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Born in Cairo, Egypt

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Mahmoud Reda is a pioneer of dance theater in Egypt. Soloist, choreographer and director of hundreds of productions, Mahmoud Reda has toured in more than 60 countries, performing on the world's most prestigious stages. He has also been principal actor, dancer and choreographer in popular Egyptian films. Mahmoud Reda is universally acclaimed for his dance with the strength and appeal of a Gene Kelly or Fred Astaire.

As a soloist, choreographer and director, Mahmoud Reda made four world tours to 58 countries with his troupe. He performed on the world's most prestigious stages such as Carnegie Hall (New York, USA), Royal Albert Hall (London, UK), Congress Hall (Berlin, Germany), Stanislavsky & Gorky Theaters (Moscow, USSR), Olympia (Paris, France) and the United Nations (New York & Geneva). The Reda Troupe has performed for many world leaders and Heads of states.

Mahmoud Reda draws from techniques of jazz, ballet, Hindu dance and folkloric dance from the USSR. His work has shaped and influenced what is known today as Oriental Dance (Raks Sharki). Many former troupe members include master teachers Raqia Hassan, Momo Kadous, Mo Geddawi and Yousry Sharif.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Mahmoud Reda

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Nadida Fahmy (1955 - 1960) ( her death)

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Mahmoud Reda represented Egypt in the Olympic Games in 1952 in Helsinki, Finland. He was the first gymnast in Egypt to incorporate some dance steps into his free exercise gymnastics routine.

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