Shahar Binyamini Is a choreographer and performer from Israel. He danced with Batsheva Dance Company from 2006 to 2013 where he performed extensively the repertoire of choreographers Ohad Naharin and Sharon Eyal, Among the works Shahar was the original cast of are; Hora, Sadeh 21, The Hole -by Ohad Naharin and Bill, House- by Sharon Eyal.
During those years in the company, Shahar began his activity as a Gaga movement language teacher. He acted as the artistic director of the Gaga intensive courses in Tel Aviv, Italy, Los Angele, New-York and Japan.As a choreographic assistant to Ohad Naharin, Shahar is working with dance companies around the world, including Paris Opera Ballet, Ballet BC, Nederlands Dans Theater, Compañía Nacional de Danza, Finish National Opera, Gothenburg Opera house, and Bordeaux national Ballet.After Leaving Batsheva dance company, Shahar started his international choreographic path on 2016 in Singapore, where he created his choreographic work FLAT for Frontier DanceLand.Throughout his career, Shahar was commissioned by many international dance companies and dance Institutions to create new pieces, including MENSCH (2016) For Saarländische Staattheater, LUNGS (2016) for UCLA, EMPTY3 (2017) for Ate9 and Gauthier Dance Company, PARADISO (2018) for Frontier DanceLand, VULNER (2018) for Norrdans, BALLROOM (2019) for Festspielhaus St. Polten, and I AM (2019) for Ballet du Rhin.Since 2013, Together with professor Atan Gross from the Weizmann institute for science in Israel, Shahar established a research group of dancers, scientists and choreographers called TNUDA which are based in Weizmann institute and explore the connection between science and movement. Tnuda was also developed into a course for research students at the Weizmann institution between the years 2014-2016 which was led by Shahar Binyamini, Shani Garfinkel and prof. Atan Gross.