Shira Eviatar is an independent choreographer and dancer based in Tel Aviv. She is a DanceWeb scholarship program participant (2015) and holds a degree in dance theatre from Kibbutzim College. She studied at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in New York and in Kelim - a body for choreographic research. She has performed her works in festivals throughout Israel and Europe, such as Rencontres chorégraphiques Festival, Fabbrica Europa festival, SPRING festival, Curtain Up, Diver Festival, International Exposure, Malta Festival, Fresh – Tanztage Braunschweig, La Becquee Festival, EPOS Film Festival / Tel Aviv Museum of Art, and more. Recently she performed her works Body Roots and Rising in Theater De La Bastille in the heart of Paris. She has been invited by the Bat-Sheva Dance Company to perform her work Rising and as a guest artist at SEAD. Eviatar was selected for a unique residency project of the international Cumplicidades festival in Portugal and the AADK in Spain which aimed at generating dialogue between the artists of the Mediterranean area. Eviatar recently collaborated with the international tap dancer Josette Wiggan to co-create Tapping into Self, which premiered in Intimadance Festival, 2018.
Eviatar is fascinated by the roots of the body and mind and how we embody our past generations, traditions and cultures. Some of her works include Body Roots, Body Mandala, Rising, Eviatar/Said, Three Generations: One Body, Kosher and De-Port Workers.