- With Dutch National Ballet since: 2017
- Place of Birth: Zaandam
- Career with Dutch National Ballet: Élève (2019), Junior Company, 2nd year (2018), 1st year (2017)
- Training: From the young age of eight he started taking dance classes at the local dance school. After two years his teacher advised him to audition for the National Ballet Academy in Amsterdam and Manu has remained a pupil and student there until his graduation in July 2017.
- Performances: During his dance education at the NBA Manu has performed in numerous National Ballet productions including Nutcracker, Coppelia and Swanlake.