About Shani Aduculesi

Born and raised in Israel. Shani started her dance training with the acclaimed European ballet dancer Kay Lutman at his professional dance school in Haifa, Israel. She continued her professional dance training at the Haifa Dance Development Institute. Shani attended The Kibbutzim College Of Education in Tel- Aviv, Israel where she obtained a B.ED in Dance & Education and an encompassing teaching certificate. She received an M.A in Performance Dance from the University of Chichester in the UK. Living in three different countries throughout her career, Shani had the opportunity to study and work with internationally acclaimed choreographers and has extensive experience teaching and choreographing in Israel, UK and USA.

Shani is also a certified Pilates Instructor and enjoys teaching a wide range of people of different physical abilities. Shani moved to New York in 2008 and in 2009 founded Roza Dance Company. The company has taken part of various festivals, showcases and events around NY. Among them are: 60x60 dance project, Movement Research Open Performance, several events by Arts East NY, The Israel Folk Dance Festival in NYC, Parparim Ensemble Kaleidoscope Program at Sunbury PA, Fertile Ground at Green Space in Queens, WaxWorks at Williamsburg Art Nexus, Brooklyn, and Hatch: The Works at The Jennifer Muller/The Works Studio, NY, Artist In Flight Performance Showcase in NYC (2016 & 2019) and Fall Immersive Dance Festival, NY.

Shani Aduculesi

Dancer, Contemporary

Bronx, New York, United States