​Merel Cornet (Dancer & Rehearsal Assistant) graduated from the Amsterdam School of the Fine Arts with a degree in Modern Theater Dance. After graduation, Merel lived in London for two years, working professionally as a contemporary dancer. She's been dancing with Project Zahira since 2015 and is seen in Who am I without my story? and Reclaiming the Goddess. 

She has toured internationally alongside Maria Kuchowicz to Athens, Greece to perform at the 50th World Congress of Dance Research, organized by the International Dance Council (CID).

Merel also works as a dancer, contemporary floor work teacher and certified Pilates teacher for MAS&CO in Haarlem, under direction of Mascha Tielemans. This year, Merel has also started facilitating trance dance ceremonies in Haarlem at the Regenboogslang and teaches expressive movement at Ontmoetingscentrum Zandstroom in Zandvoort.

Merel is an intuitive and insightful person and has shown over and over that she's full of great surprises. She's a stellar contemporary dancer with exceptional skills in floor work. Follow her adventures on IG @cornetmerel