Igor Ptashenchuk was born in 1997 in Ukraine, and in 2000 moved to Israel. He graduated from the dance department at Reut High-School and received the America-Israel Foundation scholarship in the years 2012-2015. He also received scholarships for summer courses at The Juilliard School and The American Ballet Academy.
He participated in the excellence project of the Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company in the years 2011-2012. In 2015 He won the Jeannette Ordman scholarship as well as the Mia Arbatova classical ballet competition. In 2015-2016 he danced in many projects such as “Man of the Hour” by Itzik Galili, “Grounded” by Alon Shtoyer, “Carmen” by Eli Lazar and “Billy Elliot” by Eldar Groissman.
Joined Batsheva Ensemble in 2016 and joined Batsheva Dance Company in 2019.