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Curriculum Vitae 

Nadav Heyman
Text | Movement | Film

 

Artist Statement

I am a writer, dancer, and filmmaker, originally from Israel but currently living in Los Angeles. As an artist, I am inspired by subtlety, sincerity, sound, and movement - the physical choreography that accompanies our lives. I strive to observe the world in a passionate but unjudgmental way. I am a collaborator, drawn to other artists who wish to engage in discourse and research, and who are open to being bold and taking risks. My goal is to continue observing life through dance, text, and imagery. 

Screenings & Exhibitions

Arkansas Short Film Festival, “One,” Hot Springs, AR, 2017

Experimental Forum, “One,” Los Angeles, CA, 2016 (Jury Award, Best Video Art Film) 

Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema, “Helena,” Boulder, CO, 2016

Bucharest International Dance Film Festival, “Helena,” Bucharest, Romania, 2016 (Runner up, Short Film Competition)

Salamanca Moves, “Helena,” Tasmania, Australia, 2016

Feel the Reel International Film Festival, “Helena,” Glasgow, UK, 2016

Flatlands Dance Film Festival, “Helena,” Champaign, IL, 2016

COCO Film Festival, “Helena,” Port of Spain, Trinidad, 2016

Screendance Miami, “Helena,” Miami, FL, 2016

Onassis Cultural Center, “Part Five,” Athens, Greece, 2016 

Where is the Horse International Film Festival, “One,” Mexico City, Mexico, 2016

Live Performances

Onassis Culture Center, Curated by Manolis Manousakis, "Diasporas in Dialogue: Multiculturalism, Migration and the Improvisatory Imagination." Athens, Greece, 2016

Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Curated by Dr. Karen Bradley, "Nyam Chiem." College Park, MD, 2015

Carpenter Performing Arts Center, Curated by Michele Roberge, "Sally Meets Stu." Long Beach, CA, 2014

Los Angeles Theater Center, Curated by Jose Luis Valenzuela, "Sally Meets Stu." Los Angeles, CA, 2014

Mimoda Dance Theater, Curated by Yasha Michelson, "Tactics." Los Angeles, CA, 2014

San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, Curated by Lisa Steindler, "Summer Dance Series." San Francisco, CA, 2013

Fais Do-Do, Curated by Steven Yablok, "Sally Meets Stu." Los Angeles, CA, 2013

Velocity Dance Center, Curated by Tonya Lockyer, "Sally Meets Stu." Seattle, WA, 2013

Norman Rothstein Theatre, Curated by Arts Umbrella, "Sally Meets Stu." Vancouver, Canada, 2013

Century Ballroom, Curated by Danielle Agami, "Sally Meets Stu." Seattle, WA, 2013

University of Puget Sound, Curated by Geoffrey Proehl, "Terra Nova." Tacoma, WA, 2012

 

Residencies, Commissions & Collaborations

Koumaria Residency, Curated by Medea Electronique, Sellasia, Greece, 2016

Onassis Cultural Center, Live Audience Panel With Selected Artists, Curated by Dr. Eric Lewis, Athens, Greece, 2016

Vidiots Foundation, Q&A Panel, Curated by LA Underground Film Forum, Santa Monica, CA, 2016

University of Maryland School of Performance Art, Guest Artist, Commissioned by Sinclair O'gaga, College Park, MD, 2015

Ate9 Dance Company, Writer, Commissioned by Batsheva Dance Company, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2014

Juilliard School of Dance, Writer, Commissioned by Danielle Agami, New York, NY, 2013

Boston Conservatory of Dance, Writer, Commissioned by Danielle Agami, Boston, MA, 2013

Cornish College of the Arts, Writer, Commissioned by Danielle Agami, Seattle, WA, 2012

Press Kit

http://www.seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/thearts/2019637631_dr09agami.html (Review of live performance)

http://www.diydancer.com/dd-response-ate9-dance-company/  (Review of live performance)

http://seattledances.com/2012/11/stunning-encore-by-ate9/  (Review of live performance)

http://www.carpenterarts.org/documents/Ate9dANCEcOMPNAYAnnouncmentReleaseFINAL.pdf  (Press Release of live performance)

http://seattledances.com/2012/09/sally-meets-stu-when-harry-met-sally-and-possibly-murdered-her/  (Review of live performance)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=davQzSGSeoY  (Dance blog interview)

http://watchmoredance.tumblr.com/post/150064157656/one-a-dance-film-written-directed-by-nadav?is_related_post=1  (Dance blog feature)

http://www.bidff.ro/reflexions/  (Film festival feature)

http://www.experimentalforum.org/2016  (Film Festival winners announcement)

http://www.news.ro/entertainment/scurtmetrajul-women-s-christmas-night-recompensat-cu-marele-premiu-al-bucharest-international-dance-film-festival-1922404414022016111116049105 (Film Festival winners announcement).

https://theclarice.umd.edu/sites/default/files/program-notes/Clarice-MFA-Fall-Dance-Thesis-program.pdf (Press release for guest artist performance)

http://blog.oregonlive.com/oregonianpreps/2008/07/two_countries_one_internationa.html  (Article feature about basketball career) 

Education

University of Puget Sound, B.A. - Psychology, 2012