Mirjam was formed in Switzerland and Italy as a Contemporary Dancer.
In Italy, she danced for 3 years in the Company “Kaleido Danse” by the two Choreographers Giovanna la Vecchia and Dario Greco. Back in Switzerland she dived into the Middle Eastern Dance Culture and became a member of the Egyptian Folklore Group of Khaled Seif.
For 7 years she toured with this group and worked besides as a freelance in the contemporary dance world with different Companies. During that time she started to develop her own contemporary language based with movements of contemporary dance and the folklore of Middle Eastern and North African dance.
Currently, she teaches and choreographs for different dance and theatre groups in the West Bank and the Gaza-Strip. She became a specialist in middle eastern dance culture and teaches her own dance language internationally.