She gradated from Zurich Dance Theater School with a Diploma in Stage Dance and Post Diploma in Choreography (2004). Her education included contemporary, modern, jazz and ballet. Her main teachers in the field of choreography were Ismael Ivo, Frank Rutishauser, Daniell’ Ficola and Kjersti Müller-Sandstoe.
The first gigs as a dancer as well as choreography assistance to Kyle Bukhari (USA) followed. Her first dance play “The night before the morning after” was invited to “Solo Tanz Festival Stuttgart”, a renowned solo choreography competition in Germany. More plays followed.
From 2006 to 2008 Malou Meyenhofer spent a lot of time in the US, continuing her dance studies. Apart from contemporary and jazz classes, she started to study Argentine Tango. She deepened her knowledge in Vernacular Jazz with Chester A. Witmore (USA).
In 2008 she moved her life center to India, where she worked for the next 7 years. Apart from touring the major cities as a performer, she also choreographed for the major Art Festivals of the country, as well as woked with many of the most famous actors and choreographers of the film industry. A close collaboration with Whistling Woods International WWIL, Asia’s biggest film school, had her create a curriculum for the dance department.
Always eager to learn, Malou Meyenhofer enrolled in Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan College and studied Kathak (one of the many Classical Indian Dance Styles) with Padmashree Sunayana Hazarilal from the Natawari Academy; as well as Lavni with Namrata Dilip Sawant of Nrutyadish Kala Kendra.
In between, Malou Meyenhofer always worked outside of India. She toured most of Europe and parts of the US and Canda a dance teacher and performer. Work engagements s a contemporary dancer include the Mem Morrisson Company (UK) in Berne, Random Screams / Davis Freeman (B) in Zurich and choreographers Philipp Egli (CH) and Kinsun Chan (CAN) at the Zurich Opera.
In 2016 she founded her own dance company in Switzerland and produced “complicated! – a dance comedy noir” in collaboration with acclaimed writer Igor Bauersima.