About the author
Born in Rechovot, 1971. Graduated with a BA in Psychology and Art from the Tel Aviv University, and obtained a Movement Therapy diploma from Kibbuzim College of Education. Member of the Choreographers’ Association.
Mother of two boys.
Created the works:
“Protection Formula” (2003), “Temporary” (2007), “It’s not personal” (2008), MANUAL – user Guide “(2008)”, NUMBIA (2009) (2010) “Homesick” , “First body Many” (2012) “I’ll be right back “(2014)” Local “(2016)” Solo for Carla “(2018),” Essay “(2019)
Site Specific Works:
“Canova Project” (2007), “(2014)” Public Intimacy, “Self Ritual” (2017), “The Makers” (2018)
Video dance Works:
“Rehearsal” (2007) and “Serpent” (2008).
Her works have been performed at important festivals around the world such as the Venice Biennale, the Beniola Festival in Paris, the CCNR Center in Lyon, the DANCE PRAHA Festival in Prague, B.MOTION and more.
her works are performed locally at leading festivals such as the Curtain UP Festival, the Machol Shalem Festival, the Diver Festival, the Mecholhot Festival and more, and in an independent platforms in major halls in the major cities of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem and in peripheral cities such as Acre, Beer Sheva, Beit Gabriel-Emek HaYarden council, Moshav Kadima, Clore Center – Bloom Village, and more.
Worked with choreographers: Anat Danieli, Inbal Pinto, Ronit Ziv, Lara Barsacq, Uri Ivgi, Arkadi Zaides and Yasmeen Godder. Played Lady Macbeth in “Macbeth” at the Tmu-na Theater and a partner in the Octet Improvisation Group from 2006-2010.
Participated in the 2010-2011 Artistic directors training program on behalf of the stage workshops and the Ministry of Culture. Artistic director of the “Dancing Galilee Mountains” event 2010 in collaboration with the Choreographers’ Association and the Machol Shalem Dance Festival 2015 in collaboration with Sharon Zuckerman Wieser. Between 2012-2015 she was the chairman of the Dance Repertoire Committee at the National Educational Culture Center.
Winner of the Ministry of Culture Award for Performing Dancer for 2001 and 2018 and as a member of the Yasmeen Godder Ensemble in 2003, and a creative grant from Teva for 2009, with support from the Bistritzky Foundation for 2012 and support from the Lottery Culture Council for 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2020.
Teaches technique and improvisation and accompanies creative processes at the Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem, at the School of Visual Theater and in seminars and workshops for teachers and professional dancers in Israel and around the world. In 2017, she taught a semester in the Department of Dance at Reed University in Portland, Oregon, USA as part of the Schusterman Foundation’s residency program.
Her article “The Emotional Body” was published in the book A Place for Action- Contemporary Choreography in Theory and Practice, edited by Ran Brown and published by Asia (2014)
Her article “Pedagogy of the Dark Material”, co-written with Rina Dudai, was published in the book Education for Art-Aesthetics and Ethics, edited by Shai Frogel and Dorit Barhana-Lorand, published by Kibbutz Hameuchad (2018).
“First Body Many”
Introduction to RELEASE technique workshop
Solo Dance Workshop
Improvisation and Creation Workshop