Tel Aviv, Israel
Former Artistic Director, Israeli Ballet
Batsheva Dance Company
Lar Lubovitch Dance Company
Bat Dor Dance Company
Celebrated artist Ido Tadmor is the 2011 recipient of Israel’s highly respected Landau Prize for lifetime achievement. He was artistic director of the Israeli Ballet from 2014 to 2016, and led his own Tel Aviv-based company for 13 years, from 1995 to 2007. Today, he travels the world as a lead dancer, choreographer, judge in professional dance competitions, artistic advisor and artistic director of competitions and festivals. For the past three decades, Ido has represented the State of Israel worldwide as an Ambassador of Dance. He has been awarded several grants from numerous funding sources and foundations encouraging cultural activities in Israel. During his extensive performing career, Ido has been a principal dancer in companies including Bat Dor Dance Company, Bat Sheva Dance Company, Scapino Ballet, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, and many international collaborative projects. Ido has worked with internationally acclaimed choreographers such as Alvin Ailey, Itzik Galili, Lar Lubovitch, Ohad Naharin, Robert North, Hans Van Mannen and Vladimir Vasiliev, to name a few.
BALLET FOR CONTEMPORARY DANCERS
A ballet barre for contemporary dancers using physical transitions and shift of weight, followed by contemporary combinations based on Tadmor’s repertoire and the ballet technique.