Choreographer, Movement director and Gaga teacher
Yaara Dolev is an established international choreographer, award winning performer and Gaga teacher. Currently based in Berlin.
At the age of 10, Yaara joined the RAD accredited ‘Bat-Dor School of Ballet’ and later continued her intensive dance training in a kibbutz. Her professional dance career began at the age of 17. At the age of 17, she joined the 'Batsheva Ensemble' led by Ohad Naharin, choreographer and creator of Gaga movement method. She followed her own artistic vision, forming a dance group with her partner Amit Goldenberg, teaching and giving workshops, forming international collaborations as a dancer and choreographer in multiple mediums such as movies, music clips, live performances, theater and more.
Born in Israel, Yaara grew up gazing out over the hills of the Judean Desert to the Dead Sea. This powerful landscape has always been a source of endless inspiration, instilling quietness in her mind.
From the age of 16, she volunteered in an NGO that was active in the Gaza Strip in the Palestinian Authority. This activity affected some of the dance pieces that she later choreographed.
Yaara Dolev promotes dance as empowering human experience to professional and enthusiasts alike.