Danielle Agami

Danielle Agami

ֿDanielle Agami was born in Israel in 1984. She studied at the High School of the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance and performed in Jerusalem’s Hora Dance Company. From 2002 through 2005, she danced with the Batsheva Ensemble under the artistic directorship of Ohad Naharin, and she was a member of Batsheva Dance Company from 2005-2010. Danielle was the artistic director of Batsheva Dancers Create from 2007-2009, and she served as the company’s rehearsal director from 2008-2010. In 2009, Danielle received the Yair Shapira Prize for Excellence in Dance.

Danielle has presented her own choreography in several different frameworks. She created the duet Carmela (2007), the quartet Negolot (Unfolded) (2007), and Eva (2010), a work for seven dancers, for Batsheva Dancers Create. Lauteng (2007) was presented at Kibbutz Nachshon and The Kibbutz Gallery in Tel Aviv, while Atudot (Reserves) (2008) was shown at the Inga Gallery of Art in Tel Aviv. Danielle’s work Dahlia (2010) was presented at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art as part of the retrospective exhibition of award-winning sculptor Dani Karavan, and it was subsequently staged at the The School of Visual Theater’s Dance-Video Festival in Jerusalem as well as in Berlin, Germany.

Danielle has been teaching Gaga, Ohad Naharin’s movement language, since 2003. She teaches classes both for professional dancers and for students without prior dance experience.