Shaked Solonikov

    Grant Recipient

    Haifa, Israel


    Shaked was born in 2000 in Haifa, Israel.  She started dancing classical ballet and contemporary dance in “Tnuot” studio under Pninit Etorg and Galina Cherniak. in 2018 she graduated from the dance department in “Reut School for the Arts” – Haifa, led by Mrs. Michal Bardas Hason and Mrs. Racheli Shapira. In addition, she trained at the “Haifa Center of Excellence in Dance” under the artistic direction of Michal Bardas Hason.

    In 2016 she was granted with a scholarship and participated in the summer course of the American Academy of Ballet (AAB), which took place in New York, NY.  In 2018 she performed a solo from Mats Ek’s “Sleeping Beauty” for her recital examination and was chosen to take part in a competition for excellent dancers held by the ministry of education.

    Shaked will serve in the IDF as dancer of excellence, and currently dancing with the Israeli ballet company.

    She was rewarded with AICF’s Scholarship for classical ballet and contemporary dance for 2018/19.