19th Edition Dance Hybrid Malta 26th June – 1st July 2022

Contact-Dance Company celebrates the 19th edition of Dance Hybrid Malta 2022.  We are looking forward to returning back into the studios after a two-year missing period,  with an Intensive week of masterclasses, repertory and choreographic lab tailored for experienced dance enthusiasts, pre-professional and professional dancers.  This five-day intensive dance training platform includes an informal sharing of the work produced during the weeks training, demonstration of class,  and choreographic collaboration culminating into a performance experience open to the public.  Dance Hybrid Malta is supported by Contact Dance Company and  The Malta International Arts Festival  . (www.maltaartsfestival.org)

Dance Artist / Choreographer / Director Eyal Dadon (Israel)

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Eyal Dadon Dance Artist, Choreographer Was born in Beersheba, Israel in 1989. After two year of folk dance, at the age of 17 Dadon began his professional classical and modern dance studies at the Bat Dor Dance School in Be’ersheva. Dadon joined Kamea Dance Company in 2008, Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company II in 2010, Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company I in 2011. He began his way as the active independent creator and choreographer of the kibbutz contemporary dance company. In 2015 Dadon became the rehearsal Directorand sound engineer of Kibbutz Company 1. Since 2011, Dadon Choreographing his own work around the world and in Israel, he is leading his own dance workshops for dance groups and companies. During 2014-2015 – His work has received international awards in Hannover, Jerusalem, Bulgaria and China. Dadon got a recognition awards for his dance performance as the – dancer of the year which contributed for the Israeli Dance and for Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company in 2014 (Yair Shapira Prize). in 2008 he was awarded as an outstanding promising dancer. Dadon is creating for companies and theatres around the world such as: Stanislavsky Opera Ballet Moscow, KCDC (kibbutz Company) Israel, Xin Xie Dance Theatre Shanghai, BJ9CDT Beijing, Chang Dance Theatre Taiwan, Jerusalem Dance Theater, Bayerisch Staatsoper Munich, Gartnerplatz staatsteater Munich, Thalia Theater Hamburg, The Czech National Ballet Prague, Hessisches staatsballett Wiesbaden, Fresco Dance Company Israel, Aterballetto Italy and more. In 2016 Dadon got selected by the city Beersheba to establish and lead the Theater “House of Dance”. There, he established his dance company – ‘SOL Dance Company’ where he researches movement with his dance artists. With SOL Dance Company he created his works such as ‘SALE’ (2016), ‘DU-K’ (2017), ‘TOML’ (2018), ‘ALGO’ (2019), ‘GEORGE 2.2’ (2020) In addition to his creations, Dadon is creating music and working with music projects around Israel and the world. In 2016 Dadon established in Beersheba the dance troupe “Sol”, using his movement language with professional dancers, the purpose of the establishment of the company in Beersheba is the development of modern art and dance in the periphery of the Negev, to target different audiences, and to promote the Beersheba city as a national international dance area, the company is greatly recognized around the world and in Israel. Currently, there is construction of a theatre for the SOL Dance Company that will be called “home of dance” in Beersheba, in which Dadon will be the artist director. as well as for KCDC under artistic director Einav Levy and Yaniv Abraham, Seminar hakibbutzit whose artistic director is Talia Paz. In 2016 Dadon established in Beersheba the dance troupe “Sol”, using his movement language with professional dancers, the purpose of the establishment of the company in Beersheba is the development of modern art and dance in the periphery of the Negev, to target different audiences, and to promote the Beersheba city as a national international dance area, the company is greatly recognized around the world and in Israel. Currently, launched a theatre for the SOL Dance Company called “home of dance” in Beersheba, in which Dadon is the artist director promoting the Beersheba city as a national international dance area, the company is greatly recognized around the world and in Israel.