Aviad Arik Herman
Aviad Arik Herman joined GöteborgsOperansDanskompani in 2005 and has since worked with choreographers such as Mats Ek, Jirí Kylían, Jo Strømgren, Johan Inger, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Alexander Ekman, Tero Saarinen, Didy Veldman, Cristina Caprioli, Kenneth Kvarnström, Nicolo Fonte, Regina Van Berkel, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Martin Forsberg among others. Previously danced as a soloist with Kamea Contemporary Dance Company, world-famous Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, and Labyrinth Dance Theatre in NYC.
Aviad Arik Herman was trained in Israel, New York and Holland, received America-Israel Cultural Foundation's scholarships and the Princess Grace Award in Monaco 2004.
He was featured in Swedish TV series "Andra Avenyn" and at the Göteborg International Film Festival 2011 with the film "The Sexual Monologues". In 2014, he created the mini-musical "Live News!" standing for equality and love, for The Göteborg Opera productin “Katapult”.
As a costume designer, Aviad Arik Herman was nominated for Top 5 Best costumes designed for Miss Universe, had designed for Miss Universe Sweden & Germany, Miss World Denmark, dance companies such as Spanish National Dance Company, The Washington Ballet, Ballet Mainz, Ballet Nacional Dominicano, Israeli Opera House & TV, GöteborgsOperansDanskompani, and even for world most famous fashion icon - Barbie, in Mattel's new musical - "Barbie Live!"