Brian Wash collaborators
Itay Weiser - associate artistic creation & lighting
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Sharon Zuckerman - performer
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Alexander Sascha Engel - performer
Sascha was born in 1972. Graduated in 1996 in German literature, philosophy and theatre science in Germany and Switzerland.
Graduated in 2000 the Rotterdam Dance Academy, of stage dancing and choreography, honored with the prince Bernhard Culture Foundation's Grant.
Sascha has danced and collaborated extensively in Europe and in Israel, known for his hip-hop background and expertise in the field. His choreographic works include:
“Turn The Dark Off” (full evening performance), Ca-Dans festival 2000 in Den Haag / Korzo Theater, The Netherlands; Lantaren/Venster, The Netherlands (choreography, film & music), “Triple 5 Soul” (repertory piece for the Rotterdam Dance Academy), the Netherlands & Germany (choreography, film & music) and “La Schmoove” (full evening performance), Theater Lantaren/Venster, The Netherlands (choreography, music & film).
Sascha also teaches dance, and writes, directs, and edits for film and videos; making the documentaries for Machol Shalem Festival (2006 & 2007), video clips for Israeli music acts shay 360º, Beit Habubot, Lior Tevet and Subliminal, as well as short dance films screened in the international film festival of Rotterdam, gaining the audience award in 2002.
Shani Granot - performer
Shani was born in Israel in 1978. After graduating "Thelma Yellin" arts high-school in 1996, she joined the Batsheva Ensemble. In 1998 she began her studies at P.A.R.T.S. (performing arts, research and training studios) directed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker- in Brussels, for the 4-year programme, joining the choreography department in the third year.
Graduating in 2002, she received the European Bonnie Bird choreography award 2002, and created a short piece "From This Moment On...", for transitions dance company of the Laban Center in London.
Since 2003 she has worked in close collaboration with Cristian Duarte (Brazil) and Peter Fol (Belgium), creating and performing several pieces: "Middle High Tones"(2002), "Embodied" (2003), "It's a Small World" (2004).
In 2006, they received funding from the lFemish government as a collective, to create their last piece "Whatapostrophes Wrong Question Mark".
Shani has also worked with belgian artist Charlotte Vanden Eynde for the piece "Beginning/Endings"(2005), and Israeli choreographer based in Amsterdam, Keren Levi, on "The Prize Piece"(2007).
Amit Hadari - performer
Amit was born in 1979. Followed dance and performance education at her home town in the north of Israel, and later on at the Rotterdam Dance Academy and in NYC. Worked with various independent choreographers in Europe and NYC. In Israel she danced with Muza Dance Company, and was company member of Anat Danieli Dance Company. She maintains an on going collaboration with theatre maker Ariel Efraim Ashbel and choreographer Yasmeen Godder. Next to her on-stage work, she ventures into the fields of art production, gaining much experience in various festivals, theatre houses and special art projects. Amit holds a B.A in art history and film from the interdisciplinary arts programme at the Tel Aviv University, and was a Danceweb Europe 2007 scholarship recipient, supported by a special grant from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation.
Danny Neyman - performer
Danny was born in 1986. He has practiced floor-gymnastics, creative ice-skating, theatre and classical piano music training. Graduated 'Blich' high school with remarkable distinction in the fields of robotics, physics, mathematics and film. In the past year has returned to focus on contemporary dance and movement techniques. Trains in Vinyasa and Ashtanga Yoga, Pilates, Ohad Naharin's 'Gaga' and 'Release Technique' with Yasmeen Godder.
Has taken part in the workshops of choreographers Iris Erez, Shlomit Fundaminsky, Yasmeen Godder and Arkadi Zaides.
Danny has been part of the "Cinema Paradildo" and ‘Queer It Up’ collectives – non-profit groups which are focused on creating alternative queer culture in Tel Aviv.