Mr Shady is a native of Egypt and has lived in Northern Virginia since 2013. From 2004-2013, Mr Shady performed as a dance soloist and principal dancer with the Cairo Opera Ballet in Egypt, and from 2013 performed as a principal dancer with Gainesville Ballet, Charlottesville Ballet, TDC and currently with Manassas Ballet Theater. His background and focus on dance instruction led him to receive his Bachelor of Art in Choreography and Dance Direction from the Academy of Art in Egypt. Besides his experience with the Cairo Opera, he is a dance instructor for ballet, pas de deux, character, modern, and hip hop with the Charlottesville Ballet, Kintez Megia Ballet Academy and Manassas Ballet Academy. Mr Shady won first place in the Egyptian National Ballet Competition in 2010 from the Egyptian Ministry of Culture. He has also worked as a choreographer with Theatre du Vieux Moulin in Meythet, France from 2009-2011.