Sharon Eyal was born in Jerusalem. She danced with Batsheva Dance Company from 1990 until 2008 and began choreographing within the framework of the company’s Batsheva Dancers Create project. Eyal served as Associate Artistic Director of Batsheva between 2003-2004, and House Choreographer of the Company between 2005-2012. Her creations for Batsheva Dance Company and Batsheva Ensemble include You Got to Live, Pan (2001), Ink (2002), Static (2002), After Love (2003), Love (2003), Quiet Village (2004), Part II (2005), Bertolina (2006), Makarova Kabisa (2008), Bill (2010), Petrushka (2010) – which was commissioned by the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra and accompanied by live music conducted by Maestro Zubin Mehta, House (2011) and Lost Cause (2012). In 2009 Eyal began creating works for other dance companies in the world. Among her works: Killer Pig (2009) and Corps de Walk (2011) for Carte Blanche Dance of Norway; Too Beaucoup (2011) for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and Plafona (2012) for Tanzcompagnie Oldenburg, Germany. In 2013 Eyal will launch her new independent dance company, with her long time collaborator Gai Behar.
Eyal is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2004 Ministry of Culture Award for young dance creators and the 2009 Landau Prize for the Performing Arts in the dance category. In 2008, she was named a Chosen Artist of the Israel Cultural Excellence Foundation.