About Tomer Giat

TOMER GIAT was born in 1993 in Jerusalem. Tomer started dancing by the age of 6 at “Zehava Barak” dance studio in Rehovot, where he grew and develop for 10 years.
At 2011 he graduated “Aharon Katzir” High School in Rehovot.

From 2011-2014 studied at the ‘Maslool’- Professional Dance Training Program, Tel Aviv, under the management of Neomi Perlov & Offir Dagan. During this time, he was also assistant to choreographer Roy Assaf (restaging Emanuel Gat’s “Rite of Spring”) teaching repertoire and rehearsal directing.

Upon graduating Tomer was the assistant and personal manager of choreographer Idan Sharabi + Idan Sharabi & Dancers (IS&D).
Between 2014 and 2016 Tomer performed with Idan Cohen Dance Company and Dafi Altabeb Dance Group.

For the past three years he has been working as a freelance dancer working with numerous creators from the Israeli dance scene performing in Israel and internationally: Niv Sheinfeld & Oren Laor, Rachel Erdos, Ravid Abarbanel, Merav Cohen, Gilad Jerusalmy, Amit Yardeni, Or Marin & Oran Nachum, Maya Michlal Gelfand.

In addition, Tomer teaches dance classes, repertory, master classes and treat people with Fashikom® method and Holistic Massage Therapist leading by Tal Ziv CKTI.

Awarded scholarship as part of ‘ATLAS’- create your dance trails program as part of ImPulsTanz – Vienna International Dance Festival 2019.
Awarded scholarship from the America-Israel Culture Foundation (AICF) 2019-20.


Or Marin & Oran Nahum’s ‘Retrospective’ for 30th anniversary to Suzanne Dellal Center.
Rachel Erdos’s ‘Tone Deaf’ premiered in Intima Dance Festival.
Rachel Erdos & Catapult Dance ‘The Loneliness Project’. Newcastle, Australia.

Amit Yardeni’s ‘If It’s Not Soup, It’s Wet Bread’ for Curtain Up Festival.

Merav Cohen & Tal Reinan’s ‘Flying Wild’. Haifa Municipal Theater.

Rachel Erdos‘s ‘Q&A’ premiered in Intima Dance Festival including international tours to Greece, Singapore and Italy and ‘Motherland’ premiered MASH Dance Festival and International Dance Week including residencies in Greece and Norway.
Ravid Abarbanel‘s ‘ALIZA’ premiered in Shades of Dance Festival including tours to Rotterdam and Greece and residency in Derida Dance Center, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Gilad Jerusalmy’s ‘Earth(Female)’ premiered in Hazira Dance Festival, Jerusalem.

Niv Sheinfeld & Oren Laor’s ‘You Happy Puppet’ premiered in Tmuna Theatre Tel Aviv including tour to Germany part of ‘Off Europa’ Festival.

Gil Carlos Harush’s ‘Perfect Pet’ performances in Geneva.

Idan Cohen Dance Company including tour to USA and collaborations with Chad Michael Hall and University of California, Irvine and Amherst College.
Dafi Altabeb Dance Group.

Angelin Preljocaj’s ‘Noces’ and Barak Marshall’s ‘Harry’ in the 5th Beijing International Ballet Competition.
Ohad Naharin’s ‘Echad Mi Yodea’ at the 50-anniversary gala of Batsheva Dance Company.

Performed in a video clip for artist Michal Helfman’s solo exhibition ‘CHANGE’ featuring combination of plastic art with dance, choreographed by Noa Zuk and Ohad Fishof.

Dancer in ‘Hora Jerusalem’ dance folk company.

Tomer Giat

Dancer, Contemporary, Improvisation

Tel Aviv, Israel
Grant Recipient