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23/24 Choreographer Shahar Binyamini

Shahar Binyamini a choreographer and performer from Israel. He danced with Batsheva Dance Company from 2006 to 2013 where he performed extensively the repertoire of choreographers Ohad Naharin and Sharon Eyal. During those years in the company, Binyamini began his activity as a Gaga movement language teacher. He acted as the artistic director of the Gaga intensive courses in Tel Aviv, Italy, Los Angeles, New York and in Japan. As a choreographic assistant to Ohad Naharin, Binyamini was working with dance companies around the world, including Paris Opera Ballet, Ballet BC, Nederlands Dans Theater, Compañía Nacional de Danza, Finnish National Opera, GöteborgsOperans Danskompani and Bordeaux National Ballet. After leaving Batsheva Dance Company, Binyamini started his international choreographic path in 2016 in Singapore, where he created FLAT for Frontier DanceLand. In recent years, Binyamini has been commissioned by international dance companies and institutions to create new pieces.

Shahar Binyamini. Image by Cherryl Mann.