Photo Credit: Brandon Perdomo
Israel (Artistic Associate | Dancer) is a Latinx American artist who was born in Guatemala and raised in Bellevue, WA. He began dancing at the age of ten and graduated from New York University Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Dance. He currently dances as a company member with Sean Curran Company and Dry Marinaro Dance Company. He also had the amazing opportunity to dance featured roles in works by Wayne McGregor and Ronald K Brown/Evidence and worked with Lar Lubovitch, Ori Flomin, and the Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation. As a freelance, NYC based-artist, Israel’s interests span areas of performance, choreography, teaching, video editing, media and marketing practices, and social advocacy. He strives to work at the intersection of art and advocacy, recently taking on the specialty role of Racial Justice Legislative Assistant at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. Israel enjoys collaborating on creative processes which inspire the voices and perspectives of others to be heard.