Elia Shinar

    Grant Recipient
    • Dance

    Aniam, Israel

    Elia was born in 2005, and lives in Moshav Aniam in the Golan Heights.
    She is a classical ballet dancer since the age of ten.

    Elia studied with Svetlana Raber at the ‘Aniam Ballet School’, and in recent years has been attending a private ballet studio in Katzrin. There, she studies with teacher Anna Lubin, pursuing her dream of becoming a Prima Ballerina and dancing on the world’s biggest stages.

    Elia has participated in ballet competitions across the country and around the world. She won trophies, scholarships – as an outstanding dancer, and invitations to professional ballet schools in Europe.



    February 2020 – at the pre DWC competition in Israel, Elia won 1st place in classical ballet, junior category abd 2nd place in modern dance, and a full scholarship to participate at the final DWC in Italy and represent Israel.

    February 2020 – at the CND compatition Elia won 1st place with excellence in modern dance, and 2nd place in classical dance.

    2019 – at the Tanzolimp competition in Berlin, Elia received a scholarship and an invitation to the Royal Ballet in Antwerp, Belgium. After two weeks at the school, she was invited to study as a full-time student.

    Summer ballet at the Princess Grace Monaco Ballet Academy – July 2019.

    Keren Sharet – 2019

    Tanzolimp, Berlin – 2018 & 2019

    YAGP, Barcelona – 2018

    The American Ballet Academy – won two gold medals with outstanding honors and a scholarship for the Tel Aviv Academy Summer Course.

    Red Sea Festival, Eilat



    October 27, 2019 – Israel-Baltic International Competition in Tiberias: Grand Prix in a classical ballet solo dance age 14-17.

    October 17, 2019 – International young artist competition in Safed: Grand Prix in a classical ballet solo dance age 14-17.

    July 2019 – Invitation to a summer course at the Princess Grace Ballet Academy in Monaco.

    March 2019 – AICF: Winning a scholarship totaling NIS 2000 for an outstanding dancer.

    May 2019 – Receipt and invitation to join the Royal Ballet in Antwerp, Belgium as a full-time student.

    February 2019 – Tanzolimp Berlin, International Ballet Competition: Two Week Royal Ballet Scholarship in Antwerp, Belgium.

    February 2018 – Tanzolimp Berlin, International Ballet Competition: Scholarship for the Tanz Ballet School in Zurich, Switzerland.

    April 2017 – Eilat Premier Festival: 1st place + cash prize.

    March 2018 – American Ballet Academy: Gold Medal with outstanding honors.

    March 2017 – American Ballet Academy: Gold Medal and Scholarship for an International Summer Course in Tel Aviv.