NITZAN LEDERMAN & AYELET YEKUTIEL
Nitzan Lederman is a freelance dancer, choreographer and dance teacher.
Nowadays based in Tel Aviv, exploring different body-mind methodologies and observing their
application on the medium of contemporary dance and performance.
Graduate of SEAD (2012) – Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance, “Mate Asher” Dance
workshop (2008) and Ironi Alef high school of the arts, Tel Aviv (2004).
Since 2013 danced for the choreographers: Elad Shechter, Rotem Tashach, Sharona Florsheim,
Daphna Horenzcik and David Gordon in Tel Aviv; Shai Faran in Berlin and the artistic director
Arek Zietek in Poland. In 2009 she danced with the “NetaDance company” of the choreographer
Neta Pulvermacher in NYC.
Created the Solo piece “Heart Matters” (2015) for Machol Shalem dance festival, “Ms. Paul Miss
Catch” (2013) in collaboration with Ma’ayan Choresh, for Intimadance” festival 2013, and
“Blue” (2015), in collaboration with Eyal Bromberg.
Ayelet Yekutiel was born in Jerusalem (IL) in 1986. Graduated from SEAD, Salzburg (AT), Sampoorna Yoga
Teachers Training (IN) and ‘Kelim’ Choreography Studies (IL). She is a certified ‘Somatic
Movement Educator’ from the school of Body-Mind Cenetring®, and takes part in the Axis
Syllabus teachers certification process.
Ayelet has worked as a creative dancer for companies and creators such as: Kolben Dance
Company, Dafi Altabeb, Daphna Horenczyk, Shaked Dagan (IL), The Symptoms Theatre and
Dance Company (HU), Lina Hoehne (DE) Alain Platel, Khaled Barghouthi, Michael Schmid,
Benjamin Vandewalle (BE) and more. She is a founding member of ‘Augustine Collective’ and
an independent teacher and choreographer, performing and sharing her work internationally.
Recently co-created the piece “The Whale that went Unnoticed” with Marcio Canabarro and
currently co-creates the piece “Surreal Body” with Nitzan Lederman.
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