Tal Halevi

Tal Halevi, photo by Jacques Menasche

Tal Halevi is a choreographer, dancer, and teacher based in New York City. Born and raised in Israel, she was a member of the Rina Schenfeld Dance Theater In Tel Aviv and performed with choreographers Nimrod Freed, Jeanette Stoner, and with New York Theater Ballet. Her choreography, exploring the interplay of physical embodiment, shifting states of consciousness, and their expression through movement, has been presented in Europe, Israel, and the United States. In New York, her work has been shown at Lincoln Center, Dance Theatre Workshop’s Fresh Tracks, Dixon Place, the Dance Now Festival, Movement Research at Judson Church, Joyce Soho, Performance Mix, and the 92NY. A registered somatic movement educator and a certified teacher and practitioner of Body-Mind Centering, she has led workshops on using somatic practices for dance-making, and published several articles, including “The Anatomy of Risk (2013), and “The Forms Things Take: Dance as Somatic Exploration” (2017) in Currents magazine.

Hidden in a Closet My Mother Imagined Being Wrapped in Her Father’s Shawl
Hidden in a Closet My Mother Imagined Being Wrapped in Her Father’s Shawl is a solo piece exploring the body’s and mind’s protective wrappings. Tracing spirallic pathways, it follows movement across landscapes of memory. Tal Halevi is a 2023-24 LiftOff Resident Artist.