Visual Arts

About Sahar Azimi

Sahar started his professional way as a dancer in 1994 and has since danced in a number of dance groups including the Bat Sheva Ensemble, Inbal dance theater, Barak Marshall group,’Clipa and more. He has worked with the choreographers Emanuel Gat, Anat Danieli, Javier De Frutos, Ronit Ziv and others. Azimi has won a number of prizes, including the Israeli Minister of Culture prize for young choreographers. He was an America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship recipient from 1997-1998.

Azimi directed the Dance Festival in the “Interdisciplinary Arena” in Jerusalem from 2013 to 2018. He was co-director of the “Curtain up” Festival in 2010/11. He also directed an ensemble of the High Academy of the Academy of Dance in Jerusalem, and was an artistic advisor to the “Inbal” dance theater.

Since 2000, Azimi has created many works presented in Israel and all around the world.

He has been supported by the Dance Department of the Ministry of Culture since 2006, and is a member of the Choreographers Association since 2002.

Azimi participated in “The Voice” Israel - Season 2 as a singer. He has created music for dance works (Midi).

Since 1997, Azimi has taught at the Jerusalem Academy for Music and Dance, Hakibuzzim Seminar, and the University of Illinois (Shusterman Fund program), among others.

Azimi has accompanied choreographers and theater directors and an artistic advisor and dramaturg, among them Uri Shapir, Avi Gibson Bar, Olivia Kurt Masse, Rabia Huri and more.

He is a singer and creates music for stage works.

Azini is a member of the “Protective Edge” Group who operated between the years 2017-2021 at the "Chellouche Gallery” in Tel Aviv.

As a photographer, he catches movement on phone cameras . Photography in water. Reflections. Video and Stills. Member of the Digital Gallery: A New Gallery. He is also a vegan cook.

"Choreographing in Israel in the past 10 years has a pioneer feeling, being a part of an amazing growth in the depth of the research and in the exceeding number of choreographers gives me the feeling of creating a field with every personal action. I feel lucky to work in as fruitful a field as we have."

Sahar Azimi

Dance, Visual Arts
Dancer, Contemporary, Photography

Hadera, Israel
Grant Recipient

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