Iyer Elezra was born in Israel in 1987. She studied at the Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem, joined the Batsheva Ensemble in 2005 and the Batsheva Dance Company in 2008. In 2016, Iyer left Batsheva Dance Company and Israel for Berlin, where she lived for two years in which she created, taught, and danced. Iyer worked with various creators and choreographers including Yasmin Goder, Sharon Eyal, Roi Assaf, Sasha Walls, Michal Helfman, Jason Danino Holt, and taught works by Ohad Naharin in various places around the world.
In collaboration with the musician and dancer Assaf Salhov, Iyer created the “March of the Broken Fairies” which was performed in Curtain Up Project, and together with the artist Adam El-Ezra she created “Counting To 3” at the Alfred Tel Aviv Gallery, and “The Wonder Girls” as part of the Hatem Theater’s incubator program. Iyer returned to dance in the company in 2023.