Danielle Agami is an Israeli choreographer/dancer whose unique leadership and ability to cultivate excellence in others has brought her to the forefront of her profession.
Currently for ENO: Orphée
After 8 years dancing with Batsheva Dance Company where she was appointed rehearsal director from 2007–10, she went on with her personal artistic journey, choosing the United States as her new home. She founded her dance company Ate9 in 2012 as a platform for innovative movement and artistic research.
Recent works have included collaborations with Wilco percussionist Glenn Kotche, actor Jon Hamm and Spanish singer–songwriter Russian Red.
She received the 2018 Virginia B. Toulmin Fellowship for Women Leaders in Dance and the 2016 Princess Grace Award for Choreography, and was named Dance Magazine’s ‘Top 25 to Watch’ in 2015.
She is a leading female force in the contemporary American dance culture. She meets more than a thousand students each year and thousands of audience members while touring with her performances across the US.
She is also known for her collaborations with renowned opera director Yuval Sharon. Since 2013 they have presented together contemporary opera with the LA Philharmonic, the Cleveland Orchestra and the Industry Opera.
Last updated: 22nd August 2019