Gabrielle Neuhaus - Physical Theatre
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Gabrielle Neuhaus is a dancer, actor, performance artist and designer born in Switzerland and living in Tel Aviv since 1991.
She has studied dance at the Ballet Contemporain de Bruxelles and at the Central School of Ballet in London, theatre at the Bikurei Hayitim Centre in Tel Aviv and linguistics and literature at Tel Aviv University. She has studied the Feldenkrais Method and is a certified Ilan Lev movement therapist.
She has performed with the Ballet Contemporain de Bruxelles, the Dance and Theatre Corporation (London), Imminent Dancers (London) and was a founding member of Dance Unlimited (London). She danced with the Ballet Contemporain Suisse (Geneva), Objets-Fax (Paris), Zurich Tanz Theater (Zurich), Cathy Sharp Company (Basle). Since 2011, she is taking part in productions of Clipa Theater in Tel Aviv.
Since 1995 she has been creating multi-disciplinary performances and happenings with artists of various fields for conventional and non-conventional spaces in Israel, including theaters, concert halls, art galleries, industrial and outdoor venues. Her film Right Now I Had a Feeling (2008) in collaboration with visual artist Anat Michaelis Levy, was screened in Israel and abroad. She has created works for the visual theater festival Clipa Aduma (2009, 2010, 2012 and 2014), for Intimadance Festival (2012 and 2013), A-Genre Festival (2014) in Tel Aviv and others. Since 2013, she tours internationally with her one woman shows The Woman Who Didn't Want to Come Down to Earth and Barcode, and with Lavash, a co-production with Mihr Theatre from Armenia. Her participatory performance "Street Poetry" is presented in festivals, museums and public space events in Israel and abroad. Since 2016, she has been designing a line of Art-to-wear using recycled material.
Dance fellow at the Bogliasco Foundation (New York and Italy) in 2016. Finalist at the International Contest for Mature Dancers, Mexico City in 2018. Winner of the One Woman Show contest, Festival Iberoamericano de Teatro, Argentina in 2019. She has been awarded numerous creation, production and touring grants from private and public sources. She is a movement therapist and teaches various forms of dance, performance and sculptural costume design.