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Sharon Eyal

Sharon Eyal was born in Jerusalem. She danced with the Batsheva Dance Company between 1990- 2008 and started choreographing within the framework of the company’s Batsheva Dancers Create project. Eyal served as associate Artistic Director for Batsheva 2003-2004, and as a House Choreographer for the company 2005-2012. During 2009 Eyal began creating pieces for other dance companies around the world: Killer Pig (2009) and Corps de Walk (2011) for Carte Blanche Dance of Norway; Too Beaucoup (2011) for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago; Plafona (2012) for Tanzcompagnie Oldenburg, Germany. For GöteborgsOperans Danskompani Untitled Black which featured in Hemland? and Max.

In 2013 Eyal launched L-E-V with her long-time collaborator Gai Behar. In 2018 L-E-V’s repertoire now consists of six creations, among these Love Chapter 2, premiered at the Montpellier Dance Festival in July 2017, when, for the second time L-E-V's creation is co-produced with two of the internationally leading dance venues: Sadler’s Wells London and Julidans Amsterdam, for Love Chapter 2, also joined for the co-production: Montpellier Danse Festival, GROS Culture Percentage - Dance Festival STEPS, the RomaEuropa Festival and Theater Freiburg. From its inception until 2018 the company has had more than 150 international performances, some in the most exclusive venues around the world such as: The Joyce Theatre – NYC; Jacob's Pillow - Becket, Massachusetts; Sadler's Wells - London; The Montpellier Danse Festival – France; Julidans – Amsterdam.

Alongside their work with L-E-V, Eyal and Behar had also been commissioned to create for external companies: the Nederland Dance Theatre- Sara (2013); Bedroom Folk (2015); Salt Womb (2016), Half-Life for the Royal Swedish Ballet and more.

Eyal has received several awards: The Ministry of Culture Award for Young Dance Creators (2004), Chosen Artist, by the Israeli Cultural Excellence Foundation (2008), The Landau Prize for the Performing Arts (2009),The 12th Belgrade Dance Festival’s Jovan Ćirilov Award (2017), The prestigious Fedora Prize (2017), The Professional Association of Dance & Theater Critiques at the Chaillot National Theater in Paris. Sharon's dance company L-E-V is about to perform its latest creation Love Chapter 2 at the Steps festival this upcoming spring, and also at Sadler's Wells in July and at Roma-Europa festival at September. During 2018 Eyal will be working on a new creation for the Sadler's Wells National Youth Dance Company, a collaboration with the singer Keren-Ann for a festival in Israel, Killer Pig at Rambert London, and in Berlin: Half-Life performed by the Staatsballett.

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