Ofra Idel

Founder and co-artistic director

Idel received her Master degree in Dance and theatre from the Dance Academy in Jerusalem. She has danced at the Kolben D.C and the Tami D.C/Nimrod Freed and has performed in the USA, India, China, Senegal, Japan, Chile and around Europe. In 2005, Idel was invited by the Alexandria Performing Arts Association to create for the BosmaDance Company, Washington D.C. Since then her work has been showcased in Israel and abroad including The Zawirowania Dance Festival – Warsaw, Side by side- Dusseldorf, Visa 2 dance Festival- Tanzania, Artdanthé Festival Tilburg- Holland, Aura Festival- Lithuania, Competition Internactional Burgos -Spain, Dance wave -Cyprus, Dock 11 -Berlin, Derida Dance center -Bulgaria and teaches contemporary dance workshops in Israel and International platforms, such as the dance department of the Taliin University in Estonia, Chichester University England and more. Idel takes part in artistic committees of International competition such as MASDANZA Canary Islands, Zawirowania Poland, 10 Sentidos Valenica and international competition of young dance performers OPUS, Slovenia.
She performs in the Ha-E production Ha-E, by Ido Tadmor touring Interntionaly.
Idel is the Artistic Co-Director and founder of the Machol Shalem Dance house in Jerusalem.
machol.shalem@gmail.com