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Overview

  • Assaf Benchetrit began his dance and music studies at the Rubin Academy for Music and Dance in Jerusalem, Israel. Upon graduation, he danced with the Jerusalem Dance Theater, the Panov Ballet, and later with The Israeli National Ballet Company. During his military service, Assaf received the “Remarkable Dancer” prize from the Israeli government which allowed him to continue dancing while serving. After completing his military service, he arrived to United States to dance with companies such as The Joffrey, Metropolitan Classical Ballet, Alabama Ballet, Connecticut Ballet, Portland Ballet and Gelsey Kirkland Ballet. Throughout his career, Assaf toured through England, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and numerous other countries. Assaf holds a joint B.S in computer science and B.F.A in dance degrees with academic honors from Montclair State University, and an M.F.A degree in dance from Hollins/ADF/Frankfurt. He was a faculty member at Yale University, Columbia University (Barnard College), Rutgers University, Montclair State University, and Raritan Valley Community College.
  • Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    The Movement’s VoiceSTAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS SOCIETY

    Teaching Activities

  • Ballet III Taught course 2018
  • Choreography Taught course 2018
  • Dance Theatre Performance Taught course 2018
  • Ballet III Taught course 2018
  • Dance Theatre Performance Taught course 2018
  • History of Dance Taught course 2018
  • Practicum/Performance Taught course 2018
  • Ballet III Taught course 2017
  • Dance Theatre Performance Taught course 2017
  • Special Topics/Modern Dance Taught course 2017
  • Ballet III Taught course 2017
  • Dance Pedagogy Taught course 2017
  • Dance Theatre Performance Taught course 2017
  • Practicum/Performance Taught course 2017
  • Ballet III Taught course 2016
  • Dance Theatre Performance Taught course 2016
  • History of Dance Taught course 2016
  • Ballet III Taught course 2016
  • Compocinema Taught course 2016
  • Dance Theatre Performance Taught course 2016
  • Ballet III Taught course 2015
  • Dance Pedagogy Taught course 2015
  • Dance Theatre Performance Taught course 2015
  • Ballet III Taught course 2015
  • Dance Theatre Performance Taught course 2015
  • Practicum/Performance Taught course 2015
  • Spec Top/Dance Technology Taught course 2015
  • Ballet III Taught course 2014
  • Dance Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

    Full Name

  • Assaf Benchetrit