Ensemble in the musical 'Rudolf - Affaire Mayerling' .
Also in Vienna Niran appeared in 2009 in the 'Donau Inselfest, as both, a performer and an assistent choreographer.
In 2010/2011 Niran moved back to the Netherlands to be in the ensemble of the musical 'We Will Rock You' Produced by Joop van den Ende Theater Producties. During the run of the show Niran moved with the show to Antwerp in Belgium.
In 2011/2012 Niran was Swing in the musical 'Miss Saigon' in Utrecht produced by Joop van den Ende Theater Producties.
Because of the great impression Niran made in Vienna with his work in 'Rudolf - Affaire Mayerling' he was asked as a repetitor and associate choreographer to John O'Connel for the production of Rudolf in Tokyo (Japan), where the show was named 'Rudolf, the last Kiss'.
From 2012-2014 Niran was playing the ensemble part of Todesengel in the musical 'Elisabeth', in Vienna.
In the summer of 2013 Niran was also in the Ensemble of the musical 'Xanadu' in Amstetten, Austria.
In 2014-2015 Niran was playing in the ensemble and cover Eddie in the musical Mamma Mia in Vienna.
in 2015-2016 Niran is one of the Les Cagelle's in the musical La Cage Aux Folles in Vienna.
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