About Gil

Born in 1987, Gil has started dancing at the age of 14 in a folk dance group in his home town Pardes-Hanna.

 Began his professional way in dance in the  Kibbutz Contemporary dance Company and at Vertigo Dance Company, and has since danced with numerous independent choreographers. 

From 2014 work as independent choreographer, performing and touring with his pieces, in Israel and abroad, whilst giving artists workshops to diverse audiences.

Joined the Israeli Choreographers Association in 2017, and as of 2018 is a resident choreographer at the Menashe Regional Council. at 2020 he founded the Menashe Dance House with the support of the Municipality.

Commissioned to create pieces for companies, dance program, colleges and festivals such as Vertigo Training program(IL), Haifa Training Program(IL), Oberlin College(Ohio), Malta Art Festival, Aura Dance Theatre(Lithuania), Kaet Ensemble(Jerusalem), Maya Dance Theatre(Singapore) and Tanz Theater Pforzheim(Germany).

Received awards for his choreographies in festivals and competitions in Israel(Mash), Sweden(IL Dance), Germany(Hannover) and Denmark(CICC).
In 2021 received the Israeli Ministry of Culture Award for dance and interpretation for his duet piece "Concerto for Mandolin and Strings in C Major by Vivaldi" and in 2022 received the Israeli Ministry of Culture award for emerging choreographer. 

In his work Gil looks for a presence gentle movement, searching for a human and intimate physical expression.