Yotam Peled was born in a Kibbutz in the north of Israel in ‘89. Since childhood he has practiced fine arts, athletics, and Capoeira. At the age of 21, after finishing service in the Israeli defense forces, he began dancing, and later on pursued higher education in contemporary circus.
In 2015 Yotam relocated to Berlin, and since then he has been working as a freelance performer with several European choreographers, among them Maura Morales, Yann L’hereux, Troels Primdahl, Jill Crovisier and Mitia Fedotenko.
In the last years he has been creating his own choreography, which toured festivals and venues in Israel, Germany, Poland, Italy, Spain, France, Japan, Thailand and Vietnam. His solo performance ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ has received awards from Awaji Circus Art festival, Wurzburg tanzSpeicher, MASDANZA festival, Gdansk dance festival and Corpomobile festival Rome. His first ensemble work ‘Entropia’ was created as part of the project ‘THINK BIG’ – a collaboration of the city opera of Hanover and TANZtheater International festival.
Yotam was selected for the prestigious TalentLAB platform in the Grand Theatre de la ville Luxembourg, offered a creation residency mentored by choreographer Hofesh Shechter. In November 2019 he will be a resident choreographer in Skopje Dance Theater.
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EDCM – Ecole de Danse Contemporaine de Montréal (QC)
Recognized for the rigorous training it provides its students. It prepares professional and versatile dancers through quality instruction as well as technical, artistic and personal development tools, thus opening the door to a career in today’s world of contemporary dance. The school, which was founded in 1981, is affiliated with Cégep du Vieux Montréal and accredited by Quebec’s Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’enseignement supérieur.The School is also supported by Canadian Heritage.
The School’s particular approach is defined as the union of two essential components in the make-up of the dance artist: a profound search for his/her own creative uniqueness combined with the mastery of the dancer’s rigorous technique. This technique is acquired through an understanding of the body as well as intense and disciplined work with guest teachers who share a similar vision. Another essential focus of the training is reflection on the art, the movements made and their significance.
The school’s objective is to bring out each individual’s uniqueness and help them realize their full artistic and technical potential for entry into the job market.
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