Ofra Idel – Hong Kong Dance Exchange 2022

Ofra Idel

MASH Jerusalem International Dance Week

Idel received her master’s degree in Dance and Theater from the Dance Academy in Jerusalem. She has danced at the Kolben Dance Company and Nimrod Freed/Tami Dance Company as well as with independent artists.

In 2005, Idel was invited by the Performing Arts Association of Alexandria to create for the BosmaDance (USA). Since then her work has been showcased in Israel and abroad including Zawirowania Dance Festival (Poland), Side by side (Dusseldorf, Germany), Visa 2 Dance Festival (Tanzania), Artdanthé Festival Tilburg (Holland), Aura Festival (Lithuania), Competition International Burgos (Spain), Dance Wave (Cyprus), Dock 11 (Berlin, Germany), Derida Dance Center (Bulgaria), Chutzpah! Festival (Canada) and more. Idel teaches contemporary dance workshops in Israel and international platforms, such as the dance department of the Taliin University (Estonia), University of Chichester (England), Derida Dance Center (Bulgaria).

Idel takes part in artistic committees of international competition such as MASDANZA The International Contemporary Dance Festival of the Canary Islands (Spain), Zawirowania International Choreography Competition (Poland), Festival 10 Sentidos (Spain), OPUS (Slovenia) and International Choreographic Competition (Hanover, Germany).

Idel is the founder and co-artistic director of the Machol Shalem Dance House – MASH in Jerusalem, Israel.