Shahar Biniamini

Shahar Biniamini

Choreographer, UCLA, Spring 2017

Biniamini, a choreographer whose work has been performed internationally, was a dancer with the renowned Batsheva Dance Company, touring internationally. He continues to teach and produce the Batsheva repertoire around the world and to teach Gaga, the movement language developed by Ohad Naharin, the artistic director of Batsheva.  Winner of the 2013 Israeli Ministry of Culture Award for the Best Performing Artist, Biniamini also developed an ongoing program for scientists and dancers in collaboration with Weizmann Institute. He will be a Schusterman Visiting Israeli Artist at UCLA from January 2, 2017 to March 24, 2017.

Israel Institute Awards: 
Visiting Israeli Artist
University of California, Los Angeles