Lewis Center Fellows
New York City-based choreographer Netta Yerushalmy is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Jerome Robbins Bogliasco Fellowship, a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award, commissions from LMCC’s Extended Life program, a Six Points Fellowship, and a NYFA Fellowship. She is a 2018-2019 Merce Cunningham Research Fellow at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and a Toulmin Fellow at the Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University.
Netta’s work has been presented by venues such as the Joyce Theater, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, Danspace Project, American Dance Festival, HAU Hebbel um Ufer, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Suzanne Dellal Center for Dance, and New York Live Arts.
Netta works across genres and disciplines. She contributed to artist Josiah McElheny’s “Prismatic Park,” choreographed a Red Hot Chili Peppers music video, worked with cellist Maya Beiser and composer Julia Wolfe on “Spinning,” and collaborated on evenings of theory and performance at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICI Berlin).
As guest artist and guest faculty, Netta has created works for repertory companies and universities nationwide.
As a performer, Netta has danced with Doug Varone and Dancers, Pam Tanowitz Dance, Joanna Kotze, the Metropolitan Opera Ballet, and others.
Originally from Israel, she received her BFA in Dance from Tisch School of the Arts.
Paramodernities — Six-part series, multidisciplinary work weaving theory + performance, March 14+17, 2019 @ New York Live Arts | NewYorkLiveArts.org