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Shahar Binyamini is an international choreographer, dancer and director.
His artistic journey unfolds as a dynamic fusion of dance, science, and design, surpassing traditional boundaries. His tenure with the Batsheva Dance Company (2006-2013) showcased his interpretative prowess with choreographers Ohad Naharin and Sharon Eyal. Venturing onto the global choreographic scene in 2016, Shahar presented "FLAT" for Frontier DanceLand in Singapore, marking the onset of an international chapter in his creative journey.
Throughout his career, Shahar was commissioned by many international dance companies and dance institutions to create new pieces, including MENSCH (2016) for Saarländisches Staatstheater, LUNGS (2016) for UCLA, EMPTY3 (2017) for Ate9 and Gauthier Dance Company, PARADISO (2018) for Frontier DanceLand, VULNER (2018) for Norrdans, BALLROOM (2019) for Festspielhaus St. Pölten, and I AM (2019) for Ballet du Rhin.
I changed my mind (2022) for São Paulo Dance Company, Hard to tell (2022) for Marion Barbeau and Antonin Monié, Bolero X (2023) for Ballet BC in Vancouver and MORE THAN (2023) for his own company in Tel Aviv.

Shahar's artistic reach transcends traditional dance platforms, exemplified in his collaboration with acclaimed artist SZA. Serving as the choreographer for the video of her chart-topping song "SNOOZE," he showcases his versatility, and ability to bridge genres.

In 2013, Shahar, alongside Prof. Atan Gross from the Weizmann Institute for Science, founded TNUDA—a pioneering research group at the confluence of dance, science, and choreography. Headquartered at the Weizmann Institute, TNUDA explores the profound connections between scientific principles and movement. TNUDA's success led to the development of a research course for Weizmann institution students from 2014 to 2016, under the joint leadership of Shahar Binyamini, Shani Garfinkel, and Prof. Atan Gross.

Venturing into academia, Shahar made a lasting impact as a guest professor at UCLA, leaving his mark with "LUNG," a creation for the opera and dance department.

Acknowledging his outstanding contributions, Shahar Binyamini received the Israeli Minister of Culture Award for Promising Choreographer in 2021. This prestigious recognition solidifies his status as a visionary artist, showcasing an impressive range and a multidimensional impact on the realms of dance and research.

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