Kamea Dance Company

Kamea was established in 2002 in affiliation with the prestigious Larry and Lillian Goodman Bat-Dor Beer-Sheva Municipal Dance Center. Founded and co-directed by Daniella Schapira and Tamir Ginz, Kamea performs works by Ginz as well as by guest choreographers.

Kamea was founded in Beer Sheva, the southern metropolis of the Israel, to fill the void of a repertory modern dance company in Israel and to create a platform for choreographers and dancers wishing to advance the art of dance in the Negev. Kamea is home to over a dozen dancers, many graduates of the Bat-Dor Beer-Sheva School.

The company’s repertoire brings to the stage the diverse work of its choreographers, mainly Israelis, who have created works geared to different age groups. The dance pieces encompass a wide range of dance styles and are performed on a high technical and artistic level by Kamea’s dancers.

Kamea has been touring intensively throughout Israel holding around 80 performances a year. Kamea toured Europe, South America, India and China with great success.

In September 2007 Kamea was invited to perform "Carmina Burana" for the great "Kypria" festival in Cyprus with The Budapest Symphony Orchestra, soloist from the opera and 200 singers choir from Cyprus. "Carmina Burana" was than invited to China for The Olympic Games cultural events, 2008.

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Persons

  • Abukassis, Eran
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Algerbly, Eldar
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Ferfield, Lena
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Ganon, Eyal
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Harmon, Ana
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Horev, Lior
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Kessler, Yuval
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Oropeza, Ana Paula
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Oz, Anat
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Schapira, Daniella
    Contemporary dance / Artistic Director
  • Treger, Liad
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Yerushalmi, Gal
    Contemporary dance / Dancer