Performance still from Paramodernities #2 (Graham), at the River to River Festival, National Museum of the American Indian, New York, 2017. Performers (l-r): Carol Ockman, Netta Yerushalmy, and Taryn Griggs. Photo by Paula Lobo.
New York, NY
Late-Stage Production & Technical Residency Artist
Netta Yerushalmy is a dance artist based in New York City.
Yerushalmy has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Jerome Robbins Bogliasco Fellowship, a Grant to Artists from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, a commission from LMCC’s Extended Life program, a Six Points Fellowship, and a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship. From 2018-19 Netta was a Research Fellow at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, as well as a Virginia B. Toulmin Fellow for Women Leaders in Dance at the Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University.
In the US, Yerushalmy's work has been commissioned and presented by venues such as the Joyce Theater, Danspace Project, American Dance Festival, New York Live Arts, La Mama, River to River Festival, Harkness Dance Festival, Roulette, and Movement Research. Abroad her work has been seen around Israel, and in Germany and France.
Yerushalmy works across genres and disciplines: she contributed to artist Josiah McElheny’s “Prismatic Park” at Madison Square Park, choreographed a Red Hot Chili Peppers music video, worked with cellist Maya Beiser and composer Julia Wolfe on “Spinning”, and collaborated on evenings of theory and performance at the Institute for Cultural Inquiry (ICI Berlin).
As Guest Artist and visiting faculty, Yerushalmy has created work with repertory companies and students nationally at the Juilliard School, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Rutgers University, Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, University of the Arts, University of Utah, Zenon Dance Company, American Dance Festival, Alvin Ailey School, SUNY Brockport, Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, University of Texas at Austin, James Madison University, Long Island University, UNC Charlotte, and Roger Williams University. In the fall she will be a guest at Sarah Lawrence College.
As a performer Yerushalmy has worked with Doug Varone and Dancers, Pam Tanowitz Dance, Joanna Kotze, Karinne Keithley, Nancy Bannon, Mark Jarecki, the Metropolitan Opera Ballet.
Yerushalmy grew up in Galilee, Israel. She received a BFA in Dance from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and has been in New York ever since.
Yerushalmy initially came to NCCAkron in the spring of 2017 as part of the Center's Open House. Her return residency took place in July 2018 and was an intensive preparation period for Paramodernities before its world premiere at the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, August 8-12, 2018.