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Ze'eva Cohen Edit Profile

dancer , educator

Ze'eva Cohen, Israeli dancer, educator. New York State Council Arts grant, 1972, 1974-1981, 1983, National Endowment Arts grant, 1973-1975, 1984.

Background

Cohen, Ze'eva was born on August 15, 1940 in Tel Aviv. Arrived in United States, 1963, naturalized, 1973. Daughter of Nissim and Bat-Zion Cohen.

Education

Diploma, Juilliard School, New York City, 1966. Bachelor cum laude, Fordham University, 1974. Master of Fine Arts, New York University, 1981.

Career

Member Rina Gluck Dance Company, 1958—1961, Stage for Dance, Tel Aviv, 1961—1963. Soloist Anna Sokolow's Dance Company, New York City, 1963—1968. Founding member Dance Theatre Workshop, since 1967.

Presentor Solo Dance Repertory Program, since 1971. Supervisor undergraduate dance Princeton University, New Jersey, since 1969. Solo dancer Ze'eva Cohen Dance Repertory Company, New York City, since 1971.

Teacher choreography Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, New York City, since 1981. Artistic director, choreographer Ze'eva Cohen & Dancers, New York City, since 1983. President Ze'eva Cohen Dance Foundation, New York City, since 1972.

Sergeant Israel Defense Forces, 1958-1960.

Connections

Married Peter J. Ludwig, February 6, 1967. 1 child Keren M. Ludwig.

father:
Nissim Cohen

mother:
Bat-Zion Cohen

spouse:
Peter J. Ludwig

child:
Keren M. Ludwig Cohen