About the author
Anat Danieli, born in 1964, lives in Tel Aviv, active as an independent choreographer since 1989.
Anat has created works for Batsheva Dance Company, Batsheva Ensemble, Kol Vedmama Dance Company, the American Dance Festival, and since 1994 for The Anat Danieli Dance Company. Her works have been staged in Israel, the United States, Switzerland, Portugal, Germany, the Netherlands and Japan. Her work is driven by the desire and need to explore and reveal the personal and human expression of the moving body.
During 2009-11 she created and curated the New Dance platform, at Ha’zira Theater Jerusalem, in collaboration with choreographer Arkadi Zaides. A platform that enables the growth and development of young artists in the field of dance, and the promotion of contemporary work that responds to local reality.
Kelim | Body for Choreographic Work
In 2009, Anat Danieli, in collaboration with Tal Garbinski and a group of young choreographers, established a school and a choreography center – Kelim. A unique framework that deals with learning, research and mentoring of young choreographers. Kelim provides classes, workshops and performances that are about research, and a dialogue between creation, creator, audience and community.
2011 “GR 1.1: Jesse Cohen” (60 minutes) in collaboration with Daniel Landau and Jackie Shemesh, Production Line: Opla Companya, The Israeli Digital Art Center, Holon, as part of the Jesse Cohen Project, Holon Municipality and Culturescapes Basel, Switzerland.
2008 “The Four Seasons” (50 minutes) Anat Danieli Dance Company, and designer Rakefet Knaan.
2007 “Have You Seen The film ‘Death of a Lady?'” (55 minutes) Anat Danieli Dance Company
2006 “Planed Moves for Silence” (60 minutes) Anat Danieli Dance Company in collaboration with the contemporary Israeli quartet. The opening act at the Curtain Up Festival.
2005 “The Minutes” (60 minutes) Anat Danieli Dance Company, with violinist Hadas Fabrikant and viola player Emilia Hollander.
2002 “Let’s Escape” (55 minutes) Anat Danieli Dance Company, and composer Isser Shulman, premiered at Curtain Up Festival.
2000 “Giving Up Clint” (55 minutes) Anat Danieli Dance Company, and composer Isser Shulman, premiered at Curtain Up Festival.
1999 “Yofi Yofi” (25 minutes) Anat Danieli Dance Company, premiere at Curtain Up Festival.
1998 “Lemur” (25 minutes) Muza Dance Company.
1997 “Luna” (55 minutes) Anat Danieli Dance Company, premiere at Curtain Up festival.
1996 “Poppins” (20 minutes) Anat Danieli Dance Company.
1996 “October” (58 minutes) Anat Danieli Dance Company, in collaboration with musician Ivri Lider, Curtain Up.
1995 “Honey”/ “Dvash” (20 minutes) Kol Hadmama Dance Company
1994 “Kisses” (55 minutes) Anat Danieli Dance Company, in collaboration with musician Ivri Lider.
1993 “Allemande” (20 minutes) Batsheva Ensemble
1992 “Femme La La” (25 minutes) American Dance Festival, and Curtain Up.
1991 “Stoping Jorden” (15 minutes) Batsheva Dance Company
1990 “What’s Left” (10 minutes) Batsheva Dance Company
1990 “Where Are You Going” (12 minutes) Solo, first place in Shades in Dance.
1989 “Yismach Moshe” (8 minutes) Solo, premiered at DTW, New York
1988 “Hold Me Strong” (10 minutes) Solo
In 2007, Anat Danieli received the Rosenblum award for the Performing Arts, for excellence in the field of performing arts on behalf of the City of Tel Aviv.
In 2006 she received the Ministry of Culture creative award, and in 1996 the Ministry of Culture, Science and Sports Award for young choreographers.
Anat Danieli won first place in the 2000 Shades in Dance competition, at Suzanne Dellal Center, as well as the 1988 and 1989 Gertrude Krauss dance competitions Award in Jerusalem.