Dorit weintal

"I believe in the transformative power of art and its potential to stimulate social change, to promote growth, experimentation and sustainability in the creative field.

This credo motivates me as a person and as an artist.""

 

 

(IL/IT) is a multidisciplinary artist, and choreographer based in Amsterdam and travels internationally as a maker, performer, and teacher. She is the artistic director of Faido Company & Dofai foundation.

 

She holds Masters degree in the theory of Arts and Architecture  (“from Structuralism to Deconstruction in architecture” - Tel Aviv University 2001).

Her work is concerned with the human consciousness, perception, identity and social engagement explored through dance, music-theater, art films, video installations, and poetry.  Space, corporeality, voice, storytelling and filming technologies are treated as symbolic tools to create a critical approach towards human condition. She has long term interest in Eastern philosophies and practices.

Her artistic background includes dance and the performing arts, writing, voice work, sculpting, and painting.

In Europe and Israel she has collaborated and performed with various directors and companies including Clipa Theatre, Simon Mcburney, Kenzo Kusuda, Simon Rowe (Le Ballet C. de B.), Acco Theatre centre, Ron Bunzl, Gabriella Maiorino, Vincent Verburg,  Elshout& Handeler, Yael Orni (Maguy Marin), and others. Since 2000 she has presented her work in South Korea; South Africa, South East Asia, Europe and Israel.