About Yankalle Filtser

Yankalle Filtser is a choreographer, dancer, and dance teacher in Israel and abroad. Created over ten dance works, presented on various stages across Israel and around the world. A member of the Israeli Choreographers Association, a certified Gaga teacher and an Ilan Lev Method practitioner. A graduate of the Maslool dance training program in Tel Aviv, the Jerusalem Academy for Music and Dance in Jerusalem, Danceweb program in ImpulsTanz Vienna, and the Excellence Program of Batsheva Dance Company. Danced with the Batsheva Ensemble, Inbal Dance Theater, and numerous choreographers including Barak Marshall, Sahar Azimi, Noa Zuk, Odelya Kuperberg, Noa Dar, Ido Tadmor, Shlomi Bitton, Tami and Ronen Yitzhaki, Roni Brandsteter and Kibbutz Dance Company (KCDC), among others. Besides of receiving three scholarships by the AICF, Yankalle Filtser is a recipient of scholarships and grants from the Ministry of Culture and Sports, Pais Foundation, Clore foundation, Rabinovich Foundation and Tel Aviv Municipality, and more. Participated in residencies at Mimoda and Ranchom in Los Angeles, as well as Yafo Creative and Sandnaot Habama Center. Collaborated with musicians such as Eviatar Banai, Tamir Muskat, Noa, Mergui, Noga Erez, Ofer Nissim, Petite Meller, Ella Levy, Ori Alboher, and many others. Worked as a teacher in dozens of studios, companies, and dance groups worldwide, including prestigious institutions like USC and Chapman Universies in California, Studio XL and Human Bodies in Italy, Les Hivernales, Lassier Passez, and Les Printemps Des Poetes in France, The Gibney in New York, Marameo and Dock11 in Berlin, and many more. Studies the Chubbuk acting method and played the lead in the award-winning film “Night Stroll" by Ori Birger. Currently works with Dafi Altebab Dance Company and Roni Chadash. The artistic director of the "As Is" festival by the Sandnaot Habama Stage Center for the sixth time. Works as a movement director with various projects. Initiated the "Open Source Choreography" project, promoting collaborative creation with artists from diverse fields. Draws inspiration from electronic music, Hasidic dance, and alternative finance.

Yankalle Filtser

Choreographer, Dancer, Contemporary, Perfomance

Jaffa, Israel
Grant Recipient

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