REUT SHEMESH,  1982, is an Israeli choreographer, currently living in Cologne, working in Germany, Israel and the Netherlands. Graduated from the Dance Maker Course at Artez Dance Academy The Netherlands in 2009, supported by a scholarship from ARDT.

Shemesh has presented her works at Dance Atelier Rotterdam, Tanzhaus NRW, Suzanne Dellal Center Tel-Aviv, Tanzhaus Zurich, Lantaern Theater Rotterdam, D-Q-E Cologne and Loft Theater in Leipzig among other theaters in Europe. Her last two productionshave been nominated for the Cologne dance theater prize.  Currently, Shemesh is realizing her master studies at the Academy for media and arts in cologne. In Sumer 2014 Shemesh presented her new work together with Overhead project and create a new work for the academy for dance in Arnhem (NL). Shemesh is a guest teacher for choreography and movement at the university of Dusseldorf at the department for theatre science. Further information: www.reutshemesh.com

„Reut Shemesh is one of the most interesting young talents in recent years“ AKT Theaterzeitung Köln, Nov 2012

“When dance was so fresh. Wonderful”  KLAUS KEIL January 2014

“What an interesting choreographer NRW won by the relucation of Reut Shemesh  from Amsterdam to the Rhineland”  THOMAS LINDEN FEB 2014

Foto: © Alessandro De MATTEIS