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Sahar Damoni

Sahar Domani is a Palestinian dancer, choreographer, and dance teacher from Shafa-amer in the Galilee whose body of work deals with the challenges she faces as a woman in an Arab and Palestinian society. Prior to making her own work, she danced with the Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company and received a Bachelor of Dance and Movement for Practicing Teachers from Kibbutzim College of Education, Technology and Arts. Sahar’s work has been presented in various festivals and platforms in Palestine/Israel and abroad, including Movement Research at the Judson Church and La Mama in New York, in North Africa, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico and Morocco. She has also participated in programs supported by NYU, Jacob’s Pillow and the Goethe Institute, and lectured about ehr work at the Tel Aviv University, Sapir College, Kibbutzim College, and Ben Gurion University. Most recently Sahar was commissioned to create a new work for the Staatstheater Kassel, and will perform her work internationally as part of the Tanztage Potsdam Festival in Germany and the Hangar festival in Pesaro, Italy

Past Classes & Events

[In-person] GPS Chats: Interdisciplinary Performance Practices in Intercultural Contexts

August 05, 2022

Movement Research at the Judson Church

November 04, 2019

GPS Chats: Yassmine Benchrifa (Morocco), Sahar Damoni (Palestine), Mohamed Lamqayssi (Morocco)

October 23, 2019