About us

About us

fafa-bestedansschoolSince its formation by Annette Wijdom in 1987, the Fa Fa International Showdancers have built up a wealth of experience having performed on the small and large stage of Holland, Europe and overseas. Everywhere, from Groningen to Maastricht, from Paris to Monte Carlo, from Germany, Belgium, Praque and Dubai, the group has added a festive dimension to television shows, trade fairs, conventions and other corporate functions.

Annette Wijdom

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Education

  • Higher General Secondairy Education
  • Dance Academy executive dancer, performing arts & teacher training
  • Business education
  • Language studies

Languages:

  • Dutch
  • English
  • German
  • French

Experiences
Balletdancer

  • 1stDutch TV Ballet by Penney de Jager (Concert tours, Cruises, TV Shows incl. Willem Ruis)
  • Holland Showballet by John de Mol / Wentink Events Dinnershows & Events
  • Fa Fa International Showdancers => owner company & choreographer

Singer

  • Digital emotion (Catmusic) with hit-song “Fly Robin Fly”
  • Solo contract (Dino music)
  • Comfort & Joy
  • Studiowork with John Ewbank song: “Holiday Love”
  • Chess
  • Studiowork with Miko André Weaver (Sheila E. & Prince)
  • Background vocal: Joe Bourne, Los Allegres, Laila, Hannie
  • Liane en Fa Fa girls

Theatre & Shows:

  • Magic Shows Hans Klok, Hans Kazàn, Grand Prix Magique Monaco
  • Zonnebloemshows
  • Holland Casino tour
  • Tineke Schouten Spiksplinternieuw Theatre show

Teacher – workshops – private training:

  • Ballet- & dance teacher at various schools and own school & academy
  • Talent classes
  • Dance academy, various workshops
  • Training of professional dancers, coaching artists, choreographing, stage presence

Modelling

  • L’oreal for sun tanning crème on a cruise ship
  • Spanjersberg greeting cards / portrait on Christmas- and greeting cards
  • Randstad employment agency / portrait on city bus

Artistic and business leading in own company:

  • Fa Fa International Showdancers since 1987
  • Fa Fa Show/dansacademie since 1995

Choreographies and / or artistic involvement

  • Grand Prix Magique inMonacoby Richard Ross & Patrick Hourdequin
  • AHOY Gala shows (10.000 guests) with several artists
  • Tours with several artists
  • Concerts ArenA footballstadion (50.000 guests) with International artists
  • Showproductions by John de Mol and Joop v/d Ende => Endemol
  • Lottoshows Greece
  • Elvis in memorial with the original band en close team of Elvis Presley
  • Unesco gala Genève
  • Aidsgala-Damdinner
  • Duinrell amusementparcs / summertheater in Duinrell, Beekse Bergen, Slagharen en Phantasialand
  • Cruises
  • Galashows: filmstudio’s inPrague, Le Grand Hotel Paris, Sporting Monte Carlo
  • Product presentations and exhibitions for several car- & motor brands
  • Fa Shower-products in Dubai
  • Ball de Paris
  • Company presentations, promotionteams and events: see references
  • Sport events: EK bobsleigh, WK bobsleighMonaco, BeachsoccerMonaco, Dutch Footballteam,Ajax, Feyenoord, KNVB, FIFA
  • Dinnershows Treslong and van der Valk

Fashionshows

  • Frank Govers, Mac & Maggie, Nuovo, Oilily, Nike, Hummel sportswear, Speedo, Hunkemöller/Confendex, Mexx, Adidas, O’Neill, Umbro, Ronald Kolk, Isabell Kristensen, Amber Lounge Fashion with F1 drivers

Film & Television

  • Dutch movie: Blonde Dolly
  • American movie: Caught
  • Documentairies: Wat jij niet ziet, wat de kiezers niet wordt beloofd
  • Show programs NL: Sterrenshows & lottoshows/Willem Ruis, Bart Peeters shows, Bluf­shows & Magic shows by Hans Kazàn, 5 o’clock shows, Paul de Leeuw shows
  • DutchAcademyAwards
  • Unicef gala’s
  • World Music Awards
  • Sport programs: Die twee, Huis van Oranje, Sportnieuwscafé, Eurosport, tractor pulling
  • Music programs: Nederland Muziek­land, Toppop, Op volle toeren, Let’s make music

Videoclips

  • Maurice Kroon
  • Robin Collin
  • Tatjana
  • 50 cent

Producing

  • Tina-day for 14.000 kids in amusementsparcs Six Flags & Duinrell
  • Yearly performance with 300 students in the Dutch Dance Theatre
  • 750 year Scheveningen /The Hague
  • 400 year commercial involvements and friendship The Netherlands-Japan in Tottori-Yonago/ Japan on the invitation of the Dutch- and Japanse embassy with assistance of H.R.H. Crown prince Willem Alexander of the Netherlands
  • Flying Doctors Gala’s The Netherlands en Monte Carlo
  • Coole Sinterklaas Concert with Jochem van Gelder, Ch!pz, Djumbo
  • PROVADA Captains of Industry Dinner
  • Society Lunch

Journalism

  • Established columns (The art of Entertainment & Hot Items) in Fitness Magazine “Natural Body Magazine”
  • Established columns in Hi! Society Magazine
  • World Music Awards Press Centre
  • Amber Lounge Fashion GP / F1 Press Centre