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Hofesh Shechter


Hofesh Shechter is widely regarded as one of the world’s most exciting contemporary choreographers. A graduate of the Jerusalem Academy for Dance and Music and a former company member of the world-renowned Batsheva Dance Company, Mr. Shechter now directs his eponymous company, which tours worldwide throughout the year to both audience and critical acclaim. As a choreographer, his works have been taken into repertories of some of the world’s leading international dance companies, including Nederlands Dans Theater 1, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Carte Blanche Dance Company, and Bern Ballet. In 2013 Mr. Shechter collaborated with the Metropolitan Opera on Nico Mulhy’s opera Two Boys and served as guest director of Brighton Festival 2014. In March 2015 he created a new work, Untouchable, for The Royal Ballet. Mr. Shechter is an associate artist of Sadler’s Wells, London.

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