Israeli performer and choreographer Shahar Biniamini was born on 1988 in Lod, Israel. Danced in the Batsheva dance Company from 2007-2013 and performed extensively the repertoire of Ohad Naharin and Sharon Eyal. During those years Shahar began his activity as gaga teacher and Choreographer through the “dancer create” program of the Company, which later acted as the artistic director of the progrem for 2 years. Today, as an independent dancer and artist, he creates choreographies for theaters and companies Such as Frontier Dancland Company in Singapore and D.I.N in Sweden, as well as videos installations and sculptures which he presents in theaters, museums and galleries in Israel and abroad.
As a teacher for Gaga movement language, Shahar continue to direct artistically the Gaga intensive courses in Tel Aviv and previously in Italy, Los Angele and Japan . As an assistant for Ohad Naharin, Shahar works with main dance companies and teaches his works around the world .
Since 2013, Together with professor Atan Gross from the Weizmann institute in Israel, Shahar established a research group of dancers and scientists which are based in Weizmann institute and explore the connection between science and movement.
photo: Sheryl Mann