Choreographer, Dancer and Multidisciplinary Artist

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Nina Traub

Nina Traub, born 1992, choreographer, dancer and a multidisciplinary artist from Tel Aviv, Israel.

Interested in the research of movement through temperature, music, angles and  landscape. Examine the body from a sculptural and plastic points of view, working with various materials, colors and textures and creating herself the visual environment of her works. Her stage works string along with drawing, through them she tries to understand and precise her choices, deepen her research. Graduate of the School of Visual Theatre, Jerusalem. Trained from an early age in various professional dance establishments. 

Performed her works: Théâtre de la Ville, Cité

International des Arts (Paris); CIRCE - Experimental Platform for Dance and Theatre (Georgia); YARAT contemporary art space (Azerbaijan); Habait Theatre, Tmuna Theatre, Suzanne Dellal International Exposure (TLV) ; Jerusalem International Dance Week, Museum for Islamic Art, Hazira-Performance Art Arena, The International Performance Conference (Jerusalem); and more.

Residencies: Le CENTQUATRE- PARIS, La Briqueterie, Cité International des Arts (Paris),  P.A.R.T.S / ROSAS (Brussels), Habait Theatre, Kelim Choreography Center, Suzanne Dellal Centre for Dance and Theatre (Israel).

Education

 

2013-2017: Graduated at the SVT (School of Visual Theatre), Jerusalem, Israel.

2010-2013: Military service: Sign language translator and teacher for deaf and hearing impaired children                            and youth.    

2010-2012: Participant at the Bat Sheva company’s excellence program  for young dancers.

2010:             Full Matriculation Certificate, Ironi Alef High School, Tel-Aviv.  Major: Dance and                   

                        Choreography.

Work experience

2022:   Upcoming: Lecturer at the multidisciplinary unit at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design,         

               Jerusalem.

2022:   Upcoming: Faintings | European premiere at Officine CAOS, Torino, Italy (April 2022).

2021:    Faintings | Premier, Hazira- Performance ArtArena, Jerusalem (October 2021).

2021:    Rest Mass A group exhibition at Edmond de Rothschild Center, Tel Aviv, curated by Tali Ben Nun. 

2021:    Faintings - Part One: A performance at Kelim- A body for choreographic work, Bat Yam.

2021:     CIRCE - Experimental Platform for Dance and Theatre, Tbilisi, Georgia | Screening of my work 

               Waterfalls.

2020:   Suzanne Dellal Center - International Exposure 2020 | with my work Waterfalls.

2020:   Hive |  A collaboration with artist Lukas Zerbst and musician Koki Nakano. A short film created

               during COVID-19 quarantine. Supported by the Cité International des Arts and Hazira-

               Performance ArtArena.

2020:   Sans Faire d’Indiscretion |  Canal  | A meeting- show event at CND (Centre national de la danse)

               in Paris. As a performer in a piece of the choreographer Nina Berclaz.

2019:    VOL_UTION |  Performer in a piece by Jasminka Stenz at the Cité International des Arts, Paris.

2019:    Waterfalls |  Premiered at “Habait Theatre” in April 2019 and performed again in 

               August 2019. Also got accepted to the Jerusalem International dance week and performed on 

               December 2019 in Beit Shmuel in Jerusalem.

2019:    Schweig und Sprechen |  Choreographer and a performer of an installation and performance 

               project by Noa Segev at the AA - Architecture Association School of Architecture in London.

2018:    A Nightly Adventure from the Books | A collaboration with artist Yasmin Steinmetz. Direction  

               and production. A nightly tour under flashlights and a meeting with characters from the national

               library's collection for children during  Hanukkah. Took place in the National Library, Jerusalem.  

2018:    9 souls |  Invited for a residency of 9 days at the SVT (school of visual theatre)to create with a

               collective of 9 creators a shared life performance evening for the International performance

               conference in Jerusalem.

2018:    Marbles | A dancer- performer in a work by Avi Gibson Bar- el and Sahar  Azimi at Bat- Yam

               festival.

2018:    Flood |  Created a new work for the “Israel festival” as part of a performance evening in the

               Museum of Islam, Jerusalem. 

2018:    No Bears No Forest |  My Collaboration work with the artists- Noam Alon and clémence Turpin. 

               performed at the “Danse Elargie 2018” competition, In “Theatre de la ville” ,Paris.

2018:    Shmulik shel Zohara | Movement guidance to the play “Shmulik shel Zohara”in “Goodman” acting 

               school in Beersheba 

2018:    Me VS the Pigeons | An actor in a short film by Daniel Reeb.

2017:    Princess of the Sun | A collaboration with the artist Ruti De Vrise. Light performance and a 

              story for children at the Science Museum in Jerusalem According to David Grossman's book

              "Princess of the Sun".

2017:     Where the Sun Sets | Created this work in my final year at “The School of  Visual Theatre” which

               later performed in “Tmuna Festival” in Tel Aviv, in a performance evening "zero point"- at Edmond

               de Rothschild Center Tel Aviv and in 2018 Invited to perform it at the “Autumn cult” the Season

               opening of “Hazira- Performance ArtArena” in Jerusalem.

2017:     Fruit of Your Imagination |  A collaboration with artist Anat Bosak. Creation and performance of a 

               children's play for the  Jerusalem Science Museum.

2016:     The Last Defender  | Performer in this piece by choreographer Sahar Azimi in the Israel Museum.

2016:     Feeling Something  | Performer in this piece by Matar Pershitz in the YMCA Jerusalem in the 

                International Performance Conference.

2016:     Yearning |  Work created for the Marathon events at The School of Visual Theatre and later

                performed in Tmuna festival at Tmuna theatre in Tel Aviv.

2016:     My Emptiness | Dancer and Choreographer of a music video clip by Alex Moshe.

2013:     Seen and Unseen | Performer in Matar Pershitzs creation in the Jerusalem in the International 

                Performance Conference.

2010:     Footnote | An actor in a film by Joseph Cedar

2008:    Srugim | An actor in a series by Laizy Shapiro 

2007:    All Begins at Sea | An actor in a film by Eitan Green 

 

Grants | Workshops | Residencies

2021:      Residency at the “Cité International des Arts” Paris (November 2021).

2021:      Residency at Suzanne Dellal Centre for Dance and Theatre, Tel Aviv.

2021:      Development grant from “Mifal Hapayis” (The Israeli national lottery fund) for my work

                 Faintings.

2021:      Residency at Le CENTQUATRE- PARIS. Supported by the Israeli embassy in France.

2021:      Residency at Kelim- A body for choreographic work. Bat Yam.

2020:     Residency at La Briqueterie- CDNC (Centre de développement chorégraphique national du

                 Val-de-Marne).

2020:     Masterclass at CDCN Atelier de Paris by Yasmin Hugonnet. Fully funded by ADAMI.

2019:      Residency at the “Cité International des Arts” Paris, for one year.

2019:      Financial grant from The “Yehoshua Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts” for my  piece

                 “Waterfalls”.

2019:      Financial grant from “Mifal Hapayis” (The Israeli national lottery fund) for my residency at the 

                 “Cité  Internationale des Arts” Paris.

2018:       Residency, P.A.R.T.S / ROSAS, Brussels.

2018:       Development grant from “Mifal Hapayis” (The Israeli national lottery fund) for my work

                  Waterfalls.

2018:       Homegrown Incubator Residency- a program for young artists to create their debut at "Habait  

                  Theatre" Tel Aviv Jaffa.

2015:       Scholarship and workshop, "The Nomadic School" Riga, hosted by the international festival of 

                 contemporary theatre "Homo Novus".