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Domy Reiter-Soffer, Israeli choreographer, dancer, director, artist.

Background

Reiter-Soffer, Domy was born on October 24, 1948 in Tel Aviv. Son of Meir and Rosa (Obadiah) S.

Education

Student, Habimah School Dramatic Art, Tel Aviv, 1960-1964; student, Music Academy Art, Jerusalem and Copenhagen, 1961-1965; studies with Mia Arbatova, Tel Aviv studies with Vera Volkova, Copenhagen studies with Dame Peggy van Praagh, Martha Graham, Audrey de Vos.

Career

Principal dancer, London Dance Theatre, 1966-1968; principal dancer, Western Theatre Ballet, London, 1968-1970; principal dancer, Scottish Ballet, Glasgow, 1970-1972; artistic advisor, Irish National Ballet, 1973-1989; resident choreographer, Bat Dor Dance Company, Israel, since 1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Choreographer of over 30 ballets in the past 20 years for ensembles that include Dance Theatre of Harlem, Australian Ballet, La Scala Ballet-Milan, American Ballet Theatre 2, Ruth Page's Chicago Ballet, Louisville Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. Creator over 26 ballets for Bat Dor Dance Company, Israel including Journey, Visitors of Time, Prophetic Visions, Notturni Ed Alba. Choreographer-director for ballets including Cul-De-Sac, Irish Theatre Ballet, 1969, Quarto de Sonata, Scottish Ballet, 1970, "I Shall Sing to Thee", Bat Dor Dance Company, 1971, Children of the Sun, American Ballet Theatre II, 1973, Women, Irish National Ballet, 1974, Romances, Israel Ballet, 1976, Romeo and Juliet, Irish National Ballet, 1977, Elusive Garden, American Ballet Theatre II, 1978, House of Bernarda Alba, Ballet Metropolitan Columbus, Ohio, 1980, Equus (Best Ballet Year award New York Dailey News, 1982), Maryland Ballet, 1980, Night Spells, Extemporary Company, 1980, In The Mood, Irish National Ballet, 1985, Dear Mr.

      Gershwin, Divertimento, Bat Dor Dance Company, 1987, Sinfonia Antartica, Irish National Ballet, 1987, Paradise Gained, Irish National Ballet, 1980 and Louiville Ballet, 1987, Lady of the Camellias, Irish National Ballet and Finnish National Ballet, both 1984, Oscar, created for Irish National Ballet, 1989, Wandering, Bat Dor Dance Company, 1990, La Valse, Bat Dor Dance Company, 1991, Rhythm in Blue, Ottowa Ballet, 1991, Songs, Bat Dor Dance Company, 1992. Choreographer operas including Don Quixote, Wexford Festival, Carmen, Irish Grand Opera. Director plays including The Fantastic, Dublin Theatre, 1976, Eve, Irish Theatre, 1978, Mary Make Believe, Abbey Theatre, 1982 (nominated 1 of best plays Dublin Theatre Festival).

      One-man shows include Yaffa Gallery, Israel, 1974, Hansen Gallery, Copenhagen, 1974, Leopold Gallery, London, 1978, 80, Wayne Gallery, London, 1981, Alpine Gallery, London, 1988.

Connections

father:
Meir S.

mother:
Rosa (Obadiah) S.