Directie Le Grand Cru was founded in 1994 by Feri de Geus. For many years the foundation was the label of his many unique and successful dance productions in the Netherlands. Feri is a choreographer who alsostudied cultural anthropology. This inspiring combination resulted in the transformation of Le Grand Cru into an intercultural organization for training and productions in the new millennium. Together with Noortje Bijvoets he makes up the artistic direction of Le Grand Cru. Noortje has earned her reputation as a professional dancer in successful productions in the Netherlands and abroad and is a popular trainer worldwide. Within Le Grand Cru she also works as co-choreographer. Noortje also works as head of the Bachelor of Dance program, University of the Arts, ARTEZ.