October 31 - November 9, 2012
-Premiering new work in November Dance
Sahar's residency is supported by the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation. The Schusterman Visiting Artist Program is a project of the Foundation for Jewsich Culture. This program "...exposes both Jewish communities and the general public to the vibrant, creative force of modern Israel through the lens of its arts and cultuure."
Sahar Azimi danced in Bat Sheva Ensemble, Clipa Theater, Inbal dance theater, Barak Marshall Dance Company and with the choreographers Emanuel Gat, Noa Dar, Ronit Ziv and others. Sahar has received several awards such as Minister of Education and Culture Prize for young choreographers in 2005.Sahar initiated the successful project: Dance Classes for Professional Dancers in Jerusalem . He is also chosen to be one of the artistic directors of 'Curtain Up' Festival 2010/11.he is a teacher in the Academy of music and dance in Jerusalem as well as the artistic director of the Ensamble of the academy Sahar's works are invited to many festivals in the world, including MONACO DANCE FORUM,UZES DANCE - France, SZIGET - Hungary, Germany, Brazil, Japan, Switzerland, Croatia, Italy and more... in 2009 Sahar created the piece UTF8 for the ZPA dance company in Zagreb.