Gili Navot is a dancer, choreographer, teacher, and the Artistic Director of Batsheva Dance Company. Navot grew up in Haifa, Israel, where she began her dance training at Reut School of the Arts. In 1999, Navot joined Batsheva - the Young Ensemble under the direction of Ohad Naharin, and advanced to Batsheva Dance Company two years later, where she performed works by Naharin, Sharon Eyal, and Mats Ek. In 2006, she won the Yair Shapira Award for Excellence in Dance. After leaving Batsheva in 2008, Navot continued to work with Naharin, teaching Gaga and restaging his works. She also assisted in the restaging of William Forsythe’s Double/Single for the Opera Project in Tel Aviv. As an independent choreographer, Navot created Raft (2009), Check In (2010), Subject to Change (2011), and May Contain Nuts (2012). In 2016, Navot graduated with honors from the Kibbutzim College of Education, Technology, and the Arts with a BA and teaching certificate in dance education. A practitioner of yoga, BMC, and tai chi, and a certified ballet teacher, Navot currently lives with her husband, Raz, and their three children in Tel Aviv.
Dina Aldor: CEO
Dina Aldor (born 1957, Jerusalem) has been a cultural activist in Israel and abroad for over three decades. Amongst her activities, Dina worked with Lia van Leer in the establishment of the Jerusalem Cinematheque. For twenty years Dina co-directed Multi Media, which was then Israel's leading production company. Reputed for its artistic audacity, Multi Media's extensive work has brought the world's leading companies and artists across the wide spectrum of the performing arts. Dina is active in various international cultural forums. Executive Director of Batsheva Dance Company since 2009.
Since 2017 Idan is the Manager of Batsheva - The Young Ensemble.
Noa Paran: Rehearsal Director
Born in Israel, Paran danced in Batsheva - Young Ensemble from 2007-2010, where she performed works by Ohad Naharin and Sharon Eyal. Since 2008, Noa has been teaching Gaga and Batsheva Dance Company repertoire in Israel and abroad. She graduated with honors from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem with a BA in Visual Communication, and has worked as a freelance dancer with Noa Zuk and Ohad Fishof, Luc Jacobs, Maya Levi and Hannan Anando Mars. Paran is a recipient of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship, and in 2018 was appointed Rehearsal Director for Batsheva - The Young Ensemble and in 2019, was appointed Rehearsal Director for the Company.
Gavriel Spitzer graduated from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance in 2000. He was a dancer with the Batsheva Ensemble and the Batsheva Dance Company from 2000-2008. In 2009 Gavriel joined Suzanne Dellal productions, working with choreographers Barak Marshall and Renana Raz. In 2002 he became a member of the Gaga teaching staff and he continues to serve as an instructor today. He has been the stage manager of the Batsheva Ensemble since 2012 and in 2019 became the Ensemble's rehearsal director. Gavriel is also a teacher in the Ido Portal Israel facility and has been a therapist in the Ilan Lev method since 2008.
Assistant to CEO: Inbal Jacobi
Assistant to CFO: Avital Sarver
Director of Content Communication: Shiri Breit
Director of Development, Israel: Adi Shamgar
Director of International Resources Development: Lisa Preiss Fried
Development Coordinator: Lilach Karni
Department of International Tours
Head of International Touring: Amit Hevrony
Box Office: Chen Cohen, Sarah Anne Cohen, Shira Yermiyahu
Production Manager: Dana Katz Naaman
Batsheva Lighting: Nir Gavrieli, Gadi Glik
Technical Crew: Gilad Bonneau, Amiad Munz, Sylvain Moreau, Aviel Zikri
Rehearsal Directors: Doron Raz Avraham, Gavriel Spitzer
Therapists: David Golebowicz, Adva Terem Liber, Nir Dayan, Gal Kalmi, Ofri Lawer
Additional Therapists: Ira Brustin, Nimrod Chirug, Adva Geva, Maya Mintz
House Photographer: Gadi Dagon, Ascaf Avraham