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Tom Weinberger

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Tom Weinberger

Born in Israel in 1987.  Tom graduated from the Amal School of Arts and Sciences and upon graduation joined the Batsheva Ensemble in 2005.  He continued to the Batsheva Dance Company from 2008 to 2011, where he worked with Ohad Naharin and Sharon Eyal.  In 2012, Tom began freelancing and worked with Barak Marshall, as well as Company E in Washington, DC, where he set both Ohad and Sharon’s work and served as rehearsal director. Tom was a founding member of Sharon Eyal and Guy Behar’s Company , L-E-V, and danced with the Gothenburg Ballet where he performed works by Peeping Tom, Marie Chouinard, and Alex Eckman.  He was a guest artist with Michael Keegan Dolan’s-Fabulous Beast Dance Theater (2013), with the Batsheva Dance Company (2014) and with the Forsyth Company (2015). He has been teaching Gaga for the past 9 years, and has taught Gaga, Ohad’s repertoire, Sharon Eyal’s repertoire as well as creating his own work in schools such as the Netherlands Dance Theater Summer Program (2010 – 2014), the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, the Taipei National University of the Arts, Springboard Dans Montreal and more. He began creating his own work through Batsheva Dancers Create during his time with the Company. In 2014 he won the International Solo Tanz Theater Festival with his solo work, which toured in Brazil and Germany. Most recently, Tom was a guest artist at SUNY Purchase University through the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Foundation residency program.

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