About Gil

An independent dancer, performer and choreographer based in Tel Aviv. in his artistic path Gil searches for the wisdom that lies within the body, seeking a human and direct approach to movement, and the way it reflects our conversation with life.

Born in 1987, Gil has started dancing at the age of 14 in a folk dance group in his home town Pardes-Hanna. 
In 2005 began his professional career in the  young Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company,  where he danced till 2007.

In 2009 he joined Vertigo Dance Company for 3 years, taking part in two creation processes and dancing in another four productions. Gil still collaborates with the company in different roles and projects in the present.

 Work experience also includes dancing with numerous Israeli independent choreographers, such as Niv Sheinfeld and Oren Laor, Maya Brinner, Dana Ruttenberg Dance Group and Rachel Erdos, among many others.
As an emerging choreographer, Gil has created the solo piece dive together with Anat Cederbaum, which won the first prize in the choreography competition in the Machol Shalem Festival 2011 in Jerusalem and 3rd prize in ILDANCE choreography competition in Gothenburg, Sweden.

In 2012 created the piece Parts for 4 dancers, as an invitation from Machol Shalem Festival.  The piece received 

the "2012 Creation Prize" from the Israeli Artists Union.

In 2014 created the duet Between Us - which premiered  as part of Dance Arena Festival in Jerusalem, and won artistic acclaim both from the press and from the artistic directors. The piece was invited to tour in several countries throughout 2015.

During 2015 created a new trio piece -The H Dilema for Maya Dance Theater in Singapore, and was later on invited to create and perform in Uruguay with a new solo piece The Child,  which premierd in Solos Al Medidia Festival in Montevido, and was created in artistic residencies in Italy, La-Gomera Island and Montevideo.
In 2017 he joined The Israeli Choreographers Association, and created a new duet piece “Nice To Beat You” in a collaboration with Korina Fraiman, ans toured world wide on 2017 - 2018.
On 2018 establish a collaboration with Menashe Regional Council in Israel and created the piece “Earth” - a full evening length piece for five dancers.
Since 2012 Gil's pieces were presented In Israel, Croatia, Sweden, France, the Canary islands, Singapore, Malaysia, Italy, Spain, Russia, Denmark, New-York, England, Greece, Uruguay, Germany, Ukraine,South Korea, Hungary and Lithuania
Gil also teaches across a wide variety of dance platforms, focusing on contactimprovisation, contemporary dance classes, repertoire and movement research