Sharon Eyal

Choreographer: Killer Pig and Aisha and Abhaya 

Jerusalem native Sharon Eyal is an award-winning international dancemaker and performer. While dancing with Batsheva Dance Company between 1990- 2008 she began choreographing for the company’s Batsheva Dancers Create programme and served as Associate Artistic Director between 2003 and 2004 and as House Choreographer between 2005-2012.

Sharon has created works for several other dance companies around the world – including Nederlands Dans Theater, The Royal Swedish Ballet, Carte Blanche Dance of Norway, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, and Tanzcompagnie Oldenburg, Germany. In 2013 she founded the dance company L-E-V alongside long-standing collaborator Gai Behar. The organisation has been touring its exciting repertoire to some of the top dance venues around the world, including The Joyce Theater, NYC, and Sadler’s Wells, London, and to prestigious festivals such as Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Montpellier Danse Festival, France and Julidans, Netherlands.

Sharon’s work has received a series of awards for its excellence – including the FEDORA – Van Cleef & Arpels Prize for Ballet (2017), the French Professional Association of Dance & Theater Critiques award (2017), the Jovan Ćirilov Award (2017), and a Landau Prize for the Performing Arts in the category of dance (2009).

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