Hadar Ahuvia is an independent dance artist, ritual facilitator and educator delving deeply into Jewish heritage and committed to transformation. Her work has been supported by Baryshnikov Arts Center, the 14th St. Y, Danspace Project, Yaddo and Gibney Dance among others. Her essay “Joy Vey” on choreographing a diasporic Israeli identity beyond Zionism is featured in the Oxford Handbook of Jewishness in Dance. Ahuvia is a recipient of a Bessie nomination for Outstanding Breakout Choreographer, was one of Dance Magazine’s ‘25 to Watch in 2019’, and a 2020 New Brooklyn Culture Fellow with collaborator Tatyana Tenebaum. A celebrated performer, she has danced with Trisha Brown Dance Company, Lucinda Childs Dance, among others and currently performs with Reggie Wilson/ Fist & Heel Performance Group. Her current work Nefesh explores rabbinic prayer and Eastern European Ashkenazi singing.