Dana Naim Hafouta
About the author
Dancer and independent choreographer. Raised and educated in Jerusalem, BA graduate with distinction from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. Currently studies for her MA in choreography. Graduated from the Art Accelerator at Machol Shalem Dance Center and Feedback, instructed by Sahar Azimi. Winner of the 2019 Oasis Fellowship from IUGTE for art excellency, and the 2011 Ministry of Education A Dancer is Born scholarship. In her work she researches the psychological-emotional system of the individual and the tension that exists at the encounter between this system and cultural and social content. Intrigued by physical complexity, and vocal and linguistic research.
Her works have been performed at festivals and in various platforms:
2019 ‘Intimadance’ festival, 2018-9 From Jaffa to Agrippa, 2017 Between Heaven and Earth, 2014 international Dance Week at Machol Shalem Dance, 2019 MEDAROM (from south) Festival, and more. Her Piece Measure Me was performed at Bid4 Gallery in Amsterdam, and her work “Little Freedoms” has been commissioned to perform at Highways Dance Center, Los Angeles, California during 2020
2019 – “Throne”, Intimadance Festival.
2018 – “Seven Souls” (Sabaa D’Ruach), From Jaffa to Agrippa Festival.
2017 – “Little Freedoms”, Kelim Dance Center: one-two-three.
2017 – “Slits”, Between Heaven and Earth Festival.
2016 – “Measure Me”, Shalem Dance, Dance Series.
2014 – “RE-plan”, International Dance Week at Machol Shalem Dance.
“Seven Souls” (Sabaa D’Ruach)