Adi Schwarz

    Grant Recipient

    rakefet, misgav, Israel


    Adi was born in February 2003 and leaves in a small community named Rakefet in the Lower Galilee, Israel.

    When he was 7 he started gymnastics in the local community center and was introduced to dance and movement.

    Two years later he moved from gymnastics to dancing at Misgav Dance Group, a leading Israeli folklore and jazz dance group.

    At 7th grade he was accepted to study in the Reut School of Arts in Haifa and started to learn both classic and contemporary dance professionally. In 2018 he continues to learn and dance at the Reut High School, dancing app 25 hours per week plus 6 hours after school in the Haifa Center of Excellence.

    Adi is aiming to develop as a dancer and a choreographer. In 2018, two of his contemporary dance choreographies were presented. “Weight” in the Haifa Center of Excellence and a choreography of part of the school combined arts show.

    In 2019, Adi preformed his solo “ta ta ta tam” to Beethoven fifth symphony. In the solo he showed the process of going out of the closet as a teenager in the tough society.

    In 2018, at the age of 15, Adi applied and received the Creative Excellence Grants (Sharett) for both classic and contemporary dance.

    In 2019 , at age of 16, Adi also received the Creative Excellence Grants in both classic and contemporary techniques.

    He is now working on his first ballet choreography and more in the Contemporary technique.