Eyal Dadon was born in Beer Sheva, Israel in 1989. At the age of 17 Dadon began his professional classical and modern dance studies at the ‘Bat Dor’ Dance School in Beer Sheva. In 2008 Dadon joined “Kamea” Dance Company while serving his 3 year military service. He was awarded an “Outstanding Dancer” status which made it possible to both serve in the army and pursue his dance career. In 2010, Dadon joined the “Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company 2”. One year later he joined the main company under the direction of Rami Be’er. Dadon performed as a main dancer for the 5 years in all of Be’er’s major works in Israel and on tours in Europe, North & South America and in the Far East, after stop dancing in the company, he became the Rehearsal Director of the company, Music Assistant & house Choreographer of the company, until today. In January 2016 Dadon started to work with ISD. Dadon has been invited to lead workshops of his own dance language as well as floor technique in Israel, Moscow, Poland, China and more. Dadon Has created for companies and dance schools in Israel and in the world such as: Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company, Jersualem Dance Theater, BDDC, Stanislavsky Ballet, Xie Xin Dance Theater, Masa Dance program of KCDC, The Maslool, Ga’aton dance workshop, Kibutzim Seminar College TLV. Over the years Dadon has worked with many choreographers: Eytan Sivak (Cullberg Ballet),Or Abuhav (director of Bat-Dor, Beersheva) Noah Gelber (Forsyte),Idan Sharabi (NDT, Batsheva and the Artistic Director and founder of IS&D, Tamir Ginz (Kamea) and Rami Be’er (Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company). In 2016 – Dadon established “SOL” Dance Company & “House Of Dance” theater in Beer Sheva, there, he is using as the Choreographer & Artistic Director of the company & theater, and continues to develop and discover creativity with his dances.
Noa was born in Israel, 1988. She is the recipient of scholarships from Israel Lottery Council for Culture and Art, The Cimetta Fund and The Braginsky Foundation. In 2012 she graduated the ‘Maslool’ professional training program, under the artistic direction of Naomi Perlov and Offir Dagan. Then she worked with the choreographers Michael Getman, Saar Magal, Sharon Vazanna and Barak Marshall & In 2014, she joined Idan Sharabi Dance.
Nicolas was born in Guatemala, 1994. He began his training at in Vancouver, Canada with the Richmond Academy of Dance, Lamondance Company, Fresh Groove Productions, and Danzmode Productions. From there, Nicolas auditioned and was accepted into three prestigious schools: The Juilliard School, London Contemporary Dance School, and Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance. He decided to take his undergraduate degree with the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in the U.K. While undergoing schooling, he has choreographed and presented multiple works of his on stages such as The Robin Howard Theatre (U.K), Rambert Theatre (U.K), and Sadler’s Wells Theatre/ Lilian Baylis (U.K). Nicolas has been personally invited to audition for companies such as Hofesh Schechter, and Batsheva Dance Company. While undertaking a Gaga course in Israel, Nicolas was introduced to Idan Sharabi’s work. He then joined Idan Sharabi & Dancers in the last season, where he began with assisting Idan Sharabi for a creation at the Artez University, in Holland. Over the years, Nicolas has received numerous awards and scholarships from organizations such as the BC Arts Council, Surrey Festival of Dance, and the Arts Council England
Ema was born in Japan, 1983. She started dancing in Ikemoto Ballet School, in Hiroshima, and then entered The ‘Académie de Danse Classique – Princesse Grace’, in Monaco. Upon her graduation, she joined Dresden Ballet and later joined Ballet de l’Opéra de Nice. In 2004, she joined Nederlands Dans Theater. There, she met Sharabi and the two created “Adar” together. In 2010, she joined Idan Sharabi for his “Home” in Suzanne Dellal Center, Tel aviv, and since then she is a member of Idan Sharabi Dance, performing with the group in different productions in Europe & Canada.
Niv was born in Israel. He has been the rehearsal director of Idan Sharabi & Dancers directed by Sharabi, and “The Maslool Professional Training Program” with the artistic direction of Naomi Perlov. While working with Sharabi, he has worked in The Israeli Opera House (“TheProject”), The KCDC and “The Maslool”. While working with Perlov, he has worked with several choreographers among which are Sharon Eyal, Yasmeen Godder, Inbal Pinto, Michael Getman, Irad Mazliah, Leo Larus, Shlomi Biton, Yossi Berg & Oded Graf. Alongside these, Niv has been the rehearsal director for Ronit Ziv Dance group as well. Niv is a trained musician and dancer as well, he has been playing the piano for twelve years, and trained in Ballet & Modern Dance since the age of 16. Between 2006-08, he was chosen by Young Judaea West Hadassah Organization, to be the Youth Director of San Diego County, and after that he was chosen as well by the JCC of San Diego to be a kindergarten teacher and the Unit Head. He joined Tulsa Ballet & between 2007-09 he participated in the D.A.N.C.E program, where he worked closely with the directors W. Forsythe, W. McGregor, F. Flamand & A. Preljocaj. In 2009, he joined Bern Ballet & In 2011, he started freelancing in the Israeli Opera House, where he danced Sharabi’s creation “Rak Tamid”, as well as pieces by J. De Frutos and W. Forsythe. After that he helped establish DISH Dance in Ireland & in March 13′ he returned to Israel and joined Idan Sharabi Dance, performing 3Works, Nishbar, Adar & We Men.
Mirit Ben-Weiss holds a BA in Psychology and Communications from Ramat Gan University. She worked for six years at Galatz and Galgalatz radio stations in various positions including music editing, production, editing and more. Mirit then worked at Tmuna Theater as production manager, and was in charge of the dance department, under Nava Zuckerman. Major tasks included producing festivals and events, coordination between the various parties, contact with artists, staff management, marketing and much more. In recent years, she has organized dance courses for dance students from across the country, and also provides production and management services for artists and especially for independent dance artists. Joined Idan Sharabi Dance at August 2016.
Tami was born in Tel Aviv, 1972. She is a dancer & a dance teacher for 20 years. Tami is as well, a photographer of dance, fashion and art & she has been collaborating with Idan Sharabi Dance, since the group was founded.
Ilan was born in Jerusalem, 1985, Israel. He started his training in Jerusalem Academy High School of Music & Dance, then moved to the U.S. where he studied at the Joffrey Ballet School, SAB and was of the trainees at SF Ballet School. Later, he joined Tulsa Ballet & between 2007-09 he participated in the D.A.N.C.E program, where he worked closely with the directors W. Forsythe, W. McGregor, F. Flamand & A. Preljocaj. In 2009, he joined Bern Ballet & In 2011, he started freelancing in the Israeli Opera House, where he danced Sharabi’s creation “Rak Tamid”, as well as pieces by J. De Frutos and W. Forsythe. After that he helped establish DISH Dance in Ireland & in March 13′ he returned to Israel and joined Idan Sharabi Dance, performing 3Works, Nishbar, Adar & We Men.
Dafna was born in Israel, 1986. She started dancing at her mother’s studio ‘Piruet’, at the age of 4. In high school, she majored in theatrical arts, all the while taking dance classes. In 2006 she began her professional dance training in KCDC Workshop Institution in Ga’aton. Upon her graduation she started working in KCDC & in 2010 she started dancing in Vertigo Dance Company. Later she joined Fresco Dance Company & in 2011 she moved to the Netherlands and danced in Dansgroup Amsterdam, where she also worked with the choreographer Andonis Foniadakis. After that, she danced in Danshuis Station Zuid Tilburg & in 2012 joined Conny Janssen Danst. Upon her return to Israel she participated in a production of Suzanne Dellal Center & In 2014, Dafna joined Idan Sharabi Dance. Dafna is also a professional Contemporary & Ballet teacher. Nowadays she is also the Dance Department manager of studio ‘Piruet’, Rehovot, Israel.
Nofar Hadar was born in Israel, 1984. She is the P.R manager of Idan Sharabi Dance since the group was founded. In 2002, She graduated the dance department of Thelma-Yellin arts high school, Givatayim & today she holds a B.Ed in Dance & Education, from “Seminar Hakibbutzim” College in Tel-Aviv.
Dor was born in Israel, 1985. He is the winner of the Audience Price at the CICC7, the Israeli Minister of Culture Prize for ‘Best Cast Performance 2013’, & the ZOA scholarship for young artists in 2006. He started his dance training in The KCDC Workshop Institute, in Ga’aton, Israel. Upon his graduation, he joined The KCDC & later joined Fresco Dance Company. In 2010, he joined ‘TheProject’ of The Israeli Opera House where he met choreographer, Idan Sharabi and danced in his creation for the first time, as well as in pieces by William Forsythe , Jacopo Godani and Emanuel Gat. In 2012, he participated in a project by Saar Magal in Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, then he joined Vertigo Dance Company and freelanced with Sharabi in his independent creations. A year later, he joined Idan Sharabi Dance and ever since he has been performing with the group and teaching Sharabi Workshops in Israel & abroad. Throughout the years, he has also worked with Barak Marshall, Karl Schreiner, Keren Rosenberg and others. Since 2007, Dor is a certified Pilates instructor with a diploma in Anatomy. He also self studies and explores Feldenkryze, Yoga & Release, all of which he incorporates in a program he is creating for dancers/athletes rehabilitation.