Shahar Avnet Fashion designer
Graduated with honors from ‘Shenkar College of Engineering and Design in 2016.
Participated in London Graduates Fashion Week 2017. The official launch of the Shahar Avnet brand in Paris Fashion Week 2017. Received the Designer Incubator Award from the "Mifal Hapalis Culture and Arts Council". In 2019 she received "Designer of the Year" Award from the Government of Israel, Ministry of Culture and Sport.
SHAHAR AVNET is a luxury international fashion & art brand, based in Tel Aviv.
The brand is multi-seasonal and dynamic to reflect the diverse and constantly changing world of fashion.
It manufacturer haute couture collections- bridal & evening wear in Tel Aviv, and RTW collections in Tulkarem and by that support Palestinian settlements and economics.
Photo: Dana Vexler
Ma'ayan Even Textual guidance
Graduate in directing and teaching program at the Kibbutzim College and in theatre major at Thelma Yellin High School of Arts.
Participated in the Premiere Incubator at Habait Theatre in 2016-2017, during which he wrote the premiere play “The Penetration”, accompanied by the artistic work of Nano Shabtai. A staged reading of the play was staged at Habait Theatre, directed by Noa Wagner.
Wrote and directed the Monodrama “10 Steps to Happiness” as part of the Center Stage Theatre Festival in collaboration with the musician Tomer Bar. The play was staged again in 2019 as part of the Theatronetto Festival and won an appreciation award IN Theatronetto Festival 2019. Wrote and directed the musical “Princess Avner” in collaboration with the musician Tomer Bar.
Dramaturge of the following plays:
“Father of the Year” and “Good Morning Hedgehog”.
Directed and co-wrote plays in several theaters,
His songs were published in several Newspapers and magazines. In June 2016 Even published a digital book called “Why I don’t Killing Myself”.
Photo: Guy Nahum
Nadav Barnea light designer
Nadav Barnea is a sound & a light artist: a musician and A light desiner for theater, dance, television and cinema.
Graduate of the music program at Hof Hacarmel High School of the Arts. Graduate of the College of Advanced Music in Composing and Electronic Music.
Designed lighting for many plays, including: "The Cuckoo's Nest" 2019, Directed by: Omri Nitzan (Cameri Theater), El Nekamot "2018" Directed by: Itai Tiran (Cameri Theater), "Lolita" 2018 Directed by: Yechezkel Lazrov (Gesher Theater).
For dance, he designed lighting for the 2015-2019 Curtain-Up festival, "The Rite of Spring" 2017, choreography: Yossi Berg and Oded Graf, META and Zellem Choreography: Tamar Burer 2016/2017 and many more.
Barnea created music for theater and dance, among others for: Yossi Berg and Oded Graf, Ohad Naharin (Batsheva Dance Company), Orly Portal (Suzanne Dellal) and Sahar Azimi (Inbal Dance Theatre).
Photo: Efrat Mazor
Reut Yehudai Musician
One of the most present vocalists in Israel, released numerous albums, and was featured frequently in the most popular national radio stations in Israel.
Reut collaborated with some of the top artists in the Israeli music scene, such as Arkadi Duchin, Shlomit Aharon, David D’Or, the greek singer Glykeria, and many others.
Reut has given music composing and editing services for several choreographers (Six Years Later / Girls / Boys / Girls&Boys / The Hill - By Roy Assaf, It's Now It's Never - By Dafi Altabeb.
She is performing regularly with various ensembles in Israel and abroad. One of Reut’s greatest hits is “Dvash Hakol Dvash". Reut is also an appreciated professor at the prestigious Rimon school of contemporary music, and a musical producer in her own studio.
Tomer Sapir Artist
Tomer received his MFA from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem. He was the recipient of the Young Artist Award by Israeli Ministry of Culture in 2012. In 2013 Sapir was awarded a grant by Artis. He was the Recipient of Outset Israel Grant in 2014.
His work has been exhibited in numerous museums and galleries in Israel and abroad, among them are The Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Bass Museum in Miami, Haifa Museum of Art, Herzliya Museum, Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Apexart, NYC, Substitut, Berlin, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv, Sommer Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, The GSA, Glasgow, Hôtel de Ville, Marseille and Künstlerhaus Speckstraße and Kutscherhäuser, Hamburg. Tomer collaborates with Sharon in the creation BODIES.
Photo: Tom Porat
Omer Sheizaf light designer
Graduated the Tel Aviv University in literature and philosophy, Omer Sheizaf Is a Tel Aviv based artist, lighting designer and musician. He’s been working as a lighting designer since 2008, Designing lights for Dance, theatre, and visual arts with a primary focus on dance.
He’s been collaborating with deferent international artists and groups such as: “the LA Dance Project”,”the Bat Sheva Dance Company”, Yasmeen Godder, Iris Erez, Yossi Berg & Oded Graf, Roy Assaf, Idan Sharabi, Rif Cohen,and more. worked in theatres all over the world such as “HAU” in Berlin, “The place” in London, Romaeuropa festival in Italy, Montpellier Danse festival in France, La Biennale de Lyon, Venice Bianalle, Herbst Theatre in San Francisco, International dance festival in Seul and many more.
Omer is also teaching Lighting design workshops in deferent academies of art. The Jerusalem Academy among them. Omer designed the light for the creations Transparent Borders, HIGH and BODIES.
Musician Sagi Zoref released his solo album Hakav Nimchak in 2012. Before that he released two albums of “ The Project 30” and "The Project 30+” in collaboration with musician Elad Cohen.
Featuring songs he wrote and performed by Melanie Peres, Yahali Sobol, and Evyatar Banai among others. He also musicaly produced and wrote for musicians Evyatar Banai, Beri Saharof, yehudith Ravitz and Yahali Sobol among others.
Earlier in his carreer he played bass for musician Amir Lev. Sagi wrote original music and designed the sound for the creations Transparent Borders (2014) and HIGH (2014/15). Vazanna and Zoref collaborated in a performance of music and dance with HIGH and Ad Hapitzuz Haba in the Haifa Rok City Festival and The Pasaze Bar Tel Aviv.
Sagi Zoref musician
Adam Gorlizki musician
Singer Songwriter, Pianist and Arranger. During his Career as a pianist Adam played with a vast and diverse selection of artists ranging from Israeli folk and Mid-eastern oriental music to American blues and local rock scene.
Adam arranged and produced music in Albums and stage productions to Israel's leading artists such as : Oshik levy, Idan Raichel and Amir benayoun. between 2007-2009 he concluded his career as a pianist by joining the acclaimed British pop band "Mattafix" and their world tour playing in a variety of stages and festivals around the world. After that Adam released two solo Albums from which many songs topped Israeli charts. His second album released in January 2016 and titled "two countries". The album deals with current Israeli social and political issues and includes the hit single "towers" hosting one of Israel's top rock icons the legendary Danni Bassan. Both of his albums are receiving warm public acclaim and marking Adam as one of Israels top new generation singer songwriters.
Working with Sharon Vazanna on the soundtrack for BODIES marks his first first collaboration as a composer for contemporary dance.
Graduated with the highest honour from the Shenkar Collage of engineering and design, Emma holds an MA degree in Fashion, Textiles and Accessories and a BA degree in Visual communication. In her MA studies she specialised in costumes for dance, wearables for movement direction and movement visualisation. Her Final project has won her a spot in ACT Shenkar, an Acceleration program for Creative Talents, where she now works on a funded research with the purpose to develop her wearables into a product for movement direction and movement analysis for physiotherapy.
Since 2015 she has been working as a Researcher and as an Administrative Coordinator at CIRtex - the Center for Research and Innovation in Textiles. In 2014 she won the Shenkar's alumni prize for the graduate with the most potential to succeed in her field. Since 2014 she has been working as a costume designer and as a lecturer at the Industrial design department at Shenkar. And since 2006 she has been working as an independent interdisciplinary designer. Emma Collaborated with Sharon designing costumes for the creations: Transparent Borders and HIGH.
Emma Ernst costume designer
Born in 1984, Noa is a dancer, choreographer, rehearsal director and teacher of contemporary dance. Noa is also the artistic director of the Carmela Dance Group. She is a graduate of the dance department of Misgav High School, the Workshop for Professional Dancers at Haifa and holder of a Batchelor Degree of Education and Dance from the Rubin Academy in Jerusalem, Israel.
From 2007, Noa has been performing and choreographing her own creations as well as working with other choreographers such as: Noa Dar, Irad Mazliah, Sahar Azimi, Efrat Rubin, Idan Cohen, Michael Miller, Uri Ivgi, Michal Mualem, Jean Alberto De Philips, Dana Ruttenberg and Shani Tamari. Noa creates and holds workshops at academic institutions as well as festivals in Europe, the United States and India. She has been rehearsal director and assistant to Sharon Vazanna, Idan Cohen and Noa Dar. Supported by the Shusterman Foundation for two consecutive years, she was able to stage her creations as well as Idan Cohen's creations at academic institutions in the United States.
Noa was named the 2015 winner for Solo Performance Dancer by EMI - The Israeli artist union and received The Gertrude Kraus Prize in 2017, for the creation "Homecoming" from The Academy for Music and Dance at Jerusalem.