Alon Karniel

Alon Karniel

Residency Dates:
January - April 2019

Alon Karniel is a dance artist, rehearsal director and teacher based in Tel Aviv, Israel. He has danced with the Vertigo Dance Company and a range of choreographers including Noa Dar, Dafi Altabeb, Gil Kerer, Efrat Rubin, Shahar Dor, Leo Lerus and Anat Cederbaum. Karniel is certified in the Feldenkrais Method® and has studied anatomy and biomechanics in the context of the Axis Syllabus. In 2013, he created the improvisation-based solo, “Moved,” staged as part of the Julidans festival in Amsterdam. Following several years of movement research, Karniel created the solo “Surrounding” in 2017, which premiered at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem.

Israel Institute Grants

  • Grant Award Year
    (in Academic Years)
  • Israel Institute Program
  • Institutional Affiliation during Grant Term
  1. 2018-2019
    Visiting Artist Program
    Oberlin College