Charafe Ennaji is the first openly gay belly dancer in Morocco. The Man who Danced Alone is an beautiful artistic performance written by himself and based on his life experiences.

After the theatre performance Charafe Ennaji and a panel of Moroccan LGBTIQ migrants and Dutch-Moroccan LGBTIQ discuss the shifting visibility of the Moroccan LGBTIQ communities and the culture differences with the Dutch Moroccan LGBTIQ. Panel talk is co-hosted by Pink Marrakech.

The man who danced alone is a production of Storytelling Centre and is directed by Arjen Barel.


  • Charafe Ennaji
  • Abdel Laten (voorzitter Pink Marrakech)
  • Karima (moeder van de 18 jarige Souffiane)
  • Tofik Dibi, (opiniemaker, voormalig Tweede-Kamerlid GL)