Anat Shamgar

Anat Shamgar

Anat Shamgar

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Position in the Academy: 
Head of the Choreograhy Department

A dance-maker, a dancer and an educator. Her work ranges from personal body language to abstract exploration of form, based on explorative methods of art making and body-mind practices. She performs in solo and collaborative work. Many of her collaborations involve links across the arts.
 
Anat has been collaborating with many artists, among them were the musician JC Jones (the series "Real Time Composition"); the American Dance maker Lisa Nelson  ("Reallocation"); the dance maker Prof. Amos Hetz ("body stories"); the swiss Dance maker Bruno Srefanoni ("living Space"); the violinist Malcolm Goldsteen ("Trio"); the poet Efrat Mishori ("Mother Tangue"), the American dance makers Vicky Shick ("Exchange"); Daniel Lepkov ("Minded Steps"), the choreographer Tamar Borer ("Shalosh"), and others.
 
Among her last solo pieces :  "Good Girl - Bad Girl" music by Maurice Ravel; "Three in one Dress" music by Arnold Schoenberg; "Monologue" music by Luigi Nono; "Tuk"  music by John Cage; Has performed in international festivals in Montpelier, Köln, Berlin Israel and New York.
 
During the last years has presented the programs: "Suddenly – Simply - Body" (2005), "Love Matador" (2006), "Rocks" (2007), "Parts" (2008), " Dance with a Sculpture" (2010).
 
Advocates body exploration to construct efficiency, awareness and body integration. Perceives the connection between somatic work and the research of abstract form of movement, as a basis of independent dance creation. Dance making performance and education are one in the exploration and embodiment of artistic values.
 
Has been teaching in the Dance Faculty since 1991, currently is the head of the Movement department and the choreography department.
 

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