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Dancer, comedian, choreographer and filmmaker, Or Schraiber, born in 1992 in Jerusalem, was trained at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. In 2010, he joined the Batsheva Dance Company with which he performed until 2017 before settling in New York, where he studied comedy at the Stella Adler Studio.
As a choreographer, he created YYY (2016, with Omri Drumlevich), Solo at Dusk (2020, with Bobbi Jene Smith), Eugene’s Tear (2021, with Bobbi Jene Smith), Pierre (2021, with Bobbi Jene Smith), Fugue In Crimson (2022, with Bobbi Jene Smith), The Cello Player (2022), Harawi (2022, with Bobbi Jene Smith), Piano Etude no. 8 (2022, with Bobbi Jene Smith), Quartet for Five (2022, with Bobbi Jene Smith).
He also made several dance short films: Shivta (2016), Bloodroot (2018) and Gallop Apace (2021). In 2017, he was one of the co-founders of the A.M.O.C. (American Modern Dance Company). As an actor and choreographer, he has collaborated with Terrence Malick for the movie The Way of the Wind, which will be released in 2025. As a performer, Or Schraiber danced in Story, story, die, by Alan Lucien Øyen in 2022.
A certified Gaga teacher and guest professor at the Juilliard School (New York), Or Schraiber was awarded the "Dancer of Excellence" prize by the Israeli Ministry of Culture in 2012.
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