About Fresco Dance Company

About Fresco Dance Company

Since its establishment on 2002 by Yoram Karmi, Fresco Dance Company performs on a regular basis throughout Israel and the world with Karmi’s Pieces and with collaborations with artists from the Theatre and multimedia as well. In addition to the company’s regular work Karmi’s dance creations were commissioned for the Israeli Festival (2007, 2010) and for the Symphony Orchestra Rishon Le-Zion (2008), The Jerusalem Ballet and The Israeli Opera’s Dance Project (2011).

The company tours abroad, bringing an original and high quality Israeli dance to the international audiences. Fresco-Yoram Karmi Dance Company is supported by the Ministry of Cultural and Sport. Since 2006 the Company has collaboration with Holon Municipality and the Mediatheque Theatre.

Former leading dancer in “Kol-Dmama” Dance Company and freelance dancer in various projects in Israel and abroad. Karmi established Fresco Dance Company , that became one of Israel’s most interesting and busy young dance companies. As a young choreographer Karmi won second prize in the “Gvanim Competition” and the silver prize for his work in China Dance Festival. In 2012 was awarded the “Rozenblum prize” for outstanding artists in the field of dance.

Alongside his work for Fresco his work was commissioned by the Israeli Opera dance project, by the Suzanne Dellal Center for dance, the Israeli ballet company, the Jerusalem ballet company and the Israeli symphonic orchestra. Karmi’s style is unique and incorporates high level of technique and theatrical elements. Karmi Studied psychology and education at Tel Aviv University and graduated The Kibbutzim College of Education with a BA in dance and education later on took advanced studies in Laban Center in London.

Fresco Dance Company repertoire has over 20 dance works for the general public and students of different ages. The company holds repertoire workshops, dance sessions, practical classes and artist meetings with a wide range of students throughout the country. Since 2007 there has been a project of “creative dancers”, in which the band brings to the fore the works of young choreographers, all graduates of professional dance companies in Israel. In 2006, the company was adopted by the Holon Municipality and since then it has been operating from its territory.

The Fresco Dance Company – Yoram Carmi has been invited many times to dance festivals and performances outside of Israel. So far the band has performed in China, Macau, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Poland, Romania, Italy, Croatia and Belarus.

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