About the author
Independent choreographer for local and international festivals, teaches dance and conduct workshops, performs and creates at the Clipa Theater.
Winner of the 2003 Ministry of Science, Culture and Sports Award for promising artists in the field of dance and the 2007 and 2012 promising artist award.
Graduated from the Practice Teachers program (B.Ed) at the Kibbutzim College of Education and the Dance program at Thelma Yellin High School for the performing arts.
Michal danced at the Batsheva Ensemble, Liat Dror and Nir Ben Gal, NND Galili Dance, and in many other projects (John Moran – New York, Lara Barsacq – Amsterdam, Noa Dar, Niv Sheinfeld, Anat Danieli and more).
Participated in the plays “Kiss of the Spider Woman” Habima Theater, 2000, “Bodenheim” Cameri Theater, 2007.
2019: “Fanatics” – Intimadance Festival, Tmuna Theater, Tel Aviv.
2018: “In with Out” – Clipa Theater, Tel Aviv.
2017: “Disruption Instead of Tafsan” – a dance, music, dialogue and paint work at Beit Tafsan (a psychoanalytic station for youth), Tel Aviv. Participated by artists and students from the GUFIA training program.
2016: “Hostess” – Clipa Theater, Tel Aviv. Michal Herman hosts artists on stage.
2015: Curator Creator 11, Warehouse 2, Jaffa. Artistic direction and curation.
2014: “WE” (Anu) – Shalem Dance Festival, Jerusalem.
2013: “Flick Flack” – New Dance Festival, Interdisciplinary Arena, Jerusalem.
2013: “Lola’s Song” – Clipa Theater, Tel Aviv. Choreography for a children’s show in collaboration with Clipa Theater.
2012: “Plan B” – Tmuna Festival, Tmuna Theater.
2011: “Top Gun” – Intimadance” Festival 2011, Tmuna Theater.
2010: “Glory Monster” – Clipa Aduma Festival, Clipa Theater, Tel Aviv.
2010: “The Legend of the Disappearing Sun” – the 20th Haifa International Festival of Children’s Plays. Choreography for a children’s show directed by Dana Dvorin.
2009: “Fellowship” (Limited Edition) – Israel Festival, Jerusalem. A theatrical dance creation based on a story by Franz Kafka as part of the K. project at Clipa Theater.
2009: “Fellowship” – Clipa Aduma Festival, Clipa Theater, Tel Aviv.
2008: “What’s Happening with Shabtai (Saturn)” – Clipa Theater, Tel Aviv. Choreography for a children’s performance by Clipa Theater.
2008: “John Moran meets Michal Herman” – Clipa Aduma Festival, Clipa Theater, Tel Aviv. Collaboration with New York creator and composer John Moran (student and successor to Philip Glass).
2007: “Hunger” – Curtain Up Festival, Tel Aviv.
2007: “The Owl” – Clipa Theater, Tel Aviv. A dance evening combined with live music.
2006: “Wedding” – Dance Arena Festival, Ha’zira Theater Jerusalem. Collaboration with the musical ensemble “Panic Ensemble”.
2006: “Toy Friend” – Clipa Theater, Tel Aviv. Choreography for a children’s show by Clipa Theater.
2005: “Double Solo” – Curtain Up Festival, Tel Aviv. Double solo for one female dancer, created and performed by Michal Herman.
2005: “In a Minute” – Intimadance Festival, TmuNa Theater, Tel Aviv.
2003: “Lyla” – Curtain Up Festival, Tel Aviv.
2003: “Short Distances” – Shades in Dance Festival, Tel Aviv.
Founder of the ‘Gufia’ (BPCI) training course (body / performance / creation / inspiration) for youth and children (2016 onwards).
Dance Teaching at Ankori Studio, High and Middle School for Creative Thinking and Entrepreneurship (2014)
Teaching composition and directing choreographic work for matriculation exams at Alon High School of the Arts, Ramat Hasharon, teaching composition and creating group work for girls in the dance department at Herzog High School in Kfar Saba.
Teaching dance and movement at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design – Jerusalem (multi-departmental semester course) in 2008 and 2009.
Teaching Contemporary Dance and creating choreography for girls in the dance department at the Alon Arts High School, Yavne.
Creating a work for the Yavne Dance Theater Group (2009).
Creating a dance work for the dance department at Brenner Arts High School in Petah Tikva (2012).
Creating a dance work for the Alfei Menashe company (2012).
Teaching composition and facilitator of matriculation works in the dance workshop for seventh – twelfth grades at Kochav Yair.
Taught contemporary dance and creation for the first to fourth grades at the Aviv School in Jaffa.