H A D A S S A H P E R R Y
Hadassah was born in the U.S. in 1997. She studied at the Franklin School of Performing Arts in Nashville, TN, and in 2016 moved to Israel to study with the Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company where she worked with choreographers such as Rami Be’er, Noa Zuk, and Oded Graf. She has participated in the Tel Aviv Gaga Intensive, Bates Dance Festival, and the Movement Invention Project.
Alongside her work as a performer and choreographer, Hadassah has taken an interest in working behind the camera and has integrated this into her choreographic practice. Her works have been performed at the Kindling Arts Festival in Nashville, Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company Choreographers Lab, and Barnard University. Hadassah will be creating a new work for New Dialect during the company's 2019 Third Voice multidisciplinary residency program.
Hadassah is a passionate teacher and enjoys providing environments for aspiring dancers to research and create. She has taught workshops at the Westlake School for the Performing Arts in Daly City, CA and assisted Banning Bouldin in her creative process for the New Dialect’s Summer Intensive 2019.
Hadassah joined New Dialect as an apprentice in 2014 and as a full company member in 2018 after her return from Israel. During her time with New Dialect, Hadassah has been a part of the creation process and performance of Banning Bouldin’s works, Murmuration, Atlas Kid, and The Triangle, Trisha Brown's Planes, and in the US premier of Roy Assaf’s work GIRLS. She will receive her AA in Management with a focus in Arts Management in the Spring of 2020 from Columbia State Community College.
photo: Andrea Behrends