Israel Aloni

ilDance, Artistic Director ilDance Melbourne, Australia ildance.se

Israel Aloni is an independent choreographer, educator, performer, writer and culture entrepreneur. Aloni is the Artistic Director of ilDance which they also co-founded with Lee Brummer in 2012 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Through 2018 Aloni was also the Artistic Director of Tr.IPP – a unique pathway for artists in the dawn of their career in Melbourne, Australia. Additionally, Aloni is a member of the advisory board of BIRCA – Baekkelund International Residency Center for Artists on Bornholm, Denmark.

Aloni has been choreographing, mentoring and teaching dance. They have worked with both professionals and students of higher education in independent structures as well as in institutions such as Regionteater Väst (SE), Norrdans (SE), Sasha Waltz & Guests (DE), NAROPA (US), Sydney Dance Company (AU), Estonian National Ballet, Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre and MAPDance Chichester (UK) to name a few.

As a performer, Aloni danced a vast repertoire of globally acclaimed choreographers during their engagement with the Israel Ballet, Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company, “The Project” belonging to the Israel Opera and Odelya Kuperberg Dance Group. Between 2002–2017, Aloni created and performed a rich selection of repertoire with GöteborgsOperans Danskompani (Sweden)In 2013-2014, Aloni was a guest artist at Sasha Waltz & Guests in Berlin, Germany.

Currently, Aloni is developing s new solo piece called My Body My Nation which will premier in March 2019 at the Old Vic Theatre in Bristol, UK.

Curatorial Statement:

ilDance is an independent and international contemporary dance company and organization based in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Since its inauguration in 2012, the organization has been initiating and facilitating projects across the globe, which address social and political topics through implementation of uniquely and specifically developed collaborative methodologies.
ilDance realizes new productions, operates a project based professional junior company, is a core partner in the International Contemporary Dance Collective (iCoDaCo), develops various education and interaction opportunities for professional dancers, dance students and non-dancer public, as well as designs grassroots initiatives in new geographic territories for contemporary dance.

Dates attending Dance Massive: 12 – 21 March