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Niko Hafkenscheid

Hafkenscheid (1977) is a musician, composer and a performance artist from Brussels. He creates music for films, theater and contemporary dance pieces. Hafkenscheid performs all over Europe and has collaborated with the American choreographer Meg Stuart. He has spent the last two years exploring the meaning of music and its relationship to contemporary performance art.

Yoav Ilan

Pianist, Composer.
Composes original music for Theatre, Contemporary Dance and Films. Currently Touring Europe as a concert pianist. 
Released 2 Solo Piano Albums:

2012 “Intimate Preludes For Piano” (An Album of improvisation, inspired by Contact Dance)
2013 “Stories Without Words”

Creator of the “Yoav Ilan Piano Method” for learning and improvising the Piano. Based on releasing the mind and finding a simple connection to our natural musicality, our imagination, body, inner Rhythm, our breath.

Light designers

Uri Morag

Stage Director and Lighting Designer.

Born in Israel, Uri Morag graduated in 1996 in Drama and Production at the Kibbutzim Seminar, in Israel, where he became a teacher in lighting design from 2003 to 2009. Since then Uri has worked in all the Israeli venues and Festivals. He has designed for numerous shows and events from Musical to Opera, Drama, Dance, Multidisciplinary Performances, Architectural Designs, Cinema, Special Projects, etc.

Productions in Israel include among others: Symphony of Light-SOL, Spring Awakening, Company, Zorro, Oliver Twist, Avenue Q, Narnia, Blood Brothers, Cats, Cabaret, Sound of Music,The Rubber Merchants Mr. Green, Tuesdays with Morrie, Chapter B, Shaker for Inbal Pinto Dance Group,  Labyrinth, Deus-Ex-Machina, The Italian Straw Hat, The Place I Came From, Rite Of Spring with the Israeli Philharmonic and Magic Flute and Sound of Music for the Israeli Opera.

Works outside of Israel include La Divina Comedia with Devero; Zorro the Musical at the Oriental Art Center in Shanghai, Parade through Macau Latin City – 12th Anniversary of the Macau Handover, Reflections- Macau Arts Festival 2013.

As a Stage Director Uri conceived, designed and directed Man Woman Reflections for the Israel Festival 2009. Wrote and Directed Good Intentions in 2000 and directed and designed the lights for The Trap of Freedom, at Acco Festival in 2002. Israeli Awards include "Lighting Designer of the Year 2009/10" and "Lighting Designer of the Year 2008/9", awarded by the Stage Lighting Design Award for Children and Youth.  

Omer Sheizaf 

Born in Tel Aviv 1982, graduated Tel Aviv University in Literature and philosophy.  

Light designer, working in Israel and aboard for dance, theater, visual and performance art.  Won the Israeli fringe prize for 2009. Since 2009 touring with Israeli companies as a technical manager and light designer. 

Amir Castro

Working since 2008, executing a veraiety of roles in the stage professions:

2008-2009: Stage hand for the Cameri theater of Tel Aviv

2009-2010: Freelance stage hand and sets builder

2010-2012: Light technition for Tmuna theater in Tel Aviv

2012: Tmuna theater's producer

2012-2014: Light designer and technition for various artists and shows 

2013-2014: tech maneger for dance artist and festivals

Rehearsal manager

Noa Rosenthal

B.ed at the Seminar Hakibutzim College

Performed in the Bat Sheva ensemble, Galili Dance, Coax, Inbal Pinto dance compay and other independent projects.

Worked as a rehearsal director for Galili dance, Inbal Pinto dance company and Anat Danieli.

Since September 2011 working with Dafi Dance Group as a rehearsal director and a stage manager. 

Alon Karniel

is a dance artist, rehearsal director and teacher based in Tel Aviv, Israel. He holds a BA in art and English literature from Reed College in Portland, Oregon. After completing his studies at the Haifa School for Dance, he went on to dance with Vertigo Dance Company, Noa Dar Dance Group and a range of independent choreographers including Dafi Altabeb, Gil Kerer, Efrat Rubin, Shahar Dor, Anat Yaffe, Leo Lerus and Anat Cederbaum. Karniel is a certified practitioner in the Feldenkrais Method® and has studied anatomy and biomechanics in the context of the Axis Syllabus.

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