Yankalle Filtser

    Grant Recipient
    • Dance

    Jaffa, Israel

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    Yankalle Filtser was born in 1993 in Jerusalem. A Tel Aviv based dancer and choreographer, an international dance teacher and a certified teacher of Gaga. Worked as a dancer with the Batsheva Ensemble, Inbal Dance Company and with various choreographers and groups. A graduate of The Maslool Training Program in Tel Aviv, the Academy High School for Music and Dance in Jerusalem and the Danceweb – Impulstanz scholarship program in Vienna. Presented dance pieces and holds dozens of workshops on various stages in Israel and abroad. A certified practitioner of the ILM movement method and an emerging actor.

    Dance pieces:

    Zero (American premiere: 2019, Israeli premiere: 2020)

    Heaven on Earth (French premiere: 2018, Israeli premiere: 2019)

    Fuck Love (2017-2018)

    Man O To (2016-2017)

    Otousan (2015-2016)


    Scholarships and grants: America Israel Cultural Foundations, the Foundation for Independent Artists by the Israeli Ministry of Culture, Tel Aviv Municipality, Clore Foundation, Jerusalem Academy for Music and Dance and more.


    *photo by Mariana Stebeneva

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